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Minseung Jang

Seoul, b.1979

Jang Minseung’s Black Sunset (2012 – 2017) is a photograph calmly capturing moments of sunset in a black and white gradation. With a composition excluding entire information about the space, the scenery is generalized to ‘an anonymous space’ or ‘an anonymous sea’. It ultimately encourages an audience to pay more...

Jang Minseung’s Black Sunset (2012 – 2017) is a photograph calmly capturing moments of sunset in a black and white gradation. With a composition excluding entire information about the space, the scenery is generalized to ‘an anonymous space’ or ‘an anonymous sea’. It ultimately encourages an audience to pay more attention to its foundation and protoplasm. As the sea landscape is delicately depicted in a black and white gradation and an extremely moderated mode, it is re-generated into an independent subject appealing only visual receptors with a sense of narratives intended by the artist.

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Biography

Jang Minseung’s Black Sunset (2012 – 2017) is a photograph calmly capturing moments of sunset in a black and white gradation. With a composition excluding entire information about the space, the scenery is generalized to ‘an anonymous space’ or ‘an anonymous sea’. It ultimately encourages an audience to pay more attention to its foundation and protoplasm. As the sea landscape is delicately depicted in a black and white gradation and an extremely moderated mode, it is re-generated into an independent subject appealing only visual receptors with a sense of narratives intended by the artist.

Image courtesy of the artist, provided by Chapter II

RELATED CATEGORIES

Art and Individual Life / Collaboration / Furniture / Installation / Multidisciplinary Approach / Music / Narrativity / Photography / Political Issue / Social Relations / Sound Installation / South Korea / Video

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2004
    BFA, Chungang University, Seoul, Korea

Solo Exhibition

  • 2016
    立石附近, Arcadia, Artspace Platform L, Seoul, Korea
  • 2014
    家具八字, hidden track, SPACE WILLING N DEAING, Seoul, Korea
  • 2012
    The moments, One and J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Group Exhibition

  • 2017
    Presence/Absence, ChapterII, Seoul, Korea
  • 2016
    VOID, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art(MMCA) Seoul,Korea
  • As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea

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Curriculum Vitae

Educations

  • 2004
    BFA, Chungang University, Seoul, Korea

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016
    立石附近, Arcadia, Artspace Platform L, Seoul, Korea
  • 2014
    家具八字, hidden track, SPACE WILLING N DEAING, Seoul, Korea
  • 2012
    The moments, One and J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 2011
    水聲十景, In between times, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea
  • 2010
    A multi-culture, One and J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 水聲十景, In between times, Art+Lounge Dibang, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008
    Intermission, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul Korea
  • 2006
    Cut & Bend, Gallery Modul, Seoul, Korea

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Presence/Absence, ChapterII, Seoul, Korea
  • 2016
    VOID, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art(MMCA) Seoul,Korea
  • As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea
  • April the Eternal Voyage, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art , Ansan, Korea
  • 2015
    Sound of Community, Arco Art Center, Seoul, Korea
  • The Dark Side of Nature, MNAC Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
  • 2014
    2014 Hermés Foundation Missulsang, Atelier Hermés, Seoul, Korea
  • The Republic of Apartments, Seoul Museum of History, Seoul, Korea
  • 2013
    NEW WAVE, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2012
    Encounter, Experience, and Environment, Gillman Barracks, Singapore
  • Ancient Futures, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
  • 2011
    Seoul City Exploration, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2010
    Shift, Johyun Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • Mega Stuff, Salon de H, Seoul, Korea
  • Threshold, Art+Lounge Dibang, Seoul, Korea
  • 2009
    After Gogo: A New Era of Korean Art, Ljubljana Graphic Arts Biennale, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Platform in KIMUSA, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008
    Wonderful Life, Doosan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 2007
    Seoul Design Week, Milan, Italy
  • 2006
    Chadosalingeokhye, Cais Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • Living Furniture, Sea Art Festival, Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
  • 2005
    Design Made, Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul, Korea

Grants & Awards

  • 2014
    Awardee, Hermés Foundation Missulsang
  • 2010
    General grants for Visual Art, Seoul Art and Culture Foundation
  • SeMA Young Artist support program, Seoul Museum of Art
  • General grants for Mullae Arts Plus, Seoul Art and Culture Foundation
  • 2006
    Young product designer of the year, Korea Design Award

Collections

  • National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
  • Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
  • AMOREPACIFIC Museum of Art, Korea

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