Hyun-Sook Song

Hyun-Sook Song (b.1952) lives and works in Hamburg. She studied art at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg between 1976 and 1981 and Korean art history at Chonnam National University in Gwangju. Selected solo and group presentations include those at Hamburger Kunsthalle; the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul; Gwangju Museum of Art; Mediations Biennale in Poznań; the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul; Mori Art Museum in Tokyo; the Asian Art Museum and the Berkeley Art Museum in San Francisco; and Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, among others. Song’s works are in the collections of numerous institutions including Kunstmuseum Bern, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Seoul Museum of Art, Gwangju Art Museum, and Gyeonggido Museum of Art.

Renowned for her performative brushstroke paintings, Song reflects on her daily practices in her Hamburg studio and her connection with the surrounding landscape

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