Harmony of Technology and Art & Architect Jong-sung Kimm, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Gwacheon

Harmony of Technology and Art & Architect Jong-sung Kimm Jeon is the first exhibition of architecture in the series of contemporary artists at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea. View the works of the architect Jong-sung Kimm a pioneer in the development of Korea’s modern architecture through the exhibition and, and to establish a framework with a view to future flows of Korea modern and contemporary architecture systematically. In addition, Jong-sung Kimm, who acquired and experienced his view of modernist architecture as the only Korean disciple and colleague of Mies van der Rohe, the great master of modern architecture, contributed to the acceptance process of Korea’s early modernism architecture. In particular, his architecture, which is faithful to the basics such as drawing, materials, proportions and structure, and is based on thorough logical thinking, will have great implications for architects and architects even in the 21st century.

The exhibition consists of two parts. The first half of Kimm, Jong – Sung of the United States IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology) study at the Mies van der Rohe After graduation (Mies van der Rohe) and working in the office, after IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology) days when appointed as professor, that is, their We look at the time when we completed the architecture building of the bay. The latter part shows his works more closely through representative projects of each function, such as Hilton Hotel, Seorin-dong SK Building, and Gyeongju Wooyang Art Museum (former Seonjae Museum of Art), which he led Seoul architecture after returning home in 1978. The general audience is also expected to be able to feel more familiar and familiar with architect Kim Jong-sung as he is familiar with his many architectural projects.

‘Since architect Kim Jong-sung returned to the United States in 1978 and started his work, he has consistently

It is a rare architect keeping. The theme he worked on for a long time

It is an exploration of technology and universal space. These two are the key keywords that characterize Kim Jong-sung’s architecture..

As it established on the basis of the architectural concept of building a logic technology that has then gradually based on it

The precise evaluation of his architectural work, exploring his rich spatial imagination,

South Korea to rectify the flow of modern architecture has been somewhat distorted and overly emphasize the locality,

It has a great significance in that it enables an accurate outlook on Korea modern architecture with… ‘
– Jeonginha (Hanyang University Professor of Architecture “), Kim, Jong – Sung geonchukron: build logic and spatial imagination ” among

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea

The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon was designed in 1986 by architect Kim Tae-soo.

It is a family-friendly museum that harmonizes tradition and modernity by applying the Korean traditional space composition method to modern functions.

Gwacheon is a visitor-centered art museum composed of eight exhibition halls utilizing the expertise of each field such as architecture, crafts, photography, painting, sculpture, media, and children’s art museum for children’s education and experience.

You can meet the artworks of nature in the outdoor sculpture hall, and make precious memories at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, where you can meet Korean modern art living in the indoor exhibition hall.