Gana Art Center
Korea, Republic of
Since its foundation in 1983, Gana Art Gallery has organized over 400 exhibitions, representing both Korean and international artists. For the past 22 years, Gana Art Gallery has established itself as a truly multi-cultural institution : Gana Print Studio(1987), Gana Art Publication(1988), Galerie Gana-Beaubourg(1995, Paris), Gana Art Shop(1997), Cite International des Arts Membership(1996), Gana Ceramic Studio(1997), Ansung Artists' Studio(1997), Gana Art Center(1998), Gana Academy(1998), Insa Art Center(2000), Gana Atelier(2001) and Ecole de Gana(2002). Its continuous participation at international art fairs and exhibitions has endowed the Korean art community with an advanced international status.
Since the beginning, Gana Art Gallery has taken the initiative to introduce important international modern artists to Korea: Pierre Alechinsky(1985),Antoni Tapies(1990), Sam Francis(1991), Jasper Johns(1991), Roy Lichtenstein(1991), Joan Miro(1991), Wilfredo Lam(1991), Georg Baselitz(1992), Tom Wesselmann(1992), Mimmo Paladino(1995), Robert Longo(1995), Jean Dubuffet(1995), Kenneth Noland(1995), Georges Braque(1996). Since 2001, the annual 'International Photo-Media Festival' has enabled main stream contemporary artists to be introduced as they were being discovered and developed on the international scene: Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff, Andres Serrano, Vanessa Beecroft, Elger Esser, Candida H?fer, Rodney Graham, Vik Muniz, Thomas Struth, Horishi Sugimoto.