Kim Beom

Kim Beom was born in 1963 in Seoul, Korea, where he lives and works. Through an expansive practice that spans drawing, sculpture, video, and artist books, Kim contemplates a world in which perception is radically questioned. His visual language is characterized by deadpan humor and absurdist propositions that playfully and subversively invert expectations. His works have been shown in institutions including the Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver, Canada), Hayward Gallery (London, UK), REDCAT Gallery (LA), the Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland), Artsonje Center (Seoul, Korea), Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo (Mexico City, Mexico), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LA), and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (Houston), and biennials including Gwangju Biennale (1997 and 2012), Taipei Biennial (1998), Istanbul Biennial (2003), Venice Biennale (2005), Media City Seoul (2010), and Sharjah Biennial (2015).