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|Seoul Arts Center|The Great Artists

I kicked myself for not getting out to the Seoul Arts Center a couple weeks back when they had a beautiful art exhibit for Yayoi Kusama’s A Dream I Dreamed . I was actually worried that the exhibit would be too busy and it was going to be hard to find the Centerin  the summer heat. I found out this weekend its really not that hard to find it.

I really REALLY wanted to see A Dream I Dreamed but I didn’t go and I’ve felt like I missed a great opportunity ever since.  Lesson learned: Just Go, Dummy!!

They have some really amazing exhibits still ongoing. Check out the pictures for a few of their offerings.


Many musicals and art shows.

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Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibit

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They also have modern Korean art  and Edvard Munch. Looks very promising. It was unbelievably busy. sam_0810

The Great Artists exhibit is spectacular. There were so many household named artists that I was thanking my lucky stars again for getting to live in Seoul and having the opportunity to see the show. There are works by Monet, Rodin, Picasso, Dali, Warhol, etc… there were also lesser known artists that I (not being an art collector/expert) was able to learn about. There are beautiful, small works of art and magnificent, room sized works of art. Everything is set out nicely for the crowds and it is easy to get around. There are five rooms of art: impressionists, surrealists, pop art, modern and contemporary.  The exhibit is highly recommended.

Click here for more information: Seoul Arts Center


Here are some of my favorites in no particular order:

  • La Baie d’Antibes
  • Kees Van Dongen (1877-1968)
  • Opera Gallery, Seoul, Korea

  • Bateaux dans le bassin de Deauville
  • Raoul Dufy (1877-1953)
  • Opera Gallery, Seoul, Korea

  • Young Brunette with Scarf
  • Moise Kisling (1891-1953)
  • Opera Gallery, Seoul, Korea

  • Villa in Normandy
  • Bernard Buffet (1928-1999)
  • Opera Gallery, Seoul, Korea

  • Triumph Elephant
  • Salvador Dali
  • Opera Gallery, Seoul, Korea

  • Target
  • Fernando Botero
  • Opera Gallery, Seoul, Korea


Don’t make my latest mistake, go and go quick. The exhibit runs from June until September 17th.  But, time has a way of sneaking up!

Directions: Click here!

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