KUKJE GALLERY
Park Seo-Bo
(Korean, 1931)
 
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1931
Born in Yé-Cheon, Gyeong-Buk, Korea.


EDUCATION
1954
Graduated, Painting Dept. of Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea.
2000
Honorary Doctoral Degree, Hong-Ik University, Seoul.

1994
Founded Seo-Bo Art and Cultural Foundation, Seoul.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Park Seo-Bo Ecriture 1967-1976, White Cube, Hong Kong 
Ecriture, Galerie Perrotin, New York, USA
Pursuit of Inner Self, Art Issue Projects, Taipei, Taiwan 

2017
ZIGZAG: Ecriture 1983-1992, White Cube Gallery, London
 
2016
White Cube Gallery, London
Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong
Empty the Mind: The Art of Park Seo-Bo, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Tina Kim Gallery, New York
 
2015
Galerie Perrotin, New York
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon
Johyun Gallery, Busan

2014
Galerie Perrotin, Paris

2012
Daegu Art Museum, Daegu

2010-2011
Kukje Gallery, Seoul
Park, Seo-Bo, a Forerunner of Korean Avant-garde: Record His 60 years,
Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan
Johyun Gallery, Busan

2010
ART TAIPEPI 2010, Wellside Gallery(Booth NO.43), Taipei

2008
Empty the mind, Gallery ARARIO, New York
Empty the mind, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai

2007
PARK, SEO-BO Today Playing with Color, Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan
Gallery ARARIO BEIJING, Beijing

2006
Cabinet des Dessins, Musée D ‘art Moderne, Saint-Etienne Métropole, Saint-Etienne

2002
REMBA Gallery, Los Angeles

1997
Ace Gallery, Los angeles

1996
BASEL ART FAIR, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Musée Basel, Basel
FIAC ’96, Jo Hyun Gallery, Espace Eiffel Branly, Paris

1991
‘PARK, SEO-BO’s Painting: Its Forty Years’, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

1981
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul

1978
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo

1973
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo

1962
National Central Libarary Gallery, Seoul


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITONS
2018
Korean Abstract Art: Kim Whanki and Dansaekhwa, Powerlong Museum, Shanghai, China
Five Korean Artists, Five Kinds of White, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo

2017
Arts of Korea, Brooklyn Museum, New York
Korean Dansaekhwa, Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, St.Peterburg
Rhythm in Monochrome: Korean Abstract Painting, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Looking into Korean Art II: Dansaekhwa, Museum San, Wonju

2016
New Beginnings: Between Gesture and Geometry, The George Economou Collection, Athens
Dansaekhwa and Minimalism, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, New York
When Process Becomes Form: Dansaekhwa and Korean Abstraction, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
Dansaekhwa: The Adventure of Korean Monochrome from 70s to today, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan

2015                   
Dansaekhwa, Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice
Avant Garde Asia: Lines of Korean Masters, Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery, Hong Kong
 
2014
The Art of Dansaekhwa, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

2012
Daegue Art Museum, Daegue

2010-11
Soul of Line, Ungno Lee Museum of Art, Daejeon
 
2010
FIAC 2010, Kukje Gallery, Grand Palais & Louvre, Paris
Special Planned Exhibition Clayarch Gimhae Museum 2010 ‘OFF THE WALL’ Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae
The Opening Exhibition of Seongbuk Museum of Art ‘The PRESENCE’, Seongbuk Museum of Art, Seoul
ART HK 2010 (Hong Kong International Art Fair), Keumsan Gallery
(Booth No.04), Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong
CLOUD-Power of Asian Contemporary Art, Soka Art Center, Beijing
2010 IN THE MIDST OF THE KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
 
2009
Beginning of New Era, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
MIXOGRAFIA- Innovation and Collaboration-, the Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Museum, Oregon
The Color of Nature- Monochrome Art in Korea-, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai
Kim Tschang-Yeul + Park Seo-Bo + Lee Ufan, Johyun Gallery, Busan
 
2008-09
Transcendence : Modernity and Beyond in Korean Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
 
2008
SIPA 2008 (Seoul International Print Photo Art Fair 2008), Wellside Gallery, Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
Busan Biennale 2008 - Leaders of Asia’s Contemporary Art, Busan
Korean Abstract Art: 1958-2008, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
 
2007
Urban Crossroads-New York, Paris, Seoul-, Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade
Poetry in Motion, Galerie BEYELER, Basel
A Table of Korean Contemporary Art, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu
Elastic Taboos-Within the Korean World of Contemporary Art-, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
 
2006
Exhibition ‘PARK, SEO-BO & LEE KANG SO; WORKING WITH NATURE (Tate Gallery Liverpool)- 14 years later’, Gallery Samtuh, Seoul
SIPA 2006 (Seoul International Print, Photo & Edition Works Art Fair), Korea Print Art Promotion Committee, Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
ART SINGAPORE 2006, Lee Hwaik Gallery, Suntec Singapore Level 6 Hall, Singapore
Established Statues, Gallery SP, Seoul
MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2006, Gallery Samtuh, Melbourne
ART CHICAGO 2006 at Navy Pier, UM Gallery, Chicago
ART FAIR BOLOGNA, Galerie Dorothea Van Der Koelen Mainz, Bologna Exhibition Center, Bologna Italy
 
2005
TRADITION UND ZEITGEIST – Koreanische Gegenwarts Kunst -, Galerie Hellhof & Galerie Hana, Kronberg, Germany
SHANGHAI ART FAIR 2005, KOREAN SPECIAL EXHIBITION –Park, Seo-Bo/ Chung, Chang-Sup/ Yun, Hyong-Keun-, Shanghai Mart, Shanghai
Art Cologne Now, Galerie Dorothea Van der Koelen Mainz (Halle 9 1, Stand C-011), Koln
Das Koreanische Monochrom –Park, Seo-Bo/ Lee Ufan/ Kim, Guirin/ Yun, Hyong-Keun-, Galerie Dorothea Van der Koelen Mainz, Mainz
Art & Issue – China-Korea Art Exchange Exhibition -, Soka Contemporary Space, Beijing
SEOUL ART FAIR 2005, Gallery Samtuh & Jean Art Gallery & Gallery Sejul, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
Contemporary Art of Korea, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan
Exhibition of Park, Seo-Bo & Kim, Tschang-Yeul, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
The 30th Anniversary Exhibition –from Modern to Contemporary-, Kongkan Gallery, Busan
KIAF 2005 (Korea International Art Fair), Gallery Samtuh, Coex/Indian Hall, Seoul
The 35th Anniversary Exhibition Part II- Modern & Contemporary Masters-, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
ART TAIPEI 2005, Soka Art Center, Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall3, Taipei
ON Line + OFF Line, UM Gallery, Seoul
 
2004
The Art Festival for World Peace 2004, Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai
SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2004, Jean Art Gallery, Shanghai Mart Hall, Shanghai
MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2004, Gallery Samtuh, Melbourne
ART CHICAGO 2004 at Navy Pier, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago
Monochrome Paintings of Korea, Past and Present, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
KIAF 2004 (Korea International Art Fair), Gallery Samtuh & Korea Art Gallery, Coex/Indian Hall, Seoul
The Special Show of the Most Distinguished Contemporary Artists in Korea, China
International Gallery Expositions, Beijing
China International Gallery Exposition, UM Gallery, China International Science and Technology Exposition Center, Beijing
 
2003
Traditional & Innovation, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
SEOUL ART FAIR 2003, Gallery Samtuh, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
ART COLOGNE 2003, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln
SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2003, Johyun Gallery, Shanghai Mart Hall, Shanghai
6th Triennale Mondiale D’Estampes Petit Format 2002, Chamalieres, France
FIAC 2003, Ci-Gong Gallery, Paris
KIAF 2003 (Korea International Art Fair), Gallery Samtuh & Johyun Gallery, Coex/Indian Hall, Seoul
ART CHICAGO 2003 at Navy Pier, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago
ART 2003 (Daegu Art Expo 2003), Johyun Gallery & Gallery Shilla, EXCO, Daegu
Tradition & Innovation III-Koreanische Gegenwartskunst, Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin
White Spectrum - Joseon White Porcelain and Korean Contemporary Art -, Joseon Royal Kiln Museum, Gwangju
 
2002-3
Appreciation of Abstract Paintings, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
Korean Contemporary Art from the 1970’s to mid-1980’s Age of Philosophy and Aesthetics, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
 
2002
KIAF 2002 (Korea International Art Fair), Johyun Gallery & Gallery Canji, Busan Convention Center, Busan
30th Anniversary of Jean Art Gallery-Korea-Japan Contemporary Art 2002-, Jean Art Gallery, Jean Art Center, Seoul
2002 ART COLOGNE 2002, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln
ART CHICAGO 2002 AT NAVY PIER, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago
BASEL ART FAIR, Gallery Hyundai, Musee Basel, Basel
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
The Unfinished Century: Legacies 20th Century Art, Organizers The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo
Visiting Artist-Maestro of Korean contemporary Art, Promoting Kumho Museum & Art Magazine Wolganmisool, Seoul
ART PALMBEACH, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Palmbeach
POST ART FAIR, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul
 
2001
ART COLOGNE 2001, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln
Korean Contemporary Art 1970-90, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
A Shadow of Myo-Oh, Gallery art Sagan, Seoul
8th INTERNATIONAL WORK ON PAPER FAIR 2001, Gellery Samtuh, Sydney
Super PHAT, Cypress College Fine Art Gallery, Cypress
Korean Contemporary Art from mid-1960’s to mid-1970’s: A Decade of Transition and Dynamics, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
ART CHICAGO 2001 at Navy Pier, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago
ART MIAMI 2001, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Miami
ART PALMBEACH 2001, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Palmbeach
 
2000
ART COLOGNE 2000, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln
12 Contemporary Artists 2000, Sun Gallery, Seoul
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, San Francisco
Postwar Abstract Art in Korea and the West: Passion and Expression, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul
MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2000, Jean Art Gallery, Melbourne
Figurative Non-Figurative, Gana Art Center, Seoul
What is so of itself, POSCO Art Museum, Seoul
An Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art, -in the 1950s to the 1960s-, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
The Special Exhibition of the Facet of Korean and Japan Contemporary Art at 'Man + Space’ Gwang Ju Biennale 2000, Gwang Ju
 
1999-75
ECOLE DE SEOUL, National Museum of contemporary Art & Kwan-Hoon Gallery, Seoul
 
1999
Korean Art of 50 Years: 1950-1999, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
NICAF TOKYO ’99, Jean art Gallery & Galerie Bhak, Tokyo
Les Peintres Du SILENCE, Musee des Arts Asiatiques, Nice

1998
Les Peintres du SILENCE-La Corée d’ Aujourd’hui-, Musée Château des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbèliard France.

1992
WORKING WITH NATURE-Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea-, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool England.

1989
REVOLUTION : FLASH-BACK, Paris Art Center, Paris.

1988
The 43rd La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

1978
Secondes Rencontres Internationles d’Art Contemporian, Galeries Nationales du Grand Paris, Paris

1977
Korea : Facet of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Central Museum of Art, Tokyo

1975
Korea : Five Artists Five Hinsek, White, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo

1975,65
The 8th & 13rd Biennale de São Paulo, Brazil

1963
The 3rd Biennale de Paris, Paris
4 Young Korean Artists Exhibition, Galerie Lambert, Paris
 
1962
The First Saigon International Biennale Exhibition, Saigon Vietnam
 
1961
Jeunes Peintres du Monde a Paris(Held by National Committee of I.A.A. France), Paris
 
1960-57
The Hyun-Dae (Contemporary) Exhibition, Held by Hyun-Dae Artists Association, Seoul
 
1957
The Korean Contemporary Artists Exhibition, World House Gallery, New York