The Art of Dansaekhwa by Alexandra MunroeThe Art of Dansaekhwa by Alexandra Munroe

The Art of Dansaekhwa

byAlexandra MunroeEditorJinsang YooForeword byHYUN-SOOK LEE

Hardcover | June 23, 2015

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Korean Dansaekhwa painting emerged in the 1970s as a reaction to the academicism of the National Art Exhibition and the country's rapidly changing social and political landscape. Characterized by its emphasis on the monochrome, its refined approach to materiality and its philosophical interest in the relationship between the artist's consciousness and the act of making, Dansaekwha borrowed materials, techniques and motifs from both Eastern and Western painting traditions. The Art of Dansaekhwa explores how the Dansaekhwa movement flourished within the then-contemporary art scene in Korea and beyond, telling the story of the development of contemporary art practice in Korea through the work of Dansaekhwa artists Kim Guiline, Chung Sang-Hwa, Chung Chang-Sup, Ha Chong-Hyun, Lee Ufan, Park Seo-Bo and Yun Hyong-Keun.

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Title:The Art of DansaekhwaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:182 pages, 12.5 × 10.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 23, 2015Publisher:Kukje GalleryLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:899223371X

ISBN - 13:9788992233712

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