KUKJE GALLERY
Chung Chang-Sup
(Korean, 1927-2011)
 
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Chung Chang-Sup
(1927 - 2011)

Born in 1927, Cheongju, Korea

Education
1951     Fine Art in Painting, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Korea
1946     Entered College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Korea
            Graduated from Cheongju School of Education, Cheongju, Korea

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2020                
Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
 
2018                
Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium          
           
2016                
Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium          
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Meditation, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong

2015                
Meditation, Galerie Perrotin, New York, US
Meditation, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France  
Meditation, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

2010                   
Chang-Sup Chung Retrospective, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2007                
PYO Gallery, Beijing, China
PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2004                
Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

2003                
Gallery Euro, Seoul, Korea

2001                
PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2000                
Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

1999                
Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Sigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1996                
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

1995                
Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, US

1994                
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Space World, Busan, Korea

1993                
Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1985                
Ueda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Cheong tap Gallery, Cheongju, Korea

1984                
Art Core Center, Los Angeles, US
Duson Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions
2021
Resonance, Horim Museum, Seoul, Korea

2020
Physic Wounds: On Art & Trauma, The Warehouse,
Dallas, Texas, US

2019                

Johyun 30 years, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea
 
2018                
Chung Chang-Sup / Kwon Dae-Sup, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2017                
Unpacked: Contemporary Works from Private Collections of Northern California, Museums of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, US
Arts of Korea, a Celebration of Its Historic Collection, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Korean Dansaekhwa, Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, St.Peterburg, Russia
Rhythm in Monochrome: Korean Abstract Painting, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Intuition, Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Looking into Korean Art II: Dansaekhwa, Museum San, Wonju, Korea

2016                   
The Myth of Emptiness, Cheongju Museum of Art, Cheongju, Korea
When Process Becomes Form: Dansaekhwa and Korean Abstraction, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
Dansaekhwa: The Adventure of Korean Monochrome from the 1970s to Today, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France

2015                   
Dansaekhwa, Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice, Italy
Avant Garde Asia: Lines of Korean Masters, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, Hong Kong
The past, the present, the possible, Sharjah Biennial 12, Sharjah
WORKING WITH NATURE: Contemporary Art from Korea, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

2014
The Art of Dansaekhwa, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012                
Korean Abstract Painting_10 Perspectives, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2011                            
Tell Me Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976-2011, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea / Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Qi is Full, The Opening Exhibition of Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea

2010                            
2010 In the Midst of Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
 
2009                            
The Color of Nature, Monochrome Art in Korea, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai, China

2008                
Korean Abstract Paintings: 1958-2008, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Drawing from Korea: 1870-1970, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Joseon Wood Furniture and Korean Contemporary Abstract Art, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007                            
Abstract Art, Nam Seoul Annex Building of Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
New Acquisitions, Gyeonggi Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea

2006                
Masters of Korean Contemporary Art, Leehwaik Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2005                
The Seoul Art Exhibition 2005, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2004                
Monochrome Painting of Korea, Past and Present, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Permeating, Leehyun Gallery, Daegu, Korea

2003                
White Spectrum-Joseon White Porcelain and Korean Contemporary Art, World Ceramic Exposition, Joseon Royal Kiln Museum, Gwangju, Korea

2002                
Understanding Abstract Arts, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, outh Korea
Korean Contemporary Art from the mid-1970s to mid-1980s: Age of Philosophy and Aesthetics, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Aesthetic of 70s Plane Hidden by Monotone, Hanwon Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Japan-Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition, Gana Insa Art Center, Seoul; Yokohama Takashimaya Department Store Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
100 Korean Modern Arts, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
4 Korean Contemporary Artists (Chang-Sup Chung, Se-Ok Suh, Tschang-Yeul Kim, Seo-Bo Park), Gallery Misulsegye, Tokyo, Japan

2001                
Shadow of Comprehension, Sagan Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2000                            
An Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
NATURE, Posco Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
The Facet of Korean and Japanese Contemporary Art, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
Plane as Spirits, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
Seoul National University & Korean Art, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, Korea
New Millennium, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

1999                
Korean Art 50 Years: 1950-1999, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
Les Peintres du Silence, Musee des Arts Asiatiques, Nice, France

1999-1983        
Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1998                
Les Peintres du Silence, Musee du Chateau des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbeliard, France

1996                
Invitational Exhibition for the 50th Anniversary of Seoul National University, Seoul University and Korean Art, Seoul National University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Black and White, Gallery Seomi, Seoul, Korea
Korean Monochrome of 1970s, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
Spirit of Korean Abstract Painting, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1995                
52 International and National Artists, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
Korean Nature: Meditaion-Expression, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Art Contemporain Coreen, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France
'95 Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
The Korean Modern Painting for Fifty Years, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea
Posco Center Opening Exhibition, Posco Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

1994                
Seoul International Art Festival, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art: Light and Color in Korean Art, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1993                
12 Contemporary Artists from Korea, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
'93 Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Art, Yesterday and Today, Hanlim Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
4 Korean Contemporary Artists, Sigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea

1992                
Working with Nature, Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Contemporary Art Festival '92, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art, Art Sonje Museum, Gyeongju, Korea; Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Shimonoseki; Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata; Kasama Nichido Museum of Art Foundation, Ibaraki; Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Mie, Japan
Line and Expression, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1991                
A Grouping for the Identity of Korean Contemporary Art I, III, Hanwon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The 2nd Tokyo Art EXPO, Tokyo, Japan
25 Korean Contemporary Artists, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
5 Contemporary Artists, Hankuk Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
91 Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Inaugural Exhibition of Korean Contemporary Art, Art Sonje Museum, Gyeongju, Korea

1990                
Contemporary Art Festival '90, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Korean Art-Today's Situation, Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art, Total Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
'90 Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

1989                            
Contemporary Chinese Art, Sponsored by UNESCO, Palace Museum, Beijing, China
'89 Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Commissioned Work "Theme Hiroshima," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

1988                  
The 9th Today's Artists Exhibition, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
4 Korean Painters, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Modern Korean Paintings in the'70s, Walkerhill Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Inaugural Exhibition of Chosun Daily Newspaper Museum, Seoul, Korea
'88 Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Olympiad of Art: International Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Modernism in Korean Contemporary Art Scene: 1970-1979, Hyundai Department Store Gallery, Seoul, Korea
'88 Contemporary Korean Paintings, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

1988-1975          
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1987                  
'87 Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
The 8th Today's Artists Exhibition, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
4 Korean Contemporary Artists, Laboratory Gallery, Sapporo, Japan
39 Contemporary Artists, Commemorate for The Late Professor Su-geun Kim, Space Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
'87 Seoul Art Competition, by Seoul Metropolitan Government, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Chang-Sup Chung, Seo-Bo Park Exhibition, Gonggan Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

1986                  
Seoul Art '86, Organized by Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Salon des Artistes Francaises, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Past & Present: Traditional and Contemporary Korean 'Paper Work’, Muromachi Ogura, Kyoto, Japan
Korean Art Today, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
The 10th '86 Seoul Contemporary Asian Art Shows, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary
Art, Gwacheon & Deoksugung, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
'86 Contemporary Art Invitational, Duson Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1985                  
Minimal and Maximal, Hu Gallery, Jeon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
70 Years of Korean Western Painting, Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Modern Art from the Past 40 Years, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
ASPACAE (Asian Pacific Conference on Arts Education) '85, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Paper Works by Contemporary Korean Artists, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, US
The 12th Catholic Art Exhibition, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Art Festival '85, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
The 1st Asian International Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary of Art, Seoul, Korea

1984                  
The 5th Today's Artists Exhibition, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Art of the 1960s: the Works of the Biennale de Paris, Duson Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Korean Art: the Late '70s-A Situation, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Paper Work '84, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Korean Art: Currents in the '70s, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Contemporary Art Festival '84, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
60s Korean Contemporary Art: Informal and Its Surroundings, Walkerhill Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Exposition de la Peinture Blanche, French Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
Today's Art: Selected from The Collection of Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1984-1983          
Exchange Exhibition of Print and Drawing Between Seoul and San Francisco, U.S.I.S, Seoul,
Korea; World Print Council, San Francisco; Korean Cultural Service, Los Angeles, US

1983                  
Contemporary Korean Art, Viscontea Hall, Milan, Italy
Contemporary Art Festival '83, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Arts Exhibition of the 70s Exhibition, Tokyo Museum of Art, Tokyo; Tochigi
Municipal Museum of Art, Tochigi; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo; Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Korea: New Paper Works, Spring Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
7 Korean Artists, Yil Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

1983-1982          
The Art of Contemporary Paper: Korea and Japan, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary
 Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea; Kyoto Municipal Museum, Kyoto; Saitama Museum of Modern Art, Uraw; Kumamoto Folk Museum, Kumamoto, Japan

1982                  
The 3rd Today's Artists Exhibition, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
The Phase of Contemporary Korean Art, Myungdong Gallery, Seoul; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1981                
The 2nd Today's Artists Exhibition, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Korean Art '81, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
Works on Paper-Drawings Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Artists, Dongsanbang Gallery, Seoul, Korea; Art Core Center, Los Angeles, US
Drawing '81, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

1981-1972           
Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1980                   
The 1st International Art Exchange, Sejong Center Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
The Grand Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Print Drawing, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Artists, Dongbang Gallery, Busan, Korea
37 Contemporary Artists, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1979                   
Korean Contemporary Arts: Part II-Informal, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1978                   
The 4th Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea  
The 1st Joongang Fine Arts, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Korea: The Trend for the Past 20 Years in Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and
Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

1977                            
Contemporary Korean Western Painting, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art, Central Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The 4th Seoul 1970, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Paintings, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
Works on Paper, Jean Art Gallery, Kyunji Gallery, Seoul & Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1976                
The 3rd Grand Prize Exhibition of Korean Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Western Painting of 100 Artists Exhibition, Moonhwa Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The 3rd Seoul 1970, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1974                   
Seoul '70 Founding Member's Exhibition, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The 4th India Triennale, New Delhi, India
The 10th Contemporary Asian Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

1973                   
Korean Contemporary Art 1957-1972: Abstraction-Situation, Myungdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Exhibition of 100 Modern Korean Painters, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Art '73, Downtown Gallery, Honolulu, US

1972                
Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Harugu, Tokyo, Japan
The Exhibition of 60 Years of Modern Korean Painting, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1972-1969           
Korean Contemporary Paintings Exhibition, Traveling India, Nepal and Afghanistan

1970                   
The 19th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
The 1st Grand Prize Exhibition of Korea Art, Gyeongbokgung Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Space Gallery Invitational, Space Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Professors' Art Exhibition by College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

1969                   
The 18th National Art Exhibition of Korea, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
The 1st Cannes International Paintings Festival, Cannes, France
The 1st Pistoia International Paintings Biennale, Pistoia, Italy
Invitational Exhibition of 10 Korean Contemporary Painters, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1968                   
Korean Contemporary Paintings, Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

1967                   
ISPAA (International Society of Plastic and Audio-Visual Art) Exhibition, Traveled to Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia

1966                   
The 10th Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, South Korea
The 5th Cultural Freedom Invitational, Yechong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The 2nd Korean Contemporary Painting Exhibition by 10 Artists, Organized by Joongang Daily Newspaper, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
1965            
The 9th Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
The 8th Biennial de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The 1st Citizen’s Grand Art Exhibition of Korea, Busan, Korea
Contemporary Art Exhibition of Far East 6 Countries, Macy's, New York, US
The 2nd Cultural Freedom Invitational, Korea Information Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    
1964                
The 2nd Actual, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

1963            
The 7th Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
The 2nd Cultural Freedom Invitational, Korean Information Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1962            
The 6th Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
The 1st Saigon International Biennale, Saigon, Vietnam
Exhibition of International Freedom, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
33 Korean Contemporary Artists, Ministry of the Cultural Information, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Artists, Manila, Philippines

1961                   
The 10th National Art Exhibition of Korea, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
The 2nd Paris Youth Biennale, Paris, France
Exhibition of International Freedom, Tokyo National Stadium Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1960                
The 4th Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

1959                
The 3rd Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

1958                            
The 2nd Contemporary Art Exhibit, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

1957                            
The 1st Contemporary Art Exhibit, Organized by Chosun Daily Newspaper, National Museum of
Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
Invited Exhibition of Cultural Freedom, Asia Foundation, Seoul, Korea
Korean Contemporary Artists, World House Gallery, New York, US

1956                            
The 5th National Art Exhibition of Korea, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

1955                
The 4th Korean National Art Exhibition of Korea, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

1954                            
The 3rd Korean National Art Exhibition of Korea, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
Holy Artist Association Exhibition, Midopa Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1953                            
The 2nd Korean National Art Exhibition of Korea, National Museum of Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

1950                
Graduate Exhibition by College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Selected Awards
1993  
The Order of Korean National Art Merit, Seoul, Korea

1987 
Grand Prize, The 13th Joong Ang Cultural Grand Prize, Seoul, Korea

1980
Invited Artist Award, The 29th Korean National Art Exhibition, Seoul, Korea

1962  
Bronze Prize and Esso Prize, The 1st Saigon International Biennale, Saigon, Vietnam  

1955 
Special Prize, The 4th Korean National Art Exhibition, Seoul, Korea

1953 
Special Prize, The 2nd Korean National Art Exhibition, Seoul, Korea

1950 
President Prize, Graduate Exhibition by College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Korea

Selected Public and Private Collections
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
Busan Museum of Art, Korea
Daejeon Museum of Art, Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Korea
Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea
Art Sonje Museum, Gyeongju, Korea
Hanlim Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea
Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Korea
Korea University Museum, Seoul, Korea
Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, Korea
63 Art, Seoul, Korea
Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Nepal
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Mie, Japan
Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Shimonoseki, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
M+ Museum for Visual Culture, Hong Kong
Abu Dhabi Guggenheim, Abu Dhabi, UAE