Chronology
 
HONG Myung-Seop
1948 Born in Pyungyang, north Korea
1950 Took refuge in Daejeon, south Korea during the Korean War
1997~ Professor, College of Arts, Hansung University
           lives in Seoul
metahong@hanmail.net
www. myung-seophong.com
EDUCATION
1986   M. F. A. College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University
1976   B. F. A. College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University

SOLO EXHIBITION

2007_ drawing-performance; "rainbow mapping project ;ART PROJECT IN DESSAU, GERMANY SUMMER-2007"
          dessau, germany
2007_ "blue toxication" gallery godo, seoul, korea
2004_ "Will toward Horizontality" Marronnier Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2004_ "Poison/Toxication &Horizontality" Pyo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2003_ "At Home/ At Ease" Yujin Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
2001_ "Cordyceps Series; Mimic after the Mimic/ Mimic before the Mimic" Ikong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
2000_ "Shadowless/Mindless/Artless" Moosim Gallery, Chungju, Korea
1998_ "Detitled" Stedeljjk Museum, Zwolle, Holland
1997_ "Level Game" Sunjae Museum of Art, Kyungju, Korea
1997_ "Detitled" Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1996_ "Developing/Enveloping" Hak-Chun Gallery, Chungju, Korea
1995_ "ASIANA Preview Show" Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1995_ "Detitled" Hakchon Gallery, Chungju, Korea
1994_ "Like a Snake" Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1994_ "Looks Like a -" Hakchon Gallery, Chungju, Korea
1993_ "Whehyang-neuk: On the Meta-Pattern" The 3th Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1993_ "Whehyang-neuk: On the Meta-Pattern" Hyundae Galley, Daejeon, Korea
1993_ "Whehyang-neuk: On the Meta-Pattern" Winkell Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1988_ "Meta-Sculpture" Ban Gallery, Osaka, Japan
1988_ "Meta-Sculpture" Dong-a gallery, Daejeon, Korea
1987_ "Meta-Sculpture" Ban Gallery, Osaka, Japan
1987_ "Meta-Sculpture" Yoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1986_ "Meta-Sculpture" Yoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1985_ "Developing-Between" Hyundae Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
1983_ "Square Variation" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1983_ "Square Variation" Soo Gallery, Daegu, Korea
1982_ "Running Railroad" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1979_ "(Before, Present, After) Being" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1979_ "(Before, Present, After) Being" Glorich Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1978_ "Facing the Wall" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea

DUAL EXHIBITIONS
2008_ "de-sense/re-sense" ESCgallery, graz, austria,
2008_ "flower-less/flower-like" soso gallery, haily village, kyunggi-do, korea
1996_  "Two/One Man Show" Ars Polona Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
1996_ "Two/One Man Show" Choi Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1995_  "Trace: /" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1983_ "Silhouette Casting" Chungtap Gallery, Chungju, Korea
1983_  "Topological Illusion" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1983_ "Tactile Gesture" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1982_ "Literal Wall" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea
1980_ "Plastic Art/Beyond Plastic Art" Culture-Center, Daejeon, Korea


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010-11_ "conceptual art ; 197-80" guynggi museum of mofern art, ansan
2010_ "ansung matchum" ansung civic studio, ansung
2010_ "this is the arts in daejun" holston gallery, daejeon
2010_ "invisible window" yfo gallery, daegu
2010_ "him of gyeonggi-do" gyeonggi museum of modern art, ansan
2010_ "tomorrow festiva" SBS, omok park, seoul
2009_ "ethics" kunstdoc, seoul
2009_ "incheon international digital art festival 2009" indheon
2009_ "ultra skin" coreana art museum, seoul
2009_ "oh, masterpieces" gyeonggi museum of modern art, ansan
2009_ "hachi parade 2009" sejongro plaza, seoul
2009_ "on every border flower blooms" daejeon museum of art, daejeon
2008_ "expenditure" - pusan biennale; contemporary art section, pusan metropolitan comtemporary art museum, pusan,
           korea
2008_ "a monument for poet Kim soo-yung" alterntive-space POOL, seoul, korea
2007 _ "AN ABSURD COMPASS". gallery noon, seoul, korea
2007_ " percepts-scape/concept-scape", gallery lux, seoul, korea
2006-7_ "Drawn to Drawing", SOMA muesum, seoul, korea
2006-7_ "Fluid ; Art canal International 06/07" ,gap-chun, daejeon, korea/ biel, swess
2005_ "Anyang Public Art Project 2005" anyang art-valley, korea
2005 _"cool & warm" sunggok muesum, seoul
2005 _"voronoi diagram-evolutionary space" artpark gallery, seoul
2004_ "from north" Hangisook gallery, space 129, daegu, korea
2004 _" you are my sunshine" tatal museum, seoul
2003_ The 2nd Biennale of Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Albisola &Savona, Italy
2003_ "Where Are You" Marronnier Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2002_ "Living Furniture" Stone &Water, Anyang, Korea
2002_ "Dis-location" Space 129, Daegu, Korea
2001_ "Art &Village (Wongol Project)" Kongju, Korea
2001_ "Diana" Art Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2000_ "PICAF (Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival)" Pusan Metropolitan Museum of Contemporary Art, Pusan,
          Korea
2000_" Media City_ Seoul 2000 (Subway Project)" Seoul, Korea
2000_ "2nd art factory ; blind love"" sampo-soy factory, seoul, korea
2000_ "Double Space (Hong Kong Exchange Exhibition)" Yungeun Museum
2000_ "Art &Village ;Wongol Project" Kongju, Korea
2000_ "A Passage for a New Millennium: Korean Artists of Overseas Exhibitions" 1990-99,
        National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
1999_ "Beyond the Landscape" Sunjae Museum of Art, Seoul and Gyeongju, Korea
1999_ "1st art factory 2000 ; unsettled area, eychun" kyunggido, Korea
1999_ "Phobia, Ilmin Museum, Soul, Korea1999 art project in K.B.S" K.B.S broadcasting center hall, daejeon, korea
1998_ "Media/Site" Pusan Metropolitan Museum of art, Pusan, Korea1998 CROSS POINT, yemack gallery, seoul
1998_ "Small Scale / Large Self" Cho Gallery, Seoul
1998_ "Frame is better than picture", Kumho Museum, Seoul
1997_ "Independence-Post War" Tokyo Museum, Japan
1997_ "Pair (PAAR)" ARTicle Gallery, Koln, Germany
1997_ "Paties 5; International Kunst Forum" Drewen, Germany
1997_ "Boundary of Life, Special Exhibition" The 2nd Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kwangju,
          Korea
1996_ "Currents in the Korean Modern Arts" Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
1996_ "Instal-Scape" Culture-Center, Daegu, Korea1995~96 6th. Felbach Triennale Klienplastik 1995, Stuttgart, Germany
1995_ "ASIANA, 46th Venice Biennale ; special exbition" venice, Italy
1995_ "Korean Art 1995, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
1995_ "Art/Convention/Reflection" Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
1994_ "Ex-position/ Out-position" Hongin Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
1992_ "Flower Sculpture/ Flower Installation" Hyundae Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
1991~97_ "Kim/Moon/Hong" Space, 3rd, Gaain, Cho, Uro & Inkong Gallery, Daegu and Seoul, Korea
1991~94_ "Japan-Korea Exchange Exhibition of Next Generation of Artists" Jiba, Japan and Chongju, Korea
1990_"44th Venice Biennale" Venice, Italy
1990_ "Para-Art" Dong-a Gallery, Daejeon, Korea
1988_ "Korean Contemporary Art Now" Total Art museum, Seoul, Korea
1987_ "(In/Out) Game" Soo Gallery, Daegu, Korea
1987_ "Abstract with Geometry" korea Art & culture Center, Seoul, Korea
1986~88_ "Hard-core; daejeon Connection" culture center & dong-a gallery, Daejeon, Korea
1986~99_ "Logos& Pathos" Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea1986 March, Seoul, korea art & culture center, seoul
1985_ "Seoul '90", kwanuoon gallery, seoul
198487_ "1984", "1986", "1987" the 3rd gallery, seoul
1983_ "sculptor's drawing" the 3rd gallery, seoul
198283_ " Ecole de Seoul" kwanhoon gallery, seoul
197980 _ "kumgang contemporary art festival" gongju, korea
1979_ "7th Independants" national museum of modern art, korea
1978 _ "15 contemporary artist" culture center, daejeon, korea
1977 _ "print making" culture center, daejeon, korea
197475 _ "study on plastic art" dept. of art, seoul national univ. korea

REVIEWS

2004_ "Reading Myung-seop Hong as a Monster or Without Interpretation", review by Kim Won-Bang,
           The Wolgan Misool magazine, Apr. Joongangilbo
1998_ "Anagraph 3: On Hong Myung-Seop", Contemporary Art in Theater of Cruelty, a book by Kim Won-Bang,
           Aekyong Publishing. Co.
1998_ "Frame is better than picture", Rubyunghak, Kumho Musuem Cataloge essay, Seoul
1996_ "Two-One Man Show", review by Lyue Byeong-Hak, catalog essay, ARS POLONA Gallery Pub. Warsaw, Poland
1995_ "Instal-scape", review by Lyue Byeong-Hak, Catalog essay ; Appendix published by Daegu Culture and Art Center
1995_ "Zehn Zeitgenossisohe Kunstler, 6 Triennale Kleinplastik 1995. Europa-Ostasien",
           catalog essay by Kim Seong-Duk, Sudwestlb Forum, Stuttgant
1995_ "Art of Far East Asia: Present and Future, International Symposium: Today& Tomorrow of Far East Asian Art",
           review by Lydia Haushetein, the Organizing Committee of The Year of the Art 1995
1995_ "Special Exhibition, Venice Biennale: The achievements of Korean Contemporary review by Cheon Soo-Jin,
            magazine, The Wolgan Misool, Joongangilbo
1995_ "Mongolen in Dogenpalast; Ostasiatische Kunst in Veneding 1995", review by Claudia Delank,
            Neue Bildende Kunst, 4/5
1995_ "Moo-ki-sung (): Meta-form/Meta-mind", review by Kim Seoung-Duk, ASIANA Catalog, Mudima Museum,
           Italy
1995_ "Hong, Myung-Seop: His Gazing & Looking Askance", review by Jong Kwang-Ho, magazine, Gana Art, No.43
1994_ "Poetic Twisting of Objects", review by Jong Hun-I, The Wolgan Misool, No.64, Joongangilbo
1994_ "The Art World of Hong, Myung-Seop: Conceptual Will &the Outcome", review by Jong Young-Mok,
           magazine The Space, No. 319


RESEARCH PAPAERS & ESSAYS by the artist

2004_ "the ten commandments of <becoming-critic> ; new vision 2004", magazine Art In Culture NO 8,
2002_ "The Status of College of Fine Arts, From 'self-Esteem' Toward 'The Other'-Esteem; Fine arts standing outside
          the museum or the wall. Its future? And its education?", magazine The Wolgan Misool, June No.6
1995_ "Ecology of Para-Art", The 6th Felbach Triennale Klien plastik 1995, Exhibition Catalog, Stuttgart, Germany
1995_ "Apparition of 100th Venice Biennale", magazine The Space, No.335
1995_ "Inverse of Modernity like Painting/ Painting like Modernity: Clich'e Image and Painting", Catalog,
           Songsan Gallery, Chongju
1994_ "Hidden in Space", Catalog, NokSaek Gallery
1994_ "Hyper Taxtuality &Anamorphous: Painting as Poetry, Poetry as Painting", Catalog, Nok Saek Gallery
1994_ "Allegory of Artificiality &Contemplation: The Art World of Cho Sung-Muk", Catalog, Total Gallery
1994_ "Energy before Formation: The Sculptural World of Shim Moon-Seop", Catalog, Total Gallery
1993_ "Chil-bul-young-gi ()", magazine The Space, No.311
1993_ "Landscape, Land, Soil/ Metamorphose, Entropy, Memeto Mori", magazine The Space, No.308
1992_ "A Clinical Look at Art Criticism", Modern Space Club Bulletin, No.1
1991_ "Inter-Subjectivity of Saeong" ; Hypothesis Garden, Exhibition Catalog
1991_ "Arts Against Arts", Catalog, Yuk Tae-Jin
1991_ "Carl Andre's Place: Will Toward Horizontality", magazine The Space, No.286
1991_ "The Art world of Cho Sung-Muk: Allegory of Artificiality and Contemplation", magazine The Misulsegae, No.79
1990_ "Self-Consciousness and Environmental Consciousness", magazine The Space, No. 277
1990_ "Gestalt of Artistic Consciousness &Social Consciousness", Paper No.1 published by College of Arts,
          Cheongju Univ.
1990_ "Ecology of Directness; Seen through the Contemporary Art 5", magazine The Space, No.269
1989_ "Ecology of Directness; Seen through the Contemporary Art 4", magazine The Space, No.266
1989_ "Ecology of Directness; Seen through the Contemporary Art 3", magazine The Space, No.264
1989_ "Ecology of Directness; Seen through the Contemporary Art 2", magazine The Space, No.263
1989_ "Ecology of Directness; Seen through the Contemporary Art 1", magazine The Space, No.262
1989_ "The Culture of Agreement and Coming into Being", magazine The Space, No. 259
1987_ "On the Types of Installation Concept in Contemporary Art", magazine The Misulsegae, No. 33
1986_ "Institutional Tradition", Criticism of Korean Art, paper, No.3, published by The Critics' Association of Korea
1985_ "Co-relations of Formality and Institutionalism in Contemporary Art", Paper No.1 published by Chungnam Univ.
1978_ "From Representation to Reality: Opening-Up &Alienation of Reality", Paper No.3 published by College of Fine Arts,            Seoul National Univ.


PUBLICATIONS(books by the artist)

2001_ Co-author of fine arts textbooks of middle and high school, Chunjae Pub. / Life &Dream, Seoul, Korea
1995_ In-between the Art and the Art Critics, Sol pub. Seoul, Korea
1995_ Basic Concept of Contemporary Art, (Anthology, edited by Kang Song-Won), Jaewon Pub. Korea
1995_ A Dreaming Portrait: Essays of 16 Artists, (Anthology), Jaewon Pub. Korea
1991_ a turning point in contemporary art, Sol pub. Seoul, Korea
 
 
 
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