'Art really settled me and helped me focus', says K-pop star Choi Seung-hyun

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T.O.P performs on stage during the Hallyu Dream Concert in Gyeongju, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/WireImage)
T.O.P performs on stage during the Hallyu Dream Concert in Gyeongju, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/WireImage)

It has been years since the media last heard from K-pop sensation Choi Seung-hyun. Better known by the stage name T.O.P, Seung-hyun is a South Korean rapper, vocalist, actor and frontman for the boy band Big Bang. Following a hiatus to fulfil his mandatory military service and two years of the global pandemic, the artist is gradually making a comeback, not only in music but also as an art connoisseur.

While away from the public eye, Seung-hyun began assembling a formidable art collection. Unlike other celebrity collectors, Seung-hyun's collection is informed by his almost life-long dealings as an art practitioner. Below are some of the art-related things the public may not have known about him.

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