Asia Week Celebrates an Array of Art as Vast as a Continent
March 12, 2015
By Martha Schwedener
Modern and Contemporary
Much of the contemporary art exhibited in Asia Week’s galleries involves recent translations of ancient traditions like calligraphy, scroll painting or ceramics. At the Kang Collection (9 East 82nd Street), Minjung Kim colors rice paper then applies a flame to it to achieve a bold effect.
Doors That Open to the Art of a Continent
March 13, 2014
New York dealer specializing in Korean art is Kang Collection (9 East 82nd Street), with an exhibition of very recent work by Ik-Joong Kang, a contemporary artist whose panels made of pine and liquid plastic — a kind of simulated lacquer — feature traditional motifs like moon jars used in courts for storing wine and panels that mimic bamboo.
Ik-Joong Kang's "Moon Jar With Blue Dot" was featured during Asia Week New York in March 2014