LAST CHANCE Korean Art – A Contemporary Take on Texture
A panoramic representation of regional craft through a curated selection of recent works by 19 artists represented by Opera Gallery, including Bahk Seon Ghi, Yoo Bong-Sang, Cho Sung-Hee and Lee Jae Hyo. The exhibition ranges from traditional Korean art up to the Dansaekhwa Movement of the 1970s through the Minjung Misol from the 1980s onwards.
Says the Gallery: “The artists that Opera Gallery Dubai invites you to discover, or rediscover, forge their work from an extremely subtle cultural legacy, which much like the region, sits in a constant state of flux between tradition and innovation. Whether using classical materials like oil paint, ink, ‘Hanji’ paper made from the Korean mulberry tree, or less expected industrial materials like cycle chains, steel nails, polycarbonate or copper piping, these creations are generally marked by a calm sense of minimalist clarity”.
Above: Bahk Seon-Ghi, An Aggregation 201301, 2013