Archive for the ‘Artists’ Category

Meet the super-star Korean Artist Hyung-Tae Kim!  If you are a player of games such as Magna carta, War of Genesis, or just have a fondness for beautiful character art overall, chances are you have at least come across some of 김형태 Hyung-Tae Kim's beautiful art before! ♥ ♥ ♥ After years ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This winter Nara and I headed out to Insadong 인사동 which is this old amazing area of Seoul for mainly cultural activities, traditional tea houses, Korea related tourist goodies, and tons of galleries!  It is a really fun location that I need to feature here in the near future~ it is a bit far ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Welcome to the dreamy and colorful world of Korean fine artist Hong Ji-Yoon 홍지윤 and her 2010 collection "Life is Colorful"!  Hong Ji-Yoon is a successful fine artist from Korea who mainly works on a very large scale with traditional mediums, graduating with her BFA and MFA in Oriental Fine Art ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I would like to share with you the adorable Korean accessory brand Enakei! For girls who like very feminine pieces with a cute twist! To start, if you look at art online a lot you may recognize the artwork of this brand's artist! It gets swiped a lot online and used in free layouts, banners, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This week while I was hanging around the bookstore I came across an amazing table of beautifully illustrated classic children's stories!! Red Haired Ann, Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and Little Prince 어린왕자 ~ Of course!! Oh Korea, you always show Little Prince so much love~ Lets take a ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This June- July the Sejong Museum of Modern Art in Seoul had a really great exhibit up ~ 이것이 대중미술 이다 (translates to "this is pop art")  featuring work from many of Korea's successful modern artists as well as a few mixed in from Japan. Tickets only cost 5,000won to get in, not ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Early this year Korea held its annual Seoul Living Design Fair which I attended and blogged about right HERE a while back. One display in the sea of modern furniture and art deserved its own post though, and that was the installation work of Lee Sang-ill titled "Last Beauty" which was an amazing view ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I have a very interesting fine artist from Korea to feature~  Jeon Mee Yoon and her "Pink and Blue Project". ♥ Click images for larger size ♥ Jeon Mee Yoon has has solo exhibitions all over the world~ Galleries in Spain, China, and even the San Francisco International Airport Museum ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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