English / Korean Contemporary Art of Osang Gwon Hanseung Ryu, Curator, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea 1. In general, Osang Gwon’s oeuvre consists largely of Deodorant Type, The Flat, and The Sclupture series. Started in beginning of 1998, Deodorant Type is the oldest, most acclaimed of Gwon’s art practice. In the so-called ‘photo-sculpture’, the artist takes photographs of a subject in many…Read more "2012, Contemporary Art of Osang Gwon, Hanseung Ryu"
2010, Contemporary Art From Korea – Peppermint Candy
English / Korean Contemporary Art From Korea – Peppermint Candy Exhibition Catalog for National Museum Of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, August 2010 Advertisement, which determines the current of popular culture, has established itself as an important medium of communication for not only the maker and the consumer but the artist and the audience as well. Gwon Osang’s…Read more "2010, Contemporary Art From Korea – Peppermint Candy"
2010, Memories of Future, Catalog for Leeum
English / Korean Memories of Future Exhibition Catalog for Leeum, Seoul, Korea, August 2010 Photography is the easiest and most effective tool for capturing three-dimensional spaces in two-dimensional images. Thus, far more than painting or sculpture, its functional aspect of representing the reality as is has been greatly emphasized. Photographic images, however, constitute their own worlds…Read more "2010, Memories of Future, Catalog for Leeum"
2008, Return of the Sculpture, Juhyun Lee
English / Korean Return of the Sculpture Juhyun Lee, Curator, ARARIO Gallery, June 2008 In this period when the ready-made cars come in galleries with the title of artwork, Gwon made a supercar in bronze. Here, Gwon, an artist who had been doing simple and light works as if he wanted to laugh at the heaviness of…Read more "2008, Return of the Sculpture, Juhyun Lee"
2008, The Manifold Destiny of Osang Gwon, Eric C. Shiner
English / Korean The Manifold Destiny of Osang Gwon Eric C. Shiner, June 2008 Korean artist Osang Gwon skillfully straddles the mediums of photography and sculpture in a rich and complex signature style that seems to nod to Pop Art, traditional still life painting and portraiture through a most contemporary vocabulary that finds its roots in…Read more "2008, The Manifold Destiny of Osang Gwon, Eric C. Shiner"
2006, A new method of playing with illusion and reality, Chungwoo Lee
English / Korean A new method of playing with illusion and reality – Gwon O-Sang “A new technique of illusions making tiny but visible cracks in the territory of the Korean art scene established by the 1990s” Chungwoo Lee, Art in Culture, Editor-in-Chief, http://crazyseoul.com Leaving behind all that is “so 1990s” On February 17, 2004, at the opening…Read more "2006, A new method of playing with illusion and reality, Chungwoo Lee"