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Oh KYUNG HWAN

North and South Korea War 82, situation, 1982

Painting : oil, steel, nail 47.2 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch

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Oh KYUNG HWAN, North and South Korea War 82, situation

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OH KYUNG HWAN, or Oh, Kyunghwan, named as well CHOO Y, was born in 1941 in South Korea. He is painting ideological and political paintings. In 1982 he shows "Situation 82", in SUR-INDEPENDENTS Fair in Paris, where famous artists exhibited before him, Calder, Dalí, Mirabelle Dors, Max Ernst, Aline Gagnaire, Alberto Giacometti, Henri Goetz, Hans Hartung, Kandinsky, Miro, Maurice Rapin, Man Ray, Yves Tanguy. "Situation 82", 1982 oil on wood with nails and pliers denounces the war generated by communist political systems and former Japanese colonialism, destroying his country, with 2 500 000 deaths. Solo Shows in France and South Korea. Galerie Jacques Casanova, Palais-Royal, Paris, 1969 with a catalog published for the exhibition. Exposition "Situation 82", Paris. International Art Gallery, Seoul, 1988. Kukje Gallery 1994. OCI Museum Seoul, 2013, "Kyung Hwan Oh, Cosmos & space", for his Solo Show Art Critic, Curator Seoul University Professor Chung, Young-Mok writes on his art, "His paintings of the space so far were quite ideological. And maybe that was why his paintings were heavy, serious and philosophical". PARIS ART OLYMPIADS In 1991 and 1992, under the High Patronage of French President Mitterrand and Jacques Chirac, Mayor of Paris, he was selected with "Situation 82" to represent South Korea, during the Art Olympiads organized by Lise Cormery Gallery for the CNOSF, French Olympic Committee. This international event was following the famous 1988 Art Olympiads in Seoul, South Korea, where a monumental sculptures Museum in open air and a Museum of International paintings was created for the world competition, in order to invite and show the art of major international artists of the 20th Century. This important political painting is exhibited in 1982 during SUR-INDEPENDENTS Fair in Paris, where famous artists exhibited before him, Calder, Dalí, Mirabelle Dors, Max Ernst, Aline Gagnaire, Alberto Giacometti, Henri Goetz, Hans Hartung, Kandinsky, Miro, Maurice Rapin, Man Ray, Yves Tanguy. "Situation 82", 1982 is an oil on wood with nails and pliers. It denounces the war generated by communist political systems destroying South Korea, after the invasion by Japan. It is as well displayed and selected for the ART OLYMPIADS 1991 and 1992 in Paris. The painting is an oil on wood and mixed media with nails and pliers. Signature red painting, Y. CHO and Korean signature, Signature in black on front, on grey background, Date Mai 1982. Signed lower painting, Plan 3. On back of the painting, Title "Situation 82" Nom OH KYUNG HWAN Prix 10.000 Francs Français En rouge Salon des SUR-INDEPENDENT
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Painting: oil, steel, nail
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47.2 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch
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Oh KYUNG HWAN

Oh KYUNG HWAN

South Korea • Born in: 1941

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South Korean artists

OH KYUNG HWAN, named as well CHOO Y, was born Iin 1941 in South Korea. He is painting ideological and political paintings. In 1982 he shows "Situation 82", in SUR-INDEPENDENTS Fair in Paris, where famous artists exhibited before him,  Calder, Dalí, Mirabelle Dors, Max Ernst, Aline Gagnaire, Alberto Giacometti, Henri Goetz, Hans Hartung, Kandinsky, Miro, Maurice Rapin, Man Ray, Yves Tanguy. "Situation 82", 1982 oil on wood with nails and pliers denounces the war generated by communist political systems and former japanese colonialism, destroying his country, with 2 500 000 deaths. He shows his art in Paris and Seoul. Solo Shows "Situation 82", Paris, International Art Gallery, Seoul, 1988, "Kyung Hwan Oh, Cosmos & space", OCI Museum Séoul, 2013 where Seoul University Professor Chung, Young-Mok describes his art as "ideological, serious and philosophical". With "Situation 82", he belongs to the South Korean Selection of Art Olympiads organized by Lise Cormery Gallery for the French Olympic Committee in 1991 and 1992 in Paris.  It was following the famous 1988 Art Olympiads in Seoul.

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