Famous Artists from South Korea

List of the most popular artists from South Korea, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous South Korean artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable South Korean artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list has a variety of artists, like Bae Doona and U-Ram Choe, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from South Korea?" and "Who are the most well-known South Korean artists?"

For further information on these historic South Korean artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated South Korean artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
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  • Cyborg Red, Majestic Splendor, Hydra II (Monument)
    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
  • Park Su-geun
    Two Men Sitting, Spring Is Gone, Grinding Woman
    • Birthplace: Yanggu County, Gangwon
    • Nationality: South Korea
    • Art Forms: Painting
  • Sam Park
    Flower Market, Nice, Windmill of Santorini
    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    • Nationality: South Korea
    • Art Forms: Painting