• Kim, Minae

  • Sculpture, Fine Art
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  • Education

    DPhil Fine Art, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford

    MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London

    MFA Sculpture, Graduate School of Seoul National University, Seoul

    BFA Sculpture, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Seoul

  • Career

    Solo Exhibitions

    2018 GIROGI, Atelier Hermès, Seoul

    2015 Conditional Drawings, Doosan Gallery, New York

    2014 Black, Pink Balls, Doosan Gallery, Seoul

    2013 Thoughts on Habit, HADA Contemporary, London

    2008 Anonymous Scenes, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul

    Group Exhibitions

    2021 40 40 40, Kimsechoong Museum, Seoul

    2020 Korea Artist Prize 2020, MMCA, Seoul

    2018 Double Negative: From White Cube to Netflix, Arko Art Center, Seoul

    2018 The Expanded Manual, Nam Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

    2018 Unclosed Bricks: Crevices of Memory, Arko Art Center, Seoul

    2018 SeMA New Acquisitions: Heaven, Earth & Man, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

    2018 When Life Becomes Art, Children’s Museum MMCA, Gwacheon

    2018 Point Counter Point, Art Sonje Center, Seoul

    2017 O philoi, oudeis philos, Atelier Hermès, Seoul

    2017 Cracks in the Concrete, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon

    2017 Lesson Ø, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon

    2017 New Acquisitions 2013-2016 Samramansang, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

    2016 APT Shots 2016: Mind Out, APT Gallery, London

    2015 Move & Scale, Audio Visual Pavilion, Seoul

    2015 Afterpiece, Insa Art Space, Seoul

    2014 ArtSpectrum 2014, Leeum, Samsumg Museum of Art, Seoul

    2013 The Next Generation, Doosan Gallery, Seoul

    2013 New Visions New Voices, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon

    2012 #10, FORT, London

    2012 Young London 2012, V22, London

    2012 Twin Town, Korean Cultural Centre, London

    2012 Volta 8: Union Gallery, Dreispitzhalle, Basel

    2012 Place Not Found, Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, London

    2012 The Function of the Oblique: Resistance / Action, No Format Gallery / Son Gallery, London

    2012 30cm of Obscurity, The Old Police Station, London

    2012 In Forward-Reserve, Schwartz Gallery, London

    2012 “When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower.”, 7 Rue Gustave Nadaud, Paris

    2012 5th 4482: Map the Korea, Barge House in Oxo Tower Wharf, London

    2012 As Small as a World and Large as Alone, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

    2012 The Forces Behind, Doosan Gallery, Seoul/ New York

    2011 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Sheffield / ICA, London

    2011 Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale: Terra Cognita, Incheon Culture and Arts Center, Incheon

    2011 A Future Pump House, Pump House Gallery, London

    2011 Show RCA 2011, Royal College of Art, London

    2011 Space Study, Plateau, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

    2011 Kim Chong Yung Sculpture Award Exhibition: Eonu Society of Sculptors, Kim Chong Yung Museum, Seoul

    2011 4th 4482: Rhizosphere, Barge House in Oxo Tower Wharf, London

    2010 Future’s Future’s Future, Korean Cultural Centre UK, London

    2010 Oblique Strategies, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

    2010 Lunch is for Wimps, Triumph Showroom, London

    2010 Embrace, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

    2009 Finding Lee Junho ( ), Takeout Drawing in Arko, Seoul

    2009 Group show, Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin

    2009 RCA Secret 2009, Royal College of Art, London

    2009 Aim High, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul

    2009 Some… Scenes, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul

    2008 A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Grau Gallery, Seoul

    2007 Funny Funny 6, Gallery Sejul, Seoul

    2007 Neo-Utopia, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul

    2007 29th JoongAng Fine Arts Prize Exhibition, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul

    2007 Iron and Arts, Iron Museum, Umseong

    2006 Silla, Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju

    2006 Iron and Arts Symposium, Iron Museum, Umseong

    2006 Three Temptations, Gallery Woodeok, Seoul

    2005 Five Senses+@, Hongik Univ. Gallery of Contemporary Art, Seoul

    2004 Preview 2, Alternative Space Team Preview, Seoul

    2004 The Stage: Imagination Relay in Club, 5th Exhibition Hall, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju

    2004 Project A.L. space 3, Main Library of Chongsin Univ., Seoul

    2004 Hadaeri Art Festival ‘Vacation of Art’, Hadae-ri Community Hall, Hoengseong


    2019 The Scrap_Happy Together, 24 Wangsan-ro 9-gil, Seoul

    2018 TasteView, Tastehouse, Seoul

    2018 Hangang Art Park, Yeouido Park, Seoul

    2017 The Scrap, 24 Wangsan-ro 9-gil, Seoul

    2013 Richard Smith, Winter Projects, London

    2012 White Rain, Union Gallery, London

    2011 Gold Pond – solo performance along with the artists’ discussion, Modernism: A Sentimental Myth, ICA, London

    2010 The Welcoming City, Jubilee Park in Canary Wharf, London

    2009 Novel 01: Footnotes without Text, publication by roundabout, Seoul


    2020 Myeongnyundong Residency of Can Foundation, Seoul, KR

    2019 Nanji Residency of Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR

    2015 Doosan Residency, New York, USA

    2012 Gasworks International Residency, London, UK

  • Achievements

    Awards, Prizes & Grants

    2020 Korea Artist Prize Finalist, MMCA_SBS Foundation, KR

    2013 Inger Lawrence Awards, University of Oxford, UK

    2013 Doosan Yongang Artist Awards, Yongang Art Foundation, KR

    2012 Sculpture Shock Award Finalist, Royal British Society of Sculptors, UK

    2011 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, UK

    2008 National Endowment Fund for Culture and the Arts, Arts Council Korea, KR

    2007 29th JoongAng Fine Arts Prize, 25 Artists of Year, 2nd Prize, KR


    National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea

    Seoul Museum of Art

    Yongang Art Foundation

    MMCA Art Bank

    CAN Foundation