Interview: Valerie Won Lee - Colorful Artist, Korean Returnee
26 weeks 6 days ago


GWANGJU, South Korea -- Speaking from Paris via Skype and a thick French accent Valerie happily declares: “I sold some paintings!” She shares a photo of an image with a...

Busan Biennale 2013 Kicks Off at Songdo Beach
31 weeks 3 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan Biennale 2013 kicked off the beginning of their exhibition on a special stage at Songdo beach this past weekend with an opening ceremony. The festival will run for 30 days featuring 35 on-and-off shore installations—15 invited works and 20 final entries—including art works from 11 countries, which will be on display at the month-long event from September 14 until October 13.

The festival is co-hosted by the city of Busan and the organizational...

Lecture by Artist Liat Livni
35 weeks 1 day ago

September 7th, 2013; Famous Israeli Artist, Liat Livni, will give a lecture on her Art and the Art of Israel from 3-5pm at the Israel House in Haeundae Centum City
Contact  : 010-2434-1946


When Sharing Becomes Culture: Special Art Exhibition for Charity Opens August 12th in Busan
36 weeks 6 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Starting August 12 and running through September 14 , Sojunghan Nun Ophthalmology Clinic in Centum City will host a charity exhibition to aid children suffering from leukemia.

The exhibition has been coordinated through...

Busan City to Establish Lee Ufan Gallery Annex to the Busan Museum of Art
38 weeks 2 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Lee Ufan Gallery will be established in the Busan Museum of Art.  Lee Ufan (born 1936 in Haman-gun, South Korea) is the renowned Korean minimalist painter, sculptor, and academic. He says that Busan, where he went to high school during the Korean War, is his second home. 

Busan City Mayor Hur Nam-sik and Lee Ufan signed an overall cooperation agreement to establish the Lee Ufan Gallery as an annex to the Busan Museum of Art on July 15 at Busan...

Exhibition: Former Player Park Chan Ho Turns Artist While Being Turned into Art
41 weeks 14 hours ago

SEOUL, South Korea -- One minute you're standing on the mound facing some of the world's best hitters, the next minute you're tossing paint covered balls at a canvas and being dubbed an artist. Such is the interesting retirement of 19-year pro baseball...

Art Show Busan Held at BEXCO This Weekend
46 weeks 2 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- "Art Show Busan", the festival of modern art, will be held until the tenth in the second BEXCO building in Busan. 

The organizing committee of Art Show Busan hosted the opening ceremony, attended by about one-hundred celebrities in the art world at 3 pm, Wednesday and started the final preparations for the festival. 

In this festival, 2,500 various art works including paintings, sculptures, installation art and media art of 170 artists...

BIWA, DIWA Artists Present "Embracing Our Creativity"
47 weeks 16 hours ago



Embracing Our Creativity

Series 3: Visual Art


In Spring (from the 29th of May to the 2nd of June) Busan International Women’s Association (BIWA), Daegu International Women’s Association (DIWA) and Gallery Lee & Bae will host an art exhibition of visual art...

Exhibition: Korea-U.S.-Japan International Photo Exchange
49 weeks 3 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- A photo exhibition that captures the beautiful nature, customs and way of life in Korea, the United States and Japan will be held from May 16 to 23 at BS Busan Bank Art Gallery (near Gwangbok Road). The Korea-U.S.-Japan International...

Art and Culture Converge on Shopping Street
1 year 9 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- On Seomyeon Street in Busanjin District, art and culture are alive. Duty-free shops, department stores and all kinds of restaurants are on offer at Busan’s No. 1 shopping street in Seomyeon.

Busan City has created a street where art and culture are alive. The 2.1-kilometer (1.3-mile) road from Seomyeon Judies Taehwa to Dongbo Plaza has changed from a neighborhood of steel and tool appliance shops into a shopping and cultural experience zone where young...

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