Busan Biennale 2012
1 year 33 weeks ago

Theme: Garden of Learning
○ Period: September 22-November 24, 2012
○ Venue: Busan Museum of Art etc.
○ Artwork: 200 artworks of 42 artists from 19 countries
○ Organization: Exhibition, Learning council, lectures, educational programs, etc.
○ Artistic Director: Roger M. Buergel (Germany)
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Interview: Artist Gaby Berglund Cardenas
1 year 35 weeks ago

Busan, South Korea -- For a lot of us, Ecuadorian-born Gaby Berglund Cardenas is the perfect example of a successful woman: she is well educated, speaks several languages and has a background in...

‘Lady-Bird-Transformation’ Sculpture Installed at the Busan Cinema Center
1 year 35 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- A decorative piece of artwork, Ralf Sander’s ‘Lady-Bird-Transformation(Mirage)’, was installed at Busan Cinema Center on August 7, 2012.

The sculpture transforms from a lady into a sea gull, depending on the angle from which it is viewed, hence the title of the sculpture. The idea of transformation and the seagull symbolize film as media and Busan Metropolitan City respectively. 

The seagull has long been a symbol of freedom....

''Tree of Life'': second solo exhibition by Gaby Berglund Cardenas
1 year 35 weeks ago

After a flourishing career in and out of Korea, the Swedish Ecuadorian artist, Gaby Berglund Cardenas, has been invited by the prestigious Gallery Idm to present her new series "Tree of Life", which was born after her trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. The series highlights her concern for ''the destruction of trees and the cultural genocide that still affects us today.''

Without limiting herself to any particular medium Cardenas expresses her visual poetry through printmaking, painting...

Sunday Art Market at Vehicle-free Zone Along Gwangbok-no
1 year 42 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea - The ‘Vehicle Free Zone at Gwangbok-no is being transformed into an art market every Sunday.

Busan City and Jung-gu District are hosting the art market in the car-free zone along Gwangbok-no every Sunday, from May 13 through August 12, 2012. 

Along with the art market, a variety of events including a children’s flea market, a handicraft experience zone and street performances are scheduled to be held. 

Children can bring...

Princess Di Lives on in the Queen in London
1 year 45 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea - Until October 21, if you’re in London, you can spy a Korean artist’s composite of Queen Elizabeth II that is taller than Shaquille O’Neill (at roughly 7’3”) and wider than an average American is tall (near 6’). Using 1,106 tiny images...

Haeundae - Gallery IDM
1 year 47 weeks ago

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Address : 1F, 1511-12, Jung-dong Dalmaji, Haeundae-gu, Busan Tel : +82 51 743 0059
Fax : +82 51 743 6059
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Open&Close time : Tue-Sun/ 10am-7pm (day off : Monday)

Artist Showcase: Sarah Elminshawi
1 year 51 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Sarah Elminshawi is a native of Canada currently working as a freelance illustrator and English teacher in Busan. She is a recent graduate of the illustration program at OCAD University in Toronto, and has since been building her career as an illustrator and an art teacher.

Sarah has been doing illustrations for Haps since 2011. She is always interested in working on new creative projects and collaborating with new...

The Art of Giving: BIWA Holds Annual Art and Photography Charity Exhibition
1 year 51 weeks ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Since 1965, the Busan International Women’s Association (BIWA), a non-profit organization, has been raising money to help those in Busan and the Kyungsang-Namdo area that are in need...

BIWA Art Exhibition: Embracing Our Creativity, Series II (Fine Art)
2 years 1 week ago

This is the second year the talented women of Busan International Women Association put their creativity together for charity purposes. Last year 150 guests came to the amazing opening party generating valuable income through cash donations and sales. This year we also have high expectations! Please visit us.

No entrance fee but donations are welcome.

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