Making rapid progress, Korean Contemporary Art has attracted great attentions from all over the world.
To explore the fascination, major group exhibition "Double Fantasy" featuring edgy 15 Korean artists will be held at Marugame Inokuma-Genichiro Museum of Contemporary Art.
Yee Sookyung's unique objets made with fragment of china plate from Joseon Dynasty, re-join together with gold metals, portraits of girls sitting in a room painted all in pink, Yoon Jeongmee photographs, and quiet world lurks in minimam architectural photographs of KDK.Involving traditional cultures and history of the country, as well as actively taking new and unique perspective of each artist in, their art shows creative development and infinitive possibility. This catalogue book for the exhibition "DOUBLW FANTASY" will reveal the appeals of contemporary art of Korea, the country lies so near yet so far. Including complete volume of texts contributed by curators from both in Japan and Korea, this catalogue for the exhibition "DOUBLE FABTASY" comprehensively covers Korean contemporary art in one book. (With Japanese, Korean and English texts)

Participating Artists

Yee Sookyung / Kim Bomin / KDK(Kim Dokyun) / Lee Eunsil / Yoon Jeongmee / Koo Donghee / Won Seoungwon / Ji Yongho / Kim Hyena / Back Seungwoo / Shin Kiwoun / MeeNa@Park / Jung Yeondoo / Lee Jihyun / An Jungju

DOUBLE FANTASY: Korean Contemporary Art
12 July - 12 Oct 2009
Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art

Related Publications
Back Seungwoo Photo Book "REAL WORLD"
Back Seungwoo Contributing for FOIL_IANN vol.1"Inside Out Outside In Far East Asia"
KDK(Kim Dokyun) Contributing for IANN vol.3"Beyond the Silent Paper"


Korean Contemporary Art
Design: Rie Shimoda
Price: 2000 yen (tax excluded)
Size: 235 x 190 mm
Pages: 120 pages
Soft cover / Full colour
ISBN: 978-4-902943-46-7 C0070
(July, 2009)
* Includes English and Korean translations.

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