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Sanghwa Chung

 (Born 1932)
Sanghwa Chung is active/lives in South Korea, Japan.  Sanghwa Chung is known for painting.

Biography   Sanghwa Chung


Born in 1932, Chung Sang-Hwa is one of the most important artists for Tansaekhwa, the Korean monochrome painting movement during the 1960s and 1970s.  Since the early 1970s when Chung settled in Kobe, Japan after his exploration of Western art in Paris in the end of 1960s, he had been developing his own method of 'rip' and 'fill,' creating numerous grids with horizontal, diagonal and vertical lines, adding depth on the flat surface of the canvas.

Chung first spreads the mixture of kaolin clay, water and glue on the entire canvas evenly and waits until the thick paint is completely dried.  Then he removes the canvas from the wooden stretcher and draws grids of horizontal and vertical lines on the reverse   ...  Displaying 750 of 1103 characters.

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