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Soo-Keun Park

 (1914 - 1965)
Soo-Keun Park was active/lived in South Korea.  SooKeun Park is known for modernist figure and genre painting.

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Soo-Keun Park


Hailing from Yanggu County, Gangwon Province, South Korea, Soo-Keun Park attended Yanggu Public Elementary School when he was younger, and then taught himself painting as was a teenager. In 1932, he made his debut in painting circles with his work titled Spring Is Gone when it was selected for the 11th annual Seonjeon painting contest. Park ended up being selected a total of eight times in the contest until 1944.

In 1953, he participated in the 2nd annual National Art Exhibition and won 1st place. Soon after, he became a full-time painter and won numerous prizes on ten different occasions. In 1959, he got recommendation from the National Art Exhibition and served on the screening committee during the early 1960s.

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About  Soo-Keun Park

Born:  1914 - Yanggu County, Gangwon Province, South Korea
Died:   1965 - Seoul, South Korea
Known for:  modernist figure and genre painting