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Yoo Geun-Taek

Born in 1965

Lives and works in Seoul, South Korea

Overview

Yoo Geun-Taek is a significant figure in contemporary Korean painting. Since the 1990s, he has been exploring the redefinition of visual narratives derived from observation and the influence of the Dansaekhwa art movement that swept the Korean painting field of the 70s and 80s. Geun-Taek’s work is energetic, hypnotic, sensual and meditative. His practice incorporates the traditional techniques and materials of Korean painting, hanji paper (mulberry paper), inks and oyster shell powder. Geun-Tae...Read more