• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 665

    Wonsook Kim (Kim Wonsook) (B. 1953)

    Dream of a burning bridge, 1989

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Wonsook Kim (Kim Wonsook) (B. 1953)
    Dream of a burning bridge, 1989
    Titled as above, signed and dated Wonsook 89 on verso
    Oil on canvas, framed
    24 x 24in. (61 x 61cm.)


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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 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.