2009. 6.13 MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

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2009. 6.13 MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

SEOUL ARTS CENTER

To June 23: “Shiny Digital Modern Art Gallery.” Eighteen Korean artists are exhibiting their work at the Seoul Arts Center’s Hangaram Design Museum.

In a modern twist, all of the paintings on display are being exhibited in digital video format. The high-resolution LCD monitors can show even the most minute brushstrokes.

The exhibition is divided into three themes running consecutively. “The Gaze of Nature and Light” is being held until Tuesday. “The Beauty of Korea” will be displayed until June 16, followed by “The Journey of Life and Indulgence,” which will close the exhibition on June 23.

This is a great chance to see a whole new form of art contributing to the modern art community.

Admission is free.

The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 548-4480, www.sac.or.kr



SEOUL ARTS CENTER

To June 23: “Voyage to the World of Illustration.” Hangaram Design Museum at the Seoul Arts Center in southern Seoul will be highlighting a number of children’s favorite illustrations from Korea and overseas.

Original artworks from many popular books will be presented, and the overall aim is to help boost children’s creativity and show how animated works are made by professionals.

A total of 430 pieces by artists from abroad along with over 70 pieces by Korean artists will be displayed.

Some notable participating artists will include Anthony Browne, John Burningham, Brian Wildsmith and Gerald McDermott, along with other award-winning creative people.

There will also be a chance for viewers to participate in classes, seminars and workshops with some of the illustrators.

Admission costs 10,000 won ($8).

The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 548-4480, www.sac.or.kr



PYO GALLERY

June 19 to July 25: “Walking on a Dream.”

The exhibition presents works by Lee Woo-lim, an artist known for his dreamy paintings.

The Pyo Gallery will display some of his latest pieces, such as the “In the Forest” series, where in one painting, a person is motionless in the barren woods with three dalmatians, all looking as if they are entranced in a dream.

Not only does Lee depict scenes that take visitors from the conscious to the unconscious, he leads viewers into fantasies with paintings like the “Red Flower” and “Fireworks.”

The gallery is open from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

(02) 543-7337, www.pyoart.com
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