During WWII (1942-45) Kim collected and studied Yi Dynasty ceramic and wooden objects. (30.4 x 20.4cm). - Sight, Lot 370: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled gouache on paper 46.2 x 30.5 cm. (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. 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. Browse upcoming auctions and create alerts for artworks you are interested in. $1,500 - $2,000, Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000, Description: Having worked between Paris and Seoul in the 1950s, Kim constructed his signature practice that … KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) SUN AND CLOUDS oil and sand on canvas 91.4 x 61.2 cm. Untitled (Moonrise over mountains) Signed and dated 58 Whanki Gouache on paper 161/2 x 115/8in. A portrait of KIM WHANKI. Whanki Museum is located in a residential area. He also experimented with papier-mâché, and painted on newspaper with oil paints. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition, Estimate: Estimate: When he returned to Seoul to serve as the Dean of an arts college in 1959 Kim felt limited and frustrated by his administrative duties and yearned to travel again. 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. The biggest painting by Kim Whanki (1913-1974), 〈05-IV-71 #200 (Universe)〉 (1971) went on sale for the first time on Saturday at Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale. $50,000 - $70,000, Description: All Rights Reserved. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki – the Aesthetics of Colours, 24 November 2017 – 1st April 2018. (41.9 x 29.5cm.). Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Contemplative Space, Artist Note, 18th May – 26th August 2018. CAD3,000 - CAD5,000, Description: When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. In this foreign land, Kim found confidence in his work and in Korean art. He exhibited widely and internationally. Kim war einer der ersten Avantgarde-Künstler Koreas, der vor ... Estimate: Mountain Color lithograph, circa 1956, signed in pencil Whanki 21 9/16 x 14 1/8in. Description: It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) MOUNTAINS AND MOON oil on canvas 51 x 41 cm. Untitled, oil on panel, 18 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (47.6 x 22.2 cm) overall framed dimensions 22 5/8 x 12 in (57.6 x 30.5 cm), signed lower right, Painting is framed in the original artist made and painted frame, PROVENANCE: From a private collector in New York, Description: Much has been written and published about Kim Whanki, the most representative of the modem Korean artists, ranging from brief biographical pieces to interpretations of individual works to doctoral dissertations. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Mountain and Moon Signed and dated Whanki 1964 Gouache on paper, framed and glazed 12 x 18½in. His great nephew, T.O.P is the lead rapper of K-pop boy group BIGBANG. 23 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. (47.7 x 63.7cm. The pioneers of Dansaekhwa are born between 1913 and 1936 and avoided any reference to Western realism in their works, creating primarily monochrome and minimalist paintings. 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). View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Shows Featuring Kim Whanki. (30.5 x 21.5cm. 22nd Private Exhibition in Shreveport Barnwell Gallery, New York (solo), 21st Private Exhibition including masterpieces The Sky and Land, 100,000 Dots in Poindexter Gallery, New York (solo), Where, What have we become and met again, Gyeongbok Palace Gallery (solo), 16th Private Exhibiton, Invited to the Special Exhibition Room of the 8th Sao Paulo Biennale in Brazil (solo), 15th Private Exhibition in Asia House Gallery, New York (solo), 7th Sao Paulo Biennale as a representative painter of South Korea (group), 11th Private Exhibition including paintiongs of Mountain and the Moon,Deer in the Moonlight, and Eternal song in National Information Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo), 10th Private Exhibition in Cluding paintings of Spring,The sky in Institute Gallery, Paris, France (solo), 6th Private Exhibition in M.Benegite Gallery, Paris, France (solo), New-realist’ Exhibition in Whasin Gallery, Seoul (with Yoo Young Kuk , Lee Kyusang), Korea (group), First Private Exhibition in Amagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo), PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SELL A PAINTING BY W. 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. (2) overall: 55 x 76 cm. Kim Whanki (1913 - 1974) was active/lived in New York / South Korea, France. Still, the work he did there was based on familiar subjects: jars, mountains, deer and plum blossoms. ), Estimate: 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. )Painted in 1972. Lot 98: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED WITH CIRCLE. NOTES Kim's favorite ceramics are white porcelains from the Choson period. Signiert: Whanki. (86.5 x 53.6cm. The artist behind Universe (우주), sold at Christies in Hong Kong for $13 Million USD, and coming in at 9th place on the domestic art market’s TOP 10 works — artist Kim Whanki (김환기) is a name all… $2,000,000 - $2,200,000, Description: Dansaekhwa is deeply involved with the physicality of painting. 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. (100 x 100 in. “The Korean room [in the Biennial] was good. The drawing, which is signed at lower right, reflects Kim's fascination with blending traditional art with modern abstraction. Lot 472: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) SUN AND CLOUDS, Lot 473: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) MOUNTAINS AND MOON, Lot 493: KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Untitled, Lot 540: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Ohne Titel Farbserigraphie, Lot 578: KIM WHANKI | L’Endroit où j'habitais - The Place Where I lived, Lot 781: Kim Whanki (1913-1974). These were years of anger and suffering, although Kim did complete some paintings. KIM WHAN-KI(Korean, 1913-1974), Estimate: Kim Whanki is a famous Korean artist but I don’t think a lot of people know him. (57.5 x 46.5cm. KIM WHAN-KI (1913-1974) 05-IV-71 #200 (Universe) oil on cotton (diptych) each panel: 254 x 127 cm. 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. Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 ⓒWHANKI FOUNDATION. Estimate: He was the subject of a one-man show at the USIS Gallery and was honored by election to membership in the Korean Academy. HKD1,600,000 - HKD2,400,000, Description: signed whanki and dated 57 oil on canvas, Estimate: Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! (21.5 x 30cm. Also inspired by nature and everyday life, Kim’s works evolved towards greater simplicity and refinement. (146 x 145cm.). Kim Whanki, 金焕基 also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi (1913–1974, hangul: 김환기), was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. HKD600,000 - HKD800,000, Description: $8,000 - $19,000, Estimate: $70,000 - $80,000, Description: (60 x 88cm.) KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled signed 'Whan Ki' (lower left) gouache on paper 46.2 x 30.5 cm. Description: Lot 17: KIM WHAN-KI (1913-1974) - 05-IV-71 #200 (Universe), Lot 43: KIM WHAN-KI KOREA, 1913-1974) FLEUR DE LOTUS LOTUS FLOWER) oil on canvas 60, Lot 63: He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. Description: (Gebräunt und lichtrandig). ), Estimate: ), Estimate: Kim Whanki, 金焕基 also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi (1913–1974, hangul: 김환기), was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. $150,000 - $250,000, Description: South Korea, 20th century; signed in pencil by the artist. gouache on rice paper, signed and dated Whanki 1965CATALOGUE NOTEKim Whanki was born in Chonnam Shinan. NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. WHANKI KIM (1913-1974), "Untitled". On November 22, a Sinan County official announced plans to build a government-funded museum that will float on a lake to commemorate the late modernist painter Kim Whanki (1913–1974) in his hometown, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island Anjwado, South Jeolla Province. Amazon.com: Berkin Arts Whanki Kim Giclee Print On Canvas-Famous Paintings Fine Art Poster-Reproduction Wall Decor(Kim Whanki'S Moon and Plum Blossom) Large Size 20.4 x 31.5inches: Posters & Prints Estimate: Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Estimate: KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Montagne (Mountain) oil on canvas 46 x 27 cm. He is also known under the name Soowhan Kim. 1957. ), Estimate: $35,000 - $45,000. HKD2,500,000 - HKD3,500,000, Description: Aug 14, 2018 - Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. After serving as the commissioner of the São Paulo Biennial in, 1963 Kim moved to New York where he would live until 1974. Aug 19, 2014 – Dec 31, 2999 . ), Estimate: He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. In response to these influences, Kim moved towards abstraction, developing works that featured rhythmic, repeating shapes that often overlapped. The building looks like a big, modern 3 storey house which blended with the neighbouring houses. Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. Chalky residue at lower left. (15.7 x 23.5cm. $8,000 - $10,000, Description: Paso Robles, CA . ), Estimate: While in Japan, Kim was exposed to new influences including the works of European modernists including Matisse and Picasso. Following is a book review of Kim Whanki: A Critical Biography by Kwang-su Oh. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. (18 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. $25,000 - $30,000, Description: Amazon.com: Whanki Kim Giclee Print On Paper-Famous Paintings Fine Art Poster-Reproduction Wall Decor(Kim Whanki'S Moon And Plum Blossom) #XZZ: Posters & Prints Minor pigment losses at high points. signed in English; titled and dated  In 1954 Kim moved to Paris, something he had been hoping to do for some time. Abstract. Untitled, 1970Oil on canvas. Kim Whanki, also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi, was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. Jul 25, 2016 - Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. (23.5cm.) Les Oiseaux Volants (Flying Birds) oil on canvas, Lot 64: 1950s. Description: NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. Untitled, 1964 Signed Whanki and inscribed on verso in black paint Whanki 1964 New York Oil on canvas 18 5/8 x 25 1/8in. ), Estimate: Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki, From Nature to Abstract Art, 26th July – 27th October 2019. When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. $10,000 - $20,000, Description: The atmosphere and natural … and participating auction houses. White porcelain jars Signed Whanki Oil on canvas 39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. “Do the dots shine as brightly as the stars?” Kim once wrote. The stretchers bow inward at center of horizontal strips. Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on … in Seoul, established by the Whanki Foundation in 1992 to exhibit and commemorate Kim’s art. Kim Whanki FLIGHT 1913 - 1974 signed in English oil on canvas 62.9 by 92.7 cm; 24¾ by 36½ in. Lot 95: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED Gouache on paper 23 x 15 inches (58. (21 5/8 x 29 7/8 in. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Kim Whanki passed away in 1974 at the age of 61, in New York. HKD750,000 - HKD1,000,000, Description: In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. Description: Morning Star, 1966 Signed Whanki Inscribed on verso in black paint in Roman letters with title, signature and date Oil on canvas 34 1/8 x 21 1/8in. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a retrospective of his work in 1975. £50,000 - £70,000. 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. Description: ₣5,000 - ₣6,000. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts, View additional info and full condition report. Cracking across bottom and at upper left. Estimate: (100 x 80.6cm.) When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. HKD200,000 - HKD300,000, Description: KIM WHAN-KI KOREA, 1913-1974) FLEUR DE LOTUS LOTUS FLOWER) oil on canvas 60 x 30 cm. Your email address or password is incorrect. This was the first year that Korea participated in the São Paulo Biennial, and Kim participated as a commissioner as well as a contributing artist. Description: Untitled, oil on paper laid on panel, 18 1/4 x 8 3/4 in, (46.4 x 22.2 cm), signed lower left, framed in the original shadow box frame, framed dimenstions: 22 5/8 x 12 in (57.6 x 30.5 cm), Condition Report: Their work was featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Tokyo Gallery.Whanki Kim's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $242 USD to $13,035,786 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Estimate: He first enrolled at Nishkishiro High School in Tokyo and then, from 1933 though 1936, he studied at the College of Arts at Nihon University. $20,000 - $40,000, Estimate: HKD48,000,000 - HKD62,000,000, Description: He painted this subject in the late 1950s. £8,000 - £12,000. An oil painting, untitled, signed whanki lower middle, oil on canvas, 37cm x 44.5 cm without frame, Estimate: Wear at upper left corner. $1,000 - $2,000, Description: signed whanki ; titled in French on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. $60,000 - $80,000. 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. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki II-69 Gouache on New York Times classified ads, framed and glazed 21 5/8 x 14 9/16in. It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. 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. Dimensions (approx. “When I close my eyes, I see the rivers and mountains of my country more clearly than the rainbows.” The paintings Kim created during this era, composed of numerous carefully applied dots of paint, contain subtle echoes of Korean landscapes and foliage drawn from the artist’, Kim died at the age of 61 in New York City, on July 25, 1974. ), Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000, Description: View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. (100 x 50 in.) 6/50. Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000 Description: A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). Untitled (Mountain landscape) Signed Kim Oil on canvas 235/8 x 30in. (36 x 24 1/8 in. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. Estimate: 55 x 35,5 cm (65,5 x 46 cm). Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki 64 Gouache on paper 8 7/16 x 11 13/16in. (42 1/4 x 14 in. WHANKI KIM (Korean, 1913-1974). Whan-Ki KIM (1913-1974) is an artist born in 1913 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 1994, at Loudmer, and the most recent auction result is a painting sold in 2021. $35,000 - $50,000. A simplified flowering branch emanates from the left side of the composition, superimposed over the grid. Learn more about artist insights. ” Kim took part in the Korean branch of the CAA and participated in an exhibition it sponsored in Seoul alongside Japanese artists. Along with other Asian expatriate artists—including the Koreans Nam Kwan and Kim Heung-su—Kim took in the heady atmosphere of Paris and its incomparable museums. 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. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. These artifacts provided motifs for Kim’s art as his knowledge of and affection for ancient Korean art grew. Description: Description: Whanki Kim was a Korean Asian Modern & Contemporary painter who was born in 1913. During the Korean War (1951-53) Kim fled Seoul and lived in a refugee camp. The only son of a prosperous farmer on the small island of Kijwa in South Korea, Kim grew up in comfortable circumstances. $3,000 - $5,000, Estimate: Lot 97: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 TAZZA. My painting wasn't bad either. $5,000 - $7,000. Description: Reviewed by a major art publication. high, Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000, Description: $30,000 - $40,000. These works were exhibited in Japan in the artist’s first solo show at the Amagi Gallery in Tokyo. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Ohne Titel Farbserigraphie auf Arches. We’d asked a resident for directions as there were some junctions and we’re not sure which way to turn. 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. In the early 1940s Kim was connected with other modernist painters including Korea’s “Free Painters” and a group with members in Japan called the “Creative Artist. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a retrospective of his work in 1975. View sold price and similar items: KIM WHANKI (KOREAN 1913 - 1974) from Vallot Auctioneers on December 2, 0120 2:00 PM EST. $3,000 - $4,000. Kim’s use of dots—which would become an important element of his art—also began in New York. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled - 28 - I - 68 I; & Untitled - 7 - II - 68 III two oil on newspaper each: 55 x 38 cm. After serving as an assistant for one year, he returned to Korea in 1937. Tobin Reese Fine Art . Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Widely respected as a prominent figure among the first generation of Korean abstract artists, Kim Whanki pioneered one of the most radical art movements in Korea in the late 1930s that is known today as Korean abstract art. ), Estimate: (18 1/4 x 12 in.) Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. Filter by auction house, media and more. HKD3,000,000 - HKD5,000,000, Description: Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. 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. A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). ), Lot 406: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) - Untitled - 28 - I - 68 I; & Untitled - 7 - II - 68 III. (60 x 91.5cm.) Oil on cardboard. He is considered one of the pioneers among Korean abstract artists. © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC. Untitled, watercolor on paper and ink laid on panel, 18 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (47.6 x 22.2 cm) , signed lower middle, Watercolor is framed in the original artist made and painted frame, PROVENANCE: From a private collector in New York, Estimate: signed in English; dated 1957 and titled Pot on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: ), Estimate: Signed and dated 'Whanki 70' on the reverse. Skip to end of content. KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Untitled oil on canvas 107.3 x 35.6 cm. "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. He also studied the Cubist-influenced works of his Japanese mentors Togo Seiji and Fujita Tsuguji. Nature morte aux fleurs Huile/panneau 35.5x54.8 cm Signed, Dated -57. Description: Description: In this nostalgic work from around 1940, Kim Whanki evokes the figures, vivid colors and imagery of his birthplace, the island Anjado off the southermost coast of Korea in South Jeolla province. Group show at a major institution. Image via Facebook . overall: 254 x 254 cm. Lot 96: Kim Whanki UNTITLED Signed and dated Jan 70 Watercolor on paper. Very good overall; some yellowing to paper consistent with age, one small notch to upper edge of sheet. $1,500 - $2,500, Estimate: The Whanki Museum is a private art museum in Jongno-gu, in central Seoul, South Korea.It was established by the Whanki Foundation mainly to exhibit and commemorate the art of Whanki Kim, one of Korea's foremost abstract painters.The museum is located in Buam-dong, close to Seongbuk-dong, Seongbuk-gu, where Whanki Kim and his wife spent many years.. Artforum. Ex. Description: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki Dec, 69 Gouache on paper 22 5/8 x 18 5/16in. (24 x 18 in). He is memorialized by the. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. Kim also took an interest in the expansive abstract canvases of Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman. 8 1/8 x 11 3/4 inches. oil on canvas, Lot 65: signed whanki mixed media on canvas, Estimate: ), Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500, Estimate: (18 1/4 x 12 in. Painted circa. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. See all past shows and fair booths. (49 1/4 x 69 in. "Untitled", Signed Whanki, dated 71, oil on canvas, framed. Kim Whanki is known for Non objective, abstract painting. A pioneering Korean abstract artist, Kim Whanki blended Asian philosophies and practices with the influence of Western abstraction. At the age of 19 he boarded a ship—without his father’. Estimate: View artworks for sale by Whanki, Kim Kim Whanki (558, Korean). His works are fused in Asian sensibility and western modernism. Description: x 12 in. A peripatetic artist who moved several times—from Korea, to Japan, to France and the United States—Kim developed a refined style filled with varied and … Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Landscape in Blue Signed Whanki Oil on canvas, framed 57½ x 57 1/8in. (770) 570-9284  . Some of them based their work on traditional Korean ink portraits, and used traditional Korean … HKD7,500,000 - HKD9,500,000, Description: Kim Whanki left for New York in October 1963. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a restrospective of his work in 1975. He was a lecturer at Seoul University from 1946 to 1948 and a professor at Hong Ik University from 1953 to 1955 and from 1959 to 1962. 1956 on the reverse, Estimate: Description: Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. Kim Whanki is known for Non objective, abstract painting. ): image area is 16" L x 12-1/4" H; with frame 4-1/2" L x 20-3/4" H. Condition Report: Untitled Signed and dated Whanki 61 Oil on canvas 23.5/8 x 34.5/8in. (21 5/8 x 14 7/8 in.) 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. Upon his 1953 return to Seoul Kim developed paintings of jars and taught at the College of Fine Arts and Hongik University. (54.7 x 35.9cm.). It measures approximately 11" x 8.25" overall, has no tears or stains, comes from a dry, high-altitude, smoke-free environment, and is strictly graded This is an original 1987 print ad for the Paris Centre Nationale des Arts Plastiques, showing the work of Whanki! Petite Rose ), Estimate: Growing up as the fourth child and only son of wealthy farmer Kim Sang-hyeon, Kim Whanki grew up comfortably and started studying abroad at the age of 19. He studied European modernism in Japan and spent time in Paris and in New York. 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. Not examined out of frame. Estimate: "Untitled", Signed Whanki, dated 71, oil on canvas, framed - Sight size: 16 in. HKD600,000 - HKD900,000, Description: 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 artists also attempted to break away from the heritage of Japanese imperialism and Western abstraction. Lot 419: WHANKI KIM (Korean, 1913-1974). Estimate: Lot 94: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED Signed Whanki, dated New York 1973 and inscribed Col. Leeum Collection: Beyond Space. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art - Korea. Painted glass vase, 1966 Signed and dated in blue paint on base Whanki 1966 Oil on molded glass vase; titled indistinctly on base 9 1/4 in. Lot 328: WHANKI KIM (1913-1974) "Untitled". mixed media on canvas. x 17 in. UntitledSigned and dated Whanki 1969Gouache on paper6 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. ), Estimate: ), Estimate: Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 By 1941 Kim left the CAA, partly due to political pressures. Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 Abstraction #3 Signed Whanki (lr) Oil and sand on canvas 24 x 48 inches (61 x 121.9 cm) Provenance: New York Circulating Library of Paintings, Inc., New York C. Condition Report: Provenance: sold by Christie's in a group of five in the 1990s (Christie's sticker remains on back). Untitled Signed in Roman print Whanki, and sized on verso 13 x 9in., 4(F), oil on paper board 12 x 86in. Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. HKD1,500,000 - HKD2,500,000, Description: - Sight size: 20 in. 476 askART artist summary of Kim Whanki. HKD800,000 - HKD1,200,000, Description: $10,000 - $25,000, Estimate: 60.9 x 45.7 cm. —to travel to Japan to study art. $100,000 - $150,000, Description: $6,000 - $8,000, Description: (55 x 37cm. $80,000 - $100,000, Description: Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 Untitled Dansaekhwa is an art movement born in South Korea in the 1970s. 'S sticker remains on back ) Kim WHAN-KI ( Korea, 20th ;... Return to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Gallery. Error or omission a Critical biography by Kwang-su Oh 27th October 2019, the news. The age of 19 he boarded a ship—without his father ’ pioneers among Korean artist. Of Japanese imperialism and Western modernism rapper of K-pop boy group BIGBANG ( Moonrise over mountains Signed! Korean artist but I don ’ t think a lot of people know.! College of Fine Arts in 1933 favorite ceramics are White porcelains from the Choson period Cubist-influenced works European! 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