1928 · Republic of Korea
Yun Hyong-Keun is seen as an established contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in the Republic of Korea, like other famous artists such as Chung Kwang-Hwa, Woojey Oh, Sun-tae Hwang, Kim Chun Hwan, and Han Soonja. Yun Hyong-Keun was born in 1928.
Yun Hyong-Keun's work is on display in several galleries around the world, in countries such as the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the United States. Some of those galleries are David Zwirner | London in the United Kingdom, Axel Vervoordt Gallery in Belgium, as well as Blum & Poe | Los Angeles in the United States.
Further Biographical Context for Yun Hyong-Keun
Yun Hyong-Keun was born in 1928 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1930s. The period of the 1930s is epitomised by the conflict between a number of political ideologies, including Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. Surrealism continued to dominate in Europe, and had influence worldwide. Artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico, worked to incorporate the ideas posed by Surrealism into their revolutionary political ideologies, developing a new kind of magic realism.