1977 · Republic of Korea

Artist biography

Seo is seen as an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from the Republic of Korea, like other famous artists such as Younghee Hong, Sun-tae Hwang, Dae Jin Choi, Soo Shin, and Seulkee Yun. Seo was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Seo is represented by two galleries. These are Galerie Michael Schultz | Berlin and Galerie Ludorff in Germany. Seo most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Studio d'Arte Cannaviello in Milan with the exhibition Multipli. The exhibition was open from 28 November 2018 until 22 January 2019. Seo's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Seeing the World Through Circles (13 February 2020 - 14 March 2020) at Wetterling Gallery in Sweden and MULTIVERSE (24 September 2019 - 07 October 2019) at Galerie Michael Schultz | Berlin in Germany. Seo's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called Multipli and took place at Studio d'Arte Cannaviello in Milan, Italy from the 28 November 2018 to 22 January 2019.

Further Biographical Context for Seo

Born in 1977, Seo was predominantly influenced by the 1980s. The 1980s were an era of increasing global capitalism, political upheaval, worldwide mass media, wealth discrepancies and distinctive music and fashion, characterised by hip hop and electronic pop music. This had a heavy impact on the generation of artists growing up during this time. The fall of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 1980s signified the end of the Cold War, yet the era was also distinguished by the African Famine. During this time leading art movements included Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and Neo-Expressionism, which took a strong hold in Germany, France and Italy. Artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel were leading artists working during this period, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, who developed the street art and graffiti movements, which quickly gained recognition.


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