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.
Juxtapoz // Monday, February 03, 2014
We love the work of South Korean artist Shin Kwang Ho. Shin studied Fine Art at Keimyung University and mainly uses Oil and Acrylic for his incredible abstract figures and portraits.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 03, 2014
Furniture imitates art! Jinil Park, a South Korean designer, has created steel wire furniture that look like rough line sketches. "The key point of my work is the moments where the line is distorted," said Jinil Park. "They express the designer’s feeling, status, and emotion."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Korean artist Kang Duck-Bong creates these great and playful sculptures from PVC pipes. The works give a sense of motion, with multi-colors combining to create a unique blur effect.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 12, 2013
Seoul-based Korean artist Seokmin Ko's photographic series The Square evokes both a peaceful sense of being at one with the world around us and a feeling of being lost. Addressing ideas of normalcy and identity, the artist holds up a giant mirror to reflect his surroundings and camouflage himself from the viewer...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 22, 2013
We are enjoying these paintings by Kyung Sunghyun today. The Seoul, South Korea based artist says the capturing of the shaky image reveals the subject’s true emotional and psychological state.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 18, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of South Korean artist Kim Shin Hye (aka SSIN). SSIN is a graduate of Hong-lk University in Seoul and creates incredibly elaborate and detailed pieces often resembling maps and topography. Many of her paintings use gold pigment and Korean ink on Korean paper. We love the textures and patterns!
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 08, 2013
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Xooang Choi works in sculpture and isntallation, creating painted polymer clay figures that often literally illustrate metaphorical terms of abuse in Korean. Xooang received her MFA in Sculpture from the National University in Seoul.