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 (St. Karl Marx, 23) opens the exhibition "Contemporary Printed Graphics of South Korea." For the first time, viewers will be able to get acquainted with modern Korean printed graphics of internationally recognized masters in a large volume and variety. The exposition presents 58 works of the twenty best actively working artists of this country. All of them regularly participate in prestigious international exhibitions, their skills have been repeatedly awarded various prizes.
Artists work in a wide range of printing techniques from traditional ones - woodcut, etching, linocut, to new experimental ones, including mixed techniques (this is one of the trends that are actively developing all over the world), laser engraving, digital printing and other newest means. The range of visual interpretations and problems highlighted by the exhibitors in their works is very diverse: it is ecology, and complex relationships with its closest neighbor - North Korea, at the same time, the exhibition includes works 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 print graphics, as an area of art, continue to develop rapidly, while maintaining centuries-old traditions.
At the opening of the exhibition will be attended by its curator from Korea - Professor Kim Seung Yong from Hongik University (Seoul). Mr. Kim is also the president of the South Korea Printed Graphics Association.
Within the framework of the exhibition, on July 4, at 18.00, a lecture by Professor Kim “Features of Modern Printed Graphics of East Asian Countries” will be held, where it will be possible to 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. Phone for inquiries: 33-43-89.