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Amorepacific Museum of Art Presents "STEVEN HARRINGTON: STAY MELLO"

- Artist’s first Korean exhibition offers comprehensive view of works infused with landscapes and culture of California
- Featuring large-scale painting reaching 10 meters in size, as well as signature works and brand collaboration pieces



[Amorepacific Museum of Art 'STEVEN HARRINGTON: STAY MELLO' Exhibition Poster]



The Amorepacific Museum of Art is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition for the first half of 2024, "STEVEN HARRINGTON: STAY MELLO." The contemporary art exhibition introduces the work of Steven Harrington, an artist based in Los Angeles, USA, to the Korean audience for the first time.


Steven Harrington, a celebrated artist and designer, is renowned for his works infused with California's landscapes and culture. Behind his visually delightful pieces, characterized by a vibrant palette, lies the artist's contemplation on life's balance, anxiety, and the subconscious. Notably, the recurring appearance of characters like 'Mello,' symbolizing the subconscious, and 'Lulu,' inspired by palm trees, marks a distinctive feature of his work.


The exhibition showcases a vast array of Harrington's creations, including a large-scale painting measuring 10 meters and notable series such as "Getting Away (2021-2023)" and "Stop to Smell the Flowers (2022-2023)." Additionally, early print works, paper and digital drawings, the artist's sketchbooks, and related videos are on display, offering a comprehensive experience of Harrington's artistic universe. Visitors will also encounter 'Mello,' a character from his works, in large sculptures throughout the exhibition space.


Also highlighted are Harrington's collaborations with global brands. Featured items include limited edition sneakers from Nike, BE@RBRICK figures from BAPE, and works created in partnership with Moncler, IKEA, UNIQLO, and innisfree.


The Amorepacific Museum of Art representative said, "This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the world of Steven Harrington, an artist and designer known for his unique approach to universally resonant themes."


In conjunction with the exhibition, the Amorepacific Museum of Art will host various events, including the 'Artist Talk' session on March 8, during which the artist will directly interact with the public. The museum shop will sequentially release limited edition art toys and art products in collaboration with the global outdoor brand Helinox.



[Exhibition Overview]

● Exhibition Period: March 7, 2024 (Thu) - July 14, 2024 (Sun)
● Visiting Hours: 10 AM - 6 PM (Ticketing closes at 5:30 PM / Closed on Mondays)
● Exhibition Venue: Amorepacific Museum of Art (100 Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul)
● Exhibition Reservation: Amorepacific Museum of Art official website (http://apma.amorepacific.com)
● Admission Fees
Price 16,000KRW 12,000KRW 8,000KRW Free
Visitors Adults (ages 19 and over) Students (ages 7 to 18) Children (ages 3 to 6)
Veterans, Disabled
Children under 36 months
ICOM Cardholders*

* ICOM Card: International Council of Museums Card

● Mobile Application Guide: ‘APMA Guide’ available for free download
● Inquiries: Amorepacific Museum of Art / +82-2-6040-2345 / museum@amorepacific.com
● Exhibits: Includes "Getting Away," "Stop to Smell the Flowers" series, paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, sketchbooks - over 60 works, and design pieces - over 100 items


[Reference Material] Featured Works

Artwork Images and Captions

01. Getting Away (Alive)

Acrylic on canvas, 183 X 274.3cm
© Steven Harrington Artworks LLC

02. Stay Mello (Alive)

Acrylic on canvas, 259 X 208.3cm
© Steven Harrington Artworks LLC

03. All Around Us

Acrylic on canvas, 243.8 X 487.7cm
In the collection of the Amorepacific Museum of Art

04. Stop to Smell the Flowers No. 5

Acrylic on canvas, 213.4 X 170.2cm
© Steven Harrington Artworks LLC

05. Sketchbook Painting (Split Personality)

Acrylic on canvas, 213.4 X 170.2cm
© Steven Harrington Artworks LLC

06. SH X NIKE Air Force 1

Steven Harrington X NIKE Air Force 1
Produced by NIKE
© Steven Harrington Artworks LLC


Steven Harrington X BAPE, 2023
Produced by Medicom Toy
© Steven Harrington Artworks LLC
© Medicom Toy



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