Nam Kwan - Fâete Orientale (A Festive Day) - image courtesy of Christies

Nam Kwan / Nam Kwan

Abstract Art

May 17, 2013

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