BIOGRAPHY

Ahn Kyuchul

Born in 1955, Seoul, Korea


Education

1995     Staatliche Akademie der Bildende Künste Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
1977     B.F.A. in Sculpture, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017    
Words Just for You, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2015    
Invisible Land of Love, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2014    
All and but Nothing, HITE Collection, Seoul, Korea

2013    
Drawn to the Rainbow, Gallery Skape, Seoul, Korea
The One and Only Table, Bongsan Cultural Center, Daegu, Korea
Alles hat seine Stunde, Goethe Institut, Seoul, Korea

2009    
2.6㎡ House, Space Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008    
Ahn Kyu-Chul: Table, Takeout Drawing Arko, Seoul, Korea

2007    
Forty-Nine Rooms, Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

2004    
Forty-Nine Rooms, Rodin gallery, Seoul, Korea
1999    
Trivialities, Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju, Korea

1996    
In Between Objects, Art Space Seoul/Hakgojae, Seoul, Korea

1992
Gallery Space Saemteo, Seoul, Korea


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021    
Seven Moons, Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, Korea 
Jamunbak Museum Project, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2020    
Art and Words 2020, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The Better Man, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2019    
The Coming Community, Sejong Center, Seoul, Korea
Songs from Those Who Do Not Stay, Kyobo Art Space, Seoul, Korea
A centennial of Korean Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, Seosomun Shrine History Museum, Seoul, Korea
Drawing-Korean Modern and Contemporary Drawings, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
DMZ, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
2019 Pool Rising, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

2018    
Nam June Paik Art Center 10th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea

2017  
Interviews of One Hundred People, Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center, Goyang, Korea

2015    
April the Eternal Voyage, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

2014    
Variation of the Moon, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea

2013    
Daegu Contemporary Art Festival, Daegu, Korea
Haein Art Project, Haein Temple, Hapcheon, Korea
Hidden Track, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Five Different Prologues, Gallery Skape, Seoul, Korea

2012    
Changwon Sculpture Biennale, Masan, Korea
Roundtable, The 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea

2011    
Space Study, Plateau, Seoul, Korea
Countdown, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea

2010    
Works in the Open Air, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

2009    
Yeomiji Art Project, Yeomiji Botanic Garden, Seogwipo, Korea
Moving Museum, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2008    
Kaleidoscope-Korean Contemporary Art, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia

2007    
Korean Art-Void, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2006    
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, Niigata, Japan
Seoul Forest Park Open Air Sculpture Symposium, Seoul Forest Park, Seoul, Korea
Drawn to Drawing, SOMA, Seoul, Korea

2005    
Cool & Warm, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Power Station, Marronnier Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Against Translation, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Parallel Life, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2004    
The Breath of the House, Youngam Ceramic Culture Center, Youngam, Korea
Alchemy of Daily Life, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Absolutely Landscape, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
You Are My Sunshine, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Stillness and Movement, Seoul Olympic Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Place/Space, Heyri Art Valley, Paju, Korea

2003    
Comics in Art, Art in Comics, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, Korea
Comics in Art, Art in Comics, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, Korea
Crossings 2003, University of Hawaii Art gallery, Honolulu, US
Beauty, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Art in Landscape, Heyri Art Valley, Paju, Korea

2001    
Pause, Project 4: Connection, The 4th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
Containers, Marronnier Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Art in Movement, Shinsegye Gallery, Incheon/ Gwangju, Korea

2000    
Design or Art, Design Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Busan International Contemporary Art Festival, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea

1999    
Phobia-Unconscious Desire, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Art Wear, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1998    
Theme Space, Posco Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Media and Site, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea

1997    
Korean Art '97, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
'97 Korean Sculpture Today, Moran Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Between Clothes and Self Consciousness, Space Sadi, Seoul, Korea
Drawing and Writing, Hanlim Art Museum, Daejeon, Korea

1996    
4 Künstler aus Ostasien, Galerie Heppaecher, Esslingen, Germany

1995    
Ssak, Old Site of Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Development of Korean Modernism, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Zwischenraum, Künstlerwerkstatt, Munich, Germany

1994    
Two Person Exhibition, Gallery Brandstäter, Zürich, Switzerland

1993    
Across the Pacific, Queens Museum, New York, US
Two Person Exhibition, Galerie Keim, Stuttgart, Germany

1987    
10 Artists of the year 1986, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea

1986    
Landscape of Life, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea

1985    

Reality and Utterance, Gallery Min, Seoul, Korea

1983    
Modern Space Group Sculpture Exhibition, Paldang Outdoor Gallery, Namyangju, Korea


Selected Projects

2010    
Path of Wind, Seoul, Korea

2007    
Donui Mun - Disappeared Gate, Seoul, Korea


Selected Public and Private Collections

Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Amore Pacific Museum of Art, Korea
GyeongGi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea
Wooyang Museum, Gyeongju, Korea

 



EXHIBITIONS

The Other Side of Things
May 13, 2021 - Jul 4, 2021
UPCOMING

Words Just for You
Feb 21, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017

ARTWORKS

Two Bicycles
두 대의 자전거
2014
Bicycles and iron
Dimensions variable

You Are Everywhere
당신은 어디에나 있다
2017
Mirror, stainless
Dimensions variable

Silent Bell
과묵한 종
2017
Felt
approx. 30 x 30 cm

Leopard Sheep
2017
Styrofoam, fur
approx. 60 x 24 x 45 cm

Principle of Equality II
평등의 원칙 II
2017
Acylic on resin
each 10 cm (diameter)
Dimensions variable

Lingering Time I
머무는 시간 I
2017
Wooden rail, wooden balls
Dimensions variable

Lingering Time II
머무는 시간 II
2017
Resin, urethan, metal balls
96 x 96 x 15 cm

Words Just for You
당신만을 위한 말
2017
Wooden structure, felt
approx. 120 x 160 x 50 cm

The Way to Draw the Moon
달을 그리는 법
2017
Oil on canvas
each 53 x 41 cm

2017
Pencil on paper
Image Size: 20.5 x 29.5 cm
Frame Size: 29.5 x 38.5 cm

2017
Wood, keyboard, felt
43.5 x 35 x 7.5 cm
Ed.1/3, 2AP

2017
Acrylic on canvas
53 x 41 cm (each), 2 pieces


VIDEOS

Installation Video
Ahn Kyuchul: Words Just for You

Teaser Trailer
Ahn Kyuchul: Words Just for You

Teaser Trailer
Ahn Kyuchul: Words Just for You


PUBLICATIONS

Ahn Kyuchul: Words Just for You


MEDIA COVERAGE

Exhibition: Words Just for You

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