Curated by Gana Art and Matt Black
Gana Art is pleased to present ≪Reflections≫, representing the contemporary art scene with 34 artists: Angel Otero, Banks Violette, Betty Thompkins, Blair Thurman, Brian Calvin, Dan Colen, Eddie Kang, Erin M. Riley, Fredrich Kunath, Gary Simmons, George Condo, Greg Bogin, Harmony Korine, JB Bernadet, Jeff Koons, Jose Parla jr., KAWS, Keltie Ferris, Larry Clark, Leelee Kimmel, Pablo Tomek, Patrick Martinez, Rachel Feinsteain, Rashid Johnson, Robert Longo, Rostarr, Ry David Bradley, Shan Hur, Sayre Gomez, Seung Woo Back, Sterling Ruby, Taryn Simon, and Tony Matelli.
In collaboration with filmmaker and curator, Matt Black, this exhibition is centered around his film titled “Reflections.” Through his interviews with Taryn Simon, Robert Longo, Jeff Koons and more, Matt Black demonstrates the rapidly changing trend of the contemporary art scene and successfully draws honest stories behind their artworks. Following the film’s theme, Gana Art has curated this exhibition to feature works by worldly renowned artists not only from the international realm, but also from Korea, highlighting the whole art scene. In our efforts to expand and widen perspectives, the exhibition also includes Korean artists who are nevertheless promising such as Seung Woo Back, Eddie Kang and Shan Hur. Gana Art is hopeful that this exhibition will be reflective of the contemporary art scene as well as be representative of each artist’s unique point of view, furthering conversation and discussion in the art scene.
About Gana Art
Founded in 1983, Gana Art is one of the first major art galleries established in Korea. we remain one of Korea’s most prestigious and influential art institutions today. Gana Art is primarily a contemporary art gallery. Yet, we have curated exhibitions covering a wide range of genres including modern/impressionist, contemporary, and various art scenes from established to emerging Korean and international artists.
Gana Art also organized public art projects, that is, suggesting outdoor sculptures, arranging installation works and curating media canvas projects to museums, resorts and major buildings, creating a platform to lead cultural business. Gana Art continues to develop and make efforts to propose a desirable direction in the global art market. As one of the major and influential art galleries in Korea, Gana Art center will continue to discover and develop Korean artists and will maintain our reputation by curating exhibitions of international artists, and participation in major art fairs.