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Cho Yong Ik

Cho Yong Ik

Korea, 1934-2023

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Bukcheong, Korea

1934-2023



EDUCATION

1958 Graduated Department of Painting, Seoul National University



INCUMBENT

1960   Jury member of Chosun Ilbo Contemporary Artists Exhibition

1958-1961  The chief of the Contemporary Artists Association

1962   The chief of the Actuel Committee

1965-1968   Jury member of Young Art Prize

1965-1981   Invited Professor at Serabeol Art College (Present Chungang University)

1967   The Chief of I.S.P.A.A. (International Society of Plastic and Audio-Visual Art

1967-1969    5-6th Paris Biennale Korea Representative

1973-1979    Representative of Seoul '70

1974-1992   Professor at Chyugye University for the Arts

1974-1981   23-30th National Art Exhibition of Korea, The Recommended & Invited Artist

1977-1983   Korean Fine Arts Association - Vice Executive Director

1991   1st Gwangju Biennale - The Organizing Committee

1991   Jury member of National Art Art Exhibition of Korea



MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023   "Cho Yong-Ik: Late Works", Kiang Malingue, Hong Kong / Brown Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2022   HK Art and Antiques, New York, NY, USA

2021   Paik Hae Young Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2017   Olivier Malingue Gallery, London, UK

2016   Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

2016   Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2016   Jaedong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008   Geohong Gallery, Guri, Korea

2008   Han Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2001   Jongno Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1990   Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1984   Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1974   Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023   "Figures and Flowers", HK Art Gallery, New York, USA

2023   "Two Friends", HK Art Gallery, New York, USA

2023   "Remembrance", Brown Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023   "Absence leads to Presence", Brown Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023   *Geometric Abstract Art in Korea", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

2022   Gana Art Busan, Busan, Korea

2020-21   "Challenge to the Unknown", Kim Tschang-Yeul Art Museum, Jeju, Korea

2019   Taipei Dangdai, Taipei, Taiwan

2018   Art Basel Hong Kong, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

2017   Art Basel Hong Kong, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

2017   Korean Art Now, Lee Hwalk Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2016   "Art & Life", Art Space Ben, Seoul, Korea

2016   Art Basel Hong Kong, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

2015   "Re: Contemporary- Fermented Souls", Kate Shin Gallery, New York, USA

2004   Inaugural Exhibition, Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2004   "Abstraction from suffering", Arko Art Center/MIA, Seoul, Korea

2002   "Age of Philosophy and Aesthetics", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

2000   "An Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

2000   "Postwar Abstract Art in Korea and the West: Passion and Expression", Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

2000   "Selected Works Division of Contemporary Art', Seoul National University Museum, Korea

1996   "Letters and Images", Hallim Museum, Daejeon, Korea

1995   "The Exhibition of Contemporary Art '50", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1994   "Seoul International Contemporary Art Festival", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

1994   "Abstraction Art of Korea", Seonam Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1993   "Opening Exhibition on Contemporary Arts", Seoul Art Center Hangaram Museum, Seoul, Korea

1990   "Contemporary Korean Fine Art Invitational Exhibition", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

1990   "Seoul Art Exhibition", Seoul Museum of Art(SEMA), Seoul, Korea

1990   "Korea Fine Art - Present Stage", Seoul Art Center Hangaram Museum, Seoul, Korea

1990   "Korea Contemporary Art - Finding the Origin", Total Museum, Jangheung, Korea

1989   "Figurative Exhibition by Abstract Painters", Ace Art, Seoul, Korea

1988   "Contemporary Artists Exhibition", Chosun Ilbo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1988   "Seoul Art Exhibition", Seoul Museum of Art(SEMA), Seoul, Korea

1987   "Contemporary Korean Fine Art Invitational Exhibition", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

1986   "Korean Contemporary Art's Today and Yesterday", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

1986   "Modern Korean Art Festival", Seoul Asian Games Organizing Committee, Seoul, Korea

1986   "86 Seoul Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition", MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

1985   "Seoul Art Exhibition", Seoul Museum of Art(SEMA), Seoul, Korea

1985   "Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition", Olympic Park Museum, Seoul, Korea

1984-85   "Contemporary Korea Fine Art Invitational Exhibition", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1984   "Korea Invited Contemporary Art Exhibition", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1984   Korean Contemporary Art of the '60s The Outskirts of Informel", Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1984   "Korean Contemporary Art of the 60's Paris Biennale", Duson Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1983   *Korea Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition", Viscontea Hall, Milano, Italy

1981   "Jungang Fine Art Prize", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1981   "Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition", Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1981   "Fundraising Exhibition for construction of National Arts Museum", Seoul, Korea

1980   "Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition", Fukuoka Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan

1980   "Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition", Tokyo Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1980   "Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition", Myung Sung CC, Yongin, Korea

1980   "Korean Arts Exhibition by the Han-Kuk Ilbo", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1980   "Korean and Arabic Art Exchange Fair", Arabic Culture Center, Seoul, Korea

1980   "Korea Print & Drawing Exhibition", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1979-81   "An Invited Artist by the National Art Exhibition", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1979   "Korean Fine Arts Today's Method Exhibition", Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1978   "Korea: The Trend for the past 20 Years of Contemporary Arts", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1978   "Jungang Fine Art Prize", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1977   5th Independents Exhibition", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1977   "Korea Contemporary Western Painting National Exhibition", MMCA, Seoul, Korea

1977   "Korean Contemporary Painting", National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

1976~1980   Seoul Contemporary Fine Art Festival. MMCA. Seoul

1976-77   "Contemporary Fine Art Festival in Gangwon", Gangwon, Korea

1976-77   "Contemporary Fine Art Festival in Gangwon", Gwangju, Korea

1974-78   "A Recommended Artist by the National Art Exhibition", Seoul, Korea

1974-79   "The Exhibition of Seoul 70", Shinsegae Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1974   "The 3rd Triennale-India", New Deli, India

1973   "Exhibition of Korean Contemporary Art", Myung-Dong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1973   "Opening Exhibition on 100 Contemporary Artists", The National Museum of "Modern & Contemporary Art [MMCA]", Seoul, Korea

1971   "Painting Today's Korea", Myung-Dong Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1970   "Korea Arts Exhibition (Sponsored by the Hankook Ilbo) ", Gyeongbokgung Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

1969   "Young Artists of Korea", Solidaridad Gallery, Manila, Philippines

1969   "The 6th Biennale de Paris", Paris, France

1968   "The 1st Festival International De La Peinture Cagnes Sur Mer" France

1967   "Sao-Paulo International Biennial", Sao-Paulo, Brazil

1967   "I. S. P. A. A International Exhibition", Shinsegae Gallery Seoul

1967   "Expo-67 Contemporary Korean Painters Exhibition", Montreal, Canada

1966   "Contemporary Korean Painters Exhibition", Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1966   "The Invitation Exhibition of Contemporary Artists from Six Countries of far East", Macy's, New York, USA

1964   "Cultural Freedom Contemporary Art Exhibition (Held by the Congress for Cultural Freedom) " Seoul, Korea

1962-65   "The Actuel Exhibition", Shinsegae Art Hall Seoul, Seoul, Korea

1962   "Contemporary Korean Arts Exhibition", Manilla, Philippines

1961   "The 2nd Biennale de Paris", Paris, France

1961   "Young Artists Coalition", Gyeongbokgung Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

1959-61   "Exhibition of Korean Contemporary Artists (Held by Chosun Ilbo)", Seoul, Korea

1958-61   "Contemporary Exhibition (Held by Artists Association)", Seoul, Korea

1958   "Exhibition by Three Artists of Le Pont, Jungang Information Hall', Seoul, Korea



COLLECTIONS

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea 

Seoul Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea 

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea 

Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea 

Walker Hill Art Museum, Seoul, Korea 

Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea 

Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea


WORKS

MEDIA

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