Korean Art and Antiques
All Items : Artists : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #828541 (stock #0257)
Korean Art and Antiques
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Lee Seung O's innovative paper assemblage, 36 x 28.75 inches, 91 x 73 cm. Lee's work is in the permanent collection of many major museums, including the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, and he has an excellent auction record, with not a single work going unsold in the many major auctions that have listed his work over the last several years, including Christie's. It is said of Lee Seung O that he is an old spirit with a young mind. While so many young Korean artists are looking to the West for guidance, Lee has found inspiration in the soulful symbolism of traditional Korean folk art. His work is a most inventive and unrestrained interpretation of this tradition, true to the creative spirit of Korean folk art. He has created an entirely new technique of stacking colored paper and wetting the stacks so that they will be stuck together when they dry, then cutting the stacks into strips, and then assembling 'painting-like' compositions that use the edge of the stacks of paper, creating exciting works of great textural density. His work uses an everyday material to make us look at objects (and the world) from a different viewpoint and in an entirely new way, reminding us that innovation and beauty shouldn’t be forced or contrived and needn’t be sought in unknown regions, but can be rooted in tradition and found naturally.
All Items : Artists : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #828538 (stock #0256)
Korean Art and Antiques
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Lee Seung O's innovative paper assemblage, 36 x 26 inches, 91 x 66 cm. Lee's work is in the permanent collection of many major museums, including the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, and he has an excellent auction record, with not a single work going unsold in the many major auctions that have listed his work over the last several years, including Christie's. It is said of Lee Seung O that he is an old spirit with a young mind. While so many young Korean artists are looking to the West for guidance, Lee has found inspiration in the soulful symbolism of traditional Korean folk art. His work is a most inventive and unrestrained interpretation of this tradition, true to the creative spirit of Korean folk art. He has created an entirely new technique of stacking colored paper and wetting the stacks so that they will be stuck together when they dry, then cutting the stacks into strips, and then assembling 'painting-like' compositions that use the edge of the stacks of paper, creating exciting works of great textural density. His work uses an everyday material to make us look at objects (and the world) from a different viewpoint and in an entirely new way, reminding us that innovation and beauty shouldn’t be forced or contrived and needn’t be sought in unknown regions, but can be rooted in tradition and found naturally.
All Items : Artists : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #828523 (stock #0254)
Korean Art and Antiques
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Lee Seung O's innovative paper assemblage, 36 x 18.5 inches, 91 x 47 cm. Lee's work is in the permanent collection of many major museums, including the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, and he has an excellent auction record, with not a single work going unsold in the many major auctions that have listed his work over the last several years, including Christie's. It is said of Lee Seung O that he is an old spirit with a young mind. While so many young Korean artists are looking to the West for guidance, Lee has found inspiration in the soulful symbolism of traditional Korean folk art. His work is a most inventive and unrestrained interpretation of this tradition, true to the creative spirit of Korean folk art. He has created an entirely new technique of stacking colored paper and wetting the stacks so that they will be stuck together when they dry, then cutting the stacks into strips, and then assembling 'painting-like' compositions that use the edge of the stacks of paper, creating exciting works of great textural density. His work uses an everyday material to make us look at objects (and the world) from a different viewpoint and in an entirely new way, reminding us that innovation and beauty shouldn’t be forced or contrived and needn’t be sought in unknown regions, but can be rooted in tradition and found naturally.
All Items : Artists : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #828510 (stock #0252)
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Lee Seung O's innovative paper assemblage, 24 x 18 inches, 61 x 46 cm. Lee's work is in the permanent collection of many major museums, including the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, and he has an excellent auction record, with not a single work going unsold in the many major auctions that have listed his work over the last several years, including Christie's. It is said of Lee Seung O that he is an old spirit with a young mind. While so many young Korean artists are looking to the West for guidance, Lee has found inspiration in the soulful symbolism of traditional Korean folk art. His work is a most inventive and unrestrained interpretation of this tradition, true to the creative spirit of Korean folk art. He has created an entirely new technique of stacking colored paper and wetting the stacks so that they will be stuck together when they dry, then cutting the stacks into strips, and then assembling 'painting-like' compositions that use the edge of the stacks of paper, creating exciting works of great textural density. His work uses an everyday material to make us look at objects (and the world) from a different viewpoint and in an entirely new way, reminding us that innovation and beauty shouldn’t be forced or contrived and needn’t be sought in unknown regions, but can be rooted in tradition and found naturally.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #825439 (stock #0124)
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Artist signed wood box is included. 16 x 10.5 x 6.75 inches, 41 x 27 x 17 cm.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #824469 (stock #0251)
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Artist signed wood box is included. 19.25 x 11.5 x 7 inches, 49 x 29 x 18 cm.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #814989 (stock #0125)
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13 x 12.5 x 6 inches, 33 x 32 x 15 cm
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #814987 (stock #0126)
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Kim Yik Yung Rare Early Porcelain Vessel from 1992. 24 x 12 x 12 inches, 61 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm. We have other works of porcelain art by Kim Yik Yung, so please let us know if you have any interest. Also spelled Kim Yikyung, Kim Yikyoung, Kim Ik Yung, Kim Ik Young, Kim Ikyung, Kim Ikyoung, Yik Yung Kim, Yikyung Kim, Yik Young Kim, Yikyoung Kim, Ik Yung Kim, Ikyung Kim, Yik Young Kim, Yikyoung Kim, Kim Ik Yeong, Kim Ikyeong, Ik Yeong Kim, Ikyeong Kim, Kim Yik Yeong, Kim Yikyeong, Yik Yeong Kim, Yikyeong Kim, Kim Yik-Yung, Yik-Yung Kim, Kim Yik-Young, Yik-Young Kim, Kim Ik-Yung, Ik-Yung Kim, Kim Yik-Young, Yik-Young Kim, Kim Ik-Yeong, Ik-Yeong Kim, Kim Yik-Yeong, Yik-Yeong Kim.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #814958 (stock #0097)
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Kang Jong Sook is an artist from Korea who has built a successful studio and school in New York. Mint Condition. h21"(53cm), w20"(51cm), d16"(41cm). We have more pieces by this vanguard Korean artist, so please let us know if you have any interest.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #814952 (stock #0128)
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18 x 18 inches, 46 x 46 cm. Lee Heyung Bok has been featured on the covers of Korean art publications Ceramic Art Monthly and Craft & Art Review.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #814949 (stock #0129)
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15 x 15 inches, 38 x 38 cm. Lee Heyung Bok has been featured on the covers of Korean art publications Ceramic Art Monthly and Craft & Art Review.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #814947 (stock #0130)
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16h x 14w inches, 40.5 x 30.5 cm. Lee Heyung Bok has been featured on the covers of Korean art publications Ceramic Art Monthly and Craft & Art Review.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #805720 (stock #0237)
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This gorgeous Ichung-nong (Korean Two Unit Stacked Chest) is a rare early piece (mid 19th Century) that has aged to a warm rich hue that is nothing short of a heartwarming and rare treasure to behold. It is a beautiful effect that could never be even closely duplicated with new wood. The finishing process involved singing the wood with a hot iron to both darken it and draw out the resin, and then using straw to rub pinesoot into the grain to further darken it and simultaneously seal the pores and prevent drying, and finishing it with a light pineseed oil finish. A further air of mystery and dignity is given by the very long aging process itself. It is constructed of pine and a rare strain of paulownia with maple door and drawer panels, a rare and luxurious touch on a Korean chest, evidence that this piece was owned by a wealthy family. Furthermore, 'nong' chests were owned by upper-class families who would have observed the distinction between 'nong', which were intended for long-term storage, and the 'chang' type of chests which were for short-term storage. Much of the ironwork is in the shape of stylized floral motifs. The drawers are adorned with lovely Heavenly Peach drawer pulls of iron. The fruit of the mythical Heavenly Peach tree ripens only once every three thousand years and is eaten by the immortals when they gather for their feast at Yao Lake at the the abode of Sohwangmo, the Queen Mother of the West. A further nice historical and cultural touch on an already wonderful, one-of-a-kind piece. 54h x 35w x 14d inches, 137h x 89w x 35.5d cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #805592 (stock #0234)
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This fine, gorgeous Duiju (Korean Rice Chest), with its stunning, large zelkova front panel and frame of thick, sturdy pine to hold the weight of the rice, is a twin in size, quality, and construction of the Duiju in Korea's Onyang Museum (cf. Korean Furniture and Culture, page 60). 35w x 34.5h x 23d inches, 89w x 88h x 59d cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #801498 (stock #0158)
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Lovely Framed Bojagi Korean Patchwork Wrapping Cloth (Chogakbo). Since they are made from scraps of cloth, no two bojagi are alike. The versatile bojagi could be used for wrapping objects, covering them, or carrying them. A fine and framed example of a uniquely Korean folk art object. Frame: 25 x 24 inches (63.5 x 61 cm), Bojagi: 18.5 x 17.5 inches (47 x 44.5 cm).
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #790103 (stock #0138)
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Large Buncheong Vase by Yoon Ja Eui 20h x 13w 13.5d inches, 50h x 33w x 34d cm.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #770313 (stock #0137)
Korean Art and Antiques
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Korean Contemporary Marbleware Bottle by Seo Kuk Jin
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #770312 (stock #0136)
Korean Art and Antiques
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Seo Kuk Jin Korean Contemporary Marbleware Bottle