Korean artist Chun Kwang Young incorporates elements of both painting and sculpture in his practice. He is best known for his acclaimed Aggregation series: freestanding and wall-hung amalgamations of small, triangular forms wrapped in antique mulberry paper, often tinted with teas or pigment.
1980 born in Moscow
1998-2004 V. Surikov Moscow State Art Institute (T.G. Nasarenko’s department of easel painting)
2002 Internship in Germany (Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe)
2004-2006 Creative Postgraduate course (T.G. Nasarenko’s class)
2007 membership in of Moscow Union of artists
Lives and works in Moscow
The creativity of Mccreedy was influenced by the legendary "master of blue" Yves Klein, Willem de Kooning, Gerhard Richter and Pablo Picasso. The artist is also inspired by vibrant nature of South Africa, where he came from.
Since 2021, a resident of the St. Petersburg Museum of Modern Art Artmuza. Works in the style of realism in the technique of assemblage painting with self-tapping screws.
The artist's works are in the collections of: Museum of Modern Art Artmuza, St. Petersburg, Russia. Private collections in: USA, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, England, Thailand and Russia.
The theme of the inner psychological state of a person and society becomes the main leitmotif of the artist's work. The main thesis is that the creative harmony of the world order is hidden in soft power. Soft power as the inner core of a person. Soft power as a support in confronting life's difficulties.