KUKJE GALLERY
U Sunok
(Korean, 1958)
 
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U Sunok
Born 1958, Incheon, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul, Korea

Education
1977-1983            B.F.A., M.F.A. in Painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
1986-1992            (Meisterschuelerin by Prof. Uecker(1990), Duesseldorf Kunstakademie, Duesseldorf, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016
In Praise of Inaction, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2013
Your Ground Park, Kimkim Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2011
Drawing for a while, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2009
Lunar Oasis-The moon and her Friends, Atelier705, Seoul, Korea

2009
microhome-aichi, aichi prefectural art University, aichi, Japan

2007
Empty Space moving, 97-31 Sungbukdong, Seoul, Korea
Empty Space, 35-11 samsungdong, Seoul, Korea

2006
microhome, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2004
Come into blossom, Cafe Project, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea

2002
abi?me d'un lieu, Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2000
Hanok Project, 35-26 Samchong-dong/ Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea

1996
Butterfly's Dream, Church of Light (Architect: Tadao Ando) Osaka, Japan

1993
materiellimmateriell, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1992
materiellimmateriell-nichts, 136 Faeber Strasse, Duesseldorf ,Germany

1991
Denken ist Schatten, Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012
Roundtable, 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea

2011
Count down, Culture Station Seoul 284(former Seoul Station), Seoul, Korea
Abstract it!, National Museum of Art Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

2009
Platform in KIMUSA, KIMUSA(The old Defense Security Command Site), Seoul, Korea
Vide & Plenitude, Espace Commines, Paris, France

2006
The 15th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Budro_um: softness, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2005
Echo Beyond Time: Traditional and Modern, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, Korea
Cool and Warm, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2004
The Breath of House, Ewha Womans University Museum, Gurim village, Yeongam, Korea

2003
Leaning Forward, Looking Back: Eight Contemporary Artists From Korea, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, US
Yangguang Canlan-Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition, BizArt Center, Shanghai, China
mind space, Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

2002
Vim:_inter image, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
a second talk- contemporary art from korea and japan,The National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea/ The National Museum of Art Osaka, Japan

2000
Design or Art, Museum of Design, Seoul, Korea

1999
Seoul in Media-Lumia of Centry, Seoul Municipal Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

1998
The Space-Encoded, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Body and Art, Hanlim Museum, Taejon, Korea

1997
Touch & Flow, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Painting & Writting, Hanlim Museum, Taejon, Korea

1996
An Aspect of Korean Art in the 1990's, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo/ The National Museum of Art Osaka, Japan

1993
The First Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1992
People seek after Soul, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Ueberfaehrt, forum bilker strasse, Duesseldorf, Germany

1991
Kunstfoederpreis fuer Junge Kuenstler in Duesseldorf, Duesseldof, Germany
The Young Artists Triennial of the Baltic Europe, Vilnius Palace of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania

Selected Projects
2015
Mind Project-Paradrawing, Kamo River, Kyoto, Japan / Tempelhofer Park, Berlin, Germany / Buttes Chaumont Park, Paris, France

2014
Mind Project-Silence, Please, Brother Klaus Field Chapel, Wachendorf, Germany

2010
Mind Project-Prominade, Bloomsbury/20 Maresfield Gardens/Hammersmith, London, UK

2006
Mind Project-flower seed, Cafe Mountain, Seoul, Korea

2005
Mind Project-One day sounding, Insel Hombroich-Turm, Duesseldorf-Neuss, Germany

2000
Mind Project-4'33'' or one Day, Ryoanji, Kyoto, Japan