Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Heung Sou Kim

 (1919 - 2014)
Heung Sou Kim was active/lived in South Korea.  Heung Sou Kim is known for painting.

Heung Sou Kim

Born in 1919, in Hamhung which was under the rule of Japan. After graduating from Tokyo School of Fine Arts, Kim was a lecturer at Seoul National University after the Independence. He studied painting in Paris from 1955, his fascinated works with the features of Cubism, Fauvism and Expressionism emerged as statues of women as metaphor of the goddess of peace. Through women in the works, going back and forth between human emotions and feelings such as the pleasure of life, despair, emptiness, unlimited desire, Kim drew the world view based on Oriental Philosophy and thought as an essential concept. Encountered with two distinctly different concepts: Concrete and Abstract in the work, the painting appreciating value was evoked. Also, the comp  ...  Displaying 750 of 863 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Heung Sou Kim

Born:  1919
Died:   2014
Known for:  painting