Future Present: Contemporary Korean Art

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An essential resource for readers seeking to discover the brightest young talents from South Korea’s rich and dynamic art scene.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from June 2024.

ISBN: 9788857250069 Category:

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An essential resource for readers seeking to discover the brightest young talents from South Korea’s rich and dynamic art scene.

This book is a generously illustrated survey of the most talented artists who emerged from South Korea’s burgeoning art scene in the past decade. The 25 artists introduced in the volume collectively foreground the facets of contemporary Korean culture that have enabled the country’s cultural exports to resonate so strongly worldwide. Expansive full-colour presentations of each artist’s oeuvre are accompanied by concise and approachable texts situating their artworks amid the global contemporary art conversation. Two newly commissioned essays offer essential insights into the social and cultural changes experienced by the artists during their formative years.

Artists include: Hejum Bä, Jungki Beak, Haneyl Choi, Yun Choi, Heemin Chung, Soyoung Chung, Jongwan Jang, Hyunsun Jeon, Sojung Jun, Suki Seokyeong Kang, Ayoung Kim, Dew Kim, Heecheon Kim, Kyoungtae Kim, Seeun Kim, Sylbee Kim, Eunsae Lee, Eunsil Lee, Heejoon Lee, Kang Seung Lee, Woosung Lee, GaHee Park, Gwangsoo Park, Min Jung Song and Hyangro Yoon.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 28 x 24 cm
Publisher name Skira Editore S.p.A
Publication date 11 June 2024
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Andy St. Louis, Contributions by Joowon Park and Hyo Gyoung Jeon
Dimensions 28 x 24 cm
Weight 300 g

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Andy St. Louis is a Seoul-based writer, editor, curator and consultant with more than a decade of experience in the field of contemporary Korean art.

Joowon Park is a curator at the Seoul branch of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea.

Hyo Gyoung Jeon is a curator at the Leeum Museum of Art in Seoul.