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Ha Chong–hyun

Born in Sancheong, South Korea, 1935

Education 
BFA, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea, 1959

Lives and works in Seoul, South Korea

One-Person Exhibitions

2022
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2021
Return to Color, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, NY

2020
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, South Korea 
Almine Rech Gallery, London, UK

2019
Blum & Poe, Tokyo, Japan
Kukje Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Cardi Gallery, Milan, Italy 

2018
Conjunction, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, NY

2017
Almine Rech Gallery, London, UK
Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

2016
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA 

2015
Conjunction, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, NY
Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

2014
Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

2013
Pyo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2012
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Gwacheon, South Korea
Galerie Winter, Weisbaden, Germany

2010
Severance Art Space, Seoul, South Korea

2009
Seok Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
Bluedot M Gallery, Changwon, South Korea
Galerie Winter, Wiesbaden, Germany 

2008
Gana Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

2006
Pyo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2004
Gallery Bijutsu Sekai, Tokyo, Japan
Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, South Korea

2003
Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy

2002
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
Gallery Bijutsu Sekai, Tokyo, Japan 

2001
Chosunilbo Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2000
Contemporary Art Museum, Hongik University Museum, Seoul, South Korea

1999
Espace Paul Ricard, Paris, France  

1998
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1997
Wellside Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1996
Biever-Risch Galerie, Luxembourg, France

1995
Hanlim Gallery, Daejeon, South Korea

1994
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Wassermann Galerie, Munich, Germany

1992
Nabis Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1990
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1984
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea 

1979
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1977
Gallery SPACE, Seoul, South Korea

1975
Munheon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

1974
Myongdong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

1972
Gin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2021
Beyond the Light of East and West, Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, CA
Almine Rech, Paris, France
Jamunbak Museum Project Part 1, Gana Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Rho Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Resonance, Horim Museum, Seoul, South Korea

2020
Dansaekhwa, The Columns Gallery, Singapore

2019
Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s – 1990s, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
War Within, War Without, Collection 1940s–1970s, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Approaches to Abstraction, Almine Rech Gallery, Shanghai, China
Abstraction(s), Song Art Museum, Beijing, China

2018
Topologies, curated by Mika Yoshitake, The Warehouse, Dallas TX
Renegades in Resistance and Challenge, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, South Korea

2017
Dansaekhwa, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China 
Rhythm in Monochrome: Korean Abstract Painting, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan 
Who Can Be Strangers? The Art of Mono-ha and Dansaekhwa, Blum & Poe at Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
Seeking Stillness, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Asian Diva: The Muse and the Monster, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Arts of Korea, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Ascetic Path: Korean Dansaekhwa, Museum Erarta, St. Petersburg, Russia

2016
New Beginnings: Between Gesture and Geometry, The George Economou Collection, Athens, Greece
Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, South Korea
MMCA Gwacheon, 30 Years 1986-2016: As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
Dansaekhwa and Minimalism, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Dansaekhwa, l'adventure du monochrome en Corée, des années 70 à nos jours, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France
When Process Becomes Form: Dansaekhwa and Korean Abstraction, Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
New Beginnings: Between Gesture and Geometry, Athens, Greece

2015
Bold Abstractions: Selections from the DMA Collection 1966-1976, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
PROPORTIO, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Dansaekhwa, Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice, Italy
45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai: Korean Abstract Painting
, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Gallery Roh, Seoul, South Korea

2014
From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
The Art of Dansaekhwa, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Overcoming the Modern: Dansaekhwa, The Korean Monochrome Movement, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY
Empty Fullness: Materiality and Spirituality in Contemporary Korean Art,
 Korean Cultural Center, Beijing, China; traveled to SPSI Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Koreanisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin, Germany; National Museum of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Unconstraint Creation, Hakgojae Gallery, Shanghai, China

2012
Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea

2011
Qi is Full, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, South Korea
The Spectrum of Contemporary Korean Art, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
The Great Artists of Korean Art, Ulsan Culture Art Center, Ulsan, South Korea 

2010
Korean Avant-garde Drawing: 1970–2000, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Him of Gyeonggi-do, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea
The 33rd Anniversary Special Exhibition, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
In the Midst of the Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea 

2009
Bong Whang 137, Sunshine International Art Museum, Beijing, China
The Three, Imazoo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
8 Artists of the Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Pakyoung, Paju, South Korea
Monochrome Art in Korea, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai, China
4th Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic

2008
9 Korean Contemporary Artists, Rho Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 5th Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
Korean Abstract Art 1958–2008, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
The Color of Nature: Monochrome Art in Korea, Pyo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Art for 30 years Part 1, Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan 

2007
Contemplation on a Space, Gana Art Busan, Busan,
South Korea Korean Contemporary Art, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Seoul, South Korea
Abstract Art: Amusement on the Border, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Homage100, Korea Art Gallery, Busan, South Korea

2004
Korean Contemporary Paintings: Past and Now, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea 

2003
The Seoul Art Exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
D.I.Y., Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

2002
Age of Philosophy & Aesthetics, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
Understanding of Abstract Art, Sungkok Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

2001
Development of the Korean Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
Buncheong Ware Exhibition II, Hoam Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Journey of Contemporary Korean Art of the 21st Century, Sejong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Which ART Do You Like Best?, Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan 

2000
A Passage to New Millennium, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Gwacheon, South Korea
Postwar Abstract Art in Korea and the West: Passion and Expression, Hoam Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
12 Contemporary Artists, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The Facets of Korean & Japanese Contemporary Art, 3rd Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
The Horizontal for a New Millennium, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Plane as Spirits, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea Nature, Posco Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea

1999
Corée: Pays du Matin Calme, Musée des Arts Asiatiques de Nice, Nice, France

1998
Les Peintures du Silence, Musées du Château des ducs de Würtemberg, Montbéliard, France
Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea

1996
Korean Monochromes in the 1970s, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
96 Joongang Biennale, Joongang Ilbo, Seoul, South Korea

1995
Korean Contemporary Paintings, Hanlim Gallery, Daejeon, South Korea
East, West Today, Posco Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Korean Paintings, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
The Tiger’s Tail: 15 Contemporary Korean Artists for Venice 95, Palazzo Vendramin, Venice, Italy
Nature of Korea, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
École de Séoul: The 20th Anniversary Special Exhibition, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea Seoul International Painting Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea

1994
Seoul in Venezia, Gallery May, Seoul, South Korea

1993
12 Contemporary Artists from Korea, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
45th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Korean Contemporary Art, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1992
Flows from the Far East: Recent Korean Art Scene, Barbican Centre, Concourse Gallery, London, UK
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1991
Korean Contemporary Paintings, National Museum Zagreb, Zagreb, Yugoslavia; traveled to Cankarjev Hall, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia; Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
5
 Contemporary Artists, Hankuk Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Korean Contemporary Art, Hanwon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

1990
Korean Art Today, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
The 15th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

1989
Hiroshima, Hiroshima City Museum of Modern Art, Hiroshima, Japan
The 14th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

1988
4 Korean Painters, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The 24th Seoul Olympiad: International Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Flows of 70s Contemporary Art, Walker Hill Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Korean Modernism 1970–79, Coex Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 13th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

1987
The 31st Toyama International Art Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
4 Korean Contemporary Artists, Laboratory Gallery, Sapporo, Japan
The 12th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1986
Korean Arts Yesterday and Today, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
Asia Contemporary Arts, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
The 11th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Art Competition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1985
Human Documents '84/’85-8, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
70 years of Korean Western Painting, Hoam Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Modern Art from the Past 40 Years, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 10th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1984
Works on Paper '84, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition: The Late 1970s: A Situation, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Korean Contemporary Art '84, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Korean Arts of the 1960s: Art Informel, Walker Hill Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Korean Contemporary Art in the 60sWorks from the Paris Biennale, Duson Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 9th École de Seoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1983
Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition of the 1970s, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to Tochigi Municipal Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan; Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Exchange Exhibition Korean-American  Print and Drawing Between Seoul and San Franciso, USIS, Seoul; World Print Council, San Francisco, CA; and Korean Cultural Service, Los Angeles, CA
Korea: New Paper Works, Spring Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1982
The Art of Contemporary Paper: Korea & Japan, Deoksugung Art Museum, Seoul, Korea; traveled to Kyoto Municipal Museum, Kyoto, Japan; Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; Kumamoto Folk Museum, Kumamoto, Japan; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The Phases of Korean Contemporary Art, Myungdong Gallery, Seoul & Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition: The Latter Half of the ’70s—An Aspect, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; traveled to National Museum of International Art, Osaka, Japan; Museum of Modern Art Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan; Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
The 7th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1981
Korean Art ’81, Deoksugung Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Drawing ‘81, Deoksugung Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Works on Paper: Korean Contemporary Drawings, Dongsanbang Gallery, Seoul, Korea; traveled to LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
Drawings by Korean Artists, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
The 30th Korea National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 6th École de Séoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1980
Contemporary Asian Arts, Fukuoka Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
37 Artists of 1980’s, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea Korean Prints and Drawings, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 29th Korea National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Grand Prize Exhibition of Korean Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1979
Korean Contemporary Arts, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Attitudes of 6 Korean Contemporary Artists, Gallery Lee, Daegu, South Korea
The 5th École de Séoul Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Independant, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Art Festival, Daejeon, Busan, Gwangju, Gangwon, and Jeonbuk, South Korea

1978
The 2nd Paris International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Galerie Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
Works on Paper, Gallery Gyunji, Seoul, South Korea
Trend in Contemporary Korean Art of the Last 20 Years, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Grand Prize Exhibition of Korean Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 4th École de Séoul Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Independant, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Art Festival, Daejeon, Busan, Gwangju, Gangwon, and Jeonbuk, South Korea

1977
13th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil 
Korean Contemporary Art, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
Korean Contemporary Painters, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 3rd École de Séoul Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
56 Korean Painters, Korea Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Independant, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, K South Korea
Contemporary Art Festival
, Daejeon, Busan, Gwangju, Gangwon, and Jeonbuk, South Korea

1976
Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 2nd École de Séoul Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary Art Festival, Daejeon, Busan, Gwangju, Gangwon, and Jeonbuk, South Korea 

1975
The 3rd India Triennale, New Delhi, India
Figure Drawings and Abstract Artists, Arum Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 4th Avant Garde Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1974
The 6th Cagnes International Painting Exhibition, Cagnes, France
The 1st Seoul Biennale, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea
The 23rd Korean National Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1973
Korean Contemporary Art 1957–1972: Formative and Informative, Myungdong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
13 Contemporary Artists, Signum Gallery, Kyoto, Japan Exhibition for 100 Modern Korean Painters, Deoksugung Art Museum, Seoul, Korea 

1972
The 3rd Avant Garde Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1971
Today’s Korean Painting, Myungdong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 7th Biennale de Paris, Paris, France
The Grand Prize Exhibition of Korean Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
ISPAA, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The 2nd Avant Garde Exhibition: Reality & Realization, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1970
The 7th Tokyo Print Biennale, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
The 1st Avant Garde Exhibition, Korean Information Center Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
6 Korean Contemporary Artists, Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Grand Prize Exhibition of Korean Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1969
11 Young Artists from Korea, Solidaridad Gallery, Manila, Philippines
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Korean Contemporary Painting Exhibition, traveled to Japan, India, Pakistan, and Nepal

1968
Contemporary Korean Painting Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1967
The 9th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
ISPAA, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1966
The 10th Contemporary Art Exhibition, Gyeongbokgung Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1965
The 4th Paris Biennale, Paris, France
The 4th Cultural Freedom Invitational Exhibition, Yechong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1963
The 2nd Exhibition of Shinsang Association Competition, Gyeongbokgung Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1961
The 2nd Paris Youth Biennale, Paris, France
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1960
The Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

Awards and Grants

2010
Korean Artist Award, Korea Artist Association, Korea

2009
The National Honor of Merit in Culture (Silver Award), Korea

2007
French Cultural Merit, France

2000
Medal Okjo Geunjeong, Korea

1999
Seoul Culture Awards, Seoul City

1995
9th Art & Culture Awards

1987
Korean Art & Culture Grand Awards, Government of Republic of Korea

1985
Artistic Awards, Joongang Art Awards, Joongang Ilbo, Seoul

1980
Grand Prize, 7th Korean Arts Awards, Hankook Ilbo, Seoul

1975
1st Prize, Space Group Art Awards, Space Group, Seoul 

1962
1st Prize, Shinsang Association Competition, Shinsang Association, Seoul

Professional Affiliations

2006
Co-president, Korean Museum Association

2001–2006
Director, Seoul Museum of Art

2000 
Honorary Ph.D, Hongik University

1995–1996
Honorary Commissioner, Korean Art Award

1995
Commissioner & Adviser, 1st Gwangju Biennale

1992
Commissioner, 24th Cagnes International Painting Festival

1990–1994
Dean, Fine Arts College, Hongik University

1988
Commissioner, 43rd Venice Biennale

1987–1988
Honorary Member, International Art Exhibition for the 24th Seoul Olympiad

1986–1989
Chairman, Korean Arts Association
Vice-Chairman, Federation Artistic and Culture of Organization

1984
Advisor, Korean Arts & Culture Center

1980
Commissioner, 12th Cagnes International Painting Festival

1969–1974
Chairman, Korean Avant-Garde Association

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

Catalogues

2019
Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality. Bloomfield Hills, MI: Cranbrook Art Museum, 2019. 
Yoshitake, Mika. Topologies. Dallas: The Warehouse, 2019, 106.

2018
Ha Chong hyun. Texts by Kyung An, H.G. Masters, Alfred Pacquement, and Barry Schwabsky. Seoul: Kukje Gallery; New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2018. 

2017
Ha Chong-hyun. Text by Kavior Moon. Blum & Poe: Los Angeles, 2017. 

2016
Chung, Yeon Shim. Resonance of Dansaekhwa. Texts by Yeon Shim Chung, Joan Kee, Daljin Kim, Alexandra Munroe, So Jinsu, and Yoon Jin Sup. Seoul: Korea Arts Management Service, 2016.

2015
Kee, Joan. From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2015. Kee, Joan. Ha Chonghyun. New York: Blum & Poe, 2015.
Lee, Youngwoo, ed. Dansaekhwa. Texts by Youngwoo Lee, Doryun Chong, Jeremy Lewison, Joan Kee, Mika Yoshitake, Melissa Chiu, Alexandra Munroe, Yoon Jin Sup, and Tina Kim. Seoul: Kukje Gallery; New York: Tina Kim Gallery, 2015.
Oh, Kwangsu and Song Missok. Korean Abstract Painting: 45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai. Seoul: Gallery Hyundai, 2015. 

2014
Kim, Bok-Yung, Yoon Jin-Sub, Toshiaki Minemura, Lee Yil, Yusuke Nakahara, and Philippe Dagan. Ha Chong-Hyun. Daegu, Korea: Wooson Gallery, 2014.
Overcoming the Modern: Dansaekhwa, The Korean Monochrome Movement. Texts by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath. New York: Alexander Gray Associates, 2014.
Yoon Jin Sup, Alexandra Munroe, Sam Bardaouil, and Till Fellrath. The Art of Dansaekhwa. Seoul: Kukje Gallery, 2014. 

2013
Kee, Joan. Contemporary Korean Art: Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

2012
Ha, Chong Hyun: Retrospective. Texts by Philippe Dagen and Mikyung Kim. Gwacheon: National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2012.

2010
Chiu, Melissa and Benjamin Genocchio. Contemporary Asian Art. London: Thames & Hudson, 2010.

2003
Ha Chong Hyun. Texts by Dominique Stella and Gino Di Maggio. Milan: Fondazione Mudima, 2003.

2001
Ha Chong-hyun. Texts by Kim Bok-young, Philippe Dagen, Edward Lucie-Smith, Nakahara Yusuke, and Minemura Toshiaki. Seoul: Misoolsarang, 2001.

2000
Ha, Chong-Hyun (1995-1997): Concern and Silence. Text by Philippe Dagen. Seoul: Wellside Gallery, 2000.
O, Kwang-su and Ichirō Hariu. Kwangju Biennale 2000: Man + Space: The Special Exhibition. Kwangju, Korea: Kwangju Biennale Foundation, 2000. 

1999
Dagen, Philippe and Edward Lucie-Smith. Ha Chong-Hyun. Paris: Espace Paul Richard, 1999.

1994
Chong Hyun Ha. Munich: Wassermann Galerie, 1994.
Ha, Chong-Hyun. Texts by Nakahara Yusuke, Edward Lucie-Smith, Kyung-Sung Lee, Toshiaki Minemura, and Clive Adams. Tokyo: Kamakura Gallery, 1994.

1992
Ha, Chong-Hyun: Late “Conjunction” Series. Texts by Kim Bok-Young and Clive Adams. Seoul: Nabis Gallery, 1992.

1988
4 Korean Painters: Park Seo-Bo, Yoon Hyong Keun, Ha Chong Hyun, Chung Chang Sup. Tokyo: Tokyo Gallery, 1988.

1974
Lee Yil. “Chakp’umjŏn e chŭmhayŏ” [Around the time of Ha Chong-hyun’s solo exhibition]. Ha Chonghyun. Seoul: Myongdong Gallery, 1974.

Articles and Reviews

2022
St. Louis, Andy. "Ha Chong-Hyun: Method and Materiality." ArtAsiaPacific (July/August 2022): 50–57.
Park, Han-sol. “Walking Tour of Korean Art Masters in Italy’s Floating City.” KoreaTimes.co.kr, April 27, 2022.
Min-Hee, Shin. “Hanji and Dansaekhwa Make Their Mark in Venice.” KoreaJoongAngDaily.joins.com, April 25, 2022.
Park, Yuna. “Venice Exhibition Highlights Korean Contemporary Artist Ha Chong-Hyun.” KoreaHerald.com, April 25, 2022.
Russeth, Andrew. “Postcards From the Biennale.” NYTimes.com, April 21, 2022.
Lesser, Casey. “20 Must-See Venice Shows to Visit during the Biennale.” Artsy.net, April 14, 2022.
Machetti, Irene. “Pioneering South Korean Artist Ha Chong-Hyun on Show at Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice.” FadMagazine.com, March 26, 2022.
Yuna, Park. “Ha Chong-Hyun Continues Fight as Artist, Unveils New ‘Post-conjunction’ Series.” KoreaHerald.com, February 16, 2022.
Han-sol, Park. “87-Year-Old Ha Chong-Hyun’s Exploration of Materials Never Ceases.” KoreaTimes.co.kr, February 16, 2022.

2021
Zoldan, Sharón. “Sharón Zoldan Shares Her Art Basel in Miami Beach Finds.” Whitewall.art, December 6, 2021.
“The 10 Best Artworks You Missed at Art Basel Unlimited 2021.” Publicdelivery.org, October 4, 2021.
Yau, John. “What Abstraction Can Face Up To.” Hyperallergic.com, May 15, 2021.
Kamp, Justin. “The 10 Best Booths at EXPO Chicago’s Online Edition.” Artsy.net, April 9, 2021.
“Editorial Selections at Art Basel OVR: Pioneers.” Ocula.com, March 24, 2021.
Soriano, Jianne. “Art Basel Launches Its Latest Online Viewing Room This March 2021.” Hk.asiatatler.com, March 24, 2021.
Westall, Mark. “Art Basel’s ‘OVR: Pioneers’ Opens This Week.” Fadmagazine.com, March 22, 2021.
D., Cécile. “A Winter in Paris, an Exhibition Full of Poetry at the Almine Rech Gallery.” Sortiraparis.com, February 11, 2021.
Kerlidou, Gwenaël. “Judit Reigl’s Corporeal Presence.” Hyperallergic.com, January 2, 2021.

2020
Mann, Joon. “Meditation in Pink.” Theseoulreview.com, December 2020.
Park, Yuna. “Dansaekhwa Master Ha Chong-hyun Makes Best of Adversity.” Koreaherald.com, November 26, 2020.
Giles, Oliver. “Asian Galleries to Check Out in Art Basel's Online Viewing Rooms.” HK.AsiaTatler.com, June 17, 2020.

2019
Lai, Ophelia. "Ha Chong-hyun at Kukje Gallery." ArtAsiaPacific 114 (Jul/Aug 2019): 105.
Mee-yoo, Kwon. "Ha Chong-Hyun Finds Conjunction Between Spirit and Performance." Korea Times, June 27, 2019. 

2017
Freeman, Jesse. “Rhythm in Monochrome - Korean Abstract Painting.” Tokyoartbeat.com, December 13, 2017. 
“Ha Chong-hyun.” Wall Street International online,  May 22, 2017. Min, Ines. “A Conversation with Ha Chong-hyun.” Ocula, July 13, 2017. 
Min, Yujin. "Where I Work: Ha Chong-Hyun." ArtAsiaPacific 102 (Mar/Apr 2017): 177-180. 
Noor, Tausif. “Ha Chong-hyun.” ArtAsiaPacific , May 2017.

2016
Bardaouil, Sam, and Till Fellrath. "An Example of Alternative Modernity." Bijutsu Techo Special Issue (Spring 2016): 46-49.
Creahan, D. Review of "Dansaekhwa & Minimalism." Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. ArtObserved.com, February 26, 2016.
Goldman, Edward. "Minimalism, Maximalism, and a Severed Head." Huffington Post, February 23, 2016.
Goldman, Edward. "Minimalism, Maximalism, and a Severed Head." KCRW.com, February 22, 2016.
Han, Joo. “Ha Chong-hyun.” ArtAsiaPacific, no. 97 (March–April 2016): 153.
Hegert, Natalie. “The Rise of Dansaekwha.” MutualArt.com, January 20, 2016.
Lee Woo-young. "Dansaekhwa in Limelight in Art Hubs." Korea Herald, April 20, 2016.
Martinique, Elena. "Blum and Poe Presents the First Survey of Korean Monochrome Painting Dansaekhwa With American Minimalism." Widewalls.ch, April 2016.
Nettleton, Taro. "Interview: Ha Chong-hyun – Convergence of Mass." Bijutsu Techo Special Issue (Spring 2016): 36–43.
Rajgopal, Ambika. “Dansaekhwa: Less is More.” Asian Art, September 2016: 12-13.
Sharp, Rob. “A Surging Auction Market Points to Korean Minimalism as the Next Gutai.” Artsy.net, January 16, 2016. Tomii, Reiko. "Korean Tansaekhwa." Shin Bijutsu Shinbun, July 1, 2016 (paper), July 11, 2016 (online).

2015
Bardaouil, Sam, Till Fellrath, Joan Kee, and Yoon Jin Sup. "Skin and Surface." Frieze, no. 169 (March 2015): 138-45.
Degen, Natasha and Kibum Kim. “The Koreans at the Top of the Art World.” New Yorker, September 30, 2015.
Frank, Peter. "Haiku Reviews: ART 2014 Roundup V." Huffington Post, January 14, 2015.
Gottschalk, Molly. “Art Stage Singapore Director Lorenzo Rudolf on Helping Asia Kick Its Addiction to Art as Investment.” Artsy.com, January 19, 2016.
“How ‘the school of white’ became auction favorites.” CNN, December 9, 2015.
Kee, Joan. From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2015.
Kwon, Mee-yoo. “Trinity of Burlap, Paint and Ha Chong-hyun.” Korea Times, September 20, 2015.
“Amid Renewed Interest in Korean Dansaekhwa Art, Ha Chong-Hyun Continues to Experiment.” Artsy.net, November 16, 2015.
Li, Jennifer S. “From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction.” ArtAsiaPacific no.92 (March-April 2015): 154.
Miller, Alan. "Ha Chonghyun." Kaleidoscope ASIA, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2015).
Moon, Kavior. "From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction." Artforum 53, no. 7 (March 2015): 287.
Morgan, Robert C. "Korea's Monochrome Painting Movement is Having a New York Moment." Hyperallergic, December 2, 2015.
Morgan, Robert C. "Korea's Monochrome Turns Global." Asian Art News no. 6, vol. 25 (Nov/Dec 2015): 50-53.
Oh, Kwangsu and Song Missok. Korean Abstract Painting: 45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai. Seoul: Gallery Hyundai, 2015.
Schwabsky, Barry. "Ha Chonghyun." Artforum 53, no. 6 (February 2015): 230-31. 
Wee, Darryl. "Ha Chong-Hyun Unveils New Works in New York." Blouinartinfo.com, November 11, 2015.

2014
Bailey, Stephanie. “Beyond Influence: The Legacy of Korean Monochrome Painting, Tansaekhwa.” Ocula, October 14, 2014.
Capria, Alexandra. “Tansaekhwa on Abstraction.” ARTnews 113, no. 11 (December 2014): 123.
“Ha Chonghyun.” New Yorker, December 1, 2014.
Hygelund, Anne. “A Reductionist Revival: Review of Frieze Masters, 2014.” San Francisco Art Quarterly, viewed October 17, 2014.
Lee, Woo-young. “Korean Artists Featured in Frieze Art Fair London.” Korean Herald, October 16, 2014.
Liles, Robert. “Beyond White: Reading Tansaekhwa Today.” ArtAsiaPacific, no.89 (July–August 2014): 76–83.
Morgan, Robert C. "Monochrome Sets You Free." Hyperallergic, December 16, 2014.
Pagel, David. “’From All Sides’ at Blum & Poe Sticks to Basics to Magnificent Effect.” Los Angeles Times, October 3, 2014.
Mason, Shana Beth. “Overcoming the Modern, Dansaekhwa: The Korean Monochrome Movement.” This is Tomorrow, March 26, 2014.

2011
Kee, Joan. “Contemporaneity as Calculus: The View from Postwar Korea.” Third Text 25, no. 5 (October 2011): 563-76.

2010
Kim Yisoon. “”1970-80 nyŏndae han’guk ch’usang misul kwa mulsŏng.” [Korean abstract art and materiality in the 1970s and 1980s]. Misulsa hakbo, no. 35 (December 2010): 139-70

2008
Ha Chong Hyun. Texts by Yoon Jin Sup and Philippe Dagen. Seoul: Gana Art Center, 2008.
Yoon Jin-sup. “Chayŏn ŭi wŏnsojŏk sangt’aero ŭi hoegi: Ha Chong-hyŏn ŭi kŭnjage taehayŏ” [Returning to the fundamental condition of nature: Ha Chong-hyun’s recent works]. Misul p’yŏngdan, no. 88 (Spring 2008): 38-45.
Kee, Joan. “Points, Lines, Encounters, Worlds: Tansaekhwa and the Formation of Contemporary Korean Art.” PhD diss., New York University, 2008.

1997
Kim Chin-yŏb. “Interview with Kim Chin-yŏb, silhŏm, kŭ yŏngwŏn chagi pujŏng” [Interview with Ha Chong-hyun — Experimentation, an endless denial of oneself]. Misul segye, no. 153 (August 1997): 50-53.
Yi Kŭn-yong. “Chaeryo wa chaeryo ŭi mannam” [The encounter of materials]. Wŏlgan misul 9, no. 7 (July 1997): 128.
Kim Bok-young. “Mulsŏngesŏ sinch’ero: Ha Chong-hyŏn ŭi hugi chŏphap sidae” [From materiality to the corporeal: the late ‘Conjunction’ works of Ha Chong-hyun]. Misul segye 153 (August 1997): 46.

1992
Kim Bok-young. “Mulsŏng ŭi sae wisang: Ha Chong-hyŏn ŭi hugi ‘chŏphap’ sidae” [A new aspect of materiality: Ha Chong-hyun’s later Conjunction works]. Space 27, no. 10 (October 1992): 97-100.
Kim Boggi. “Chakkarŭl ch’ajasŏ: 8 nyŏnman e kaeinjŏn, ‘chŏphap’ sirijŭrŭl kyŏlsanhanŭn Ha Chong-hyŏn.” [Artist visit: Ha Chong-hyun, his first solo exhibition in eight years, a survey of the Conjunction series]. Wŏlgan misul 4, no. 10 (October 1992): 99.

1989
Ham Se-jin. “Pujinŭl t’onghan haebang” [Liberation through refusal]. Sŏn misul, no. 43 (Winter 1989): 24-29.
Kim Chae-gwan. “Naega pon Ha Chong-hyŏn” [The Ha Chong-hyun I see]. Sŏn misul, no. 42 (Fall 1989): 18-23. 

1984
Kim Bok-young. “Muljil kwa sinch’e ŭi hyŏnsanghak” [Materials and the phenomenology of the body]. Space 19, no. 5 (May 1984): 105.
Lee Yil. “Ha Chong-hyŏn ŭi ‘pihoehwajŏk’ hoehwa e taehayŏ” [On the ‘non-painterly’ paintings of Ha Chong-hyun]. Ha Chong Hyun. Seoul: Hyundai Gallery, 1984.
Lee Yil. “Ha Chong-hyŏn, kŭ ch’ech’wi wa chakp’um” [Ha Chong-hyun, his essence and work]. Hwarang 44 (Summer 1984): 33-40.
Minemura, Toshiaki. “Ha Chong-hyŏn ŭi hoehwae issŏsŏ ŭi panjayŏnjuŭi” [The semi-naturalism of Ha Chong-hyun’s paintings]. Ha Chong Hyun. Seoul: Hyundai Gallery, 1984.

1982
Ha Chong-hyun. “Chayŏnsŭrŏumŭl ch’ajasŏ” [In search of naturalness]. Space 17, no. 5 (May 1982): 37.

1980
An Yong-sin. “Ha Chong-hyon: Attŭrie t’ambang” [A visit to the atelier of Ha Chong-hyun]. Hwarang, no. 28 (Summer 1980): 81-88.

1978
Oh Kwangsu. “Ha Chong-hyon” [Progressive art: Ha Chong-hyun]. Kk’umim, no. 10 (January-February 1978): 74-77.

1977
Yun Myeongro. “Ha Chonghyun.” Ppuri kip’ŭn namu 150 (May 1977): u.p.

1975
Ha Chong-hyun. “1975 nyŏndo konggan misul taesangja: Ha Chong-hyŏn” [The grand prize winner of the 1975 Space Art Prize]. Space 10, no. 5 (May 1975): 60.

1974
Chugan Kyonghyang, no. 286 (June 9, 1974): u.p.

1972
Ha Chong-hyun. “Ilbon hwadanul tullobogo” [Thoughts on the Japanese art world]. Hongdae hakbo, April 15, 1972. 

Museum and Public Collections

Art and Culture Foundation of Ilshin, Seoul, South Korea
Art Institue of Chicago, IL
Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Fukuoka Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Gyeongi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea
Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Hongik University Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
M+, Hong Kong, China
Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Mie, Japan
Miyagi Art Museum, Miyagi, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Posco Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
The Rachofsky Collection, Dallas, TX
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Shimonoseki, Japan Tokyo
Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

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