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  1. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, installs “Portal” by Do Ho Suh, an “impossible” sculpture made from the negative form of a traditional Korean gate

    Feb 6, 2024 - About the ArtistDo Ho Suh (born 1962, Seoul, Korea; lives and works in London, United Kingdom) confronts questions of home, physical space, displacement, memory, individuality, and collectivity. Portal specifically summons up the artist’s powerful family legacy, shaped by Korea’s history of war and colonial oppression in the 20th century, which destroyed much of the nation’s capital city, Seoul. After completing his initial studies at Seoul National University and his mandatory military service, Suh traveled to the United States, where he received a B.F.A. in painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 1994 and an

  2. Steven Holl: Making Architecture

    The Houston presentation is the eighth stop on the exhibition’s international tour, after shows in New York, Seoul, Shanghai, Nanjing, Tokyo, and Seattle.

  3. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Installs New Presentation for the Arts of Korea Gallery

    May 16, 2024 - Made of over 100,000 buttons hammered into panels, it represents the palace gates of the great Joseon palaces of Seoul, showing the enduring beauty and importance of Korean art of this period.” Ran Hwang’s First Wind (2015) depicts sweeping views of the Five Grand Palaces of Seoul, built during the Joseon Dynasty, using more than 40,000 buttons, pins, and beads that she has affixed across a wooden panel.

  4. Virtual Cinema Spotlights Three New Dramas about Young Women

    Jul 25, 2020 - . House of Hummingbird Bora Kim’s House of Hummingbird is a contemplative portrait of a 14-year-old girl named Eun-hee living in 1994 Seoul, South Korea.

  5. Major Rothko Retrospective opens at the MFAH September 20

    Jul 20, 2015 - Mark Rothko: A Retrospective will be on view in Houston from September 20, 2015, to January 24, 2016, following presentations at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, the Netherlands; and the Hangaram Art Museum in Seoul, South Korea Exhibition Schedule This exhibition debuted at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, the Netherlands, where it was on view from September 20, 2014, to January 18, 2015; and opened on March 13, 2015, at the Hangaram Art Museum in Seoul

  6. 2013 Core Exhibition, Core Program artist residents present new work at annual showcase

    Mar 11, 2013 - His work has been exhibited in Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Seoul. Jang Soon Im (second-year artist) received his MFA in Drawing and Painting from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010 and his BFA in Oriental Painting from Seoul National University in 2003.

  7. “Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910” concludes U.S. tour at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in October

    Jul 16, 2014 - The exhibition, organized by the National Museum of Korea, Seoul; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will be on view in Houston from October 30,

  8. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Presents the Work of Argentine Conceptual Artist Leandro Erlich in June 2022

    Mar 3, 2022 - Beijing, China (2019); Le Bon Marché, Paris, France (2018); Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2017); MUNTREF, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2016); ZKM, Germany (2015); 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan (2014); MMCA, Seoul