120 x 120 cm
Ultrachrome HDR inkjet print

Koh Sangwoo
작가 전시이력 Exhibition History

2020 Koh Sangwoo Solo, Wanrooij Gallery, Nederland
2019 Koh Sangwoo Solo, Savina Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2017 Koh Sangwoo Solo, Asian Art Works, 798 Beijing, China
2016 Koh Sangwoo Solo, Wanrooij Gallery, Amsterdam, Nederland
2014 Koh Sang Woo Solo, Wanrooij Gallery, Amsterdam, Nederland


고상우는 현재 뉴욕에 거주하며 작업하고 있다. 한국현대미술의 블루오션이라고 소개되는 작가는 2004년 한국일보가 선정한 세계를 빛낸 한국예술인 10인, 2008년 아트인 컬쳐가 선정한 코리안 영아트파워 100인에 선정된 바 있으며 중국에서 열린 798베이징 비엔날레에 한국작가로 초대되기도 했다. 서울을 비롯하여 뉴욕, 런던, 홍콩 등에서 개인전을 갖고 다수의 국제전시에 참여하고 있으며 해외 유수 옥션 하우스에서 지속적으로 좋은 성과를 내고 있다. 다수의 미술관들의 그룹전에 초대 되
었으며, 네델란드 완루이 갤러리, 런던 제임스 프리만 갤러리, 홍콩 캣스트리트 갤러리에서 개인전을 가지며 '푸른색 사진예술의 선구자(pioneer of blue photography)'로 현지 언론에 소개되고 있다.

Artist Description

Koh Sangwoo is a recognizable artist by the blue tone photograph. He is a visual artist who consolidates photography, performance, and painting. Beauty is one of the concepts present in all of Koh Sangwoo’s works. By capturing emotion with his camera, he explores the relations between people, their connections and passions. He finds his inspiration in Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Andy Warhol’s work. Although his work involves the new technologies, his artwork is not purely digital and not entirely relying on Photoshop.
Koh Sangwoo’s art pieces were featured in several exhibitions at key galleries and museums after he graduated School of Art Institute of Chicago. Moreover, he has participated in various top international art fairs and his works
are held in major collections globally. He was also listed as one of the 100 most important Korean contemporary artists.