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Soontai HONG

1934~2016 Born in Seoul, South Korea

1960 Graduates from Seoul National University, Commercial Science major

Collection Related Publications

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Seoul Photo Archive by Hong Soontai, Seoul Museum of History, Seoul, South Korea
2013 HONG Soontai Seoul, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2006 Gloomy Winter, CBL Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Madagascar, Gallery Vit, Seoul, South Korea
2005 Cheonggyecheon Once Again, Gallery Kim, Seoul, South Korea
2003 HONG Soontai Exhibition: Prospect of the Korean Society in 1960~70s, Gallery Kim, Seoul, South Korea
2000 HONG Soontai 2000, Seoul Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1999 Image of Painting, Shiva Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Murals of the World, Yuldong Park Gallery, Seongnam, South Korea
HONG Soontai Exhibition, Seongnam City Hall Gallery, Seongnam, South Korea
1998 B&W The Japanese Impression, Hangang Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1997 The Holy Mountain of Kailas, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1996 Jordan and Syria, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1995 The Mustang Kingdom, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The Children of This World, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Automatic Camera Photography Exhibition, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Our Environment, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
1993 HONG Soontai Photography Collection, House of Yein, Seoul, South Korea
Istanbul, Fuji Photo Salon, Seoul, South Korea
Space Modeling, House of Yein, Seoul, South Korea
Bhutan, Galleria Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea
Photography and Image, Artjsonje Museum, Gyeongju, South Korea
HONG Soontai : Retrospective 1960~1999》, Seoul Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1992 Fantastic Tibet, Fuji Photo Salon, Seoul, South Korea
1991 Fantastic Paris, Pine Hill Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
View Point3, Arts and Culture Council Art Institute, Seoul, South Korea
North Africa, Japan
1990 Nepal and Himalayas, Baeksang Memorial Hall, Seoul, South Korea
Scenery, Cheil Bank Headquarters, Seoul, South Korea
1987 Defenders of This Land, New Core Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Polaroid, Chosun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
View Point2, Pine Hill Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1986 Celebrating the 10th Asian Games, Arts and Culture Council, Seoul, South Korea
10th Asian Games Documentary Exhibition, Hoam Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
8 Photographers: The People, Baeksang Memorial Hall, Seoul, South Korea
1984 The Nude, Hanmadang Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1983 American Women, Pine Hill Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 3rd Group Exhibition, Baeksan Memorial Hall, Seoul, South Korea
Invitation Exhibition: 10 Korean Artists, Hanmadang Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Senior Photographers Invitation Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art,
Seoul, South Korea
1981 The Beauty of Korea, Samildang Gallery, LA, USA
The Beauty of America, US Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
Interpretation of the West through the East, US Culture Center, Seoul, South Korea
Interpretation of the West through the East, US Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
The Pacific East and West, Exhibition Hall, Department of International Exchange,
the US Embassy, Seoul, South Korea
1980 America, Lotte Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
America, Hyundai Color Gallery, Busan, South Korea
America, Children Center Gallery, Chuncheon, South Korea
1979 View Point, Midopa Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1978 Penetration, Midopa Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Group Exhibitions

2014 Choi Minshik, Hong Soontai, Kim kichan, Dong gang Museum of Photography, Yeongwol, South Korea
2013 Vintage in Photography, VIP 1950-60, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2012 Seoul Photo Festival, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Mega Seoul 4decades, The Museum of Photography Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2011 Gangdong Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
2010 The Portrait of Seoul, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
The Circulation of Photograph, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2008 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Gwacheon, South Korea
Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
1995 The Children of This World, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Automatic Camera Photography Exhibition, Samsung Photo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Our Environment, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
1994 The Koreans, Indeco Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Color-Hour-Space, Gongpyeong Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
September 1st, Galleria Art Hall, Seoul, South Korea
The Flow of Korean Contemporary Photography, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
1993 Photography and Image, Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju, South Korea
1986 Celebrating the 10th Asian Games, Arts and Culture Council, Seoul, South Korea
10th Asian Games Documentary Exhibition
, Hoam Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
The 8 Photographers: The People, Baeksang Memorial Hall, Seoul, South Korea
1983 Invitation Exhibition: 10 Korean Artists, Hanmadang Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Senior Photographers Invitation Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art,
Seoul, South Korea
1976 Invitation Exhibition: Contemporary Photographers, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
1975 World Women’s Photography Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

Awards

1967 Disharmony wins prize at 5th Donga Photography Contest
1969 Hyanghak wins prize at 7th Donga Photography Contest
Wins prize at 4th Donga International Photography Salon

Publications

2015 Seoul Photo Archive by Hong Soontai, Seoul Museum of History, Seoul, South Korea
2013 HONG Soontai Photography Book, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, South Korea
2012 Mega Seoul 4decades, The Museum of Photography Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2010 Nakdong River: HONG Soontai Photography Book, Noonbit, South Korea
2007 Nakdong River: HONG Soontai Photography Book, Noonbit, South Korea
2000 Throw Away Photography Theory, Daewonsa, South Korea
Existence: HONG Soontai Retirement Exhibition, Shingu Munhwasa, South Korea
1998 Introduction on Landscape Photography, Daewonsa, South Korea
1994 HONG Soontai Photography Book, Sajin Yesulsa, South Korea
HONG Soontai Retrospective 1960-1994, Hongjin Process, South Korea
The Development and Critique of Contemporary Photography, Shingu Munhwasa, 1994, South Korea
1993 Introducing Photography, Daewonsa, South Korea
(The Land of Endless Truth Seeking) Tibet (Photography Sermon5),
1991 HONG Soontai Photography Book Collection, Sajingwapyeongronsa, South Korea
1988 Contemporary Japanese Photographers, Haetteum Publications, South Korea
1987 Photographic Art Theory, Haetteum Publications, South Korea
Introduction on Landscape Photography, Haetteum Publications, South Korea
1986 Landscape Photography Technique, Shilla Publications, South Korea
1985 The Flow of Contemporary Photography, Shilla Publications, South Korea
1984 The NUDE, SHIGAK, South Korea
1982 America, SHIGAK, South Korea