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PEREGRINE HEATHCOTE – Each his canvas suggests a story

PEREGRINE HEATHCOTE 1/3 – He was born in London in 1973 and spent his childhood living in both Britain and Dubai . He was the youngest ever student of Heatherly College of Art in London. Aged just eight years old, he attended holiday classes in printmaking and drawing. Son of an Antiques dealer specializing in military, he was brought up ...

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PEREGRINE HEATHCOTE (1973), ENGLISH PAINTER – Glory and pseudo-nostalgia of 1930s days

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KELLY REEMTSEN – status of being modern female = some women are becoming the men?

KELLY REEMTSEN 1/3 – She was born in Flint, Michigan, US in 1967. She studied Fashion Design and Painting at Central Michigan University and California State University Long Beach and now is based in Los Angeles, California. The paintings for which Kelly Reemtsen is best known are depictions of the role of the modern woman. Her work has been exhibited throughout the ...

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KELLY REEMTSEN (1967), AMERICAN PAINTER – what we can’t see is her face

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COUNTRY FULL OF UNEXPECTED SURPRISES – South Korea: layer upon layer, the cultural and natural beauty

Where Confucian tradition collides with ultra modern fashion and design. Traveling in South Korea, you can discover, that it is a country of various juxtapositions, with serene mountain valleys bump against pulsing lights of the cities. http://www.korea4expats.com/article-tourism-seoul.html You need to experience the calm countryside and the rapidly growing cities, to understand the depth and vibrancy of this country. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/korean-landscapes/ You ...

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POPULAR KOREAN FICTION BOOKS – Nowhere to be found, romance by Bae Suah

She made her debut as a writer in 1988 and she stayed in Germany between 2001 and 2002, where she began learning German. Without the guidance from a literary mentor, she wrote stories as a hobby. Bae Suah is a South Korean author graduated at Ewha Women University. In 1993, at the time of her debut, she was a government ...

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KOREAN POEMS – Chung Ho-seung

Chung Ho-seung was born in 1950 and since his debut in 1972 (with a poem featured in the Korea Daily News), he has published many poetry collections, which has achieved both critical acclaim and mass appeal. His minimal verse style interweaves the everday and the fantastic. His poems have the rhythm of songs, his vocabulary is chosen for its emotive ...

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WORKING ON SMALL CANVASES AND MODEST SHEETS OF PAPER – Lee Jung Seob: poor financial circumstances preventing from realizing grander visions

LEE JUNG SEOB 1/3 – His style was influenced by Fauvism and his themes were very characteristic and indigenous. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/korean-landscapes/ He was a modern artist, who created visionary works throughout the colonial period, the regaining of independence in 1945 and during the devastation of the Korean War. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeZg3uwUmUw He entered into Osan School, meeting with an art teacher, who had ...

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LEE JUNG SEOB (1916/1956), KOREAN PAINTER – The prolific modern artist, who created visionary works

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JUNG YEON MIN, KOREAN PAINTER – The bizarre and surreal worlds of a Korean painter

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