BTS’s RM Is Making Main Waves In Korea’s Artwork World


It’s no secret that BTS‘s RM loves artwork. Whether or not it’s at dwelling or overseas, RM spends his free time touring museums and galleries.


As each a museum-goer and a collector, RM is having a serious impression on Korea’s artwork world. For example, when RM lends items from his private assortment to galleries, followers flock to see them, producing curiosity within the exhibit.

RM visiting SeMA | @rkive/Instagram

“Horse” (1965), a sculpture owned by RM and created by Kwon Jin Kyu, is presently on show on the Seoul Museum of Artwork (SeMA). Based on curator Han Hee Jean, the exhibit, “Kwon Jin Kyu Centennial: Angel of Atelier,” is visited by 1,300 folks every day. The common is way greater than that of SeMA’s different reveals.

“Horse” (1965) | Shin Min Hee/Korea JoongAng Day by day

Park Kyung Mee, founder and director of PKM Gallery, credit RM with making, “journeys to artwork museums extra fulfilling.” His real curiosity in artwork has impressed followers to go to the galleries he frequents, and it has rekindled the general public’s curiosity in conventional artwork.

I didn’t assume his curiosity and love for artwork was actually real till I truly met him. Surprisingly, he was extraordinarily severe [about art]. If RM didn’t do music, I feel he most likely would have gone to graduate faculty to check artwork historical past or principle.

—  Gallery insider

For years, RM has shared his love for artwork on BTS’s Twitter and Weverse, however now that he has his personal Instagram account, RM is posting extra artwork than ever earlier than, bringing consciousness to artists that ARMYs may not have identified about earlier than.

One notable incident occurred in 2019. The Busan Museum of Artwork’s exhibition “Area Lee Ufan” skilled a sudden spike in visitors after RM visited and posted this photograph, leaping from 30-50 every day guests to 210.  Since then, RM has visited this explicit gallery a number of instances.

RM at “Area Lee Ufan” in 2019. | @bts_twt/Twitter

At any time when he drops by, we get extra guests and extra consideration on social media, getting feedback from folks saying they need to go to. However, from what I do know, RM is the one celeb who’s continuously come to our museum. Since we’re removed from Seoul, we don’t get many celebrities, however RM has been very loyal. We’re grateful that each time RM visits, extra folks change into extra curious about artwork.

— Gallery insider

He really is a masterpiece!

Supply: Korea JoongAng Day by day


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