Dansaekhwa: Korean Minimalist Painting

Dansaekhwa: Korean Minimalist Painting by Ana Brdar Dansaekhwa (sometimes romanized as Tansaekhwa), or the Korean monochrome art movement, emerged in the post-war South Korea as an effort to reject the realist tendencies that had been established during Park Chung-hee’s totalitarian rule of the 1960s and 70s. This radical reaction to the figurative style of the state’s political…
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