Kwon Young–Woo

1926 · Republic of Korea

Artist biography

Kwon Young–Woo is an established artist, who was born in the the Republic of Korea, like other famous artists such as Jungmyung Lee, Jeongsu Woo, Jaehyo Lee, Ina Jang, and Sangwoo Kim. Kwon Young–Woo was born in 1926.


Kwon Young–Woo is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are Blum & Poe | Los Angeles and Blum & Poe | New York in the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Kwon Young–Woo

Kwon Young–Woo was born in 1926 and was predominantly influenced by the 1950s. During the Post War period, New York City became the international focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many subsequent decades. Significant artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been celebrated, amongst many other female creatives.

Kwon Young–Woo

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