A Two Owls Perching on Pine Tree by Korean, Woon-Bo, Kim Ki-Chang (1913-2001):
Korea, Dated 1985
This large two owls on an old pine tree painted in ink and color on silk,
signed lower left “Woon-Bo” his pen name, and two square seals, “Kim Ki Chang” and “Woon-Bo” It is in very fine condition with silk mounting.It measures 102.5 cm x 87 cm painting only.
Please note; Its photos were not taken as much clear as its original painting because of the light reflecting. This painting has been Framed with none glare plexi glass. If necessary, the painting can be removed from the frame with plexi glass without any damages if necessary.
About Kim Ki-Chang; He was born in Seoul and studied painting under Kim Eun-Ho (1893-1979). His work won first prize at the “Cho-Sun” art exhibition in the late 1930’s. Kim Ki-Chang and his wife, Park Rae-Hyun (b. 1930), also a painter, exhibited their work together at the East-West Cultural Center in Hawaii in 1964, and at the Obelissque Gallery in Washington DC in 1965, and at the Allentown Museum in Pennsylvania in1971.
In 1970 He had a one-person exhibit at the New York Cultural Center in Manhattan and
in 1971 he won the March 1st Cultural Award in Korea. He participated in the exhibition
entitled “France and Korea, Modern Art”, sponsored by the French Culture in Seoul in 1971. From 1972-74 he taught painting at Soo-Do University in Seoul.