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Kukje Gallery

Art Gallery

Since Kukje Gallery opened at the center of Seoul in 1982, it has been committed to presenting the work of the most current and significant Korean and international contemporary artists. The Gallery has established itself as a leading venue for showing works by major international artists such as Damien Hirst, Eva Hesse, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joan Mitchell, Cy Twombly, Ed Ruscha, Joseph Beuys, Anselm Kiefer, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Candida Hofer, Bill Viola, Anish Kapoor, etc.

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Mijung Ashley Kwon and Jaewoong Austin Shin

Coffee Shop Owners

Mijung Ashley Kwon and Jaewoong Austin Shin are a husband and wife duo, and the proud owners of the Coffee Montage coffee shop in Seoul. Jaewoong Austin Shin is also the main roaster at Coffee Montage, and he and his wife, together with the team of passionate baristas, create some of the best coffees in the city.

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Ken Lee

Lifestyle Blogger

23 years old Ken Lum Lee was born and raised in London, UK. A Marketing Business major and a photographer wannabe, Ken decided to leave the UK to seek more colour and seasoning in which the world can offer, hence the blog started. Initially a private journal for his family and close friends, it is now open for the public to walk alongside with him and his Korean travels. Currently residing in Gwangju, South Korea, he is now teaching English in a public school.

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Linda Dunsmore

Travel Writer

German/American travel writer based in South Korea. I write about my travels in Asia and around the world showcasing local traditions, food, culture, and hidden places.

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JustSeoulFoods

Instagram Foodie

Featuring Seoul’s best food, JustSeoulFoods is a local Instagram hit from South Korea.

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Brian Dye

Lifestyle Blogger

I’m a blogger, writer, and urban explorer. I’ve been working in South Korea’s ESL field for the last ten years. My one year contract has unexpectedly turned into a journey that I’m still on and loving.

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Jane Kim

Makeup Artist

Jane Kim, also known as The Glamourist, is a makeup artist and founder of Yepeau. She was awarded the best of Wedding Hair and Makeup Award by San Francisco Magazine and Top 5 artist in the Bay Area by Brides.com. Her work has been featured in the Paper Magazine, Town and Country, The Knot, and Brides Magazine. She dreams of puppies and pizza.

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Hyejeong Jeong

Korean Travel Expert

Hyejeong works for K Pass, the ultimate Seoul city pass that helps you find your way around Seoul and gives you fantastic discounts.

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JinJoo Lee

Korean Foodie

Originally from Korea, JinJoo now lives in the United States, where she still cooks with the flavors of her home country. She’s passionate about Korean cuisine, writes about her favorite recipes, holds a PhD in Computer Science and is a proud mother and wife.

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Favorite Places for Creatives in Samcheong-dong

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Kukje Gallery

Art Gallery

With the art lover. Samcheong-dong is a culturally rich and diverse neighborhood, showcasing Seoul’s history alongside the most innovative contemporary trends. Our guide highlights our favorite art spaces, important historical sites and the best spots for bite of real Korean food.

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    Kukje Gallery

    “Kukje Gallery has been a pivotal cultural hub in Seoul, Korea ...
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    National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art ...

    “The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary art has four ...
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    Artsonje Center

    “The Art Sonje Center is a contemporary art museum that supports ...
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    Seoul Museum of Art

    “Housed in a former government building, the Seoul Museum of Art ...
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    Arumjigi Culture Keepers Foundation

    “Arumjigi is a cultural center that is committed to preserving and ...
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    Bukchon Hanok Maeul

    “One of Seoul’s famous treasures, this is one of few ...
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    Samcheon-dong Sujebi

    “While this space may seem unassuming, this mom and pop style ...
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  8. “...it does not matter whether you crave nothing, or whether you possess something. The important principle in either case is the same – freedom from worry.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Seneca the Younger) c. 4 BC – AD 65 +Add

    Binari

    “Binari is great spot for a meal of fresh and quality traditional ...
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    Hwangsaengga Kalguksu

    “Kalguksu is a knife-cut wheat noodle soup, and this restaurant has ...
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Kukje Gallery

Art Gallery. Since Kukje Gallery opened at the center of Seoul in 1982, it has been committed to presenting the work of the most current and significant Korean and international contemporary artists. The Gallery has established itself as a leading venue for showing works by major international artists such as Damien Hirst, Eva Hesse, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joan Mitchell, Cy Twombly, Ed Ruscha, Joseph Beuys, Anselm Kiefer, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Candida Hofer, Bill Viola, Anish Kapoor, etc.