It’s no secret that BTS‘s RM loves art. Whether it’s at residence or overseas, RM spends his free time touring museums and galleries.
As each a museum-goer and a collector, RM is having a serious affect on Korea’s artwork world. For occasion, when RM lends items from his private assortment to galleries, followers flock to see them, producing curiosity within the exhibit.
“Horse” (1965), a sculpture owned by RM and created by Kwon Jin Kyu, is at the moment on show on the Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA). According to curator Han Hee Jean, the exhibit, “Kwon Jin Kyu Centennial: Angel of Atelier,” is visited by 1,300 individuals each day. The common is way increased than that of SeMA’s different displays.
Park Kyung Mee, founder and director of PKM Gallery, credit RM with making, “trips to art museums more enjoyable.” 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 suppose his curiosity and love for artwork was actually real till I truly met him. Surprisingly, he was extraordinarily critical [about art]. If RM didn’t do music, I believe he most likely would have gone to graduate faculty to review 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 Art’s exhibition “Space Lee Ufan” skilled a sudden spike in visitors after RM visited and posted this picture, leaping from 30-50 each day guests to 210. Since then, RM has visited this specific gallery a number of instances.
Whenever he drops by, we get extra guests and extra consideration on social media, getting feedback from individuals saying they need to go to. But, 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 individuals turn into extra fascinated with artwork.
— Gallery insider
He actually is a masterpiece!