The aesthetic of transparency: in memory of Kim Tschang-Yeul

Jeju Kim Tschang-Yeul Art Museum

To honor the first anniversary of the death of artist Kim Tschang-Yeul, the Jeju Kim Tschang-Yeul Museum of Art is organizing a commemorative exhibition, “The Aesthetics of Transparency”, until March 13.

Shown in galleries 1, 2 and 3 of the museum, the exhibition encompasses more than 70 years of Kim’s artistic career. He presents his works from the Art Informel movement of the 1950s which depicted roughness like wounds from war, the birth of the first drop in the 1970s and the Recurrence series which began in the late 1980s.

▲ “The aesthetic of transparency”

The commemorative exhibition is organized into six periods: Art Informel, activities in New York, establishment in Paris, France, birth of the drop of water, Recurrence and drops of water anchored in life.

On the other hand, the museum’s versatile studio is organizing “The Informality of Relations”, a final exhibition of reports for the resident artist of the Creative Studio.

The exhibition, illuminating the non-visual relationships that have formed over time from morphological, horizontal and mutual perspectives, features six sculptures by Kang Ju-hyun, the first resident artist of Kim Tschang-Yeul Creative Studio.

▲ “The informality of relations”, a final reportage exhibition for the resident artist of the Creation Studio.

Kang currently teaches at Jeju National University and Hongik University and is active in various regions beyond Jeju.

“At the memorial exhibition of Kim Tschang-Yeul, the artist who returned to ‘nothingness’ like drops of water, we hope that visitors will have the chance to immerse themselves in the essence of his world of art, ”said Ko Chun-hwa, director of Jeju Culture, Sports and International Affairs Branch.


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