whanki kim prints

signed in English; dated 1957 and titled Pot on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: Whan-Ki KIM (1913-1974) is an artist born in 1913 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 1994, at Loudmer, and the most recent auction result is a painting sold in 2021. WHANKI KIM (Korean, 1913-1974). HKD750,000 - HKD1,000,000, Description: Estimate: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki Dec, 69 Gouache on paper 22 5/8 x 18 5/16in. Along with other Asian expatriate artists—including the Koreans Nam Kwan and Kim Heung-su—Kim took in the heady atmosphere of Paris and its incomparable museums. The pioneers of Dansaekhwa are born between 1913 and 1936 and avoided any reference to Western realism in their works, creating primarily monochrome and minimalist paintings. ), Estimate: (55 x 37cm. (60 x 91.5cm.) oil on canvas, Lot 65: It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. Your email address or password is incorrect. In the early 1940s Kim was connected with other modernist painters including Korea’s “Free Painters” and a group with members in Japan called the “Creative Artist. Their work was featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Tokyo Gallery.Whanki Kim's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $242 USD to $13,035,786 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. The drawing, which is signed at lower right, reflects Kim's fascination with blending traditional art with modern abstraction. Oil on cardboard. (86.5 x 53.6cm. View sold price and similar items: KIM WHANKI (KOREAN 1913 - 1974) from Vallot Auctioneers on December 2, 0120 2:00 PM EST. The drawing, which is signed at lower right, reflects Kim's fascination with blending traditional art with modern abstraction. Estimate: White porcelain jars Signed Whanki Oil on canvas 39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. - Sight, Lot 370: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled gouache on paper 46.2 x 30.5 cm. Dimensions (approx. Not examined out of frame. HKD7,500,000 - HKD9,500,000, Description: 22nd Private Exhibition in Shreveport Barnwell Gallery, New York (solo), 21st Private Exhibition including masterpieces The Sky and Land, 100,000 Dots in Poindexter Gallery, New York (solo), Where, What have we become and met again, Gyeongbok Palace Gallery (solo), 16th Private Exhibiton, Invited to the Special Exhibition Room of the 8th Sao Paulo Biennale in Brazil (solo), 15th Private Exhibition in Asia House Gallery, New York (solo), 7th Sao Paulo Biennale as a representative painter of South Korea (group), 11th Private Exhibition including paintiongs of Mountain and the Moon,Deer in the Moonlight, and Eternal song in National Information Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo), 10th Private Exhibition in Cluding paintings of Spring,The sky in Institute Gallery, Paris, France (solo), 6th Private Exhibition in M.Benegite Gallery, Paris, France (solo), New-realist’ Exhibition in Whasin Gallery, Seoul (with Yoo Young Kuk , Lee Kyusang), Korea (group), First Private Exhibition in Amagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo), PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SELL A PAINTING BY W. —to travel to Japan to study art. )Painted in 1972. He was a lecturer at Seoul University from 1946 to 1948 and a professor at Hong Ik University from 1953 to 1955 and 1959 to 1962. ), Estimate: Artforum. Paso Robles, CA . Amazon.com: Whanki Kim Giclee Print On Paper-Famous Paintings Fine Art Poster-Reproduction Wall Decor(Kim Whanki'S Moon And Plum Blossom) #XZZ: Posters & Prints It depicts four pieces of traditional Korean pottery, a favorite subject of Kim's, oriented at various right angles to one another in a grid. (36 x 24 1/8 in. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. These were years of anger and suffering, although Kim did complete some paintings. UntitledSigned and dated Whanki 1969Gouache on paper6 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. $1,500 - $2,500, Estimate: In 1963, Kim Whanki moved to New York, the same year he participated in the São Paulo Art Biennale as both a commissioner and artist—the first time Korea ever participated in the event. Description: $2,000,000 - $2,200,000, Description: NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. Tobin Reese Fine Art . Wear at upper left corner. A simplified flowering branch emanates from the left side of the composition, superimposed over the grid. "Untitled", Signed Whanki, dated 71, oil on canvas, framed - Sight size: 16 in. Estimate: Kim Whanki left for New York in October 1963. Lot 17: KIM WHAN-KI (1913-1974) - 05-IV-71 #200 (Universe), Lot 43: KIM WHAN-KI KOREA, 1913-1974) FLEUR DE LOTUS LOTUS FLOWER) oil on canvas 60, Lot 63: © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC. HKD48,000,000 - HKD62,000,000, Description: Whanki Museum is located in a residential area. (18 1/4 x 12 in. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Mountain and Moon Signed and dated Whanki 1964 Gouache on paper, framed and glazed 12 x 18½in. Painted circa. Aug 14, 2018 - Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. and participating auction houses. KIM WHAN-KI (1913-1974) 05-IV-71 #200 (Universe) oil on cotton (diptych) each panel: 254 x 127 cm. Estimate: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki II-69 Gouache on New York Times classified ads, framed and glazed 21 5/8 x 14 9/16in. $150,000 - $250,000, Description: Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Contemplative Space, Artist Note, 18th May – 26th August 2018. (57.5 x 46.5cm. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled signed 'Whan Ki' (lower left) gouache on paper 46.2 x 30.5 cm. ), Estimate: This is an original 1987 print ad for the Paris Centre Nationale des Arts Plastiques, showing the work of Whanki! Untitled, oil on panel, 18 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (47.6 x 22.2 cm) overall framed dimensions 22 5/8 x 12 in (57.6 x 30.5 cm), signed lower right, Painting is framed in the original artist made and painted frame, PROVENANCE: From a private collector in New York, Description: Untitled Signed and dated Whanki 61 Oil on canvas 23.5/8 x 34.5/8in. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Estimate: Estimate: ), Estimate: “The Korean room [in the Biennial] was good. HKD600,000 - HKD900,000, Description: On November 22, a Sinan County official announced plans to build a government-funded museum that will float on a lake to commemorate the late modernist painter Kim Whanki (1913–1974) in his hometown, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island Anjwado, South Jeolla Province. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Kim Whanki passed away in 1974 at the age of 61, in New York. Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) SUN AND CLOUDS oil and sand on canvas 91.4 x 61.2 cm. 23 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. Dansaekhwa is an art movement born in South Korea in the 1970s. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Ohne Titel Farbserigraphie auf Arches. $3,000 - $5,000, Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000, Description: My painting wasn't bad either. $20,000 - $40,000, Estimate: ), Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000. Untitled, 1970Oil on canvas. $100,000 - $150,000, Description: ), Estimate: The atmosphere and natural … While living in Paris from 1956 to 1959 he had three exhibitions in Europe: at M. Benezit Gallery in Paris, Muratore Gallery in Nice, and Cheval de Verre Gallery in Brussels. He also studied the Cubist-influenced works of his Japanese mentors Togo Seiji and Fujita Tsuguji. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. After serving as an assistant for one year, he returned to Korea in 1937. Description: (15.7 x 23.5cm. (23.5cm.) Signed Whanki, dated 72; the reverse marked October, New York; oil on canvas. Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com), Lot 11: Whan-Ki Kim "Jars and Flower" Korean Pencil Drawing, Lot 12A: KIM WHANKI (ATTR) SOUTH KOREAN/FRENCH 1913-1974, Lot 12B: KIM WHANKI (ATTR) SOUTH KOREAN/FRENCH 1913-1974, Lot 139: After Kim WhanKi (1913-1974) Oil Painting. Skip to end of content. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Estimate: Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Growing up as the fourth child and only son of wealthy farmer Kim Sang-hyeon, Kim Whanki grew up comfortably and started studying abroad at the age of 19. Description: ), Estimate: Upon his return he befriended a group of bohemian left-wing intellectuals that included the modernist poet Jeong Ji-Yong (1902-1950), the author Lee Tae-Joon (1904-1956) and the painter Kim Yong-Jun (1904-1967). Aug 19, 2014 – Dec 31, 2999 . Description: 55 x 35,5 cm (65,5 x 46 cm). The only son of a prosperous farmer on the small island of Kijwa in South Korea, Kim grew up in comfortable circumstances. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition, Estimate: in Seoul, established by the Whanki Foundation in 1992 to exhibit and commemorate Kim’s art. NOTES Kim's favorite ceramics are white porcelains from the Choson period. Kim Whanki, 金焕基 also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi (1913–1974, hangul: 김환기), was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. "Universe," an abstract diptych painting by Korean modern art master Kim Whanki (1913-74), a source of inspiration not only for contemporary artists but also for K-pop musicians such as T.O.P of Big Bang and RM of BTS, was recreated as a cubic media art piece by contemporary artist Yiyun Kang, who is well known for her “Connect, BTS” art project in 2020. Upon his 1953 return to Seoul Kim developed paintings of jars and taught at the College of Fine Arts and Hongik University. Estimate: Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! Lot 95: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED Gouache on paper 23 x 15 inches (58. Amazon.com: Berkin Arts Whanki Kim Giclee Print On Canvas-Famous Paintings Fine Art Poster-Reproduction Wall Decor(Kim Whanki'S Moon and Plum Blossom) Large Size 20.4 x 31.5inches: Posters & Prints “When I close my eyes, I see the rivers and mountains of my country more clearly than the rainbows.” The paintings Kim created during this era, composed of numerous carefully applied dots of paint, contain subtle echoes of Korean landscapes and foliage drawn from the artist’, Kim died at the age of 61 in New York City, on July 25, 1974. Still, the work he did there was based on familiar subjects: jars, mountains, deer and plum blossoms. $1,000 - $2,000, Description: Filter by auction house, media and more. $10,000 - $25,000, Estimate: It measures approximately 11" x 8.25" overall, has no tears or stains, comes from a dry, high-altitude, smoke-free environment, and is strictly graded The Whanki Museum is a private art museum in Jongno-gu, in central Seoul, South Korea.It was established by the Whanki Foundation mainly to exhibit and commemorate the art of Whanki Kim, one of Korea's foremost abstract painters.The museum is located in Buam-dong, close to Seongbuk-dong, Seongbuk-gu, where Whanki Kim and his wife spent many years.. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. (18 1/4 x 12 in.) Lot 472: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) SUN AND CLOUDS, Lot 473: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) MOUNTAINS AND MOON, Lot 493: KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Untitled, Lot 540: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Ohne Titel Farbserigraphie, Lot 578: KIM WHANKI | L’Endroit où j'habitais - The Place Where I lived, Lot 781: Kim Whanki (1913-1974). Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. (100 x 100 in. Kim Whanki (1913 - 1974) was active/lived in New York / South Korea, France. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. $35,000 - $50,000. A pioneering Korean abstract artist, Kim Whanki blended Asian philosophies and practices with the influence of Western abstraction. overall: 254 x 254 cm. (41.9 x 29.5cm.). Kim Whanki is known for Non objective, abstract painting. Description: He was a lecturer at Seoul University from 1946 to 1948 and a professor at Hong Ik University from 1953 to 1955 and 1959 to 1962. KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Untitled oil on canvas 107.3 x 35.6 cm. HKD600,000 - HKD800,000, Description: Untitled (Mountain landscape) Signed Kim Oil on canvas 235/8 x 30in. (49 1/4 x 69 in. In response to these influences, Kim moved towards abstraction, developing works that featured rhythmic, repeating shapes that often overlapped. He is considered one of the pioneers among Korean abstract artists. ): image area is 16" L x 12-1/4" H; with frame 4-1/2" L x 20-3/4" H. Condition Report: The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a retrospective of his work in 1975. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. Image via Facebook . This was the first year that Korea participated in the São Paulo Biennial, and Kim participated as a commissioner as well as a contributing artist. "Untitled", Signed Whanki, dated 71, oil on canvas, framed. Description: A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Montagne (Mountain) oil on canvas 46 x 27 cm. (100 x 50 in.) $1,000 - $1,500, Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000, Description: Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 Untitled ), Estimate: Browse upcoming auctions and create alerts for artworks you are interested in. (Gebräunt und lichtrandig). 8 1/8 x 11 3/4 inches. Learn more about artist insights. Description: Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. Kim Whanki is a famous Korean artist but I don’t think a lot of people know him. ), Estimate: He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. (54.7 x 35.9cm.). (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. While living in Paris from 1956 to 1959 he had three exhibitions in Europe: at M. Benezit Gallery in Paris, Muratore Gallery in Nice, and Cheval de Verre Gallery in Brussels. signed whanki mixed media on canvas, Estimate: HKD200,000 - HKD300,000, Description: KIM WHAN-KI KOREA, 1913-1974) FLEUR DE LOTUS LOTUS FLOWER) oil on canvas 60 x 30 cm. Kim Whanki, also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi, was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. high, Estimate: These artifacts provided motifs for Kim’s art as his knowledge of and affection for ancient Korean art grew. ), Estimate: $35,000 - $45,000. “Do the dots shine as brightly as the stars?” Kim once wrote. Estimate: 6/50. Nature morte aux fleurs Huile/panneau 35.5x54.8 cm Signed, Dated -57. Description: Cracking across bottom and at upper left. Reviewed by a major art publication. Les Oiseaux Volants (Flying Birds) oil on canvas, Lot 64: Kim also took an interest in the expansive abstract canvases of Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Landscape in Blue Signed Whanki Oil on canvas, framed 57½ x 57 1/8in. ₣5,000 - ₣6,000. The artists also attempted to break away from the heritage of Japanese imperialism and Western abstraction. $6,000 - $8,000, Description: Lot 419: WHANKI KIM (Korean, 1913-1974). He was a lecturer at Seoul University from 1946 to 1948 and a professor at Hong Ik University from 1953 to 1955 and from 1959 to 1962. ), Estimate: He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. Untitled, watercolor on paper and ink laid on panel, 18 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (47.6 x 22.2 cm) , signed lower middle, Watercolor is framed in the original artist made and painted frame, PROVENANCE: From a private collector in New York, Estimate: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki 64 Gouache on paper 8 7/16 x 11 13/16in. Signiert: Whanki. (146 x 145cm.). He is also known under the name Soowhan Kim. Also inspired by nature and everyday life, Kim’s works evolved towards greater simplicity and refinement. When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on … In this foreign land, Kim found confidence in his work and in Korean art. $25,000 - $30,000, Description: Description: He is memorialized by the. Jul 25, 2016 - Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. Petite Rose (21 5/8 x 14 7/8 in.) The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a retrospective of his work in 1975. KIM WHANKI(1913-1974)Untitled 15-XII-72 #305signed, titled and inscribed '15-XII-72; Whanki; New York; 50" x 70'' '(on reverse)oil on cotton125 x 175 cm. During the Korean War (1951-53) Kim fled Seoul and lived in a refugee camp. It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. A portrait of KIM WHANKI. $3,000 - $4,000. (21.5 x 30cm. ), Estimate: Chalky residue at lower left. Description: Painted glass vase, 1966 Signed and dated in blue paint on base Whanki 1966 Oil on molded glass vase; titled indistinctly on base 9 1/4 in. ” Kim took part in the Korean branch of the CAA and participated in an exhibition it sponsored in Seoul alongside Japanese artists. Description: Kim Whanki is known for Non objective, abstract painting. Kim’s use of dots—which would become an important element of his art—also began in New York. A peripatetic artist who moved several times—from Korea, to Japan, to France and the United States—Kim developed a refined style filled with varied and … $8,000 - $10,000, Description: KIM WHAN-KI(Korean, 1913-1974), Estimate: ⓒWHANKI FOUNDATION. (30.4 x 20.4cm). Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. In this nostalgic work from around 1940, Kim Whanki evokes the figures, vivid colors and imagery of his birthplace, the island Anjado off the southermost coast of Korea in South Jeolla province. Description: (100 x 80.6cm.) Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. £50,000 - £70,000. Untitled Signed in Roman print Whanki, and sized on verso 13 x 9in., 4(F), oil on paper board 12 x 86in. $8,000 - $19,000, Estimate: HKD800,000 - HKD1,200,000, Description: Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Morning Star, 1966 Signed Whanki Inscribed on verso in black paint in Roman letters with title, signature and date Oil on canvas 34 1/8 x 21 1/8in. Lot 97: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 TAZZA. $30,000 - $40,000. Very good overall; some yellowing to paper consistent with age, one small notch to upper edge of sheet. View artworks for sale by Whanki, Kim Kim Whanki (558, Korean). (770) 570-9284  . Widely respected as a prominent figure among the first generation of Korean abstract artists, Kim Whanki pioneered one of the most radical art movements in Korea in the late 1930s that is known today as Korean abstract art. Dansaekhwa is deeply involved with the physicality of painting. (21 5/8 x 29 7/8 in. He studied European modernism in Japan and spent time in Paris and in New York. During WWII (1942-45) Kim collected and studied Yi Dynasty ceramic and wooden objects. 1957. $50,000 - $70,000, Description: HKD1,600,000 - HKD2,400,000, Description: These works were exhibited in Japan in the artist’s first solo show at the Amagi Gallery in Tokyo. Much has been written and published about Kim Whanki, the most representative of the modem Korean artists, ranging from brief biographical pieces to interpretations of individual works to doctoral dissertations. The stretchers bow inward at center of horizontal strips. Ex. - Sight size: 20 in. Lot 328: WHANKI KIM (1913-1974) "Untitled". While in Japan, Kim was exposed to new influences including the works of European modernists including Matisse and Picasso. His works are fused in Asian sensibility and western modernism. The biggest painting by Kim Whanki (1913-1974), the “05-IV-71 #200 (Universe)” (1971) went on sale for the first time on Saturday at Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale. In 1954 Kim moved to Paris, something he had been hoping to do for some time. mixed media on canvas. (2) overall: 55 x 76 cm. signed in English; titled and dated  $60,000 - $80,000. 1950s. Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000 Description: A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). Following is a book review of Kim Whanki: A Critical Biography by Kwang-su Oh. (47.7 x 63.7cm. Minor pigment losses at high points. Untitled, 1964 Signed Whanki and inscribed on verso in black paint Whanki 1964 New York Oil on canvas 18 5/8 x 25 1/8in. The building looks like a big, modern 3 storey house which blended with the neighbouring houses. Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 Abstraction #3 Signed Whanki (lr) Oil and sand on canvas 24 x 48 inches (61 x 121.9 cm) Provenance: New York Circulating Library of Paintings, Inc., New York C. Condition Report: Shows Featuring Kim Whanki. 60.9 x 45.7 cm. He also experimented with papier-mâché, and painted on newspaper with oil paints. Untitled (Moonrise over mountains) Signed and dated 58 Whanki Gouache on paper 161/2 x 115/8in. Lot 96: Kim Whanki UNTITLED Signed and dated Jan 70 Watercolor on paper. Signed and dated 'Whanki 70' on the reverse. Untitled, oil on paper laid on panel, 18 1/4 x 8 3/4 in, (46.4 x 22.2 cm), signed lower left, framed in the original shadow box frame, framed dimenstions: 22 5/8 x 12 in (57.6 x 30.5 cm), Condition Report: signed whanki ; titled in French on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: Group show at a major institution. Description: National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art - Korea. Kim Whanki, 金焕基 also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi (1913–1974, hangul: 김환기), was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. CAD3,000 - CAD5,000, Description: View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Lot 98: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED WITH CIRCLE. HKD1,500,000 - HKD2,500,000, Description: When he returned to Seoul to serve as the Dean of an arts college in 1959 Kim felt limited and frustrated by his administrative duties and yearned to travel again. After serving as the commissioner of the São Paulo Biennial in, 1963 Kim moved to New York where he would live until 1974. Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 Leeum Collection: Beyond Space. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki, From Nature to Abstract Art, 26th July – 27th October 2019. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled - 28 - I - 68 I; & Untitled - 7 - II - 68 III two oil on newspaper each: 55 x 38 cm. He exhibited widely and internationally. HKD3,000,000 - HKD5,000,000, Description: All Rights Reserved. signed whanki and dated 57 oil on canvas, Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000, Description: x 17 in. Kim war einer der ersten Avantgarde-Künstler Koreas, der vor ... Estimate: (24 x 18 in). When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. Kim Whanki FLIGHT 1913 - 1974 signed in English oil on canvas 62.9 by 92.7 cm; 24¾ by 36½ in. Description: Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a restrospective of his work in 1975. While living in Paris from 1956 to 1959 he had three exhibitions in Europe: at M. B‚n‚zit Gallery in Paris, Muratore Gallery in Nice, and Cheval de Verre Gallery in Brussels. An oil painting, untitled, signed whanki lower middle, oil on canvas, 37cm x 44.5 cm without frame, Estimate: Provenance: sold by Christie's in a group of five in the 1990s (Christie's sticker remains on back). Some of them based their work on traditional Korean ink portraits, and used traditional Korean … Abstract. $1,500 - $2,000, Estimate: ), Lot 406: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) - Untitled - 28 - I - 68 I; & Untitled - 7 - II - 68 III. The artist behind Universe (우주), sold at Christies in Hong Kong for $13 Million USD, and coming in at 9th place on the domestic art market’s TOP 10 works — artist Kim Whanki (김환기) is a name all… (30.5 x 21.5cm. gouache on rice paper, signed and dated Whanki 1965CATALOGUE NOTEKim Whanki was born in Chonnam Shinan. The Chinese expatriate artist Zao Wou-ki, who was also living in Paris, once said “Cezanne made me more Chinese.” In similar fashion, Kim’s years in Paris helped put the Korean roots of his art and thought into high relief. He was the subject of a one-man show at the USIS Gallery and was honored by election to membership in the Korean Academy. He painted this subject in the late 1950s. ), Estimate: In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. (60 x 88cm.) At the age of 19 he boarded a ship—without his father’. $70,000 - $80,000, Description: £8,000 - £12,000. His great nephew, T.O.P is the lead rapper of K-pop boy group BIGBANG. Whanki Kim was a Korean Asian Modern & Contemporary painter who was born in 1913. HKD2,500,000 - HKD3,500,000, Description: By 1941 Kim left the CAA, partly due to political pressures. Today, Whanki is celebrated internationally as a pioneering figure among Korean Abstract painters, and in 1992, the Whanki Museum was founded in Seoul to commemorate the artist's life and achievements. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) MOUNTAINS AND MOON oil on canvas 51 x 41 cm. Estimate: In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki – the Aesthetics of Colours, 24 November 2017 – 1st April 2018. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts, View additional info and full condition report. He was homesick at first, but over time he became productive and the subjects of his work expanded to include cosmic themes and connections to sounds and music. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. (18 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. He first enrolled at Nishkishiro High School in Tokyo and then, from 1933 though 1936, he studied at the College of Arts at Nihon University. Description: $80,000 - $100,000, Description: x 12 in. Mountain Color lithograph, circa 1956, signed in pencil Whanki 21 9/16 x 14 1/8in. Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. 476 askART artist summary of Kim Whanki. ), Estimate: The biggest painting by Kim Whanki (1913-1974), 〈05-IV-71 #200 (Universe)〉 (1971) went on sale for the first time on Saturday at Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale. $200,000 - $300,000, Description: (42 1/4 x 14 in. See all past shows and fair booths. We’d asked a resident for directions as there were some junctions and we’re not sure which way to turn. Lot 94: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED Signed Whanki, dated New York 1973 and inscribed Col. Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts and Hongik University mountains ) Signed Kim oil whanki kim prints.! One person exhibitions at the College of Fine Arts in 1933 [ in the heady atmosphere of Paris and incomparable! To exhibit and commemorate Kim ’ s works evolved towards greater simplicity and.! 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