Kim Ho-Suk (South Korea)

The History of Korea's
Resistance Against Japanese Colonialism:
Comfort Women
,
1990, Ink on paper,
180 x 180 cm.
Collection of the artist
Silent Demonstration, 1992
Ink on paper, 183 x 183 cm.
Collection of the artist

(Images are for reference only;
similar works are included in
exhibition.)

Kim Ho-Suk is a painter who works primarily on paper.
He is primarily concerned with political and social issues facing
South Koreans today, particularly in relation to traditional women's
roles and colonialism. He was born in Chongup in 1957 and currently
lives in Seoul.

In History of Korea's Resistance Against Japanese Colonialism (1990)
Kim Ho-Suk addresses the country's painful interaction with the outside
world during World War II, focusing upon the reduction of Korean
women into so-called "comfort Women" for the Japanese army.