If you want to be near nature, you don’t have to even step out of your door. You only need to have a look at any of the large nature paintings of An Jung-hwan. It’ll bring you straight into the lap of nature! The paintings of this South Korean artist are so realistic that you can easily believe them to be photographed.
The art website wooarts.com most aptly describes Jung-hwan’s paintings, thus, “An Jung-hwan’s painting of forest awakens us to be in awe of such an original appearance of the forest, just like the serene silence of the universe.” It’s certainly a treat to see this artist blend art and nature through his paintings in such a beautiful fashion.
Jung-hwan was born in South Korea and earned a degree in Fine Arts from Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea, where he majored in painting. He finds true beauty in nature and for him, a forest not only provides clean air, cool breeze, bright and warm sunshine, and clear water but also tranquility immersed in silence.
It comes as no surprise that this talented artist opted for landscape painting with nature as its theme. According to him, humans get everything from nature and let everything return to nature. He uses oil paints to bring out in impeccable details every single leaf or a blade of grass in his paintings, and the rich and vibrant colors of nature.
Of course, such immense talent just can’t go unrewarded and Jung-hwan’s paintings command over $1,000. The highest price he has received for his painting, ‘Silent Woods’, sold at Hosanna in 2009, was $15,810. He regularly participates in both private and group exhibitions both in the country and abroad. He has a fan following of over 43,000 on Instagram alone.