Yoo: Artist’s works on South Korean ballparks is no trivial pursuit

From Yoo Jee-ho at the Yonhap News Agency on June 19, 2017, on SABR member Andy Brown:

Andy Brown is a member of that rare species: a British man who’s fallen in love with South Korean baseball.

His first Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) game was in fall of 2009. Turn the clock forward to 2017. Not only is Brown going to KBO games frequently, he’s making artworks out of them.

The 36-year-old artist boasts an impressive collection of pastel, watercolor and acrylic paintings of baseball stadiums in South Korea, Japan and the United States, and he’d like to keep expanding it so that he can have his own exhibition someday.

In his Itaewon apartment, Brown also keeps portraits of such American baseball legends as Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig. He has also drawn contemporary stars like Bartolo Colon and recently retired David Ortiz. Some of his stadium drawings are available on his website, andybrownstadiums.com.

Read the full article here: http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/interview/2017/06/19/56/0800000000AEN20170619001251315F.html

Originally published: June 19, 2017. Last Updated: June 19, 2017.