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350 Madison Avenue, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10017
between 44th and 45th Streets

(212) 759 7525

Gallery hours: (M-F) 10 AM - 4:30 PM by appointment

Free admission

Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the gallery is open only by appointment. The appointment must be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled visit. To make an appointment, please contact All visitors will be required to wear a mask as well as complete the safety questionnaire upon arrival.

Seongmin Ahn | Enchanted Reality

January 19-April 14, 2023
Artist Talk: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 6pm EST

In her solo exhibition at The Korea Society, Seongmin Ahn presents a series of paintings and wall installations that fuses her insight in the relativity of perception with a deep regard for traditional Korean art, especially minhwa–folk painting. In her work, Ahn begins with traditional forms and themes, which she then extends into multi-disciplinary and multi-media practices by adopting science, technology, and multiple cognitive models.

For Ahn, whose work reads as equally playful and earnest, bringing light to a dark room at the touch of a finger is a wondrously apt metaphor for the role of art in our lives.
—Richard Vine, a senior editor at Art in America