ENTERTAINMENT

Artday to hold August auction

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Aug 24, 2016 - 17:52
  • Updated : Aug 24, 2016 - 17:52
Herald Artday, a subsidiary of Herald Corp., is holding an online auction from Aug. 26-30, presenting major artworks by modern and contemporary Korean artists.

The art auction will feature numerous works of renowned Korean artists, including Choi Ssang-jung, Lim Jik-soon, Kim Tae, Kim Won, Park Deuk-soon, printmaker Lee Hang-sung and Kim Chang-young, who is known for his experimentation with sand.

Additionally, the event will highlight globally-recognized pop artist Lee Dongi’s 2006 piece “Flower garden,” which features Lee’s iconic character Atomouse, inspired by Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Japanese manga series “Astro Boy.”

“Flower garden” by Lee Dongi (Artday)

Bidding and auction statuses are available on the mobile application Artday and at the website www.artday.co.kr. The auction preview will be held in August at Herald Square Gallery, located in the headquarters of Herald Corp. in Yongsan-gu, Seoul.

Auction period: Aug. 26-30

Preview: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Herald Gallery, Herald Square, Huam-ro 4-gil 10, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Auction deadline: The auction will close on one item per minute starting from 4 p.m. on Aug. 30

For more information, call Artday at (02) 3210-2255 or email auction@artday.co.kr.