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Kim Yong-Ik
(Korean, 1947)
 
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1947     
Born in Seoul, Korea
Currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea
 

EDUCATION
1975     
BFA in Painting, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea

1980     
MFA in Painting, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018      
untitled utopias, Cahiers d’Art, Paris, France
Endless Drawing, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2017      
I believe my works are still valid, Spike Island, Bristol & Korean Cultural Centre, London, UK
Tina Kim Gallery, New York, USA

2016      
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Closer…Come Closer…, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2011       
Timidly Resisting the No-Pain-Civilization, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

2006      
Gallery 175, Seoul, Korea

2003      
Pyo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2002      
Gallery Sagan, Seoul, Korea

2001      
Closer…Come Closer…, Gallery Woong, Seoul, Korea

2000      
Yangpyeong Project/Project, National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea

1997      
Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

1996      
Gallery Woong, Seoul, Korea

1995      
Gallery Hakcheon, Cheongju, Korea

1994      
Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1993      
Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1992      
Da-in Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1989      
Inkong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1986      
Inkong Gallery, Daegu, Korea

1983      
Culture Center, Daejon, Korea

1982      
Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

1978      
Gallery Te, Tokyo, Japan

1977      
Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018      
Flatland, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2016      
As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Suzhou Documents: Histories of a Global Hub, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2014      
ART Fahrenheit 451: Sailing into the Sea of Oblivion, Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan

2013      
Sphere_Body_Landscape: Healing Ground, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Knowledge is Power: Post-Propaganda, Wumin Art Center, Cheongju, Korea
Learning Machine, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea

2012      
Garden of Learning, 2012 Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
SeMA Gold 2012: Hidden Track, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2010      
Korean Historical Conceptual Art 1970-80s, Gyeonggi-do Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea
Nature and Peace, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2010, Gongju Yeonmisan Nature Art Park, Gongju, Korea
Day of Confidence, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
Land Art Mongolia 360°, 1st Land Art Mongolia Biennale, Baga Gazriin Chuluu-Dunggobi, Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Him of Gyeonggi-do, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Young Seek 1981-2010, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2008      
Nature, Environment and Man through Art-Nature Peace, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2008, Gongju Yeonmisan Nature Art Park, Gongju, Korea
The 40th Anniversary of Soo-Young Kim’s Death-Tribute Exhibition: An Account of Converting, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea
Neighborhood Facilities, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

2007      
Multi-functional Administrative City Public Art Project: Embracing Jongchon, Jongchonli, Yeongigun, Sejong, Korea

2005      
Tripping the Balance, Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, Korea

2004      
You are my Sun, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Virtual Daughter, Seoul Women’s Plaza, Seoul, Korea

2002      
After the Grid, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
Pause, Gwangju Biennale 2002, Project 4, Gwangju, Korea

2000      
Public Art, Yangpyeong project, National Folk Museum, Seoul, Korea
Famous Artists’ Printing Works Exhibition for the Medicine Aid on Kids of North Korea, Dongsanbang Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The Citizens Assembly Fundraising Exhibition, Café Zalkove, Seoul, Korea

1999      
North-East Asia and the 3rd World Art, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Pop, Sung-kok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

1998      
Inaugural Exhibition: Fond of the Frame, More than the Painting, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Seoul in Media - Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Inaugural Exhibition: 2000 Time Spirit, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

1997      
Painting and Writing, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea
Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Gallery Euro, Seoul, Korea
Korean Art '97- Humanism, Animalism, Mechanism, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
DOT, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

1996      
Development of Korean Modernism-Conquest of Modern 1970-90, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Hong Myung-Seop, Kim Yong-Ik, Two-One Man show, Choi Gallery, Seoul, Korea & Ars
Polona Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1995      
Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Gallery Jo, Seoul, Korea

1994      
Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Inkong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
Opening the 21st Century, Gallery 21st Century, Seoul, Korea

1993      
Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1992      
Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1991      
Inaugural Exhibition, Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, Korea
Kim Yong-Ik, Moon Beom, Hong Myung-Seop, Space Museum, Seoul, Korea

1990      
Contemporary Art Festival 90's, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1989      
Seoul, March of 1989, 10 Artists, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1988      
Korean Modern Painting in the 70's, Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Late Modernism Show Part-, Hyundai Department Store Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Modernism in Korean Contemporary Art Scene: 1970-1979, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
Seoul, March of 1988, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1987      
30/40 Abstract with Geometry, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Seoul, March of 1987, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1986      
Yokohama-Seoul Contemporary Art Show '86, City Museum of Yokohama, Japan
meta-FORM. meta-MIND, Culture Center, Daejeon, Korea
11th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea
The 2nd Sino-Korean Modern Painting Exchange Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan

1985      
1985, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea
10th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

1984      
Contemporary Korean Art Exhibition, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1984, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea
9th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

1983      
Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition: A Trend of the Late 70's
, Travelling exhibition held in Tokyo, Osaka, Utsunomiya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Japan
Works by Controversial Artists in 1982, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
8th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

1982      
Korean-Japanese Paper Works, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea & the City Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
After (The) Logicalness, Su Gallery, Daegu, Korea
7th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea

1981      
The Winter of Sinchon, Sung-Gu Lee’s Studio, Seoul, Korea
6th Ecole de Seoul, Kwanhoon Museum, Gallery Goryeo, Myeongdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Exhibition of the Origin Fine Arts Association, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Korea/Japan Contemporary Painting Exhibition 1981, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Today’s Circumstance, Kwanhoon Museum, Seoul, Korea
The 1st Korean Young Artists Biennale, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul

1980      
Geumgang Contemporary Art Festival, Geumgang Beach, Gongju, Korea
Festival – Contemporary Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

1979      
7th Independents, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
5th Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Korean Art – The Methods of Today, Korea Culture and Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea

1978      
6th Independants, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
4th Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1977      
Korea: Facet of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Central Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan 
6th ST, Kyeon-Ji Gallery, Seoul, Korea
4 Artists’ Exhibition in July, Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea
5th Independants, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
3rd Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1976      
2nd Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1975      
13th São Paulo Art Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
1st Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
1st Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

1974      
2nd Independents, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
4th Esprit, Myeongdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1st Daegu Contemporary Art Festival, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea

 
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Korea
Ho-am Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
M+, Museum for Visual Culture, Hong Kong
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
POSCO Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan