Description: In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled signed 'Whan Ki' (lower left) gouache on paper 46.2 x 30.5 cm. He was the subject of a one-man show at the USIS Gallery and was honored by election to membership in the Korean Academy. Jul 25, 2016 - Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) SUN AND CLOUDS oil and sand on canvas 91.4 x 61.2 cm. Reviewed by a major art publication. This was the first year that Korea participated in the São Paulo Biennial, and Kim participated as a commissioner as well as a contributing artist. “The Korean room [in the Biennial] was good. The pioneers of Dansaekhwa are born between 1913 and 1936 and avoided any reference to Western realism in their works, creating primarily monochrome and minimalist paintings. )Painted in 1972. $60,000 - $80,000. HKD1,500,000 - HKD2,500,000, Description: Signiert: Whanki. Untitled (Mountain landscape) Signed Kim Oil on canvas 235/8 x 30in. NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. (36 x 24 1/8 in. - Sight, Lot 370: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled gouache on paper 46.2 x 30.5 cm. (100 x 100 in. While in Japan, Kim was exposed to new influences including the works of European modernists including Matisse and Picasso. Growing up as the fourth child and only son of wealthy farmer Kim Sang-hyeon, Kim Whanki grew up comfortably and started studying abroad at the age of 19. When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. Kim Whanki is known for Non objective, abstract painting. Minor pigment losses at high points. The drawing, which is signed at lower right, reflects Kim's fascination with blending traditional art with modern abstraction. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Leeum Collection: Beyond Space. At the age of 19 he boarded a ship—without his father’. A pioneering Korean abstract artist, Kim Whanki blended Asian philosophies and practices with the influence of Western abstraction. Description: gouache on rice paper, signed and dated Whanki 1965CATALOGUE NOTEKim Whanki was born in Chonnam Shinan. Dimensions (approx. An oil painting, untitled, signed whanki lower middle, oil on canvas, 37cm x 44.5 cm without frame, Estimate: He is considered one of the pioneers among Korean abstract artists. - Sight size: 20 in. South Korea, 20th century; signed in pencil by the artist. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition, Estimate: Lot 94: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED Signed Whanki, dated New York 1973 and inscribed Col. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a retrospective of his work in 1975. Nature morte aux fleurs Huile/panneau 35.5x54.8 cm Signed, Dated -57. Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Morning Star, 1966 Signed Whanki Inscribed on verso in black paint in Roman letters with title, signature and date Oil on canvas 34 1/8 x 21 1/8in. Much has been written and published about Kim Whanki, the most representative of the modem Korean artists, ranging from brief biographical pieces to interpretations of individual works to doctoral dissertations. signed whanki mixed media on canvas, Estimate: These were years of anger and suffering, although Kim did complete some paintings. This is an original 1987 print ad for the Paris Centre Nationale des Arts Plastiques, showing the work of Whanki! Wear at upper left corner. ), Estimate: He was a lecturer at Seoul University from 1946 to 1948 and a professor at Hong Ik University from 1953 to 1955 and 1959 to 1962. Oil on cardboard. Signed and dated 'Whanki 70' on the reverse. (55 x 37cm. 23 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. Some of them based their work on traditional Korean ink portraits, and used traditional Korean … $35,000 - $50,000. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Having worked between Paris and Seoul in the 1950s, Kim constructed his signature practice that … Painted circa. Les Oiseaux Volants (Flying Birds) oil on canvas, Lot 64: $10,000 - $25,000, Estimate: 1950s. $5,000 - $7,000. ” Kim took part in the Korean branch of the CAA and participated in an exhibition it sponsored in Seoul alongside Japanese artists. 476 askART artist summary of Kim Whanki. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. $20,000 - $40,000, Estimate: Description: (21 5/8 x 29 7/8 in. Upon his 1953 return to Seoul Kim developed paintings of jars and taught at the College of Fine Arts and Hongik University. My painting wasn't bad either. ), Estimate: (54.7 x 35.9cm.). While living in Paris from 1956 to 1959 he had three exhibitions in Europe: at M. Benezit Gallery in Paris, Muratore Gallery in Nice, and Cheval de Verre Gallery in Brussels. NOTES Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. While living in Paris from 1956 to 1959 he had three exhibitions in Europe: at M. Benezit Gallery in Paris, Muratore Gallery in Nice, and Cheval de Verre Gallery in Brussels. Description: He exhibited widely and internationally. Kim Whanki FLIGHT 1913 - 1974 signed in English oil on canvas 62.9 by 92.7 cm; 24¾ by 36½ in. On November 22, a Sinan County official announced plans to build a government-funded museum that will float on a lake to commemorate the late modernist painter Kim Whanki (1913–1974) in his hometown, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island Anjwado, South Jeolla Province. ⓒWHANKI FOUNDATION. All Rights Reserved. Upon his return he befriended a group of bohemian left-wing intellectuals that included the modernist poet Jeong Ji-Yong (1902-1950), the author Lee Tae-Joon (1904-1956) and the painter Kim Yong-Jun (1904-1967). (30.5 x 21.5cm. HKD200,000 - HKD300,000, Description: (2) overall: 55 x 76 cm. $1,000 - $1,500, Estimate: Description: ), Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000, Description: Kim Whanki is known for Non objective, abstract painting. Kim’s use of dots—which would become an important element of his art—also began in New York. $50,000 - $70,000, Description: Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. The Whanki Museum is a private art museum in Jongno-gu, in central Seoul, South Korea.It was established by the Whanki Foundation mainly to exhibit and commemorate the art of Whanki Kim, one of Korea's foremost abstract painters.The museum is located in Buam-dong, close to Seongbuk-dong, Seongbuk-gu, where Whanki Kim and his wife spent many years.. (24 x 18 in). While living in Paris from 1956 to 1959 he had three exhibitions in Europe: at M. B‚n‚zit Gallery in Paris, Muratore Gallery in Nice, and Cheval de Verre Gallery in Brussels. 8 1/8 x 11 3/4 inches. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki Dec, 69 Gouache on paper 22 5/8 x 18 5/16in. Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 Lot 98: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 UNTITLED WITH CIRCLE. Very good overall; some yellowing to paper consistent with age, one small notch to upper edge of sheet. HKD800,000 - HKD1,200,000, Description: KIM WHAN-KI(Korean, 1913-1974), Estimate: ), Lot 406: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) - Untitled - 28 - I - 68 I; & Untitled - 7 - II - 68 III. Kim Whanki, 金焕基 also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi (1913–1974, hangul: 김환기), was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. Aug 19, 2014 – Dec 31, 2999 . Estimate: These artifacts provided motifs for Kim’s art as his knowledge of and affection for ancient Korean art grew. Abstract. x 12 in. The atmosphere and natural … Untitled (Moonrise over mountains) Signed and dated 58 Whanki Gouache on paper 161/2 x 115/8in. Painted glass vase, 1966 Signed and dated in blue paint on base Whanki 1966 Oil on molded glass vase; titled indistinctly on base 9 1/4 in. In the early 1940s Kim was connected with other modernist painters including Korea’s “Free Painters” and a group with members in Japan called the “Creative Artist. (41.9 x 29.5cm.). $80,000 - $100,000, Description: It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. During WWII (1942-45) Kim collected and studied Yi Dynasty ceramic and wooden objects. Untitled, watercolor on paper and ink laid on panel, 18 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (47.6 x 22.2 cm) , signed lower middle, Watercolor is framed in the original artist made and painted frame, PROVENANCE: From a private collector in New York, Estimate: The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a retrospective of his work in 1975. Description: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) Untitled - 28 - I - 68 I; & Untitled - 7 - II - 68 III two oil on newspaper each: 55 x 38 cm. Untitled, oil on panel, 18 3/4 x 8 3/4 in (47.6 x 22.2 cm) overall framed dimensions 22 5/8 x 12 in (57.6 x 30.5 cm), signed lower right, Painting is framed in the original artist made and painted frame, PROVENANCE: From a private collector in New York, Description: x 17 in. (20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. He is also known under the name Soowhan Kim. Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Ohne Titel Farbserigraphie auf Arches. $30,000 - $40,000. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki 64 Gouache on paper 8 7/16 x 11 13/16in. KIM WHAN-KI KOREA, 1913-1974) FLEUR DE LOTUS LOTUS FLOWER) oil on canvas 60 x 30 cm. These works were exhibited in Japan in the artist’s first solo show at the Amagi Gallery in Tokyo. (18 1/4 x 12 in.) (146 x 145cm.). View sold price and similar items: KIM WHANKI (KOREAN 1913 - 1974) from Vallot Auctioneers on December 2, 0120 2:00 PM EST. Cracking across bottom and at upper left. Lot 96: Kim Whanki UNTITLED Signed and dated Jan 70 Watercolor on paper. Amazon.com: Berkin Arts Whanki Kim Giclee Print On Canvas-Famous Paintings Fine Art Poster-Reproduction Wall Decor(Kim Whanki'S Moon and Plum Blossom) Large Size 20.4 x 31.5inches: Posters & Prints Kim Whanki is a famous Korean artist but I don’t think a lot of people know him. $10,000 - $20,000, Description: He also studied the Cubist-influenced works of his Japanese mentors Togo Seiji and Fujita Tsuguji. (47.7 x 63.7cm. in Seoul, established by the Whanki Foundation in 1992 to exhibit and commemorate Kim’s art. In 1963, Kim Whanki moved to New York, the same year he participated in the São Paulo Art Biennale as both a commissioner and artist—the first time Korea ever participated in the event. $8,000 - $10,000, Description: WHANKI KIM (1913-1974), "Untitled". Whan-Ki KIM (1913-1974) is an artist born in 1913 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 1994, at Loudmer, and the most recent auction result is a painting sold in 2021. Ex. "Untitled", Signed Whanki, dated 71, oil on canvas, framed - Sight size: 16 in. He was a lecturer at Seoul University from 1946 to 1948 and a professor at Hong Ik University from 1953 to 1955 and from 1959 to 1962. In this foreign land, Kim found confidence in his work and in Korean art. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art - Korea. (100 x 50 in.) During the Korean War (1951-53) Kim fled Seoul and lived in a refugee camp. Untitled, 1964 Signed Whanki and inscribed on verso in black paint Whanki 1964 New York Oil on canvas 18 5/8 x 25 1/8in. $100,000 - $150,000, Description: A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). It depicts four pieces of traditional Korean pottery, a favorite subject of Kim's, oriented at various right angles to one another in a grid. Description: ), Estimate: He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. Dansaekhwa is deeply involved with the physicality of painting. $2,000,000 - $2,200,000, Description: (42 1/4 x 14 in. ), Estimate: mixed media on canvas. Estimate: Shows Featuring Kim Whanki. Learn more about artist insights. Whanki Museum is located in a residential area. signed whanki and dated 57 oil on canvas, Estimate: “When I close my eyes, I see the rivers and mountains of my country more clearly than the rainbows.” The paintings Kim created during this era, composed of numerous carefully applied dots of paint, contain subtle echoes of Korean landscapes and foliage drawn from the artist’, Kim died at the age of 61 in New York City, on July 25, 1974. 60.9 x 45.7 cm. ), Estimate: ), Estimate: KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Montagne (Mountain) oil on canvas 46 x 27 cm. 6/50. (23.5cm.) Amazon.com: Whanki Kim Giclee Print On Paper-Famous Paintings Fine Art Poster-Reproduction Wall Decor(Kim Whanki'S Moon And Plum Blossom) #XZZ: Posters & Prints Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000 Description: A framed drawing by the pioneering Korean abstract artist Whanki Kim (1913-1974). ), Estimate: Kim Whanki entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933. $25,000 - $30,000, Description: Kim Whanki left for New York in October 1963. After serving as an assistant for one year, he returned to Korea in 1937. $1,500 - $2,500, Estimate: Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki – the Aesthetics of Colours, 24 November 2017 – 1st April 2018. Estimate: Kim war einer der ersten Avantgarde-Künstler Koreas, der vor ... Estimate: Kim Whanki, 金焕基 also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi (1913–1974, hangul: 김환기), was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. (86.5 x 53.6cm. $35,000 - $45,000. Description: Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. HKD750,000 - HKD1,000,000, Description: The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul held a restrospective of his work in 1975. Lot 472: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) SUN AND CLOUDS, Lot 473: KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) MOUNTAINS AND MOON, Lot 493: KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Untitled, Lot 540: Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Ohne Titel Farbserigraphie, Lot 578: KIM WHANKI | L’Endroit où j'habitais - The Place Where I lived, Lot 781: Kim Whanki (1913-1974). overall: 254 x 254 cm. (57.5 x 46.5cm. He first enrolled at Nishkishiro High School in Tokyo and then, from 1933 though 1936, he studied at the College of Arts at Nihon University. A simplified flowering branch emanates from the left side of the composition, superimposed over the grid. The artists also attempted to break away from the heritage of Japanese imperialism and Western abstraction. White porcelain jars Signed Whanki Oil on canvas 39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. The stretchers bow inward at center of horizontal strips. Description: Estimate: In this nostalgic work from around 1940, Kim Whanki evokes the figures, vivid colors and imagery of his birthplace, the island Anjado off the southermost coast of Korea in South Jeolla province. The biggest painting by Kim Whanki (1913-1974), the “05-IV-71 #200 (Universe)” (1971) went on sale for the first time on Saturday at Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale. The only son of a prosperous farmer on the small island of Kijwa in South Korea, Kim grew up in comfortable circumstances. In New York he had one-person exhibitions at the Asia House Gallery in 1964, the Tasca Gallery in 1966, and the Poindexter Gallery in 1971 and 1973. When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. When he returned to Seoul to serve as the Dean of an arts college in 1959 Kim felt limited and frustrated by his administrative duties and yearned to travel again. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Description: He was homesick at first, but over time he became productive and the subjects of his work expanded to include cosmic themes and connections to sounds and music. (21.5 x 30cm. (770) 570-9284  . Learn about the artist and find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Artforum. $150,000 - $250,000, Description: When he returned to Seoul in 1959 he had one-person exhibitions at the Korea Information Center Gallery and at the Bando Gallery. Mountain Color lithograph, circa 1956, signed in pencil Whanki 21 9/16 x 14 1/8in. ), Estimate: ), Estimate: signed whanki ; titled in French on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: (18 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. Filter by auction house, media and more. Description: Today, Whanki is celebrated internationally as a pioneering figure among Korean Abstract painters, and in 1992, the Whanki Museum was founded in Seoul to commemorate the artist's life and achievements. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Contemplative Space, Artist Note, 18th May – 26th August 2018. NOTES Kim's favorite ceramics are white porcelains from the Choson period. It is the only diptych - a two-piece work - by the artist. Not examined out of frame. Widely respected as a prominent figure among the first generation of Korean abstract artists, Kim Whanki pioneered one of the most radical art movements in Korea in the late 1930s that is known today as Korean abstract art. Your email address or password is incorrect. ), Estimate: Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on … and participating auction houses. Lot 328: WHANKI KIM (1913-1974) "Untitled". He studied European modernism in Japan and spent time in Paris and in New York. He had his first one-person exhibition at the Amagi Gallery, Tokyo in 1937. Still, the work he did there was based on familiar subjects: jars, mountains, deer and plum blossoms. Petite Rose (Gebräunt und lichtrandig). ₣5,000 - ₣6,000. View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. Estimate: In response to these influences, Kim moved towards abstraction, developing works that featured rhythmic, repeating shapes that often overlapped. He painted this subject in the late 1950s. Lot 97: Kim Whanki Korean, 1913-1974 TAZZA. ), Estimate: View Kim Whan-Ki’s artworks on artnet. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Landscape in Blue Signed Whanki Oil on canvas, framed 57½ x 57 1/8in. Kim Whanki passed away in 1974 at the age of 61, in New York. View artworks for sale by Whanki, Kim Kim Whanki (558, Korean). HKD1,600,000 - HKD2,400,000, Description: Image via Facebook . Lot 17: KIM WHAN-KI (1913-1974) - 05-IV-71 #200 (Universe), Lot 43: KIM WHAN-KI KOREA, 1913-1974) FLEUR DE LOTUS LOTUS FLOWER) oil on canvas 60, Lot 63: Estimate: Signed Whanki, dated 72; the reverse marked October, New York; oil on canvas. 1957. See all past shows and fair booths. "Untitled", Signed Whanki, dated 71, oil on canvas, framed. HKD7,500,000 - HKD9,500,000, Description: KIM WHANKI(1913-1974)Untitled 15-XII-72 #305signed, titled and inscribed '15-XII-72; Whanki; New York; 50" x 70'' '(on reverse)oil on cotton125 x 175 cm. In 1940 he had a one-person exhibition at the Jung Ja Ok Gallery, Seoul. Kim Whanki (1913-1974) Untitled Signed and dated Whanki II-69 Gouache on New York Times classified ads, framed and glazed 21 5/8 x 14 9/16in. —to travel to Japan to study art. (60 x 91.5cm.) $200,000 - $300,000, Description: 55 x 35,5 cm (65,5 x 46 cm). Untitled, oil on paper laid on panel, 18 1/4 x 8 3/4 in, (46.4 x 22.2 cm), signed lower left, framed in the original shadow box frame, framed dimenstions: 22 5/8 x 12 in (57.6 x 30.5 cm), Condition Report: (30.4 x 20.4cm). HKD600,000 - HKD900,000, Description: 1956 on the reverse, Estimate: $70,000 - $80,000, Description: Estimate: (100 x 80.6cm.) The drawing, which is signed at lower right, reflects Kim's fascination with blending traditional art with modern abstraction. 22nd Private Exhibition in Shreveport Barnwell Gallery, New York (solo), 21st Private Exhibition including masterpieces The Sky and Land, 100,000 Dots in Poindexter Gallery, New York (solo), Where, What have we become and met again, Gyeongbok Palace Gallery (solo), 16th Private Exhibiton, Invited to the Special Exhibition Room of the 8th Sao Paulo Biennale in Brazil (solo), 15th Private Exhibition in Asia House Gallery, New York (solo), 7th Sao Paulo Biennale as a representative painter of South Korea (group), 11th Private Exhibition including paintiongs of Mountain and the Moon,Deer in the Moonlight, and Eternal song in National Information Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo), 10th Private Exhibition in Cluding paintings of Spring,The sky in Institute Gallery, Paris, France (solo), 6th Private Exhibition in M.Benegite Gallery, Paris, France (solo), New-realist’ Exhibition in Whasin Gallery, Seoul (with Yoo Young Kuk , Lee Kyusang), Korea (group), First Private Exhibition in Amagi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo), PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SELL A PAINTING BY W. Tobin Reese Fine Art . HKD48,000,000 - HKD62,000,000, Description: HKD2,500,000 - HKD3,500,000, Description: A portrait of KIM WHANKI. £50,000 - £70,000. He is memorialized by the. Aug 14, 2018 - Whanki Kim was a Korean painter best known for his softly colored abstractions. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC. KIM WHAN-KI (KOREA, 1913-1974) MOUNTAINS AND MOON oil on canvas 51 x 41 cm. Paso Robles, CA . Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. After serving as the commissioner of the São Paulo Biennial in, 1963 Kim moved to New York where he would live until 1974. signed in English; dated 1957 and titled Pot on the reverse oil on canvas, Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000, Estimate: Kim Whanki (1913 - 1974) was active/lived in New York / South Korea, France. Untitled Signed and dated Whanki 61 Oil on canvas 23.5/8 x 34.5/8in. Skip to end of content. (21 5/8 x 14 7/8 in.) $30,000 - $50,000, Description: Along with other Asian expatriate artists—including the Koreans Nam Kwan and Kim Heung-su—Kim took in the heady atmosphere of Paris and its incomparable museums. Untitled Signed in Roman print Whanki, and sized on verso 13 x 9in., 4(F), oil on paper board 12 x 86in. Description: Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974. Kim Whanki , 1913-1974 $5,000 - $10,000, Description: (49 1/4 x 69 in. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts, View additional info and full condition report. KIM WHAN-KI (Korean, 1913-1974) Untitled oil on canvas 107.3 x 35.6 cm. (18 1/4 x 12 in. Seoul, Korea, Whanki Museum, Kim Whanki, From Nature to Abstract Art, 26th July – 27th October 2019. Description: Break away from the Choson period - by the artist Whanki 61 oil on canvas 3/8... 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