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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 173

    Wonsook Kim (Kim Wonsook) (B. 1953)

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    Wonsook Kim (Kim Wonsook) (B. 1953)
    A Wish
    Signed and dated Wonsook 04
    Ink on paper, framed
    29/1/8 x 22in. (74 x 56cm.)


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    Kim moved to the United States in the early 1970s. She lives and works in Illinois. She was born in Busan and received her MFA from Illinos State University in 1976. Since 1976 she has had numerous one-person and group exhibitions at the Myungdong Gallery, Seoul, in 1976; Gallery Yeh, Seoul, in 1983, 1991, 1997 and 2000; Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, in 1993; Allrich Gallery, San Francisco, in 1993; Walsh Gallery, Chicago, in 1998; Kong Gan Gallery, Busan, in 2002: Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, in 2004; and at McCormick Gallery, Chicago, in 2006. Her work was exhibited at the FIAC International Art Fair, Paris, in 1996 and at Kang Collection Korean Art, New York, in 2007.