TongYull Chae was active/lived in South Korea. TongYull Chae is known for painting.
Biography TongYull Chae
Artist Tong-Yull Chae was born in Busan, South Korea in 1951. In 1972 he decided to go to the US on an exchange student program. In 1977 he made his first piece of art. Recalling his childhood admiration for Paul Gauguin and Van Gogh, Chae spontaneously painted a jumping horse on 100 meters of meat wrapping paper.
His oeuvre consists of a multitude of works that were mainly produced while traveling, for example to Mexico, Korea or to the Himalaya. The variety of visited places is reflected in the mix of Oriental and Western features in his paintings.
His works have been exhibited a lot of times in America, for example in the famous East Village in New York, as well as Korea - quite recently in 2014 on
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