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Energy / 氣
Lee Gapchul

Energy / 氣, Lee Gapchul / 이갑철

Energy / 氣,
Lee Gapchul / 이갑철Energy /
Lee Gapchul / 이갑철
The Museum of Photography Seoul
English, Korean

Text by Park Pyungjong.


111 pages
220 x 240 mm
ISBN 9788995568484


This is Lee Gapchul’s most recent work following ‘Collision and Recoil’. Energy clearly shows the changes wrought upon the artist as he collides further with the world surrounding him. Yook Myung Shim has described Lee’s practice as ‘a depiction of the formless undercurrent of Korean emotion’.

About the Artist
Lee Gap-Chul photographed people and the nature of Korea through an unfamiliar and unrealistic vision. He captured Seoul at the starting point of modernisation with the ‘88 Seoul Olympics, using drastic angles and shrewd snapshots.

About the Publisher
The Museum of Photography, Seoul is a photography museum in Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea.


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