Korean contemporary artist Hyung Koo Kang is gaining prominence for his dramatic large-scale portraits of celebrities such as Andy Warhol, but his self-portraits are the ones that really get me. Viewed as snapshots of his artistic growth, it is hard to escape the irony that these self-portraits are also the result of a creative rut: [...]
Phwoar! Can you believe Korean-born sculptor Yong Ho Ji creates incredibly detailed human, monster and animal figures using layers of purely recycled vehicle tyres? The detail perplexes me.
While most of us can successfully fold a paper airplane correctly, and a small percentage of overachievers can actually make an origami swan, Korean artist Cheong-ah Hwang is literally taking paper art to the next level.
Korean-born, San Francisco-based artist David Choong Lee has an amazing show up at the LeBasse Projects in Los Angeles. The show features a wall installation of more that 400 pieces as well as sculptures and paintings that deal with urban life and youth culture.
Korean artist Kim Joon takes body art to a whole new level using his subjects as a creative, sprawling, slightly flawed (hey, we’re only human) canvas on which to create hi vibrant, colourful, and dynamic artworks.
Nineteen year-old self-taught Korean artist Minjae Lee creates the most luminous, eye-popping illustrations. They are intricate yet surprisingly accessible, the daring splashes of messily-applied colour accentuating the strong lines that characterize her portrait work in particular.