Looking for art exhibitions in Seoul? Look no further! Here is an updated list of art shows in Seoul, South Korea during June 2020. As always, don’t forget to wear a mask!
Update: Welp! Unfortunately, museums and art galleries in Seoul will be closed for two weeks until June 14th, 2020 due to the rise in COVID-19 infections. Read more at Artnet.com. Hopefully, the spike in coronavirus infections will subside, and art museums in Seoul will reopen.
Due to the difficulties of coronavirus, the collection did not return to Greece and remains in Seoul for an encore exhibition after the original Toulouse-Lautrec art exhibition ended earlier this year at Seoul Arts Center (Hangaram Art Museum.)
Featuring Parisian artist, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, this French art exhibition will showcase his works at the end of the 19th century at Hangaram Art Museum (2406, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul) from Saturday, June 6th, 2020 to Sunday, September 13th, 2020.
Finding Folklore in Gisan’s Genre Paintings
This special folklore exhibition will be held from May 20th, 2020 to October 5th, 2020 at the National Folk Museum of Korea (37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03045).
현대 HYUNDAI 50 PART II
Part two of this group art exhibition will be held at Gallery Hyundai (14 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul) from Friday, June 12th, 2020 to Sunday, July 19th, 2020. Due to coronavirus safety restrictions, reservations should be made online. Walk-in access may be allowed according to availability.
Participating artists include: Ai Weiwei, Choe U-Ram, François Morellet, Fred Sandback, Ik-Joong Kang, Iván Navarro, Jesús Rafael Soto, Kim Sung Yoon, Kwak Duck-Jun, Lee Kang-So, Lee Kun-Yong, Michael Craig-Martin, Minjung Kim, Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho, Myoung Ho Lee, On Kawara, Park Minjoon, Robert Indiana, Ryan Gander, Sarah Morris, Seulgi Lee, Seung-taek Lee, The Estate of Park Hyunki, Thomas Struth, Tomás Saraceno, Yoo Geun-Taek, Yun-Hee Toh, and Zeng Fanzhi.
The Jiwon Choi solo art show will be on view at This Weekend Room (2F, 8, Yeongdong-daero 142-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06075) from May 22nd, 2020 to June 13th, 2020.
The Na Kim art exhibition, inspired by the movie “Inside Out” (2015), will be on view at Buk-Seoul Museum of Art (1238 Dongil-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul 01783) from March 26th, 2020 to September 13th, 2020.
Next of Kin
Group art exhibition, Next of Kin, includes works by Gina Beavers, Diedrick Brackens, Jessie Homer French, Chase Hall, Cindy Ji Hye Kim, and Calida Rawles. On view from May 30th, 2020 to July 4th, 2020 at VSF Seoul (Dokseodang-ro 79, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04419).
2020 Asia Project: Looking for Another Family
The 2020 Asia Project: Looking for Another Family group art exhibition will be held from May 22, 2020 to August 23, 2020 at MMCA Seoul (30 Samcheong-ro, Sogyeok-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03062). It includes works by Kang Seung Lee, Eisa Jocson, 98B COLLABoratory+HUB Make Lab+KANTINA, Yee I-Lann, Dew Kim, Isaac Chong Wai, Jong YuGyong, Wang Tuo, Atsushi Watanabe, Jatiwangi Art Factory+Budnamugage, Feminist Designer Social Club(FDSC), Tandia Permadi, South Ho Siu Nam, Ni Hao, and RESBAK.
Manolo Valdés Monumental Sculpture
In celebration of 250 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Spain, famous sculpture artist, Manolo Valdés, has brought over La Pamela, 2015. This outdoor art exhibition is on view at Sejong Art Center (175, Sejongdae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul) from March 9th, 2020 to June 28th, 2020.
Eva Armisén Vida
This Eva Armisén art exhibition will be held at Sejong Art Center (175, Sejongdae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul) from June 27th, 2020 to September 20th, 2020.
Jang Koal: My Cup of Tea
This solo art exhibition by Jang Koal will be on view at Everyday Mooonday Gallery (14, Songpa-daero 48gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea) from June 5th, 2020 to August 2nd, 2020.
A large scale group art exhibition in Seoul — filled with sound and multi-sensory experiences — shown at D Museum (5-6, Dokseodang-ro 29-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul) from Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 to Sunday, December 27th, 2020.
Lionel Estève: Papier de Provence
The Lionel Estève art exhibition is on view from May 26th, 2020 to June 14th, 2020 at Gana Art Nineone (103 Gana Art, Gourmet 494 Hannam, 91, Hannam-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul).
Rinus Van de Velde: On Another Plane of Existence
You can see Belgian visual artist, Rinus Van de Velde’s, works from May 27th, 2020 to June 27th, 2020 at Gallery Baton (116 Dokseodang-ro, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul).
Leandro Erlich: Both Sides Now
This solo art exhibition by Argentinian artist, Leandro Erlich, will be on view from December 17th, 2019 through Sunday, June 21st, 2020 at Buk-Seoul Museum of Art (1238, Dongil-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul, Korea).
Claire Tabouret: Siblings
This solo art exhibition will be shown at Perrotin Seoul (1F 5 Palpan-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul) from Thursday, May 7th, 2020 to Friday, July 10th, 2020.
To the Moon with Snoopy
This fun Snoopy art exhibition has been extended to Sunday, June 21st, 2020 and is located at LOTTE Museum of Art on the 7th Floor of the LOTTE World Tower (300, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul).
This fun, surrealist René Magritte art exhibition lasts from Friday, April 10th, 2020 to Sunday, September 13th, 2020 at Insa Central Museum (49, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul).
Big Eyes: Margaret Keane Retrospective
Made famous by the film, Big Eyes, Margaret Keane was a feminist artist who was overshadowed by her husband for many years and known for her paintings of long-faced female figures with exaggerated eyes. See her works at My Art Museum (B1, Textile Center Building, 518 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul) from Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 to Sunday, September 27th, 2020.
FOR YOU: Jenny Holzer
These large-scale art installations by American Artist, Jenny Holzer, will be on view from November 23rd, 2019 to Sunday, July 5, 2020 at MMCA Seoul (30 Samcheong-ro, Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul).
Wolves, Sunsets and the Self
British artist, Billy Childish’s, paintings are on view from Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 to Saturday, June 27th, 2020 at Lehmann Maupin in Seoul.
No Space, Just A Place. Eterotopia
This Gucci-hosted art exhibition — in collaboration with writer and curator, Myriam Ben Salah — will be held at Daelim Museum (21, Jahamun-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul) from Friday, April 17th, 2020 to Sunday, July 12th, 2020.
Design Art Fair 2020
The Design Art Fair 2020 can be found at Hangaram Art Museum at Seoul Arts Center (2406, Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul) from Friday, May 29th, 2020 to Saturday, June 20th, 2020. Participating artists can be found here.
Dreaming Pillow Pads
This art exhibition will be on view from December 12th, 2020 to June 30th, 2020 at Coreana Cosmetics Museum (827 Eonju-ro, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul).
AU MAGASIN DE NOUVEAUTES
This solo exhibition from the winner of the 18th Hermès Foundation Missulsang, Sojung Jun, is on view at Atelier Hermès (7, Dosan-Daero 45-Gil, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, 06021, Korea) from Friday, May 8th, 2020 to Sunday, July 5th, 2020.
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