Why Contemporary Korean art is Everywhere Right Now

Locks Gallery’s exhibit “Lee Kang-So: Wind / Flow,” which ran through November, featured both sculptures and large paintings. It was the first time Kang-So, a notable veteran in Korea’s experimental arts scene, showed his paintings in Philadelphia.

“People are amazed by the history and culture popping up everywhere,” said Locks Gallery owner Sueyun Locks, who grew up in South Korea. “It could be just a moment or maybe it’ll continue, we don’t know. But it’s a good feeling.”

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