VIEWING THE PAST THRU MODERN EYES
March 10 - March 31, 2016
“ Borrowing materials from the fashion industry (the creation of my work is) performed in a meditative state, hammering thousands of pins into a wall, not unlike a monk engaged in Zen practice. “
— Ran Hwang
Kang Contemporary Korean Art is pleased to announce the special exhibition “Viewing The Past Thru Modern Eyes” from March 10th through 31st, 2016.
Exhibited together, works by Contemporary artists Ran Hwang, Ik-Joong Kang, Minjung Kim and Wonsook Kim explore the iconography, philosophical and spiritual experiences emanating from Korea’s rich cultural visual traditions while utilizing both traditional and modern art making mediums.
The works by the artists are organized to reveal the connections between the history of various recognizable Korean art forms and the more global view reflected in the imagery and techniques of the artists on display.