Whanki and His Contemporaries
CHO MOON JA, In Wilderness

The series of “Whanki and His Contemporaries,” which is to commemorate KIM Whanki and his accompanied artists’ cultural activists and their creative world, introduces one of his contemporaries CHO Moon Ja who met her mentor Whanki at Hongik University in the early 1960s. KIM Whanki, as a teacher and also a senior artist, suppported her attitude to become an artist and supported her courage for a long journey toward whose heart filled with curiosity and desire.

The exhibition “CHO MOON JA, In Wilderness” starts with a message given by KIM Whanki, who awakened her first step and will to be an artist. For who did not settle for success in the social status but challenged others and himself relentless on the path of being creative, his message to his students was simple yet a milestone of life and art with long-lasting resonance.


2020. 03. 24 - 2020. 06. 28


  • Discount – Artist Passcard 20% / Culture Day 30%
  • Free – Welfare Cardholder / Preschool Child (under 7, accompanied by a guardian) / ICOM Card Holder
  • Group – 12,000 won (Applicable if there are more than 20 people / telephone reservation are required)

[Precautions before entering]

  • Those who do not wear a mask are not allowed to enter.
  •  Children under the age of 7 must hold the guidance’s hand during the visit.