18.08.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Ha Gyung Lee

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Terrific work by Korean-born illustrator Ha Gyung Lee aka NAKI, found via our August Reader Submissions. More images below.

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26.06.16 by Staff

Gold-Fused Sculptures Made From Remnants of Shattered Porcelain

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According to Korean tradition, artisans have a habit of destroying and discarding imperfect pieces. Since 2001 Korean artist Yeesookyung has taken these porcelain fragments, creating beautiful, imperfect sculptures by fusing them with gold leaf in the Japanese tradition of kintsugi. See more images from “Translated Vase” below.

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07.04.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Paige Jiyoung Moon

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Korean artist Paige Jiyoung Moon studied illustration at Art Center College of Design in  Pasadena, California where she still lives and works. Click here for our previous post and see more images below!

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01.04.16 by Staff

A Meditation on Hysteria by Korean Artist Yeom Ji-Hee

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Korean artist Yeom Ji-Hee depicts states of uncontrollable emotional excess (or hysteria) as opportunities for change rather than wholly debilitating experiences. More mixed media works from “From Hysteria – To The State of Drive” below.

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28.03.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Hansol Choi

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Painterly photography by Seoul-based Korean photographer Hansol Choi. More images below.

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20.01.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Lee Jin Ju

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Paintings by Korean artist Lee Jin Ju. More images below.

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07.01.16 by Jeff

Daily Drop Caps Made out of Video Vixens by Illustrator Jade Schulz

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Love this daily drop cap project by illustrator Jade Schulz, a Korean-born nomadic artist, currently based in Maryland. Drop caps are those big capital letters that start chapters in a book. She’s only reached the letter “F” but I’m already hooked. Have a look below at the rest of the letter so far.

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23.12.15 by Staff

Instagram of the Day: @hi_bin

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Seoul-based Korean artist Kim Jung-bin’s wonderful illustrations depict iconic figures from popular culture and history in silly or simply mundane situations. See more images below!

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