"Recently, K-culture seems to be attracting global attention,” observes 81-year-old artist Lee Kun-Yong. “After the Korean War, everyone was trying to make a living—pursuing art was done by the good-for-nothings of society. It’s striking to see how things have changed.”
This Spring, the Korean Avant-Garde Lands In Los Angeles
At the Hammer Museum, an exhibition looks back at the experimental artists who shaped Korea’s postwar sensibilities.