Artist

Yong Meon Kang

The artist Yong Meon Kang writes his philosphy and soul into each of hiswork.
His believes that art is the culmination of human mental action, and suchan attitude toward art has gained recognition from our community and the art scene, both home and abroad, along with his sculptures, the result of his physical activity as an artist. Yong Meon Kang has been actively engaged in works of art with a firm belief the best works of art are made in the soil of history and tradition.

  • Education
    • 1986 Art Dept., Gunsan College, Korea
      1991 Art Education Dept., the Educational Granuste school, Hong Ik Uni., Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2010 《Kang Yongmeon Solo Exhibition》, Galerie Klose, Germany
      2008 《Taking a lesson from the past - Empty》, Gallery Norang, Seoul, Korea
      2007 《Taking a lesson from the past - Humility》, Seoul Foundation for Art and Culture, Seoul, Korea
      2007 《Taking a lesson from the past - Tree》, Gallery the Seoul, Korea
      2006 《Taking a lesson from the past - Light》, O's Gallery, Jeonju, Jeollabukdo, Korea
      2004 《Popular Sculpture》, Seoul Art Park, Seoul, Korea
      2003 《Kang Yong Meon Exhibitoin》, Gwangju Shinsegye Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
      2000 《Taking a lesson from the past》, Seonam Art Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2013 《The Doing Light · Fly of Yangpyeong》, Yangpyeong County Museum of Art, Korea
      2012 《Korea galleries Art fair》, COEX, Seoul, Korea
      2012 《The modern reinterpretation of traditional exhibition》, Lotte Gallery of Anyang / Yangpyeong-Inaugural Exhibitions of County Museum of Art/ Yangpyeong-County Museum of Art, Korea
      2011 《Korea Art show》, Soho, New York, USA
      2011 《Innsbruck art fair》, Innsbruck, Austria
      2011 《Singapore Art fair》, Singapore
      2010 《Horizon of sculpture》, Moran Museum of Art, Korea
      2010 《Modern art show of korea and china》, Korea Culture Center, Shanghai, China
      2009 《Newly reorganized tradition in Scholar's utensils painting exhibition》, Bukchon Eighteen Masterpiece Nefs, Seoul, Korea
  • Residencies/Awards/
    Collections
    • Residency
      2005 “Shihmen Reservoir” lnternational Drift-Wood Sculpture Symposium, Taiwan

      Collections
      Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
      National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
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〈Jowang (Rice)〉, 2018, Stainless steel, steel frame, epoxy, oil painting, 2300x2300x3500cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈solidification, 凝固〉, 2017, Mixed material, 3400x1900cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈dizziness〉, 2014, Resin, styofoam, ink, 15000x1200x3000cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Taking a lesson from the past - bridie〉, 2009, Wood, coloring, 80x80x220cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

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