Yun Hyong-keun

Selected Works 1972–2007

Introduction by Park Kyung-mee. Texts by Kai Hong, Kate Lim, and Richard Vine

This monograph serves as a comprehensive survey of Yun Hyong-keun's oeuvre covering forty years from his earliest surviving efforts through his very last works. This overview is accompanied by insightful critical essays by Kai Hong, Kate Lim, and richard Vine that offer diverse contemporary perspectives on the style, themes, and historical context of this remarkable artist.

Korea's Dansaekhwa movement which formed one of the most complex efforts at artistic expression in the 1970s has at long last started to attract international interest and a serious appraisal by experts outside of Asian art. Yun was a central figure in the Dansaekhwa movement who also firmly established his own artistic integrity by drawing on traditional Korean art and themes as the root for his conceptual approach and aesthetic sensibility.


Publisher: PKM Gallery

Artists: Yun Hyong-keun

Contributors: Kai Hong, Kate YK Lim, Park Kyung-mee, Richard Vine

Designer: Maxrelax, New York

Printer: Seoul

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Softcover

Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 11 3/4 in (23.5 x 29.8 cm)

Pages: 226

Reproductions: 104 color, 4 b&w

ISBN: 0000000000081

Retail: $70 | £55

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Yun Hyong-keun

One of the most significant Korean artists of the twentieth century, Yun Hyong-keun (1928-2007) was born in Seoul and received his BFA from the School of Fine Arts at Hongik University in 1957. Over the next four decades, he developed a style of monochromatic abstraction that deconstructed the notion of painting to the repeated application of pigments across a surface.

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