Current Address Of Korea Pop Art : COLOR

Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the mid-1950's in Britain and in the late 1950's in the United States. Pop art presented a challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular culture such as advertising, news, etc. In pop art, material is sometimes visually removed from its known context, isolated, and/or combined with unrelated material. The concept of pop art refers not as much to the art itself as to the attitudes that led to it.American pop art shows similar feature such as dadaism(also called as Neo Dada) through Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns who are the early pop artist of american.Then, by adding the color of any description and repeat the face of celebrity to the canvas through a pop artist representative of the United States, to attacks he elitism of pure luxury art and obscure the meaning of art.As described general terms before, pop art have a some difficult thought and philosophy that people don't understanding who do not majoring in the arts.Then, how Korean people know about the pop art?One of the keywords that people have is a flashy color.Also, recently a lot of Korean pop artists have came up. There are 3 people who actively use the color; Jeonghwa Choi, Ik Mo Kim, and Sang Hyun Lee. And I am going to tell you about these people. Moreover, this collection wants to say what color they choose to show what is pop art of Korea.

He attracted the attention aboard the Grand Prize and the Excellence Award in the JOONGANG FINEARTS PRIZE in '86, in '87, but then, he is the interior designer by burning all of the images was drawing to it. Then, he is one of the artist representing Korea, which to participate worldwide Biennale.
He has been used in any home (if you are Korean) with a basket of plastic and operate the new structure. (It's called 'Sokuri' in Korean). It is his intention through work with trifling things around here, it's that breathed new vitality. It has been evaluated by the addition of color to the object the daily necessities of Korean culture, that it has completed the pop Korea basis.
This work is also an installation piece made ​​of plastic basket. He received the question of why make a piece with the old accessory like this frequently from critics. He answered, "I thought to have been joined together's been long and and new art". also he said both are important, that there are in this together two's more important.
This work is an installation piece that was arranged long cloth of flashy colors along the river of Jeju Island. He was much brighter along the river of Jeju Island through the fabric color that you can feel the emotion of Korea tradition.
He used many objects of fancy colored flower, and expressed the horse.
Kim, Ik Mo was born in 광주 in 1956, graduated from Chosun University College of Art, now he is also a professor of the university. As mentioned above, he has remained following the 광주. It has released many works that abstract the landscape of home with a passion for phenomenal of his hometown so much.
In order to draw the abstraction of his own, he uses a lot of vibrant colors diverse. In this work, he used a dot pattern of red in the upper part especially, but these points, there is also reminiscent of Yayoi Kusama of the dots artist in Japan.
He work using a free brushing, soft mixing, and the nest of the color, the shape is hidden in the screen. He'd look better a landscape that has been locked in a fog through a window glass blurred by using these techniques.
Sanghyun Lee is a professional photographer. He used the method to synthesize the appearance of his old photos that have been collected in Japanese colonial era. As a result, he let's talk about the identity of Korea that was trampled in Japan.
His photo is almost gray tone. However, it emphasis that the color an important object or part about emphasize. Also, It have completed the Korean pop art using Image about feel the emotional basis for Korea.
Sang Hyun is listening to evaluation 'Time and space is that it is meaningless in his work'. "The Birth of Venus" there is a stone statue of the Buddhist, photo in black and white faded in the history filled with colorful flowers will tell you that he wants to say. I think such this feature that it is the spirit of pop art that he inherited.
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