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Yoo Youngkuk

Korean, 1916-2002

Biography

Yoo Youngkuk

  • (1916 - 2002)

    Born in 1916, Uljin-gun, Korea

Education

  • 1999     Honorary Doctorate, Catholic Kwandong University, Gangneung, Korea
    1940     Completion of Degree, Oriental Photography School, Tokyo, Japan
    1938     BFA in Oil Painting, Bunka Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
     

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022
    Colors of Yoo Youngkuk, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2018   
    Yoo Youngkuk: Colors from Nature, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2017   
    The 100th Anniversary of Korean Modern Master: YOO YOUNGKUK (1916-2002), Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea (traveling exhibition)

    2016    
    The 100th Anniversary of Korean Modern Master: YOO YOUNGKUK (1916-2002), National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Korea

    2012     
    Yoo Youngkuk 10th Anniversary: The Pioneer of Korean Abstract Art, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    2005   
    The 3rd Memorial Exhibition of Yoo Youngkuk: Yoo Youngkuk Drawings, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea

    2003   
    The 1st Memorial Exhibition of Yoo Youngkuk, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    2002   
    Yoo Youngkuk: Beginning and Peak of Korean Abstract Art, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea

    1998   
    Yoo Youngkuk, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1996   
    Yoo Youngkuk: Spirit of Korean Abstract Painting, Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1995   
    Yoo Youngkuk 1965-1990, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1983   
    Yoo Youngkuk, Shinsegae Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1982   
    Yoo Youngkuk, Gallery Space, Seoul, Korea

    1980   
    Yoo Youngkuk, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1979
    Invitational Exhibition of YooYoungkuk, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

    1977   
    Yoo Yongkuk, Jean’s Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1976   
    Oil Painting Exhibition by Yoo Youngkuk, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1975   
    Yoo Yongkuk, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1970   
    Yoo Yongkuk, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1968    
    Yoo Yongkuk, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1966   
    Yoo Yongkuk, Central Public Information Center, Seoul, Korea

    1964   
    Yoo Yongkuk, Korea Press Center, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2022
    A Collector’s Invitation: The First Anniversary of Lee Kun-Hee’s Bequest, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Fear or Love, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea

    2021
    Modern Life, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
    MMCA Collection Exhibition: Meaningful Moments in the History of Korean Art, Jeongeup Museum of Art, Jeongeup, Korea
    Cherished Moments, Priceless Gifts, Jeonnam Museum of Art, Gwangyang, Korea
    MMCA Lee Kun-hee Collection: Masterpieces of Korean Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    DNA: Dynamic Alive Korean Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    The Special Exhibition on Lee Kun-hee Collection-Welcome Home: A Feast of Art, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
    The Original, Chosunilbo Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Encounters Between Korean Art and Literature in the Modern Age, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Jamunbak Museum Project: Part I, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea

    2019
    Looking into Korean Art V: Abstract Painting, Museum SAN, Wonju, Korea
    Drawing - Korean Modern and Contemporary Drawings, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The Dream of Modernity: Planting a Flowering Tree, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    2018   
    Modern Art from the MMCA Collection: 1900s – 1960s, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea 
    Digital Promenade, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Birth of The Modern Art Museum: Art and architecture of MMCA Deoksugung, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

    2017   
    Ode to Forgetting, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Art is Form, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    Korean Contemporary Art as Seen Through the National Exhibition of Korean Fine Art, Geumboseong Art Center, Seoul, Korea
    Modern Art Association: Blossoming Avant-Garde Art, Moonshin Museum, Changwon, Korea
    The Perspective of Abstract Painting, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea

    2015    
    Reappreciated: Korean and Japanese Modern Artists in the Korean Peninsula, 1890s to 1960s, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Commemorative Exhibition of the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation: Modern Art Collection from MMCA, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 70th Anniversary of Liberation Special Exhibition of Korean Modern and Contemporary Art, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

    2014   
    Masters of Korean Art, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Contemporary Abstract Art: Quiet Resonance, Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, Korea
    Yesterday and Today, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

    2013    
    Masterpieces of Modern Korean Painting, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea      
    Deep & Wide, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Long Distance by Slow but Persistent Steps (牛步千里), Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Kind Contemporary Art II – Abstract Art Is Alive, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    A Moment of Truth, Museum SAN, Wonju, Korea
    Spring Wear, AK Gallery, Suwon, Korea
    Contemporary Art in the Textbooks, Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center, Goyang, Korea
    Contemporary Art of the 60s and 70s, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    2012   
    Korean Landscapes, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
    Abstract Art of Gyeongsang Province, Pohang Museum of Steel Art, Pohang, Korea
    Two Spectrums of Modernism, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
    Deep & Wide, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Art Masterpieces Seen Through Prints, AK Gallery, Suwon, Korea
    The 33rd Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, National Academy of Arts Gallery, Seoul, Korea   
    Korean Art in Textbooks, Seoul National University Museum, Seoul, Korea

    2011     
    100 Years of Korean Art, AKL Gallery, Amway Korea, Suwon, Korea
    Horizon of Contemporary Art, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Rhapsody: A Montage of History and Memory, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    2010   
    Yoo Youngkuk in the 1950s and First-Generation Modernists, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea
    2010 in the Midst of the Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    The 100th Anniversary of Lee Sang: Beginning of Mr. Lee, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea

    2009    
    Modern Boy and Modern Girl: Early Modernism and Modernity of Korean Art, KIAF 2009 Art Seoul, Seoul, Korea

    2008   
    Masterpieces of Korean Modern Art: On Modernity, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    100 Years of Korean Drawings, SOMA Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    2007   
    Constellations of Reality, Whanki Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Masterpieces of Korean Modern and Contemporary Art, Gana Art, Busan, Korea
    Art Blue Picks 120 Modern and Contemporary Korean Artists, Insa Art Center, Seoul, Korea

    2006   
    Art at University: 60 Years of Art Education, Seoul National University Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Invitation to Contemporary Art, Seoul National University Museum, Seoul, Korea
    The Great Masters of Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery YEH, Seoul, Korea
              
    2005
    Korean Contemporary Art, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
    Yoo Youngkuk and Oh Jiho, Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
    100 Years of Korean Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Exhibition to Commemorate the Relocation and Reopening of Gallery Mee, Gallery Mee, Seoul, Korea

    2004  
    The 50th Anniversary Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea (Gwangju Museum of Art)
    Forever Red, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea

    2003  
    Exploration of Light and Color, Hangaram Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

    2002   
    Light and Color of Korea, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    100 Masterpieces of Korean Modern Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Elegance and Wit: The Making of Modern Korean Painting, Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

    2001   
    Development of Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
              
    2000   
    The 30th Anniversary Exhibition of Gallery Hyundai, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1999   
    The 21st Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, Korea, National Academy of Arts Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    East Asian Painting: Birth and Development of Oil Painting, Shizuoka City Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan (traveling exhibition)

    1996   
    The 27th Art Basel, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

    1994   
    Seoul International Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    1993   
    Signs and Forms of Contemporary Art, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1992     
    The 14th Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, National Academy of Arts Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Special Exhibition of the MMCA Collection, Daegu Arts Center, Daegu, Korea (traveling exhibition)
    Special Exhibition of the MMCA Collection, Gangneung Arts Center, Gangneung, Korea (traveling exhibition)

    1991
    Kyungbock High School Alumni Exhibition, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea
    Seven Korean Modern Artists, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    25 Contemporary Artists, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1990   
    Contemporary Art ’90, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    1989   
    The 5th Seoul Museum of Art Exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    1988   
    World Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    1987     
    The 9th Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, National Academy of Arts Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Seoul Museum of Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    Contemporary Art ’87, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    The 4th Anniversary Exhibition of Gana Art, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea

    1986   
    Yesterday and Today of Korean Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

    1985   
    40 Years of Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Contemporary Art ’85, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Today’s Oil Paintings, Gallery Yeh, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Young and Old Artists of Oil Painting, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea
    Seven Artists of Oil Paintings, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1984   
    Eight Artists of Oil Painting, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, Korea, Baegak Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Exhibition to Commemorate the Relocation and Reopening of Gana Art, Gana Art, Seoul, Korea
    Jinu Group (辰友會) Exhibition, Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Four Artists of Oil Painting, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Contemporary Art ‘84, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Ten Artists of Oil Painting, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

    1983   
    Korean Contemporary Art, Visconti Hall, Milan, Italy
    The Second Anniversary exhibition of Seoul Museum, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea
    Two Artists: YooYoungkuk and Olivier Debré, Institut Français, Seoul, Korea
    Nine Artists of Oil Painting, Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    23 Korean Artists, Gallery Mee, Seoul, Korea
    Contemporary Art ’83, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    1982    
    The Fundraising Exhibition for the Construction of the Independence Hall of Korea, organized by the Korean Fine Arts Association and Arts Council Korea, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
    The 4th Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    Painting of Today, Jean Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Salon d‘Automne, Château de Lunéville, Lunéville, France
    Ten Korean Artists, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Contemporary Oil Painting, Gallery Yeh, Seoul, Korea
    Seoul Newspaper ’82, Lotte Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The Eleventh Anniversary Exhibition of Gallery Hyundai, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    Prints by Eleven Korean Artists, Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1981 
    The 3rd Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    Seoul Newspaper ‘81, Lotte Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Art ‘81, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Kyungbock High School Alumni Exhibition, Kyungbock High School Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1980 
    Senior Artists of Korean Oil Painting, Lotte Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 2nd Art Exhibition of the Gallery Association, Gallery Hyundai and Hui Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition, Myeongseong Country Club House, Yongin, Korea
    The 2nd Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, National Academy of Arts Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 10th Anniversary Exhibition of Gallery Hyundai, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
    Contemporary Oil Paintings, Gallery Yeh, Seoul, Korea

    1979   
    The 1st Grand Art Exhibition, organized by the Gallery Association, Munhwa Gallery and Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Five Artists of Oil Painting, Gallery Yeh, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Fine Art Members Exhibition of the National Academy of Arts, National Academy of Arts Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 28th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Contemporary Art in the 1950s, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 2nd JoongAng Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    The First Anniversary Exhibition of Gallery Yeh, Gallery Yeh, Seoul, Korea

    1978
    Salon de Mai, Muséed'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
    Retrospective Exhibition of the New Realism Group, Gallery Won, Seoul, Korea
    20 Years of Korean Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 27th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    The Opening Exhibition of Seoul Gallery, Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1977  
    Ten Contemporary Korean Painters, Gallery of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, Seoul, Korea
    The 26th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Month of June, Hui Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Contemporary Oil Painting Masterpieces, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Exhibition to Celebrate the Relocation of Shinsegae Museum, Shinsegae Museum, Seoul, Korea

    1976   
    The 25th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Contemporary Artists, Imok Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Jinu Group (辰友會) Exhibition, Myeongdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Paintings, Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1975
    Space Art Grand Prize, Hui Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1974   
    Korean Contemporary Artists, Kyung Hee University Museum, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Anniversary Exhibition of Sangang Gallery, Sangang Gallery, Daejeon, Korea

    1973   
    The 22nd Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
    100 Contemporary Artists, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea

    1972 
    The 21st Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
    60 Years of Korean Modern Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea

    1971 
    The 20th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
    Kyungbock High School Alumni Exhibition, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea

    1970   
    Korean Contemporary Oil Paintings, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Korean Fine Art Grand Prize Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
    Shinsegae Artists Series, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1969   
    The 18th Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gyeongbokgung, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Biennale d’arte di Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy

    1968   
    The 17th Korean National Art Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 3rd Ten Korean Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Contemporary Korean Painting, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

    1967   
    The 9th International Art of Japan Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
    The 16th Korean National Art Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 2nd Ten Korean Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 3rd Exhibition of the International Society of Plastic and Audio-Visual Art (ISPAA), Seoul, Korea; Traveled to Osaka, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Hong Kong; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    1966   
    The 10th Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Gyeongbokung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Korean Contemporary Art, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1965
    Congress for Cultural Freedom, Arts Council Korea Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 9th Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Seven Korean Contemporary Artists, Press Center, Seoul, Korea

    1964   
    The 4th Exhibition of 2-9 Group, Central Public Information Center, Seoul, Korea
    The 3rd Exhibition of SinS ang-Hoe, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    1963   
    The 2nd Exhibition of the Congress for Cultural Freedom, Central Public Information Center, Seoul, Korea
    The 3rd Exhibition of 2-9 Group, Gallery of the National Library of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    The 2nd Exhibition of Sin Sang-Hoe, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 7th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    Korean Works for the 7th Bienal de São Paulo, National Public Relations, Seoul, Korea

    1962   
    The 2nd Exhibition of 2-9 Group, Gallery of the National Library of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Exhibition of Sin Sang-Hoe (New Form Group), Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Exhibition of the Congress for Cultural Freedom, Central Public Information Center, Seoul, Korea

    1961
    International Free Art Exhibition in Tokyo, Museum of Tokyo National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan
    The 5th Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Exhibition of 2-9 Group, Gallery of the National Library of Korea, Seoul, Korea

    1960   
    The 4th Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Exhibition of the Etude of Contemporary Art Institute, Contemporary Art Institute in Methodist Hall, Seoul, Korea

    1959   
    The 3rd Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

    1958   
    The 4th Exhibition of the Modern Art Association, Donghwa Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 3rd Exhibition of the Modern Art Association, Hwashin Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Anti-Communist Art Exhibition, Anti-Communist Hall, Seoul, Korea
    The 2nd Contemporary Artists Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

    1957   
    The 2nd Exhibition of the Modern Art Association, Hwashin Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    The 1st Exhibition of the Modern Art Association, Donghwa Gallery, Seoul, Korea

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

    1954
    Korean Contemporary Art, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea

    1953   
    The 3rd Sinsasilpa Exhibition, National Museum of Korea, Busan, Korea
    Contemporary Artists Exhibition, National Museum of Korea, Busan, Korea

    1950    
    Contemporary Art Exhibition, Daewon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1949   
    The 2nd Sinsasilpa Exhibition, Donghwa Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1948
    The 1st Sinsasilpa (New Realism Group) Exhibition, Hwashin Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    1942   
    The 6th Exhibition of the Association of Art Creators, the Art Association of Japan, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan

    1941   
    The 5th Exhibition of the Association of Art Creators, the Art Association of Japan, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan

    1940   
    Exhibition of the Association of Art Creators in Seoul, Seoul Public Hall, Seoul, Korea
    The 4th Jiyu Bijutsuka (Association of Free Artists) Group of Japan Exhibition in Okasa, Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, Japan
    The 4th Jiyu Bijutsuka (Association of Free Artists) Group of Japan Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

    1939   
    The 2nd Jiyu Bijutsuka (Association of Free Artists) Group of Japan Exhibition, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan
    The 3rd Jiyu Bijutsuka (Association of Free Artists) Group of Japan Exhibition in Osaka, Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, Japan
    The 6th-7th  N.B.G. Exhibition, Kinokuniya Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

    1938   
    The 2nd Jiyu Bijutsuka (Association of Free Artists) Group of Japan Exhibition, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan
    The 2nd -5th N.B.G (Neo Beaux-arts Group) Exhibition, Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

    1937
    The 7th Exhibition of Dokuritsu-ten(Independent Art Association), National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Awards

  • 1984   
    Received the Bo-Gwan Order of Culture Merit, Korea

    1976   
    Received a prize from the National Academy of Arts, Korea

    1938   
    Awarded the Jiyu Bijutsuka Group of Japan (Association of Free Artists) Prize for Work R2, Work R3, and Work E1

    1937
    Received an honorable mention for Work B at the first exhibition of the Jiyu Bijutsuka Group of Japan, organized by the Art Association of Japan

Selected Public and Private Collections

  • National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
    Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Daegu Art Museum
    Jeonnam Museum of Art
    Seoul National University Hospital
    Museum SAN, Wonju, Korea
    Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
    Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
    HITE Collection, Seoul, Korea

Media

Publications

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Yoo Youngkuk: Quintessence
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Selected Press

2022-07-00 Public Art
2022-06-15 조선일보
2022-06-07 헤럴드경제
2021-03-00 Harper's Bazaar
2020-12-07 Korea JoongAng Daily
산과 사랑에 빠졌던 작가 마법 같은 색채에 빠지다   pdf 서울신문
Colors of Yoo Youngkuk   pdf Public Art
[Counting Stars] 한국 추상 미술의 선구자 ① 유영국작가   pdf 디자인프레스
산을 사랑했던 모던보이 유영국, 한국 추상의 길을 열다   pdf TV조선
심장박동기달고색채실험매달린유영국…한국추상대가의20주기회고전   pdf 조선비즈
"산은 내 안에 있는 것"...유영국의 색면 추상세계   pdf 세계일보
Painter Yoo Young kuk's colors, nature come to light   pdf The Korea Herald
추상미술대가유영국생가, 기념관으로꾸민다   pdf 매일신문
섬소년 김환기, 산소년 유영국   pdf 중앙일보
그림, 앞.뒤.옆면까지 보세요   pdf 조선일보
[문화현장] 1세대모더니스트유영국20주기…70여점작품한자리에   pdf SBS
Yoo Youngkuk's abstract world of colorful nature revisited   pdf The Korea Times
20대 스타도 90대 거장도 사랑한 작가… 산은 우리 안에 있다   pdf 문화일보
‘추상미술선구자’유영국은어떤사람이었나...20주기기념전개막   pdf 아시아투데이
'추상미술선구' 유영국20주기기념전...색채중심조명   pdf YTN
울진군 출신, 국내 최초 추상화가 유영국 20주기 기념전 'Colors of Yoo Youngkuk'   pdf 울진방송
석양빛이 이토록 아름다울 수가 추상화 선구자 유영국 20 주기展   pdf 매일경제
'한국 추상화 선구자 ' 유영국의 삶과 작품 세계를 살피다   pdf 연합뉴스
추상미술 선구자 유영국 20 주기 개인전 개막 회화 68 점 전시   pdf YTN
[지상갤러리] 유영국, Work, 1961   pdf 헤럴드경제
Yoo Youngkuk’s Pioneering Vision of Abstraction   pdf ArtReview
예술가의 순수한 노동   pdf Harper's Bazaar
One of Korea’s Greatest Painters Is Little-Known Internationally. Finally, YooYoungkukIs Coming Into Focus   pdf ARTnews
Rizzoli publishes first monograph for Korean artist   pdf Korea JoongAng Daily
유영국 추상미술의 세계…美서 전집으로 출간   pdf 매일경제
English book on modern art pioneer Yoo Young-kuk to be released December   pdf The Korea Herald