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  • Seon-wung Hong



    Under the Flag of Korean Teachers and Education Workers Union, 1989
    woodcut print
    30 × 73.3 cm

    The Unification of Korea, 1985
    woodcut print
    51.1 × 33.5 cm

    Wish, 1987
    woodcut print
    56 × 44 cm

    God of the Earth Ritual, 1987
    woodcut print
    33 × 30 cm

    Battle Cry, 1990
    woodcut print
    22.5 × 26.5 cm
    Courtesy of the artist


    Seon-wung Hong (b. 1952, Jindo, Korea) received a BFA from Chung Ang University, Seoul, in 1979 and explored the traditional paintings and traditional printmaking of Korea at the forefront of Minjung art in the 1980s. His solo exhibitions include Seonwung Hong’s Printmaking Journey (Insa Art Center, Seoul, and Incheon Shinsege Gallery, Korea, 2001), Tea and Chinese Plum Blossom (Incheon Shinsege Gallery, Korea, 2008), and Spirit and Engraving (Art Space IAa, Jeju, Korea, 2019). He also participated in group exhibitions including The 15 Years of Minjung Art, 1980-1994 (MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea, 1994), The Flow of Modern Korean Prints (Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea, 2008), and Print, Printmaking, Graphic Art (MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea, 1994). He authored The History of Korean Modern Printmaking (2014).