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  • Hak-chul Shin



    Let’s Drink Up and Get It Done, 1988
    woodcut print
    124 × 60 cm

    Illegal Violence and Murder Dissident Group, 1989
    woodcut print
    57 × 115.5 cm

    The June Battle, 1988
    woodcut print
    220 × 90 cm
    Courtesy of the artist


    Hak-chul Shin (b. 1943, Korea) received a BFA in western painting from Hoingik University, Seoul in 1968. He was a founding member of the Korea Avant Garde Association (AG) and participated in its activities from 1970 to 1975. He was awarded the 1st National Art Award in 1980 and the Artist of the Year award in 1982, chosen by art journalists. His solo exhibitions include Invitational Exhibition of Hakchul SHIN (Seoul Art Gallery, 1982), Hakchul SHIN Solo Exhibition (Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, 1991), and Modern Korean History–6.25 (Indipress Gallery, Seoul, 2019). He also participated in Indépendants (MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea, 1972), 20 Years of Korean Contemporary Art (MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea, 1978), the 16th São Paulo biennial (1981) and Humans, Humans; The Pictorial History of Ordinary People by SHIN Hak Chul and AHN Chang Hong (GMoMA, Ansan, Korea, 2013).