GALLERY MEE

ARTISTS
Jung Kwang
朱月 達磨, Chinese ink & color on Korean paper, 42.5 x 66.7cm, 1979

Jung Kwang (1935-2002)


1935 January 4th, Jeju Island, Korea

1962 Ordained as a monk under Zen Master Kuha in the Chogye Buddihist Order

at Tong-do Monastery

1980 Lectures on Zen art and Zen poetry at University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco Zen center and Stanford University

 

Selected Exhibitions

1981 Invitational exhibit at the Asian Arts Museum of San Francisco

1983 Invitational exhibit- International film festival, East-West culture center, Hawaii

1993 ‘Performance’, The 8th International LA Art Fair, Los Angeles, California, USA

1995 Invitational exhibition, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea

2011 The way of wandering monks, Seoul Arts center Calligraphy art museum, Seoul, Korea

 

Selected Publication

1979 Publication of “The Mad Monk: Paintings of unlimited action” by Lewis R. Lancaster

     Lancaster-miller Publishers Berkeley, California

1982 Publication of The Mop Monk Jung Kwang by Kim Jung Hyu

1988 Publication of The Mop Monk Reverend Jung Kwang by Cho Young Am

 

Collection

Asian Arts Museum (San Francisco, USA)

Asia Society Gallery (Rockfeller Foundation, New York)

The British museum (London, UK)

 

 




A whole range of artist cross over the sacred and secular 


without boundaries 


One of the great freeman who integrates life, art, religion with Zen code 



THE MAD MONK:


PAINTINGS OF UNLIMITED ACTION by Jung-Kwang 


with an Introduction  by Lewis  R.Lancaster 


LANCASTER-MILLER PUBLISHERS BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 1979