Exploring the Art at Gamcheon Culture Village (감천문화마을)

    For more photos and videos of the village’s art, explore the 감천문화마을 (Gamcheon Culture Village) location page.

    Gamcheon Culture Village (감천문화마을) in South Korea is a small village filled with art and history. Located on a mountainside in southern Busan, locals often compare the village’s view of dense buildings to Greece’s Santorini, Peru’s Machu Picchu and even Lego blocks for its shape and colorfulness. Inside the village, narrow alleys spread throughout the city like a maze where people are likely to run into multi-colored buildings, quirky art installations and stylish galleries.

    The village, also called Taegukdo Village, was founded in 1918 when thousands of people, many of them followers of the Taegukdo religion, fled to the war-free area of Busan. As a village settled by war refugees, it existed as one of the poorest areas in the region until very recently. In 2009, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a project to preserve the village, turning it into the artistic community it is today. Now, the picturesque scenery the village provides is known to be a great place for photos, and many local and visiting Instagrammers alike come to document and share the art found all over the city.

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    In-progress details from paintings in the Arbor series (2010-C)

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    Got prints available for these guys! Go check them out here:

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    Glory POP by Alberto Seveso

    (Sunflower Oil, Biodegradable Inks, Water and Photoshop)

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    Our dark world..

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    Takashi Murakami (2013)

    1. Death & Rebirth Blue 

    2. 2 Arhats Meditating Amid the Hellfire of the Mound of the Dead

    3. Skulls & Flowers Multicolor

    4. Fate

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    ”..We live in the dark to serve the light.. We are Assassins.” -Assassin’s Creed

    #sketch #wip #femaleassassin

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    "I think, therefore I am" -Descartes

    #selfportrait #plate #wip #oil #painting

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    How to fight boredom in class, draw

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    Hello, old friend. Such a fine day to play.

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    The “Kim jung gi style” attempt. Hahahaa. Super awesome technique. :D

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