Park Seo Bo

Park Seo Bo (b. 1931)






1954   Graduated, Painting Dept. of Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea.

2000   Honorary Doctoral Degree, Hong-Ik University, Seoul.






2014        “Ecriture”, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
               The 10th CIGE 2014 (China International Gallery Exposition 2014), Wellside Gallery, Beijing, China
               DDP (Dong Dae Moon Design Park), Seoul, Korea

2012        Daegu Art Museum, Daegue, Korea

               Shilla Gallery, Daegu, Korea

                    Korean Art Show, Wellside Gallery, New York

               AHAF (Asia Top Galley Hotel Fair), Keum San Gallery, Mandarine Oriental, Hong Kong

                    Art Toronto 2012, Wellside Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2011-10   KUKJE Gallery, Seoul

               Park, Seo-Bo, a Forerunner of Korean Avant-garde: Record His 60 years,

               Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan

               Johyun Gallery, Busan

2010        ART TAIPEPI 2010, Wellside Gallery(Booth NO.43), Taipei

2009        ONE MAN SHOW: KIAF 2009 (Korea International Art Fair), Wellside Gallery, COEX, Seoul, Korea

2008        “Empty the mind”, Gallery ARARIO NEW YORK, NEW YORK

               “Empty the mind”, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai.

2007        PARK, SEO-BO Today Playing with Color, Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan.

               Gallery ARARIO BEIJING, Beijing.

2006        Cabinet des Dessins, Musée D ‘art Moderne, Saint-Etienne Métropole, Saint-Etienne.

2005        SHANGHAI ART FAIR 2005, Samtuh Gallery (Booth No. B-35), Shanghai Mart Hall, Shanghai, China
               Samtuh Gallery, Seoul, Korea
               CIGE 2005 (China International Gallery Exposition 2005), Samtuh Gallery, China World Trade Center, Beijing, China
2004        Que Sais Je Gallery, Seoul, Korea
               SEOUL ART FAIR 2004, Samtuh Gallery, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea
               10th MANIF Seoul 2004, (Manifestation D’Art Nouveau International et Forum), Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea
               CIGE 2004 (China International Gallery Exposition 2004), Samtuh Gallery, Beijing, China
2003        9th MANIF Seoul 2003, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2002        REMBA Gallery, LA.

2000        Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
               Special Invited Exhibition: MANIF 6! 2000, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
1999        Shilla Gallery, Daegu, Korea
               Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
               Jo Hyun Gallery, Busan, Korea
1998        Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997        Ace Gallery Los Angeles, LA.

1996        BASEL ART FAIR, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Musée Basel, Basel.

               FIAC ’96, Jo Hyun Gallery, Espace Eiffel Branly, Paris.

1991        ‘PARK, SEO-BO’s Painting: Its Forty Years’, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul.

1981        Hyundai Gallery, Seoul

1978        Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.

1973        Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo.

1962        National Central Libarary Gallery, Seoul         






2015       “From Lee Ungno to Lee Ufan: Korean Artists in France”, Musée Cernuschi, Paris, France
2014       Painting Not Painting, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea

              “From all Sides : Tansaekhwa on Abstraction”, Blum and Poe, LA, USA
              Busan Biennale 2014 : Special Exhibition Biennale archive Exhibition, Busan Cultural Center, Busan, Korea
              SH Contemporary 2014, The Columns Gallery, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
              “The Art of Dansaekhwa”, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
              ART BASEL’14, Kukje Gallery, Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
              “Overcoming the Modern Dansaekhwa: The Korean Monochrome Movement”,
              Alexander Gray Associates, New York, USA
              TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair), Kukje Gallery, Maastricht, Netherlands
              “The Artistic Sipirts of Modern Artists on Paper”, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, Korea
              “From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction”, Blum and Poe, LA, USA

2013       ART TORONTO 2013, Willside Gallery, Toronto, Canada

              FIAC 2013 (Foire International d’Art Contemporain), Kukje Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France

              FRIEZE MASTERS, Kukje Gallery, Gloucester Green, Regents Park, London, UK
              12th KIAF’13 (Korea International Art Fair), Pyo Gallery, Wellside Gallery, Johyun Gallery, UM Gallery, COEX, Seoul
              G-SEOUL13 (International Art Fair), Wellside Gallery, Grand Hilton Seoul, Seoul, Korea
              ART BASEL 2013, Kukje Gallery, Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
              “White & White – Dialogue between Korea and Italy”, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Roma, Italy
              TEFAF 2013, Maastricht, Kukje Gallery, Maastricht, Netherlands
              The Armory Show, Kukje Gallery, New York, USA
2012       “Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting”, Jeonbok Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea
              ART BASEL 2012, Kukje Gallery, Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
              KIAF’12, Pyo Gallery, Wellside Gallery, Johyun Gallery, SongArt Gallery, COEX, Seoul, Korea
              “Korean Dansaekpa”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
              The Armory Show, Kukje Gallery, New York, USA
              TEFAF Maastricht, Kukje Gallery, Netherlands

2011       The 10th ART BASEL MIAMI, Kukje Gallery, Miami Beach Convention Center, Florida, USA
              The 38th FIAC (Foire International d’Art Contemporain), Kukje Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
              KIAF 11(Korea International Art Fair), VIP Room, Wellside Gallery, Johyun Gallery, Song Art Gallery, COEX, Seoul
              “Beyond the Blue”, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, Korea
              ART BASEL 2011, Kukje Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
              “Qi is full-section 1: Drawing Yi”, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
              Art HK11 (Hongkong international Art fair), Kukje Gallery, Hongkong, China
              TEFAF Maastricht, Kukje Gallery, Netherlands
              “Korean Rhapsody – A Montage at History and Memory”, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
              “Soul of Line”, Ungno Lee Museum, Daejeon, Korea

2010-1    Soul of Line, Ungno Lee Museum of Art, Daejeon

2010       FIAC 2010, Kukje Gallery, Grand Palais & Louvre, Paris

              Special Planned Exhibition Clayarch Gimhae Museum 2010 ‘OFF THE WALL’ Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae

              The Opening Exhibition of Seongbuk Museum of Art ‘The PRESENCE’, Seongbuk Museum of Art, Seoul

              ART HK 2010 (Hong Kong International Art Fair), Keumsan Gallery

              (Booth No.04), Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong

              CLOUD-Power of Asian Contemporary Art, Soka Art Center, Beijing

2010       IN THE MIDST OF THE KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

2009       Beginning of New Era, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

              MIXOGRAFIA- Innovation and Collaboration-, the Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts

              The Color of Nature- Monochrome Art in Korea-, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai

              Kim Tschang-Yeul + Park Seo-Bo + Lee Ufan, Johyun Gallery, Busan

2008-9    Transcendence : Modernity and Beyond in Korean Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2008       SIPA 2008 (Seoul International Print Photo Art Fair 2008), Wellside Gallery

              Busan Biennale 2008 - Leaders of Asia’s Contemporary Art, Busan

              Korean Abstract Art: 1958-2008, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

2007       Urban Crossroads-New York, Paris, Seoul-, Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade

              Poetry in Motion, Galerie BEYELER, Basel

              A Table of Korean Contemporary Art, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu

              Elastic Taboos-Within the Korean World of Contemporary Art-, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

2006       Exhibition ‘PARK, SEO-BO & LEE KANG SO; WORKING WITH NATURE (Tate Gallery Liverpool)

              SIPA 2006 (Seoul International Print, Photo & Edition Works Art Fair)

              ART SINGAPORE 2006, Lee Hwaik Gallery, Suntec Singapore Level 6 Hall, Singapore

              Established Statues, Gallery SP, Seoul

              MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2006, Gallery Samtuh, Melbourne

              ART CHICAGO 2006 at Navy Pier, UM Gallery, Chicago

              ART FAIR BOLOGNA, Galerie Dorothea Van Der Koelen Mainz, Bologna Exhibition Center, Bologna Italy

2005       TRADITION UND ZEITGEIST – Koreanische Gegenwarts Kunst -, Galerie Hellhof & Galerie Hana, Germany

              SHANGHAI ART FAIR 2005, KOREAN SPECIAL EXHIBITION –Park, Seo-Bo/ Chung, Chang-Sup/ Yun, Hyong-Keun

              Art Cologne Now, Galerie Dorothea Van der Koelen Mainz (Halle 9 1, Stand C-011), Koln

              Das Koreanische Monochrom –Park, Seo-Bo/ Lee Ufan/ Kim, Guirin/ Yun, Hyong-Keun

              Art & Issue – China-Korea Art Exchange Exhibition -, Soka Contemporary Space, Beijing

              SEOUL ART FAIR 2005, Gallery Samtuh & Jean Art Gallery & Gallery Sejul, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul

              Contemporary Art of Korea, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan

              Exhibition of Park, Seo-Bo & Kim, Tschang-Yeul, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

              The 30th Anniversary Exhibition –from Modern to Contemporary-, Kongkan Gallery, Busan

              KIAF 2005 (Korea International Art Fair), Gallery Samtuh, Coex/Indian Hall, Seoul

              The 35th Anniversary Exhibition Part II- Modern & Contemporary Masters-, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

              ART TAIPEI 2005, Soka Art Center, Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall3, Taipei

              ON Line + OFF Line, UM Gallery, Seoul

2004       The Art Festival for World Peace 2004, Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai

              SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2004, Jean Art Gallery, Shanghai Mart Hall, Shanghai

              MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2004, Gallery Samtuh, Melbourne

              ART CHICAGO 2004 at Navy Pier, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago

              Monochrome Paintings of Korea, Past and Present, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

              KIAF 2004 (Korea International Art Fair), Gallery Samtuh & Korea Art Gallery, Coex/Indian Hall, Seoul

              The Special Show of the Most Distinguished Contemporary Artists in Korea, China

              International Gallery Expositions, Beijing

              China International Gallery Exposition, UM Gallery, China International Science and Technology Exposition Center

2003       Traditional & Innovation, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

              SEOUL ART FAIR 2003, Gallery Samtuh, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul

              ART COLOGNE 2003, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln

              SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2003, Johyun Gallery, Shanghai Mart Hall, Shanghai

              6th Triennale Mondiale D’Estampes Petit Format 2002, Chamalieres, France

              FIAC 2003, Ci-Gong Gallery, Paris

              KIAF 2003 (Korea International Art Fair), Gallery Samtuh & Johyun Gallery, Coex/Indian Hall, Seoul

              ART CHICAGO 2003 at Navy Pier, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago

              ART 2003 (Daegu Art Expo 2003), Johyun Gallery & Gallery Shilla, EXCO, Daegu

              Tradition & Innovation III-Koreanische Gegenwartskunst, Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin

              White Spectrum - Joseon White Porcelain and Korean Contemporary Art -, Joseon Royal Kiln Museum, Gwangju

2002-3    Appreciation of Abstract Paintings, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

              Korean Contemporary Art from the 1970’s to mid-1980’s Age of Philosophy and Aesthetics

2002       KIAF 2002 (Korea International Art Fair), Johyun Gallery & Gallery Canji, Busan Convention Center, Busan

              30th Anniversary of Jean Art Gallery-Korea-Japan Contemporary Art 2002-, Jean Art Gallery, Jean Art Center

2002       ART COLOGNE 2002, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln

              ART CHICAGO 2002 AT NAVY PIER, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago

              BASEL ART FAIR, Gallery Hyundai, Musee Basel, Basel

              San Francisco International Art Exposition, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco

              The Unfinished Century: Legacies 20th Century Art, Organizers The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

              Visiting Artist-Maestro of Korean contemporary Art, Promoting Kumho Museum & Art Magazine Wolganmisool

              ART PALMBEACH, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Palmbeach

              POST ART FAIR, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul

2001       ART COLOGNE 2001, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln

              Korean Contemporary Art 1970-90, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

              A Shadow of Myo-Oh, Gallery art Sagan, Seoul

              8th INTERNATIONAL WORK ON PAPER FAIR 2001, Gellery Samtuh, Sydney

              Super PHAT, Cypress College Fine Art Gallery, Cypress, CA

              Korean Contemporary Art from mid-1960’s to mid-1970’s: A Decade of Transition and Dynamics

              ART CHICAGO 2001 at Navy Pier, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Chicago

              ART MIAMI 2001, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Miami

              ART PALMBEACH 2001, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Palmbeach

2000       ART COLOGNE 2000, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Koln

              12 Contemporary Artists 2000, Sun Gallery, Seoul

              San Francisco International Art Exposition, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, San Francisco

              Postwar Abstract Art in Korea and the West: Passion and Expression, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul

              MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2000, Jean Art Gallery, Melbourne

              Figurative Non-Figurative, Gana Art Center, Seoul

              What is so of itself, POSCO Art Museum, Seoul

              An Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art, -in the 1950s to the 1960s-, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

              The Special Exhibition of the Facet of Korean and Japan Contemporary Art at 'Man + Space’ Gwang Ju Biennale

1999-75  ECOLE DE SEOUL, National Museum of contemporary Art & Kwan-Hoon Gallery, Seoul

1999       Korean Art of 50 Years: 1950-1999, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

              NICAF TOKYO ’99, Jean art Gallery & Galerie Bhak, Tokyo

              Les Peintres Du SILENCE, Musee des Arts Asiatiques, Nice

1998       Les Peintres du SILENCE-La Corée d’ Aujourd’hui-, Musée Château des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbèliard France.

1992       WORKING WITH NATURE-Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea-, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool

1989       REVOLUTION : FLASH-BACK, Paris Art Center, Paris.

1988       The 43rd La Biennale di Venezia, Venice.

1978       Secondes Rencontres Internationles d’Art Contemporian, Galeries Nationales du Grand Paris, Paris.

1977       Korea : Facet of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Central Museum of Art, Tokyo.

1975       Korea : Five Artists Five Hinsek, White, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.

1975,65  The 8th & 13rd Biennale de São Paulo, Brazil.

1963       The 3rd Biennale de Paris, Paris.     





1995      Seoul National Metropolitan Cultural Prize, Seoul

1994      An order of Cultural Merits, Korea

1987      The 1st Art and Culture Grand Prize, the foundation of Artistic and Cultural Organizations

1984      National Medal , the medal of Seokryu, Korea

1979      The 11th Culture and Art Prize the republic of Korea; Sponsored by ministry of Public

             Information, Seoul

1976      The 2nd Joong-Ang Cultural Grand Prize , Joong-Ang Daily News, Seoul

1972      Presidential Medal of Honor, Republic of Korea

1961      The 1st Prize at the Jeunes Peintres du Monde a Paris; National Committee of I.A.A., Paris






The National Museum of Contemporary art, Seoul

Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul

The Museum of Hong-Ik University, Seoul

The Council House, Racine, Wisconsin, USA

The Ho-Am Art Museum, Yong-in, Korea

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

Tokyo Metropolitan Contemporary Art Museum, Tokyo

Ohara Museum, Kurashiki, Japan

The Museum of Modern art Toyama, Japan

The Museum of contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Son Je Museum of Contemporary art, Kyung Ju, Korea

Gidang Art Museum, Cheju, Korea

Sculpture Park, The Shin Chon Jee Art Museum, Sheji

Shimonoseki City art Museum, Shimonoseki, Jpan

Kwangju city art Museum, Kwangju,

The Museum of Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul 






박서보 (b.1931)




1954     홍익대학 미술학부 회화과 졸업

2000     명예미술학 박사, 홍익대학교, 서울



주요 개인전

2012      대구미술관, 대구

             갤러리 신라, 대구

2011-10 국제화랑, 서울

             회고전 (박서보, 한국아방가르드의 선구자: 화업60년), 부산시립미술관, 부산

             조현화랑, 부산

2008      아라리오 갤러리, 뉴욕

2007      박서보의 오늘, 색을 쓰다 (Park Seo-Bo Today, Playing with Color), 경기도미술관

             아라리오 갤러리, 베이징

2005      상하이 예술박람회

             샘터화랑, 서울

2004      제10회 MANIF 서울

             예술의 전당, 서울

2002      조현화랑, 부산

             갤러리 현대, 서울

             박여숙화랑, 서울

             Remba 갤러리, LA

2000      도쿄화랑, 도쿄

1999      갤러리 신라, 대구

             시공갤러리, 대구('96년 ,'97년 개인전)/

             조현화랑, 부산('91년, '96년 개인전)

1997      박여숙 화랑, 서울

             ACE 갤러리, 로스엔젤레스

1994      박영덕 화랑, 서울

             REMBA 갤러리, 로스엔젤레스 미국, ('97년 개인전)

1991      회고전-박서보 회화 40년, 국립현대미술관, 서울

             두손 갤러리, 서울

             공간화랑, 부산

1981      현대화랑, 서울('88년, '97년 개인전)

1978      도쿄화랑, 도쿄 ('86년, '94년, '98년 개인전)

1973      무라마쓰 화랑, 도쿄 (묘법 시리즈 발표)

             명동화랑, 서울

1962      국립중앙도서관 화랑, 서울(원형질 시리즈 발표)



주요 단체전

2014     THE ART OF DANSAEKHWA, 국제갤러리, 서울

            그리다 그리지 않다, 박여숙화랑, 서울

            리움 개관 10주년 기념전: 교감, 리움미술관, 서울

            여백, 말할 수 없는 것을 말하다, 박여숙화랑, 서울

            종이에 실린 현대작가의 예술혼 전, 갤러리 현대, 서울

2013     소울 투 네이처(SOUL TO NATURE) - 한국의 미(美)’전, 슈페리어 갤러리, 서울

2011     대구 미술관 개관 기념전 「기가차다」-의를그리다-, 대구미술관, 대구

2007     오늘을 대표하는 한국작가 17인전, 박여숙화랑, 제주

2005     한국 모로크롬 회화-박서보, 이우환, 김기린, 윤형근,갤러리 마인츠 도로테아, 마인츠, 독일

            예술&이슈-중한예술교류전, Soka 당대공간, 베이징

            공간화랑 개관 30주년 기념전 From Modern To Contemporary, 부산공간화랑, 부산

            개관 35주년 기념전 Modern & Contemporary Masters Part Ⅱ, 갤러리 현대, 서울

2004     박여숙화랑 개관 20주년 기념전 <함께한 20년>, 박여숙화랑, 서울

2003     전통과 혁신-한국현대미술의 세계화, 갤러리 현대, 서울

            제 6회 Triennale Modiale D' Estampes Prtit Format 2002, Chanmalieres, 프랑스

            전통과 혁신(3), 베를린 시립 동아시아 미술관, 베를린

02-03   추상미술의 이해, 성곡미술관, 서울

2002     한국현대미술의 전개 1970년대 중반~1980년대 중반 [자유와 감성의 시대], 국립현대미술관, 서울

1992     자연과 함께- 한국현대미술 속에 깃든 전통정신, 테이트 갤러리, 리버풀 영국

1991     한국현대회화전 (자그리브 국립미술관), 유고슬라비아

1989     프랑스 혁명 200주년 기념 24인 초대전

1988     제43회 베니스 비엔날레, 베니스

1986     서울-파리전 (국립조형예술센터), 파리

1984     한국현대미술전: 70년대의 조류(타이페이 시립미술관)

1981     한국현대드로잉전 (브룩크린 미술관) 뉴욕

1980     아시아 미술전 제2부 아시아현대미술전

1977     한국 현대미술의 단면 (토쿄 세트랄미술관), 토쿄

71-72    한국현대회화전, 파리, 서독

1968     한국현대회화전 (토쿄국립근대미술관), 토쿄

65-75    제8, 13회 상파울로 비엔날레, 상파울로

1963     제3회 파리 비엔날, 파리