History

Seoul Auction is the first auction house of South Korea.

Now
  1. 2019
    • The 20th anniversary of Seoul Auction, Opening of the Gangnam Center
      Gangnam Branch
  2. 2018
    • Kim WhanKi’s 3-II-72 #220 renews record price for Korean artwork
      Kim WhanKi
    • The opening of SA+, an art gallery of Seoul Auction in Hong Kong
      SA+
    • Lee JungSeob's Bull broke the artist's auction records
      Lee JungSeob
    • New Auction Record: Kim WhanKi's "Jar and Poetry", the work of conception
      Kim WhanKi
  3. 2017
    • Chang UcChin’s Jar broke the artist’s auction records
    • Lee UFan’s With Winds broke the auction records of with winds series
      Lee UFan’s With Winds
    • The first Busan Sale, Sell-through Rate: 93%
    • Nam June Paik's Stag broke the artist’s auction records
      Nam June Paik's Stag
    • Special Exhibition on Kim Sou is held in 22nd Hong Kong Sale
    • The first Daegu Sale, Sell-through Rate: 84%)
    • Lee UngNo's People broke the artist’s auction records)
      Lee UngNo
    • Kim WhanKi's Morning Star broke the auction records of semiabstract paintings)
      Kim WhanKi
    • Yayoi Kusama's A-Pumpkin [BAGN8] which is the biggest of pumpkin series broke the auction records of pumpkin series)
      쿠사마
  4. 2016
    • <SeoulAuction TV>, is launched on Olleh tv (Channel #889)
    • The biggest preview exhibition is held in Hong Kong to celebrate the 20th Hong Kong Sale
    • Kim WhanKi’s 12-V-70 #172 renews record price for Korean artwork
      Kim WhanKi’s 12-V-70 #172
  5. 2015
    • Cumulative sales since foundation of Seoul Auction exceed KRW 100 billion.
    • Korean art component created for Hong Kong Sale.
    • Hanging Painting of Mt. Cheongryang’s Buddha(National Treasure No. 1210) sold for highest auction price in traditional Korean art component.
    • Kim WhanKi’s 19-VII-71 #209 sold for highest auction price in modern Korean art component.
      Kim WhanKi 19-VII-71 #209
  6. 2014
    • Set Record for Bid Price Rate: 87%
    • Launch of eBid Now Online Auction
  7. 2013
    • Special Auction of Collection of Ex-president Chun Do-hwan
      Special Auction of Collection of Ex-president Chun Do-hwan
  8. 2012
    • Launch of Print Bakery
      Launch of Print Bakery
  9. 2010
    First Design Auction
  10. 2008
    • Opening of the Hong Kong Branch
      Opening of the Hong Kong Branch
    • Listed on the KOSDAQ
  11. 2007
    • First COEX Auction Show
    • “A Wash Place” by Park SooKeun Sets Highest Bid Record
       “A Wash Place” by Park SooKeun
  12. 2006
    • Opening of the Busan and Insa Branch
    • 100th Auction Event Milestone
  13. 2005
    Opening of the Gangnam Branch
  14. 2004
    • First Open Auction
    • First Public Auction
  15. 2002
    Opening of the Seoul Auction Center
  16. 2001
    • Company Name Changed to “Seoul Auction”
  17. 2000
    • First Jewelry Auction
    • First Wine Auction
  18. 1998
    • Establishment of Seoul Auction
      Seoul Auction