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Kim Yong-Ik

Korean, 1947

Biography

Kim Yong-Ik

  • Born in 1947, Seoul, Korea
    Lives and works in Yangpyeong, Korea

Education

  • 1980     MFA in Painting, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
    1975     BFA in Painting, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019    
    Speaking of Latter Genesis, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
    This is not the answer, Barbara Wien Galerie, Berlin, Germany

    2018
    untitled utopias, Cahiers d’Art, Paris, France
    Endless Drawing, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2017    
    I believe my works are still valid, Spike Island, Bristol & Korean Cultural Centre, London, UK
    Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US

    2016
    Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Closer…Come Closer…, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    2011
    Timidly Resisting the No-Pain-Civilization, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

    2006    
    Gallery 175, Seoul, Korea

    2003    
    Pyo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2002    
    Gallery Sagan, Seoul, Korea

    2001    
    Closer…Come Closer…, Gallery Woong, Seoul, Korea
    2000    
    Yangpyeong Project/Project, National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea

    1997    
    Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    1996    
    Gallery Woong, Seoul, Korea

    1995    
    Gallery Hakcheon, Cheongju, Korea

    1994    
    Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1993    
    Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1992    
    Da-in Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1989    
    Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1986    
    Inkong Gallery, Daegu, Korea

    1983    
    Culture Center, Daejon, Korea

    1982    
    Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1978    
    Gallery Te, Tokyo, Japan

    1977    
    Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019    
    KLAPPE ZU, AFFE TOT: WERKE AUS DER SAMMLUNG BERGMEIER, KUNSTSAELE, Berlin, Germany
    Drawing-Korean Modern and Contemporary Drawings, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    2019 Pool Rising, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
    WONDERLAND MUSEUM: HOW WE GOT TO NOW, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
    Individuals, Networks, Expressions, M+, Hong Kong

    2018    
    Flatland, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    2016    
    As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    Suzhou Documents: Histories of a Global Hub, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
    Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    2014    
    ART Fahrenheit 451: Sailing into the Sea of Oblivion, Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan

    2013    
    Sphere_Body_Landscape: Healing Ground, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Knowledge is Power: Post-Propaganda, Wumin Art Center, Cheongju, Korea
    Learning Machine, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea

    2012    
    Garden of Learning, 2012 Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
    SeMA Gold 2012: Hidden Track, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    2010    
    Korean Historical Conceptual Art 1970-80s, Gyeonggi-do Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea
    Nature and Peace, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2010, Gongju Yeonmisan Nature Art Park, Gongju, Korea
    Day of Confidence, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
    Land Art Mongolia 360°, 1st Land Art Mongolia Biennale, Baga Gazriin Chuluu-Dunggobi, Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Him of Gyeonggi-do, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    Young Seek 1981-2010, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    2008    
    Nature, Environment and Man through Art-Nature Peace, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2008, Gongju, Korea
    Yeonmisan Nature Art Park, Gongju, Korea
    The 40th Anniversary of Soo-Young Kim’s Death-Tribute Exhibition: An Account of Converting, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
    Neighborhood Facilities, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

    2007    
    Multi-functional Administrative City Public Art Project: Embracing Jongchon, Jongchonli, Yeongigun, Sejong, Korea

    2005    
    Tripping the Balance, Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, Korea

    2004    
    You are my Sun, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Virtual Daughter, Seoul Women’s Plaza, Seoul, Korea

    2002    
    After the Grid, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
    Pause, Gwangju Biennale 2002, Project 4, Gwangju, Korea

    2000    
    Public Art, Yangpyeong project, National Folk Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Famous Artists’ Printing Works Exhibition for the Medicine Aid on Kids of North Korea, Dongsanbang Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The Citizens Assembly Fundraising Exhibition, Café Zalkove, Seoul, Korea

    1999    
    North-East Asia and the 3rd World Art, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Pop, Sung-kok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1998    
    Inaugural Exhibition: Fond of the Frame, More than the Painting, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Seoul in Media - Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Inaugural Exhibition: 2000 Time Spirit, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

    1997    
    Painting and Writing, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea
    Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Gallery Euro, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Art '97- Humanism, Animalism, Mechanism, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    DOT, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    1996    
    Development of Korean Modernism-Conquest of Modern 1970-90, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Hong Myung-Seop, Kim Yong-Ik, Two-One Man show, Choi Gallery, Seoul, Korea & Ars Polona Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

    1995    
    Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Gallery Jo, Seoul, Korea

    1994    
    Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Inkong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
    Opening the 21st Century, Gallery 21st Century, Seoul, Korea

    1993    
    Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1992    
    Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1991    
    Inaugural Exhibition, Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, Korea
    Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Space Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1990    
    Contemporary Art Festival 90's, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    1989    
    Seoul, March of 1989, 10 Artists, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

    1988    
    Korean Modern Painting in the 70's, Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul, Korea
    Late Modernism Show Part-, Hyundai Department Store Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Modernism in Korean Contemporary Art Scene: 1970-1979, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    Seoul, March of 1988, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

    1987    
    30/40 Abstract with Geometry, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
    Seoul, March of 1987, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

    1986    
    Yokohama-Seoul Contemporary Art Show '86, City Museum of Yokohama, Japan
    meta-FORM. meta-MIND, Culture Center, Daejeon, Korea
    11th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea
    The 2nd Sino-Korean Modern Painting Exchange Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan

    1985
    1985, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    10th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1984    
    Contemporary Korean Art Exhibition, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
    1984, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    9th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1983    
    Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition: A Trend of the Late 70's, Travelling exhibition held in Tokyo/Osaka/Utsunomiya/Sapporo/Fukuoka, Japan
    Works by Controversial Artists in 1982, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    8th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1982    
    Korean-Japanese Paper Works, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    & the City Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
    After (The) Logicalness, Su Gallery, Daegu, Korea
    7th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1981    
    The Winter of Sinchon, Sung-Gu Lee’s Studio, Seoul, Korea
    6th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Gallery Goryeo, Myeongdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Exhibition of the Origin Fine Arts Association, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
    Korea/Japan Contemporary Painting Exhibition 1981, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
    Today’s Circumstance, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Korean Young Artists Biennale, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    1980    
    Geumgang Contemporary Art Festival, Geumgang Beach, Gongju, Korea
    Festival – Contemporary Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

    1979    
    7th Independents, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    5th Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Art – The Methods of Today, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea

    1978    
    6th Independants, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    4th Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    1977    
    Korea: Facet of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Central Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan 
    6th ST, Kyeon-Ji Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    4 Artists’ Exhibition in July, Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    5th Independants, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    3rd Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    1976    
    2nd Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    1975    
    13th São Paulo Art Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
    1st Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    1st Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    1974
    2nd Independents, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    4th Esprit, Myeongdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    1st Daegu Contemporary Art Festival, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea

Selected Public and Private Collections

  • Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea
    Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
    Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
    Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    M+, Museum for Visual Culture, Hong Kong
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
    National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    POSCO Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Works

Publications

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Selected Press

2019-04-22 The Korea Times
2018-04-14 The Korea Times
2018-04-01 cnb 저널
2018-04-00 PUBLIC ART
2018-04-00 미술세계
2018-04-00 interiors
2018-04-00 frieze
2018-04-00 Bazaar
2017-12-00 ArtReview Asia
2017-11-10 ArtAsiaPacific
2017-10-25 frieze
2017-09-25 Harpers Bazaar Arabia
2017-05-05 Wall Street International
2017-03-00 행복이 가득한 집
2016-12-00 F.ound
2016-12-00 Magazine ART
2016-12-00 Neighbor
2016-11-30 The Korea Times
2016-11-28 연합뉴스 TV
2016-11-27 S Magazine
2016-11-01 ART1 TV
2016-11-00 OCULA
2016-11-00 Artsy
2016-11-00 Randian
2016-11-00 DODOOBA
2016-10-00 AVENUEL
2016-10-00 美術世界
2016-10-00 월간미술
2016-10-00 Art in Culture
2016-10-00 Public Art
2016-09-22 아시아투데이
2011-10-06 한겨레
1997-01-00 SPACE
Kim Yong Ik – Speaking to a Latter Genesis   pdf COBO Social
Kim Yong-ik redefines modernism   pdf The Korea Times
A conversation with Kim Yong-Ik   pdf Ocula
모더니즘에 균열을 내는 아주 작은 몸부림   pdf SPACE
Artist showcases drawings in progress   pdf The Korea Times
All About Art   pdf cnb 저널
김용익_Endless Drawing 전   pdf PUBLIC ART
Endless Drawing   pdf 미술세계
Endless Drawing   pdf interiors
On View   pdf frieze
HOT BAZAAR LIST   pdf Bazaar
Thin Ice and Inbetweenness - A Conversation with Kim Yong-Ik   pdf COBO Social
"그리다가 만 것 같은 작품 보며 미술학도들이 해방감 느꼈으면"   pdf 연합뉴스
드로잉, 미술관의 금기를 깨다   pdf 매일경제
[아주동영상] "완성이 아닌 현재 진행형...해방감 느낄 것"..김용익 작가 '엔드리스 드로잉전 국제갤러리   pdf 아주경제
'엔드리스 드로잉' 김용익 "드로잉은 일탈이다"   pdf 뉴스핌
김용익 '드로잉' 김기철 '소리' 조용원 '나무'   pdf 중앙일보
[미술전시] 김용익 '드로잉' 김기철 '소리' 조용원 '나무'   pdf 뉴시스
KIM YONG-IK: I BELIEVE MY WORKS ARE STILL VALID   pdf PUBLIC ART
Kim Yong-Ik   pdf ArtReview Asia
STILL VALID: Interview with KIM YONG-IK   pdf ArtAsiaPacific
Kim Yong-Ik: The Korean artist’s first major UK exhibitions   pdf ArtReview Asia
Kim Yong-Ik steps back into the spotlight   pdf APOLLO
Kim Yong-Ik   pdf frieze
REVIEW: KIM YONG-IK EXHIBITION, SPIKE ISLAND   pdf Bristol 24/7
아티스트 김용익, 런던 '프리즈'기간 중 영국 두 곳에서 개인전   pdf 뉴스핌
'땡땡이 화가' 김용익, 영국서 첫 유럽 개인전   pdf TBS 교통방송
'땡땡이 화가' 김용익, 영국서 전시…"첫 유럽 개인전"   pdf 연합뉴스
김용익 화백 유럽서 첫 개인전···주영한국문화원 '올해의 작가'   pdf 뉴시스
UK Spotlight On Pioneering Korean Artist Kim Yong-Ik   pdf Harpers Bazaar Arabia
Kim Yong-Ik   pdf Wall Street International
세상의 중심에서 예술을 외치다   pdf 행복이 가득한 집
‘땡땡이’라는 유토피아   pdf W Korea
‘김용익’이란 아방가르드   pdf AVENUEL
2016 in Retrospect : 10 Asian Artists Who Made Their International Breakthrough   pdf CoBo Social
artnet Asks: Kim Yong-Ik and the Legacy of Modernism   pdf artnet
모더니즘 미술에 '흠집' 내는 남자   pdf 조선일보
본성으로의 회귀, 동그라미 화가 김용익!   pdf YTN TV
À la recherche du signe vide   pdf TK-21
한국 ‘포스트 단색화’, 추상 작가들에 주목하다   pdf 문화일보
색칠하고 붙이고 구멍 뚫고…그림도 이제는 편집의 시대   pdf 한국경제
Kim Yong-Ik's Solo Exhibition at Kukje Gallery, Seoul   pdf Blouinartinfo
김용익   pdf F.ound
김용익 개인전   pdf Magazine ART
땡땡이의 반란, 김용익   pdf Neighbor
Kim explores uncanniness in modernism   pdf The Korea Times
'얇게… 더 얇게…' 김용익 개인전, 내달 30일까지   pdf 조선일보
물방울 무늬, 모더니즘 흠집   pdf 연합뉴스 TV
땡땡이가 어때서   pdf S Magazine
国际画廊(KukjeGallery)将呈献金容益(Kim Yong-Ik)个展   pdf Artron
새로운 창조를 위한 점검… 김용익 출품작들 재구성   pdf 세계일보
화가 김용익 "감개무량하면서도 되레 불안해요"   pdf 매일경제
“진보는 모더니즘의 신화”…땡땡이로 회귀한 김용익   pdf 헤럴드경제
[e-포토] 김용익 "내 그림은 아련함 속 공허"   pdf Economytalk
김용익 "포스트 단색화 작가?…예술가의 실존 걸고 살아왔을뿐"   pdf news1
 Kim Yong-ik: Dream, reality clashes in 'polka dots' paintings   pdf Yonhap News
모더니즘에 흠집을 내다…'땡땡이 화가' 김용익 개인전   pdf 연합뉴스
김용익 개인전   pdf ART1 TV
Kim Yong Ik Solo Exhibition   pdf OCULA
Kim Yong-Ik   pdf Artsy
KIM YONG-IK   pdf Randian
김용익 “캔버스 얼룩과 때…현실 풀어내는 나만의 방법”   pdf 한국일보
내 작품은 함부로 만져도 됩니다   pdf Grazia
김용익 개인전   pdf DODOOBA
Two Iconoclasts Offer a Fuller Picture of Korean Modernism   pdf Hyperallergic
40년 화업 대표작을 관에 짜넣은 까닭은?   pdf CNB저널
김용익 다큐멘트: 나는 왜 미술을 하는가   pdf BAZAAR ART
예술과 사회의 관계란?   pdf AVENUEL
김용익은 논리를 산다   pdf 美術世界
김용익 가까이… 더 가까이…   pdf 월간미술
김용익 개인전, 가까이… 더 가까이…   pdf INTERIORS
그는 왜 미술을 하는가?   pdf Art in Culture
<가까이… 더 가까이…>   pdf Public Art
김용익의 ‘Untitled’   pdf 아시아투데이
 “옛 작품 덧칠하고 봉인하고… „말이 안 되는 미술? 해보고 싶어”   pdf 세계일보
[인터뷰] 박서보 선생 사랑 40년 화업 정리하는 개인전 여는 김용익   pdf 국민일보
김용익 개읶전 '가까이... 더 가까이...'   pdf 디자인 정글
작가 인생 ‘40년 아카이브’   pdf the scoop
김용익 화백 작품으로 보는 '한국 현대미술의 굴곡'   pdf 뉴시스
새로운 미술을 향한 반성적 점검, 김용익 개인전 "가까이… 더 가까이…" 일민미술관에서 개막   pdf 브릿지경제
김용익 화백의 '40년 화업여정'…일민미술관 '가까이… 더 가까이…'   pdf 문화뉴스
에코 아나키즘, 문명에 저항하다   pdf Art In Culture
한국미술의 피곤함을 넘어, 아나키스트의 길로   pdf Art In Culture
'무통 문명'이여 반성하라   pdf 한겨레
ART JOURNAL: 국제갤러리 K1 재개관   pdf 월간미술
팔방미인 김용익 정치적인 것과 개념적인 것   pdf Art In Culture
역설로서의 기념비성   pdf SPACE