Nam Kwan /   Nam Kwan

Korea, Republic Of 1911 - 1990

Abstract Art

Nam Kwan
Nam Kwan
Korea, Republic Of
May 17, 2013
Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.

Nam Kwan was born in Kyungbuk, South Korea in 1911, he studied at the Tokyo University of the Arts in the 30s. Fascinated by the artists such as Soulages, Manessier, Poliakoff and Picasso, he decided to leave for Paris in 1954 where he enrolled into l’Académie de la Grande Chaumière.

Featured image: Nam Kwan – Fâete Orientale (A Festive Day) – image courtesy of Christies