Chun Kwang Young
Chun Kwang Young (Korean, b.1944) is a sculptor known for his constructions made out of Korean mulberry paper. He received his BFA from Hong-Ik University in Seoul in 1968, and his MFA from Philadelphia College of Art in 1971. Early in his career, Chun focused on painting, deeply influenced by Abstract Expressionism, before switching to the creation of large-scale sculptures in the mid-1990s.
Chun's solo exhibition in the Brooklyn Museum started on November 17th, 2018. Chun is the 3rd Korean artist, who shows major museums following Nam June Paik, and Ufan Lee. The Brooklyn Museum features his works from November 17th, 2018 through April 2019.
On view in Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon, USA