We’d asked a resident for directions as there were some junctions and we’re not sure which way to turn. Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 Untitled 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: After serving as an assistant for one year, he returned to Korea in 1937. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki – the Aesthetics of Colours, 24 November 2017 – 1st April 2018. Image via Facebook . It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. $25,000 - $30,000, Description: £50,000 - £70,000. Shows Featuring Kim Whanki. (15.7 x 23.5cm. 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). He exhibited widely and internationally. $8,000 - $10,000, Description: WHANKI KIM (1913-1974), "Untitled". Artforum. signed whanki ; titled in French on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: Chalky residue at lower left. $1,500 - $2,000, Estimate: Estimate: WHANKI KIM (Korean, 1913-1974). 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. 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. $10,000 - $20,000, Description: (100 x 80.6cm.) 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. 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. $35,000 - $50,000. (770) 570-9284  . Description: 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. The building looks like a big, modern 3 storey house which blended with the neighbouring houses. 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. 1957. He studied European modernism in Japan and spent time in Paris and in New York. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. 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. 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. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. 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. “Do the dots shine as brightly as the stars?” Kim once wrote. He is also known under the name Soowhan Kim. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Landscape in Blue Signed Whanki Oil on canvas, framed 57½ x 57 1/8in. A simplified flowering branch emanates from the left side of the composition, superimposed over the grid. "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. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. The drawing, which is signed at lower right, reflects Kim's fascination with blending traditional art with modern abstraction. Signed Whanki, dated 72; the reverse marked October, New York; oil on canvas. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. $150,000 - $250,000, Description: Lot 94: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED Signed Whanki, dated New York 1973 and inscribed Col. NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. HKD2,500,000 - HKD3,500,000, Description: Paso Robles, CA . )Painted in 1972. After serving as the commissioner of the São Paulo Biennial in, 1963 Kim moved to New York where he would live until 1974. $80,000 - $100,000, Description: Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Abstract. $30,000 - $40,000. 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. Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000 Description: A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). (86.5 x 53.6cm. Ex. (30.4 x 20.4cm). Kim Whanki left for New York in October 1963. $8,000 - $19,000, Estimate: in Seoul, established by the Whanki Foundation in 1992 to exhibit and commemorate Kim’s art. 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. 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