Public Art

Public Art

Kibong Rhee

May 1, 2015

Born in 1957, in Seoul, Rhee Kibong is an artist using elements like fog, bubble, water, and dust. He explains the beauty of these substances although they are ephemeral and fades easily and explains that our body works in a similar way. He does not set any limits to materials, rather makes painting and installation both. Earning his B.F.A and M.F.A in Painting from Seoul National University, he is currently a professor of Fine Arts Department at the Korea University. He was included in Cagnes International Art Festival(1991), Bienal de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla(2008), Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art(2009), Moscow Biennale(2011) and other many exhibitions, gain attention.