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Busan 1Km from the central train station in Pusan 4th floor of the Hankwang Building,




Hankwang Museum is the only private museum in Pusan that is registered under Museum and Art Gallery Act. It was founded in 1975 by late Mr. Kwangduk Han and it became a museum registered in 1996. The collections include over five hundreds of oriental paintings and works by Korean, Japanese, North Korean and Chinese artists and calligraphers. The museum was founded for the purpose of supporting promising artists and sponsoring art exhibits and the cultural education in Pusan, a culturally deprived city. The late Mr.Kwangduk Han had collected the paintings for 50 years with passionate love for arts and exerted unparalleled generosity. In the collections, there are masterpieces of the famous artists like Kim Hongdo, Sin Yunbok and Jang Sengup who lived in Chosun period(1392-1897) and ther are many paintings of the begining and the middle of the 20th centry. Also, there are the works of calligraphy written by famous people like ex presidents of Korea.


  • Jongku, Kim's Solo Exhibition


    Jongku Kim


    Hankwang Museum


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    Jongku Kim attempts to grate time itself in the works he presents in his exhibition ‘He-Story.’ Kim’s creations are extremely labor-intensive, executed by grating huge masses of iron into powder, which he then uses to make ink for his large-scale calligraphy works. The transformation of iron during Kim's work process is not only physical; it also involves a profound transformation of meaning. ...

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