KUKJE GALLERY
Ha Chong-Hyun
Conjunction 18-65
2018
Oil on hemp cloth
130 x 97 cm

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The Dansaekhwa master Ha Chong-Hyun’s signature Conjunction series is created by applying thick oil paint to the back of and pushing it to the front of the surface through the coarse weave, a process known as bae-ap-bub. Ha’s works possess a serene yet bold sense of materiality; the red color on Conjunction 18-65 holds a uniquely Korean aesthetic that reflects the artist’s lifelong exploration into organic tones from familiar surroundings.

단색화의 거장 하종현의 대표 연작인 ‘접합’은 올이 굵고 거친 마대자루의 뒷면에 두꺼운 물감을 바르고 앞면으로 밀어 넣는 방식인 ‘배압법(背押法)’으로 제작된다. 간결하고 고요하면서도 강렬한 물성을 띄며, 한국적 미감을 드러내는 특유의 적색은 일상 속 익숙하고 친근한 대상에서 고유의 색을 발견해온 작가의 탐구를 반영한다.




EXHIBITIONS

May 29, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019
Nov 8, 2018 - Mar 2, 2019
Feb 20, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
Sep 17, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
May 8, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015
Aug 28, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014



PUBLICATIONS




VIDEOS

Installation Video
Ha Chong-Hyun

Installation Video
Opening l Korean Abstract Art: Kim Whanki and Dansaekhwa, Powerlong Museum

,Artist Interview
Why Dansaekhwa - Collateral Event of the 56th Venice Biennale




NEWS

Kwon Young-Woo, Park Seo-Bo, Lee Ufan, and Ha Chong-Hyun Participate in Group Exhibition at the Cranbrook Art Museum

Ha Chong-Hyun, Subject of Solo Exhibition in Paris and London

Ha Chong-Hyun Participates in Busan Biennale 2016

Kukje Gallery Showcases Important Works by the Dansaekhwa Masters including Ha Chong-Hyun at Frieze Masters 2014