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Sudden death of Kim Jung Gi, Korean artist who had just collaborated with PSG

2022-10-05T11:50:33.489Z

The 47-year-old Korean designer died suddenly in Paris on Monday after a stay in France during which he notably collaborated



He concluded a multi-week tour of Europe with a performance at the Parc des Princes last weekend.

But as he was preparing to join the United States, Kim Jung Gi, 47-year-old South Korean illustrator, suffered chest pain at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport.

Taken to the hospital for an emergency operation, the artist died on Monday.

After a press release from his relatives on social networks, PSG, who had received him in their stadium for the match against Nice (2-1) on Saturday in the league, also reacted: “Kim had joined the Paris Saint family. -Germain and was kind enough to collaborate on a project with the Club's foundation during his time in Paris.

PSG sends all its affection and support to his family, friends and fans around the world.”

Live drawing before the match #PSG pic.twitter.com/o5QJUtW67v

— Kim Jung Gi US (@KimJungGiUS) October 2, 2022

Before the Parisians' victory against the Nice, Kim Jung Gi had performed live, all with the red and blue jersey on his back, flocked with Lionel Messi's number 30.

Renowned artist, in Asia as in North America, he collaborated with the PSG in order to help the Foundation of the club.

In France, he also worked with comic book scriptwriter Jean-David Morvan in 2014 on a series called SpyGames.

Source: leparis

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