seoul: the poster book - vol. 1

© 1984 - seoul's new hub of contemporary shopping and culture

a cool new exhibition opens today at the happening 1984 store in hongdae. called the poster book - vol. 1, it features the works of a leading crop of 15 korean graphic artists and collectives who are active in various fields of the creative industry. the exhibition is based on poster work in a1 format, and alhough it's divided into the categories of art, music, fashion and life, the works on display may very well transcend them as they're very much interpretations of each artist. the posters show the development of the medium, starting from the functions of the poster merely delivering a message, to becoming collectible items. participating artists include goo-ryong kang, byulsooyeon kim, derghyun won and kove lee [on through jan 21]. location: hyewon building, 158-24 donggyo-dong [hongdae].

© 1984 - poster designs by leading graphic korean artists and collectives