Monday, October 19, 2009

YounHee Yang




Art exhibition Opening: “Reflections, 2004-08”, from YounHee Yang

(openPR) - We cordially invite you to our inaugural exhibition opening on the 31st of October 2009 at 3 pm at the Villa K5, Berlin Lichterfelde Ost.
The exhibition will be opened from Saturday, October 31st until Sunday, November 29th in our exhibition space at the Villa K5.
The public inaugural opening will be held at Saturday, October 31st at 3 pm.
From the exhibition opening onwards the official exhibition catalogue will be available for purchase at the exhibition and online.

YounHee Yang is a passionated artist, who is exploring Humanity itself from the beginnings. Her artistic work includes besides painting also installation, sculpture and video-art. In her new art projects, Miss Yang speaks for the socially weak marginal groups of our societies and points out preconceptions and nuisances in a playful manner. The artist herself: "My goal always was to make people wonder, to remind them, and to have them ask themselves questions.”                                                                                                                              In the exhibition "Reflections, 2004-09", the artist is presenting a selected overview of her work within the past years and their development between 2004 and 2009.

YounHee Yang, born 1977 in Seoul, Republic of Korea received her art instruction at the Dan-Kook University (Seoul) and Parsons School of Design (New York) and finished with the Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2005. In 2005 she relocated to Germany and currently lives and works in Berlin as a freelance artist. She exhibited her artwork in numerous countries.
Exhibitions (Selection):
- Threaded, Foundation BFA exhibition, NY, USA, 2005, Genesis
- Open Video, Gasteig Munich, Germany, 2008/09, One Korea
- World of Imagination Vol. II, APW Gallery, NY, USA, 2009, Meditation
- Personally political – Contemporary Sensation, Kunsthaus Tacheles,
Berlin, Germany, 2009, Hope – Hoffnung

Press photographs and exclusive interviews with the artist Miss Yang and the owner of Villa K5 can be arranged upon request on Friday, October 30th from 5 pm.
Everyone not being able to personally attend the opening will have the opportunity to view impressions from the opening and the artworks exhibited from Tuesday, November 3rd at the homepage of the Antiquariat K5 found at http://www.buchklassik.de




These are the flyers and press release for YounHee's upcoming show in Berlin. This exciting international artist will be featured as a "Guest Artist" here on TIMEFORFRIDA in the near future. Look for her post.

Friday, October 2, 2009

"A Song For Adelaide" by Debe Abbott



This mixed media collage will be included in the upcoming invitational show at the Art Association in Oswego, New York.


Oswego Civic Arts Center

Sponsored by The Art Association of Oswego

Reception on October 10th from 7-9 pm

The reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Opening in the Timothy McHenry Gallery on the Art Center’s second floor will be Willful Eclecticism, an invitational exhibition of CNY artists whose work embodies a Postmodern approach. Selected area artists have been asked to submit artwork along with an explanation of its relationship to Postmodern themes such as conscious borrowing of ideas or imagery, skepticism toward universal beliefs, and reaction against modernist strategies of image-making.

Opening concurrently in the Jo Hyse Gallery on the first floor of the Arts Center will be a new exhibition of artwork by the members of Hat Factory, a local art collective of emerging artists whose work is diverse and cutting-edge.

The Oswego Civic Arts Center is located at the northernmost end of East 4th Street in Oswego, directly across from Fort Ontario.

Regular gallery hours are from 2-5 pm on weekends or by appointment. For more info call 315 343-5675.