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Philip Colbert’s NEXT ART at the Sejong Museum of Art in Seoul

NEXT ART is an exhibition hosted by Sejong Art Center and created by world-renown and celebrated pop artist Philip Colbert, often dubbed “Andy Warhol’s godson”. After taking Europe by storm, Colbert’s fantastic “Lobster Land”, as the world of art that can be seen in this exhibition is called, then gained tremendous attention in the United States and now Asia.

By using paintings, sculptures, and moving art, Colbert tells exciting stories of a lobster with a cactus-shaped home who goes to an art gallery, a factory, the bank, and so on.

The exhibition also allows visitors to witness the legacy of Nam June Paik, considered the father of video art, which was a major inspiration for Philip Colbert’s works.

Check out the exhibition website to read more about it!

Exhibition Schedule

The exhibition runs from March 13th, 2021 to May 2nd, 2021, and is open every week Tuesday to Sunday, from 11:00 to 19:00. The gallery is CLOSED on Mondays.

*Note: Entry times are every hour and the last entry to the exhibition is at 18:00.

Ticketing and Booking

The price of a ticket is KRW 12,000 for adults, KRW 9,000 for young teens (13-18 years old) and 6,000 for children (4-12 years old), elders (65+ years old) and persons with disabilities. You can get your ticket to the exhibition through NAVER Booking or by visiting or calling the Sejong Center Service Plaza. Visit the Sejong Center Service Plaza webpage to see more details about the ticket booking service and the payment options.

Directions and Facilities

The easiest way to get to the Sejong Museum of Art is by subway:

  • Exit 1 or 8 of Gwanghwamun Station (Line 5)
  • Exit 6 of Gyeingbokgung Station (Line 3)
  • Exit 1 of Jonggak Station (Line 1)

To check all bus options, check the Museum’s official website here.

Parking is also available.


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