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    Militia’s Cross, 1981
    woodcut print
    45 × 36 cm

    Invocation for the Dead, 1985
    woodcut print
    55 × 125 cm

    Aspirations for Unification, 1985
    woodcut print
    75 × 55 cm

    The Song of April, 1983
    woodcut print
    30 × 40 cm

    Memory’s Family, 1979
    woodcut print
    30 × 40 cm
    Courtesy of the artist

     

    Bong-jun Kim (b. 1954, Korea) received a BFA in sculpture from Hongik University, Seoul, in 1980. He formed the Minjung art community Dureong in 1982 and led the Minjung woodcut movement starting from Dureong (Aeogae Theater, Seoul, 1983), the community’s inaugural exhibition. His solo exhibitions include Bong- jun Kim Woodcut Prints (The Third Gallery, Seoul, 1985), May’s Gut with Brushes (May Hall, Gwangju, 2019), and a commemorative exhibition, 40 Years of Bong-jun Kim’s Art (Gallery Misul Segye, Seoul, 2019). He also participated in group exhibitions, including The Light Exposing the Darkness (May 18 Memorial Culture Center, Gwangju, 2020).