KUKJE GALLERY
Kim Hong Joo
(Korean, 1945)
 
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Kim Hong Joo
Born in 1945, Chung-buk, Korea

Education
1981      MFA in Painting, Hongik University, Seoul
1969      BFA in Painting, Hongik University, Seoul

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2020
Forms That Cannot Be Forms, The Great Collection, Seoul, Korea

2015    
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2010    
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2009    
Arko Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2006    
Daegu Culture & Art Center, Daegu, Korea

2005    
Inside and Outside if Image, Rodin Gallery, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2002    
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2001    
Hyundai Art Center, Ulsan, Korea
Godo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1999    
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1997    
Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

1996    
Soo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1993    
Soo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1991    
Soo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1989    
Soo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1987    
Yoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1983    
Growrich Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1978    
Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020
4 ID, Gallery Naeil, Seoul, Korea
Art Plant Asia 2020: Hare Way Object, Deoksugung Palace, Seoul, Korea
The Great Epics, Daegue Art Museum, Daegue, Korea
Progressive Ambition: Rewriting History of Daejeon Art 70s -80s, Daejeon, Korea

2018
Thirty Years of Lee Jung-seob Prize, Gallery Chosun, Seoul
100 years of Daejeon Art : The Beginning of the Future, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

2015
Korea Tomorrow 2015, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2014         
Zeitgeist Korea, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2012    
(Im)Possible Landscape, Plateau, Seoul, Korea
The Centenary Celebration of Lee In Sung’s Birth, Daegu Art Museum,Daegu, Korea
Flower in the Moment, OCI Museum of ART, Seoul, Korea
Beyond the Boundaries of Physical Properties, Interalia, Seoul, Korea
On every border flower blooms, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

2009    
On every border flower blooms, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
From Yeonhui dong, Yeonhui dong Project Opening Exhibition

2008    
Transcendence : Modernity and beyond in Korean Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Nutra, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Negative Images, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Mirror Image: About a Self Portrait, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Symphony of Nature and Mystique - Harmony,  Shin Museum of Art, Cheongju, Korea

2007    
Void in Korean Art, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Paintings From the 1970’, Seoul Art Center Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Writing Paintings, Painting Words, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2006    
Illusion / Disillusion, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
100 years of Korean Art, The national Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2004   
Officina Asia, Galleria d’arte Moderna, Bologna, Galleria Comunale d’Arte, Cesena, Pallazzo dell’Arengo, Rimini, Italy
Alchemy of Daily Life, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Korea Plastic, Art Park, Seoul, Korea

2003    
Leaning Forward, Looking Back: Eight Contemporary Korean Artists, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, US
Flower Power, Lille contemporary Art Museum, Lille, France

2002    
Babel 2002, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2001    
Illusion and Reality: Hyper realism Painting in Korea and America, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
A Decade of Transition and Dynamics, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon , Korea
Another Phase, Hanwon Museum, Seoul, Korea

2000    
Design or Art, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Kang kyung Art, History, Images, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea

1999    
Contemporary Art from Korea, Unesco Palace, Lebanon
Beyond Landscape, Art sonje Center, Seoul / Sonje Museum of Art, Gyeonhju, Korea

1998    
Spiritual scapes, Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, US
The body in paintings, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea

1997     
Gwangju Biennale Special Exhibition - Nomadic Passages, Gwangju City Museum, Gwangju, Korea
Flowing Humor In The Museum, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Art from Korea – from Ancient Traditions to New Forms, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, US
MANIF Seoul international Art Fair, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

1996    
Aspect of Korean Art in the 1990's, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan  / The National Museum of Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Asia-Pacific Triennale, Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
Development of Korean Modernism, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

1995    
Korean Art 95’ Quality, Quantity, Sensation, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art, China Art Museum, Beijing, China

1994    
Youn Hyung-Jae & Kim Hong-Joo, Gallery Bamberger, Mannheim, Germany
Bird! Bird! Blue Bird!, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1993    
Across the Pacific-Contemporary Korean and Korean American Art, Queens Museum, New York / Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul

1992    
Art and Photography, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

1991    
Contemporary Korean Painting, Muzesko Galerijski Center, Zagreb, Croatia

1987    
10 Artists of the Year 1986, Galerie de Seoul, Seoul, Korea

1985    
Asia Art, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

1984    
Korean Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition – The Stream of 70’s, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

1983    
Korean Contemporary Artist’s Exhibition-The Letter Half of the 70’th: An Aspect, Japan Tour, Tokyo, Osaka, Utsunomiya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Japan

1982-85 
Asian Art, Fukuoka Municipal Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

1980    
Cagne International Painting Festival, Cagne-sur Mer, France

1978   
Tendencies of Korean Contemporary Art for 20 years, National Museum of contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Grand Prix Exhibition of Korean Art, sponsored by HanKuk Ilbo, Seoul, Korea

1975-81 
Seoul contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

1974-77 
Independents Exhibition, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

1973-77 
S.T. Group Show, Myoung Dong Gallery, etc, Seoul, Korea

Selected Awards
2006    
Paradise Award, Art in Culture

2005    
The 6th Lee in-sung Art Award

1980    
Cagne International Painting Festival, Special Award , Cagne-sur Mer, France

1978    
Grand Prix Exhibition of Korean Art, The Grand Prize Award, sponsored by HanKuk Ilbo, Seoul, Korea

Selected Public and Private Collections
Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Seong Gang Foundation
Total Museum, Seoul, Korea