Kim Kulim, Meaning of 1/24 Second, 1969/1984

Permanent Collection Exhibition

60th anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and South Korea: Realities in Korean Art

Dec 19, 2024 〜 Apr 8, 2025

Asia Gallery

The exhibition looks back on the history of Korean contemporary art through the works of well-known as well as emerging artists of the country, such as Kim Kulim, the pioneer of Korean experimental cinema, Kim Whanki, whose original abstract painting distinguishes itself from the Western art scene, and Hong Sungdam, who struggled to create art amid Minjung movement. Through their works, the exhibition tries to delve into the realities of art in Korea, which developed during times of radical change.