“I have learnt a good deal from the local artisans here. Today, when I travel around the world and say that I live and work in Pietrasanta, everybody associates this town with marble, art and the beautiful landscape”
Park Eun Sun

Biography

Eun Sun Park graduated in Sculpture from the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Kyung-Hee in Seoul, Korea. He also holds a diploma from the Carrara Fine Arts Academy.

Among his most important solo exhibitions, of note are: Galleria Gadarte, Florence 1995; Galleria Duemme, Genoa 1995; Bernd Dürr Gallery, Munich 1996, 2000; Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul 1997, 2001, 2004; RHO Gallery, Seoul 2001; Galleria Carlina, Turin 2003; Swinger Art Gallery, Verona 2003; Galleria Sangiorgio, Milan 2005; Absolute Art Gallery, Knokke, Belgium 2006; Mark Peet Visser Gallery, Heusden, The Netherlands 2006; Gana Art Gallery, Seoul 2008; Museo Marino Marini, Florence 2009.

He participated in many group exhibitions, including: National Modern Art Museum, Korea 1991; Hoo In Gallery, Seoul 1993; Ho-Am SamSung Art Gallery, Seoul 1993; “La pietra lavorata” 1994, San Nicolò, Arezzo; “Open Arte” 1996, Munich; “Sculpture in the open air” 1996, Chilford Hall, Cambridge, England; Ars Polonia Gallery, Warsaw 1996; Zehntscheuer, Germany 1996; Gain Gallery, Seoul 1997; “Basel ArtFair” 1998, Switzerland; Sai Gallery, Seoul 1998; The Swiss Grand Hotel Seoul 1998; Pianeta Azzurro, Fregene, Rome 1998; Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul 1998, 2003, 2008; “Art Fair”, Cologne 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002; Bell’Arte Gallery, Maastricht 1999, 2000, 2001; “KunstMesse” 2000, Munich; “Arte&Città” 2000, S. Giovanni in Persiceto, Bologna; “Artissima” 2002, Turin; Installation, Su Won World Cup Stadium, Korea 2002; “Magnetismi delle Forme” 2002. 2003, ENEL, travelling exhibition: Santa Barbara di Cavriglia, Piombino; University of Leicester, Harold Martin Botanic Garden, Leicester, England 2003, 2007; “ArteFiera”, Bologna 2003; “MIART”, Milan 2003; “The Milano International Modern Arts Show” 2003, 2004, Palazzo della Permanente, Milan; “Arte Fiera”, Verona 2003, 2005; MPV Gallery, Heusden, The Netherlands 2005; “Lineart” 2006, Gent; “HAF” 2006, Den Haag, The Netherlands; “Salon Primavera” Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2006; Zurich University, Switzerland 2006; “Sculture en plein air” 2006, Limone e Stupinigi, Turin; Expressivee Contemporary Art, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands 2008; “Scultura Natura” 2008, Agliè, Turin. His works are included in several public and private collections in Korea, Italy, the United States and Switzerland.

He arrived in Versilia in 1994 and worked at the Studio Sem, Rossi Pio and Fracassini laboratories in Pietrasanta. He held a solo exhibition in 2002 followed by another in the Parco de La Versiliana, Marina di Pietrasanta, in 2007. He took part in other shows in the area, including: “Natura ut Sculptura” 1995, Camaiore; “In attesa dell’alba” 1996, Pietrasanta; “Omaggio a Sem” 1997, Pietrasanta; “I segni e le forme” 2005, Pietrasanta; “Amor marmoris” 2005, Levigliani.


The photographs published in the TimeLine were taken from the Artist’s website www.parkeunsun.com

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