Juxtapoz // Monday, September 14, 2015
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 // Monday, July 06, 2015
South Korean artist Yong Sung Heo this morning paints pale figures, seeking to examine the "inner psychological world" of young people today. The almost indistinguishable differences in the personalities of each of his subjects is intended to represent the things that today's youth have in common and the mind and attitude facing the current generation of artists.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 11, 2015
This is pretty awesome. Xavier Veilhan created this amazing sculpture, "The Skater," that now resides at as a permanent installation at AmorePacific, Osan, South Korea. The sculpture is made of aluminum and polyurethane paint, and stands at around 20-feet tall. Thank you to Sandra Gering for the information.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Korean artist June Lee's work is based on the social phenomena of the bystander, what she calls the "Bystander Effect." "Countless things Countless things that happen quietly in our society are cases of bystander effect that make select individuals into outcasts. Thinking how I can become a social outcast due to the distant indifferent bystanders, I find this a serious problem that can’t be overlooked in silence.
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 // 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...