Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Dongwook Lee's works focus on the contradictions that are fundamentally inherent in human existence and life. Exquisitely hyper-realistic and surrealistically imagined renditions of his miniature human figures are staged in absurd situations in Lee's works, in which the bleak everyday life transforms into poetic horror....
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
South Korean artist Choi Xooang shows us the realism of the human emotion frozen in an instant. The flow of life through polymer clay figures breathes the difficult reality we face today if Man does not confront the outer world. Choi personifies what he feels inside canalized by every emotion in a multidimensional way. He works through the whole body or a part, focusing on the intensity of sensation as he crystallizes life filled with so much severity and darkness....
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 24, 2014
Continuously searching for novel visual solutions in an attempt to reconcile his artistic, scientific, and cultural backgrounds, Timothy Lee creates pieces that blur the boundaries between two dimensions and three. Fueled by his formal training in neuroscience and drawing, Lee embarks on daring adventures that experiment with space, scale, and the materiality of his mediums.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 13, 2014
We've shown the incredibly beautiful work of South Korean artist Daehyun Kim before and asked him to create an original illustration for our March 2013 issue of the magazine. We recently checked in to see if he had any new work up (which he did!) and couldn't resist also revisiting some of our favorite drawings!
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 28, 2014
This morning we take a look at the work of South Korean-born artist Mi Ju. Mi received her BFA in painting at SFAI and later went on to earn and MFA at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She has shown in group and solo exhibitions around the world including San Francisco's Fecal Face and Gallery Poulsen in Copenhagen.
Design // Monday, July 28, 2014
We were thinking about taking a ceramics class but after seeing this we are signing up for two! This beautiful 7-minute short film features five South Korean pottery masters, Lee Hyang-Gu, Kim Seong-Tae, You Young-Chul, Choi In-Gyu and Jo Se-Yeon. Their beautiful creations come alive, highlighting each of these craftsmen’s skills.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 07, 2014
Jiwoon Pak is an illustrator and artist based in Seoul, South Korea. After studying fine art at the Valenciennes Fine art school in France, Pak returned to Korea where she has focused on digital paintings. Inspired by Korea's traditional folk painting...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Here at the Juxtapoz offices we got this gem in the mail from German illustrator Jochen Schievink. And There Will Be Dogs is a 28 page saddle stitched 'zine created by Jochen Schievink and Corners publishing house out of South Korea. In addition to the 'zine it also comes with a large 24" x 36" offset poster featuring Schievink's Spitz Hedonism graphic.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 31, 2014
These jagged, detailed oil paintings by South Korean-born artist Sea Hyun Lee represent the mountains of North and South Korea. They are a reference to Lee's sense of the past and it's losses but also seem to hint at the painfully fragmented relationships between the two countries.