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D i v i de Park, Sang Nam Solo Exhibition

Exhibition Period | 23 September – 18 October 2013 Exhibition Venue | Art On Gallery Opening Hours | 10am - 5pm Appointment required after 5pm

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Walk, Get, Divide Mixed media on canvas 70 x 110cm 2012


Park, Sang Nam

박상남

1989 Graduated from Dept. of Painting, Han Sung University, B.F.A, Seoul, Korea 1989-99 A study abroad in France 1993 Graduated from Versailles Beaux-Arts, France Solo exhibition 2012 Vit Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2011 Space inno, Seoul, Korea 2010 Vit Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2007 UNC Gallery, Seoul, Korea “Art Seoul” Han Ga Ram Art center, Seoul, Korea 2005 Ga San Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2004 Lee Muk Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2002 Lee Muk Gallery, Seoul, Korea Kim Jae Sun Gallery, Busan, Korea Lotte Gallery, Ilsan, Korea 2000 Lee Muk Gallery, Seoul, Korea 1999 Zenovia Gallery, Warzawa, Poland 1998 Gallery Choi, Seoul, Korea 1994 Tenri Gallery, Paris, France GROUP EXHIBITION 2012 “Time difference”, Gallery de Seoul, Seoul, Korea 2011 “Time difference”, Ami Art Museum, Dangjin, Korea 2010 “Time difference”, Cerestar Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2009 “Time difference”, Gallery Iang, Seoul, Korea 2008 “Time difference”, Art Gallery Dung Duk, Seoul, Korea 2007 “Time difference”, Ieung Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2006 “Time difference”, Gallery HanKooki, Seoul, Korea 2005 “Korea Art Festival”, Se Jung Art Center, Seoul, Korea 2004 “Beautiful town, Jeju, Korea 2000 “3.24 New Millennium” Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 1998 “Five people’s Drawing”, Gallery Choi, Seoul, Korea 1997-92 “11th Vitra”, Vitra Museum of Art, Vitra, France “Opening Saint-Denis Atelier”, Sanit-Denis, France “A Square of Bell in Area 18”, France “Young Artists with Korea and France”, France “50th Anniversary for Korean Independence”, France 1989-86 “Seoul Art Festival (Special prize and prize of new artist), Seoul Gallery, Korea “3rd Expression”, Ko Kung Gallery, Seoul, Korea “4 People exhibition”, Se Gallery, Seoul, Korea “Environmental art on Daehangno, Seoul, Korea AWARDS 2010 Prize of cultural artist, The Federation of Korean Cultural Center 1992 “11th Vitra”, Vitra Museum of Art, Vitra, France 1987 “Seoul Art Festival (Special prize and prize of new artist), Seoul Gallery, Korea

Walk, Get, Divide Mixed media on canvas 60 x 91cm 2012


Director’s Note Artworks of Sang Nam Park express roads of city dwellers through duplex screens involving both abstract and figuration. His work can be categorized as an abstract painting in that the work simply lists crude elements of dot, line, and plane, but also as a figurative painting in that it actively tries to reveal a specific subject and the stories relating to the subject. The subject that the artist is actively pursuing to reveal is something that is too common in the city for proper attention: road. Through cracks and scratches naturally formed in asphalt road with passage of time, the artist intends to tell a story of an individual or city people in general about their lives, symbolized by traces on the road. As such, the artist, through his image of road, a subject devoid of any emotional color, induces us to observe and think about our lives that are prone to leave us with only empty shells and provides us with an opportunity to explore our pretenses and discover the true authentic life. He uses substances such as cement that possess sense of weight as a coating for his paintings and expresses water puddle, gum stain, scar, and footmark by sticking various other materials on the coating after long hours of grinding. Through such process, he shows various traces symbolizing passage of time. Just like a new perspective bestowed upon an object can turn something plain into distinct. Sang Nam Park’s simple-looking but deep-meaning paintings, with special angle given to the road as a reflection of people’s lives and passage of time, lead us to the world of contemplation.

Crystal Cho, representative of Art On Gallery

Park, Sang Nam 2010 Walking Present Mixed media on canvas 60 x 91cm


Walk, Get, Divide Mixed media on canvas 60 x 91cm Park, Sang Nam 2012


Walk, Get, Divide Mixed media on canvas 70 x 110cm Park, Sang Nam 2012


Walk, Get, Divide Mixed media on canvas 70 x 110cm Park, Sang Nam 2012

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