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Dansaekhwa 1960s-2010s: Primary Documents on Korea Abstract Painting

Alternative title Primary Documents on Korea Abstract Painting
Category Book
Publisher Korea Arts Management Service
Desctiption This book was compiled in the hope of disseminating the aesthetics and art-historical value of Dansaekhwa
to the art community, and broadening the global understanding of this indigenous art style of Korea.
Chapter Heading/s Chapter1 covers the formative years of Dansaekhwa between the early 1960s to mid 1970s, which saw the emergence of its performative methodology-namely,"communion between humans and materials"-along with the first critical discussions of the style.

Then in Chapter2 covers the period between the mid-1970s and the mid-1980s, when Dansekhwa began to flourish. Texts by important artists like Lee Ufan, Park Seo-Bo, Chung Sang-Hwa, Ha Chong Hyun, Yun Hyong-keun, Kwon Yong-woo, Kim Guiline, Suh Seung-Won, and Choi Myong Yong demonstrate the lively discussions on the aesthetics of Dansaekhwa that took place at the time.

Chapter 3 is concerned with the maturation phase of Dansaekhwa, between the mid-1980s and 1999, when Dansaekhwa artists held a large number of exhibitions, advanced their respective methodologies, and explored diverse media.

Chapter 4 deals with the 2000s, exploring theheightened interest and favorable reception of Dansaekhwa within both the international and domestic art communities.
No. of Pages 303
ISBN / ISSN ISBN:978-89-98604-49-3 03600
Year of Publication 2017
Keyword/s Dansekhwa, Choi Myong Yong, Choi Byunso, Chung Chang-sup, Chung Sang-Hwa, Ha Chong Hyun, Hur Hwang, Kim Guiline, Kwon Yong-Woo, Lee Dong-Youb, Lee Kang-So, Lee Seung-jio, Lee Ufan, Park Seo-Bo, Suh Seung-Won, Yun Hyong-Keun
Sub-category Art History Catalogue
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