Byung-Hun-Min

1955 · Republic of Korea

Artist biography

Byung-Hun-Min is an established contemporary artist, who was born in the Republic of Korea - other established artists such as Chul-Hyun Ahn, Okhyun Ahn, Keysook Geum, Won Ju Lim, and Sangwoo Kim were also born inthe Republic of Korea. Byung-Hun-Min was born in 1955.

Byung-Hun-Min's Gallery representation

Byung-Hun-Min's work is available for viewing at La Galerie Particulière | Paris in France.

Further Biographical Context for Byung-Hun-Min

Byung-Hun-Min was born in 1955 was primarily influenced by the distinctive cultural milieu of 1970s. The 1970s were a period of consolidation and development in the arts, most often characterised as a response to the central strains of the previous decade. Conceptual art developed as a key movement, a partial evolution of and response to minimalism. Land Art took the works of art into the expansive outdoors, taking creative production away from commodities and looking to engage with the earliest ideas of environmentalism. Process art combined elements of conceptualism with other formal reflections, creating mysterious and experimental bodies of work. Expressive figurative painting began to regain importance for the first time since the decline of Abstract Expressionism twenty years before, especially in Germany where Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz became highly renowned figures worldwide. Many of the artists who became so famous and successful in the 1960s remained dominant figures. For example, Andy Warhol branched out into film and magazine publishing, the first kind of pan cultural activity for a visual artist. This secured his reputation as a globally renowned celebrity in his own right. n Japan and Korea, artists associated with the Mono-Ha movement focused on encounters between natural and industrial materials such as stone, glass, cotton, sponge, wood, oil and water, arranging them in mostly unchanged, fleeting states. The works focused on the interdependency of these various elements and the surrounding space, and had a strong focus upon the European ideas of phenomenology.

Byung-Hun-Min

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