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Kim Hwan-giAndrew C. Nahm and James E. Hoare
After study in Japan, Kim (also known as Kim Whanki) returned to Korea in 1937 and became the leading Korean experimenter with abstract art.
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KIM HWAN-Gl (1913-1974). After study in Japan, Kim (also known as Kim Whanki) returned to Korea in 1937 and became the leading Korean experimenter with abstract art. Picasso influenced his early work, but after 1945, he concentrated on Korean themes, executed in circles and curved and straight lines. He worked hard to promote art appreciation in South Korea. He later moved to New York, where he died.
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