Exhibition "Modern Printed Graphics of South Korea" automatic translate
с 3 по 28 Июля
Отдел Сибирского искусства Иркутского областного художественного музея
ул. Карла Маркса, 23
July 3 at 16.00 in the Gallery of Siberian art (ul. Karl Marx, 23) opens the exhibition "Modern printed graphics of South Korea." For the first time, viewers will be able to get acquainted with the modern Korean printed graphics of internationally recognized masters in a large amount and variety. The exhibition presents 58 works of twenty of the best actively working artists of this country. All of them regularly participate in prestigious international exhibitions, their skill has been repeatedly marked by various prizes.
Artists work in a wide range of printing techniques from traditional - woodcuts, etching, linocut, to new experimental techniques, including mixed techniques (this is one of the most actively developing trends around the world), laser engraving, digital printing and other newest tools. The range of visual interpretations and problems highlighted by exhibitors in their works is very diverse: it is ecology and complex relationships with its closest neighbor, North Korea, while at the same time there are works in the exhibition that are imbued with the spirit of Eastern philosophy.
Along with Japan, China, several European countries (Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium), South Korea occupies one of the leading positions among the few countries where printed graphics, as an area of art, continue to evolve, while preserving centuries-old traditions.
At the opening of the exhibition will be attended by its curator from Korea - Professor Kim Seung Yong from the University Hongik (Seoul). Mr. Kim is also the president of the South Korean Printed Graphics Association.
As part of the exhibition, on July 4, at 6 pm, Professor Kim will give a lecture on “Features of modern printed graphics in East Asian countries”, where you can learn about various cultural initiatives and the exchange of experience between artists from Korea, China, Japan and Russia.
The exhibition will open on July 3 at 16.00 in the Gallery of Siberian art (K. Marx st., 23) and will run until July 28. Entrance to the opening is free. Telephone for information: 33-43-89.