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  • Ki-hwan Son



    Road to Hwajeon, 1986
    woodcut print
    45 × 38 cm

    Demolition, 1987
    woodcut print
    62 × 39 cm

    June—People, 1987
    woodcut print
    46 × 69 cm

    Mobilization Training, 1986
    woodcut print
    26 × 34.5 cm

    June—Torture, 1987
    woodcut print
    38.5 × 66 cm
    Courtesy of the artist


    Ki-hwan Son (b. 1956, Korea) received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in western painting from Hongik University, Seoul. He created a printmaking group called Namu in 1983 and formed Seoul Art Community in 1985. His solo exhibitions include Kihwan Son Art Toons (Sangmyung University Gallery, Seoul, 2005), and DMZ-Facing Each Other (Palais de Seoul, 2012). He also participated in group exhibitions including Spring Woodblock Prints (The Third Gallery, Seoul, 1985), The 15 Years of Minjung Art (MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea, 1994), the special exhibition of the inaugural Gwangju Biennale, The May Spirit (Gwangju Museum of Art, 1995), and Mapping the Realities: Korean Art in the 1970s-80s from the SeMA collection (SeMA, Seoul, 2012).