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HAN, Youngsoo

PORTRAIT-HAN02Born in 1933 in Gaesung, South Korea.

Died in 1999 in Seoul, South Korea.

Youngsoo Han started his career in 1958 with the Shinsun Photo Group in Korea. He was elected vice chairman of the Photo Artist Society and chief representative to the Creative Photo Artist Society and opened the Han Photo Studio in 1966.

Han’s works have been shown in a solo exhibition at the Hungarian House of Photography, Budapest (1999) and in group exhibitions: Korean New Days, FOTOFO, Bratislava (2006) and Trace of Life, Korea Society, New York (2012). His works are in the collections of the Hungarian Museum of Photography, Seoul Metropolitan Museum, Photo-Museum of Dongang, and Seoul Museum of History. Publications: Our Rivers & Mountains and Life.

Portrait of Youngsoo Han: courtesy of Sunjung Han.