Choi Xooang

I just turned in a grant application yesterday.  This morning Chad asked me what I’d be doing today to relax–I said research for my thesis!  I’m having a wonderful time going through the Korean Eye catalog.  Right now I am taking sections of the book and writing down key words for each artist (without looking […]

Sunday Morning Coffee

Still from Sojung Jun’s (전소정) film Last Pleasure (마지막 기쁨) at Doosan Gallery starting Sept. 4 An important tribute to an inspiring, generous, and vivacious person.  I interviewed Crystal a few years ago to help spread the word about China Residencies. Now an incredibly successful program, China Residencies is one small part of the vast […]

“Giant cyborgs and miniature humanoids: male nudes in South Korean art” (Art Radar)

  As a compliment to my article, “Supplementary Skins”, my most recent post for Art Radar Asia, “Giant cyborgs and miniature humanoids: male nudes in South Korean art” reviews work by Lee Yongbaek, Choi Xooang, Dongwook Lee, Hyungkoo Lee, and Kim Joon. See an excerpt below. Korea is the male make-up capital of the world and cosmetic surgery […]

Who is Alice?

Venice Biennale is not only an opportunity for the featured artists but also a chance for other artists to flood the neighboring art spaces in the City of Bridges. In a designated collateral event, Who is Alice? is an exhibition at Spazio Lightbox curated by Chuyoung Lee featuring 16 artists from South Korea: U-Ram Choe, Young Geun Park, Hong Chun Park, Hein […]