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  • Author:  KIM Dae Soo(photographer), Hai Jie(text)
  • Published:  2020-09-12
  • Size:  235*250
  • Pages:  88 Pages
  • Language:  Korean, English, Chinese
  • ISBN:  978-89-93748-88-8 93600
  • Price:  45,000원




12p images
72p Artist's Note
74p The Visual Construction of Spirituality and Cultural Identity—An reading of KIM Dae Soo’s Art-Hai Jie
84p Artist's Biography

About the Author

KIM Dae Soo was born in Seoul, Korea in 1955. He learned the basics of photography from his photographer father-shooting, developing film, and printing. After majoring in visual design at the Art College of Hongik University. It was after he majored in photography at Parsons-The New School of Design and the Pratt Institute that he started viewing photos as artwork. His career as a photographer began to unfold in Korea when he returned to his home country and became a professor at Sangmyung Women's University in 1988. Starting with his solo exhibition Creation and Then... in Insa-Dong in 1988, his works, including those unveiled at the group exhibition held at Walkerhill Art Center, were a huge sensation for thet revealed how the a decade until 1997, when he joined the group exhibition at Walkerhill Art Center, Essence of photography, Expansion of Photography, KIM was at the heart of a creative movement that brough a new wave of photography to Korea with many solo and group exhibitions. And at the 1996 exhibition The Land of Wisdom, KIM displayed his 10-year career as a photographer, and returned back to the black-and-white, true to zone system. Later, he became the forerunner of large-scale works with East Sea Factory, a piece describing beautility which was submitted to the Walkerhill Art Center. He aldo organized various group exhibitions, including The Calm Land, The Great Korean and Still Life Gaze. Througn still objects and the people and land of Korea, he wad dedicated to creating artworks bades on how Koreans sense plastic art, and growing new talent. Among his solo exhibitions, he explored Korean's Scholarly spirit, using bamboo and stars at the 1999 exhibition A road to the Sky; created a metaphor of objects from nature for human life using various species of trees at the 2003 exhibition Trees from the People, and depicted emotions and the sentiment of Koreans at the 2004 exhibition Sky Wind Stars and Me. As such, he has been aconsistent artist who has explored Korean's sense of plastic srts. Form there KIM evolved into more abstract creations as displayed at the 2003 exhibitions Sky Meditation, and his adventures with visualization via photos still continue.