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Local Artists Put Artworks up for Seoul Auction

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Local Artists Put Artworks up for Seoul Auction

Artwork of famous local artists will be sold at an auction today, which is organized by the Seoul Auction Company.

Some 10 landscape paintings and still-life paintings by a famous local artist named Oh Ji-ho will be sold at today’s auction and most of artwork is from the 1960s and 1970s and features intense coloring based on expressionism.

Gwangju based artist, Oh Ji-ho, is one of important artists in the field of modern and contemporary art. He had been using some impressionism techniques in Korean style.

In addition, some still-life paintings, mainly featuring women and flowers, by Gwangju based artist Im Jik-soon will be sold at the auction.

Seoul Auction, which was founded in 1998, is Korea’s first art auction house. In terms of auction records and market share, it leads the Korean art market. A total of 113 artworks, representing modern and contemporary art in Korea, will be at today’s auction, which will take place from 5pm at the Seoul Auction Space in Pyeongchang-dong.

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