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This exhibition by the late Korean sculptor master Kwon Jin Kyu (1922-1973) will display a total of 23 carefully selected works of sculptures and drawings, in various material such as plaster, stone, bronze and terracotta (including one plaster mold).

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As a pioneer of contemporary Korean sculpture, Kwon is regarded as the most brilliant sculptor in the 20th century Korean art history. Although Kwon studied and practiced Western sculpture while he was a young student in Japan, Kwon reached beyond the Eastern aesthetics, ultimately arriving at a level of absolute sublime beauty. Through mainly figurative works such as human figures, Kwon …

As a pioneer of contemporary Korean sculpture, Kwon is regarded as the most brilliant sculptor in the 20th century Korean art history. Although Kwon studied and practiced Western sculpture while he was a young student in Japan, Kwon reached beyond the Eastern aesthetics, ultimately arriving at a level of absolute sublime beauty. Through mainly figurative works such as human figures, Kwon conceived the epitome of pure beauty demonstrating the world of profound depth and spiritual purity of his subjects.
KWON JIN KYU: The Essence at PKM Gallery centers around Kwon’s works which he created as a …

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PKM Gallery

Location

40, Samcheong-ro 7-gil, Jongno-gu
Seoul, KR