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A SINCE JOURNERY CAN CHANGE THCOUSE OF A LIFE
2010
OIL ON CANVAS
65*92 CM

LEE Jong-gu

 

1954     Born in Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea

1976     B.F.A. Department of Painting, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Seoul

1988     M.F.A. Art Education, Graduate School of Education, Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Currently Working as a Professor of the Department of Painting, School of Fine Art, Chung-Ang University, Korea

Lives and works in Incheon, Korea


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018     Agora_Spring Is Here, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul

2016     Eye and Mind of Korean Contemporary Art : Reinstatement of Realism, Gana Insa Art Center, Seoul

2015     The Landscapes of the Temples, Mihwangsa, Haenam, Korea

2010     Woohyun Arts Prize Winning Exhibition, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea

2009     A Country: Three Landscapes, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul; Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, Korea

2006     Two Rooms Daechu-ri_Baghdad, Peace Museum, Seoul

2005     Artist of the Year, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2004     Spirit of Soil, Face of Soil, Hangil Book House, Paju, Korea

2003     National Land, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul

             Journey on Iraq and Islam – Looking for the Owner, Shinsegae Gallery, Incheon, Korea

1999     Homecoming – Oji-ri People 2, Seosan Cultural Center, Seosan, Korea

1997     Invitational Exhibition, Haeban Gallery, Incheon, Korea

1996     Gana Art Award Winning Exhibition, Gana Art, Seoul

1992     People of Soil, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul; Yeji Gallery, Daegu, Korea

1991     Oji-ri People, Oji Primary School, Seosan, Korea

1989     Invitational Exhibition, Ondara Art Center, Jeonju, Korea

1986     People of Soil, Grimmadang Min, Seoul; Maek-Hyang Gallery, Daegu, Korea

1976     Lee Jong-gu Esquisses, Public Information Office, Incheon, Korea


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018     Gyeonggi Millennium Docufesta: Gyeonggi Archive_Now, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art Gyeonggi 

             Sangsang Campus, Suwon, Korea

             Exhibition on Peace and Human Rights in East Asia for 70th Anniversary of 4・3: From Silence To Shouting,

             Jeju 4・3 Peace Memorial Hall, Jeju, Korea

             Gana Art Collection: Regrettable Times, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

2017     Korea Tomorrow 2017, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

             Keyword Korean Art 2017 Square Art: From Torch to Candlelight, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea

             Moontides for Jeju Haenyeo, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea

2016     Facing Faces, Sungkyunkwan University Museum, Seoul

             Art In Society – Land of Happiness, Seoul Museum of Art (Buk-Seoul), Seoul

2015     Commemorative Exhibition of the 70th Anniversary of Liberation: the Great Journey with the Citizens

             Uproarious, Heated, Inundated, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

             70th anniversary of Korean Independence – Korean Modern Art, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

             Beyond the Borders, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul

2014     Retro ’86~’88: The Origin of Korea Pluralism, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul

             The Stream of Korean Contemporary Art – Realism, Gimhae Arts & Sports Center Yunseul Art Gallery,

             Gimhae, Korea

             Korean Beauty: Two Kinds of Nature, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

             People_Korea and Kazakhstan, National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana

             The Blue Bird of May, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

2013     Bali Jeju – Determination of Two Islands, Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta

             Rabbit in the Submarine, Democracy Park, Busan, Korea

2012     Korean Art from the Museum Collection_Grand-Narrative Part I, National Museum of Contemporary Art,

             Gwacheon, Korea

             Korean Modern Art – A man Here, Now, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 

             Chea Yong Shin and Korean Portraits – Ideals and Illusions, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea

             The Aesthetics of Table Setting, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul

             DMZ Peace Picture Book Project_Winter Winter Winter, Spring, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, 

             Korea

             2nd Incheon Peace Art Project – Sea of Peace, Boundary of Water, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea

2011     Artist of the Year 1995~2010, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

             Korean Rhapsody: A Montage of History and Memory, Leeum, Seoul

             The Seoul Art Exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             Co-Existence & Co-Prosperity, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea

             1st Incheon Peace Art Project – Sea of Conflict, Sea of Reconciliation, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea

             Today’s Asian Art, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea

             Nature, Life, Human, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea

2010     Realism in Asian Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea; National 

             Museum of Singapore, Singapore

             Cross Over the Yellow Line, Kyunghyang Gallery, Seoul

             Korean Avant-Garde Drawing 1970~2000, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul

2009     Art in Superstar, Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul

             Wonderful Pictures, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul

             Realism Interpreted as Contemporary Art, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea

2008     Ssamzie Farmer, Gallery Ssamzie, Seoul

             The Seoul Art Exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             Finale of Baekdudaegan Jirisan, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea

             Asia and Rice, Sori Arts Center of Jeollabuk-do, Jeonju, Korea

2007     Gyeonggi, National Highway No.1, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

             Power and Dream of People’s Art, Gana Art, Seoul

             Jeju Island, Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeju, Korea

             Text in Bodyscape, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             The Pulsation of People: Realism in Korean Art 1945-2005, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

2006     100 Years of Korean Art Part 2 – Tradition, Human, Art, Reality, National Museum of Modern and

             Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

             [Woman / Work / Art] Portrayal of Woman at Work in Korean Art, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul

             Illusion/Disillusion, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             Korea Unification Art Exhibition, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

             The Truth of Six Rooms, Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

2005     The Seoul Art Exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             1st Pocheon Asian Art Festival, Pocheon Banweol Art Hall, Pocheon, Korea

             Portrait of the Times, The Sound of Daily Life, Park Soo Keun Museum, Yanggu, Korea

2004     Bahgdad 551km, JeBiwool Museum, Gwacheon, Korea

             Declaration for Peace: 100 Artists from Korea and Overseas, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary 

             Art, Gwacheon, Korea

             Eommoi Moak, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea

             Existence and Illusion, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

2003     Environmental Art – Water, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             The Art of Rice: Spirit and Sustenance in Asia, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, U.S.

2002     Thoughts on Vegetables, Gallery La Mer, Seoul

             Our Faces, JeBiwool Museum, Gwacheon, Korea

             Another History of Art: Representation of Feminity, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul

2001     The 1980’s Realism and the Age, Gana Art, Seoul

             Korean Contemporary Art. Expression of the Time – "Hurts and Healing", Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Art 

             Museum, Seoul

2000     Rice in Korean History, National Museum of Korea, Seoul

1999     Money·Money·Money, Gallery Savina, Seoul

             JoongAng Fine Arts Prize - Winners' Special Exhibition, Hoam Art Gallery, Seoul

             Korea+JAALA, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

             Koreans by Koreans: Portraits from Prehistory to Modern Times, Hoam Art Gallery, Seoul;  Rodin Gallery,

             Seoul

1998     Grand Opening Commemorative Exhibiton of DMA, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

             Facing The New Millennium, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

1997     2nd Gwangju Reunification Art Festival, Mangwol-dong Cemetery, Gwangju, Korea

             Portrait of Our Times – Father, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

             Korean Art 97 – Humanism·Mechanism·Animalism, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,

             Gwacheon, Korea

1996     Reality 96, KEPCO Plaza Gallery, Seoul

             Development of Korean Modernism: 1970-1990 Conquest of Modern, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul

1995     50th Anniversary Liberation, Historical Paintings Exhibition: Where are We, Seoul Arts   Center, Hangaram Art

             Museum, Seoul

             Gwangju Unification Art Exhibition, Mangwol-dong Cemetery, Gwangju, Korea

             Korean Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

             1st Gwangju Biennale: The Spirit of Gwangju Resistance in May, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

             Following the Silk Road, Donga Gallery, Seoul

1994     Korean Minjoong Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

            100th Donghak Commemoration – Bird, Bird, Blue Bird, Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul

1993     DMZ Peace Project, Tokyo Central Art Museum, Tokyo

             Across the Pacific: Contemporary Korean and Korean American Art, Queens Museum of Art, New York;

             Kumho Gallery, Seoul

             Reality of the Land – Exhibition of Kim Jung-Heun and Lee Jong Gu, Seoin Gallery, Seosan, Korea

             Moved by Eyes, Read by Heart, Donga Gallery, Seoul

1992     Today's Life, Today's Art, Kumho Gallery, Seoul

             JALLA – World and Us, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo

             Searching for the Korean Identity in Korean Contemporary Art, Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

             Face of Our Time – Human and Nature, Grimmadang Min, Seoul

1991     Reunification Exhibition, Grimmadang Min, Seoul

             A View In The Change Of Art, Kumho Gallery, Seoul

             A Groping for the Identity of Korean Contemporary Art, Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

1990     The Reality of the Rural Communities and the Life of the Farmers, Ondara Art Center, Jeonju, Korea 

             Landscape of Fatherland , Grimmadang Min, Seoul

             May! Gwangju!, Grimmadang Min, Seoul

1989     4 People Traveling Our Land, Coal Industry Promotion Hall, Taebaek, Korea

             From Hwangtohyeon to Gomnaru: Homage to ‘Kumgang’ by Shin Dong-yup, Yesul Madang Geumgang, Seoul

             ‘80s Visual Art, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul

1988     6th JALLA, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo

             Minjung Art in Korea – Politic & Art, Artists Space, New York

1987     Today’s Art in Incheon, Incheon Cultural Center, Incheon, Korea

             6th Imsulyeon, From 98,992km2, Taebaek Gallery, Daegu, Korea; Haein Gallery, Busan, Korea

             22 Artists of Our Times, Grimmadang Min, Seoul

1986     Problematic Artists' Works of 1986, Seoul Museum, Seoul

             30 Pioneers of Our Times, Grimmadang Min, Seoul

             5th Imsulyeon, From 98,992km2, Grimmadang Min, Seoul

1985     1st Horizon (~1995), Public Information Office, Incheon, Korea

             85 Years of Korean Art, Arab Cultural Center, Seoul

             4th Imsulyeon, From 98,992km2, Hangang Museum, Seoul

1984     History of 40 Years after the Liberation, Gwangju Academy Museum, Gwangju, Korea; Cheonnam National 

             University, Gwangju, Korea; Catholic Center Exhibition Hall, Busan, Korea; Jin Gallery, Masan, Korea; Yonsei

             University, Seoul; Korea University, Seoul

             Art of Life, Arab Cultural Center, Seoul; Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul

             3rd Imsulyeon, From 98,992km2, Gwangju Academy Museum, Gwangju, Korea

1983     2nd Imsulyeon, From 98,992km2, Arab Cultural Center, Seoul; Soo Gallery, Daegu, Korea

             JoongAng Fine Arts Prize, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1982     1st Imsulyeon, From 98,992km2, Deoksu Museum, Seoul

             30 Years of Incheon Art, Public Information Office, Incheon, Korea

             4th JoongAng Fine Arts Prize, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1980     1st Visual Art (~1983), The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul

             1st Contemporary Art Now ’80 – Incheon (~1985), Nambin Gallery, Incheon, Korea


Awards

2010     Woohyun Arts Prize, Incheon Foundation for Art & Culture, Incheon, Korea

2005     Artist of the Year, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1994     Gana Art Prize, Gana Art, Seoul

1983     2nd Prize, 6th JoongAng Fine Arts Prize, Joongang Ilbo, Seoul

1982     Special Prize, 5th JoongAng Fine Arts Prize, Joongang Ilbo, Seoul


Publications

Lee Jong-gu 1980-2013 (Supported by Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture: Established Visual Artist's Catalog

Publication Project, Hakgojae Books, 2013)

Spirit of Soil, Face of Soil (Hangil Art, 2004)


Public Collections

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

Junbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea

Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea

Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

OCI Museum of Art, Seoul

Korea University Museum, Seoul

Art Bank, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

Government Art Bank, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

Incheon Foundation for Art & Culture, Incheon, Korea

Ssamzie Art Collection, Paju, Korea

Arirang Literature Museum, Gimje, Korea

Cheong Wa Dae, Seoul

Cheong Nam Dae, Cheongju, Korea

The Bank of Korea, Seoul

KEB Hana Bank, Seoul