Gallery Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:0 - 4:00
Sun 12:00 - 4:00

Saturdays & Holidays

Admission is free
Parking fees may apply


Eternal Blinking:

Contemporary Art of Korea

Exhibition Period
February 21 - April 9, 2010

Exhibition highlights
Features 18 contemporary Korean artists who were specially selected to highlight the historical dynamism of modern Korea. The artists experienced Korea’s turbulent history from authoritarian military regimes through the dramatic democratization and flourishing industrial development of its formative years. Their work, which reflects on the past but incorporates contemporary exchange with the global art community, has received international recognition.

This exhibition is organized by the Korea College Association of Art, a non-profit academic association of artists/faculty from leading art universities in Korea.


Sundays, February 28 – March 21, 2:00 – 3:00
March 28, 2:00 – 3:00, Special tour in Korean language


Sunday, February 21, 2010, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Art Auditorium, Art Building, UHM

Importance of Supporting Young Artists: The Case in Seoul
WonGi Sul, M.F.A., invited artist

Beyond the Critical Theories of Korean Contemporary Art: Evolving Identities and Images of History/Subject
Whui-yeon Jin, Ph.D., curator of Eternal Blinking and professor at Sungshin Women's University, Seoul

Symposium sponsored by Samsung Foundation of Culture


Korea Foundation, which supports international exchange efforts of cultural and arts related institutions and organizations in Korea and abroad in order to foster the appreciation of Korean culture in the global community and strengthen international partnerships; University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Department of Art and Art History, the College of Arts and Humanities, and Mānoa Arts & Minds, a partnership that cultivates the mind and spotlights the best of art, music, theater, dance and special performances at UH Mānoa.

Featured artists
Bien-U Bae
Hwajin Chang
Duck Hyun Cho
Jong Mee Jung
Airan Kang
Changkyum Kim
Tai-Ho Kim
Yong-sik Kim
Bohnchang Koo
Nam-shin Kwak
Hee-Yeon Kwon
Sangbong Lee
Kibong Rhee
Yong Sun Suh
WonGi Sul
Geun-Taek Yoo
Dongchun Yoon
Young Seok Yoon

Opening Reception:
Sunday, February 21, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The public is invited.

Hours and admission
Monday – Friday 10:30 – 5:00;
Sunday 12:00 – 5:00.

Closed Saturdays, March 22 - 26, Spring Break
April 2, Good Friday; April 4, Easter Sunday

Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
Parking fees may apply.

Sponsored by:
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s
Department of Art and Art History
College of Arts and Humanities
Mānoa Arts & Minds