An image I took in 2011 of Lee Yongbaek’s “Pieta”
I wrote an article for Art Radar Asia about the top resources for contemporary South Korean art:
“The digital sphere offers a relatively limited number of resources on contemporary South Korean art in English, especially compared to Korea’s East Asian neighbours. Although online resources for English-speaking art professionals are becoming more abundant, a need still exists for varied and critical debate among the online art community.
To help you make the most of South Korea’s exciting art scene, here are the best online resources that feature contemporary Korean art. Ranging from online archives to critical reviews, as a collection these virtual spaces allow anyone with internet access to delve into the rich contemporary art scene flowing out of the Korea peninsula.”
To read the entire article click here!
Posted: April 10th, 2014 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review, Visual and Critical Studies | Tags: Art Radar, Art Radar Asia, contemporary art, online, resources, South Korea | Comments Off on “Top online resources for Korean contemporary art” (Art Radar)
I recently started contributing to Art Radar Asia! See my first two articles here and here. They also asked me to write an article on the female body in contemporary South Korean Art. I focused on Lee Rim, Miru Kim, and Nikki S. Lee for the article but could have included many more artists!
“Even today, artists using the nude figure create a distance between the model and the viewer and convey a sense of modesty. The body, even when fully unclothed, is exposed modestly.”
To read the piece in it’s entirety click here.
Posted: June 13th, 2013 | Author: Kate | Filed under: Art Review | Tags: Art Radar, Art Radar Asia, body, contemporary art, female, Korea, Lee Rim, mini skirts, Miru Kim, naked, Nikki S. Lee, nude, Park Guen-hye, South Korea | Comments Off on “Supplementary Skins: the female nude in South Korean contemporary art” (Art Radar Asia)