The Selby House: #my_sweet_home

Category : Arts/Performances
Period :   Apr 27, 2017 ~ Oct 29, 2017


From 27th April to 29th of October 2017, Daelim Museum is holding the exhibition by Todd Selby, a photographer and illustrator who offers an insider view of the lifestyle of creatives in their unique surroundings. Along with Todd Selby's signature photography, colorfully painted light-hearted illustrations, films, exclusive large-scale installations, all of his imaginative and whimsical works will be present. 

Todd Selby became well-known by posting photographs and illustrations, the life and stories of prominent creative individuals on his blog '' which led to 100,000 visits a day. Before SNS such as Instagram became popular means to communicate, Selby's blog offered the private space of celebrities such as the head designer of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, creative shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, the editor of fashion magazine 'Purple', Olivier Zahm. These photos were captured with humor and intimacy as if we are looking inside friends' home. Creatives from various fields; fashion, design, film, architecture, and cooking are eager to collaborate with Todd Selby who is working actively as a visual communicator. 

From outdoor garden to inside space, the exhibition turns the entire museum into the
of Todd Selby and his friends, showing their lifestyle and works full of joyful imagination. The viewers who come to the exhibition will experience this vibrant energy and get creative inspiration in our everyday life.


Date: April 27 - October 29, 2017

** For those who booked advance, you may use the ticket from April 27 - May 31, 2017



Tues-Thurs-Fri-Sun: 10am-6pm 

Thurs-Sat: 10am-8pm 

Entrance closes 30 minutes before the closing time

Closed every Monday and on Chuseok holidays


Where: Daelim Museum



** Advance ticketing available until April 26! 50% off!


Price rate:

Adult: 6,000won 〉 (advance booking) 3,000won 

Student : 3,000won 〉 (advance booking) 1,500won 

Child: 2,000won 〉 (advance booking) 1,000won


Adult: 19- 64 years old

Student: 8- 18 years old 

Child: 3- 7 years old



1. When receiving your ticket bought advance, you must make an account in the mobile app of Daelim Museum & Dmuseum mobile app then be verified in order to get it at its discounted price.

2. You can receive your ticket faster if you have done #1 before you go to the museum.



This exhibition will display not only his well-known series of works but also illustrations that portray various colors and expressions, videos, and large-scale installations that express the artist's imagination and sense of humor. This exhibition invites the audience 'The Selby's House' full of the artist's flexible way of thinking and free lifestyle to provide precious moments that will become inspirations in their daily life.


Tea Time with Ricki and Vix, London, 2015


Ambika Conroy at Her Farm, Woodridge, NY, 2013


Eric Werner at His Restaurant Hartwood, Tulum, Mexico, 2011


Retts Wood on Her Boat, London, 2009


Yoshikazu Yamagata at His Studio, Tokyo, 2012




Todd Selby (born 1977, California, USA) is a photographer and illustrator who became well-known by posting on his website, photographer and stories of the private spaces; houses, studio, and kitchen of colorful people around the world. Selby, who has a unique eye for capturing his subjects in their surroundings, makes photography and illustration work with humor and affection. Not only he collaborated with celebrities, designers, artists, musicians, models, collectors around the worlds, Todd Selby is continuously getting calls from worldwide brands such as Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Nike, Ikea, Ebay, Microsoft, Airbnb, Hennessy, and Heineken. Selby doesn’t have an academic background in photography, however, with his ceaseless curiosity and inspiration given by people, objects and places of his subjects, he is expanding his creative world from photography to illustration and drawing, installation to film. Also, he has contributed essays to magazines such as Vogue and The New York Times and is communicating actively through various media.


Address : 21, Jahamun-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Location : Seoul-si > Jongno-gu


Alight at line 3 Gyeongbokgung Station and go out at exit 4
Located 100m to the left in the direction of the Blue House
There is no parking space so please use public transport
A new oasis of culture and art in Hannam-dong In 1996, Daelim Cultural Foundation opened Daelim Museum, Korea's first specialist photography museum and the successor of Hallim Museum. Since then, >> Read more
A new oasis of culture and art in Hannam-dong

In 1996, Daelim Cultural Foundation opened Daelim Museum, Korea's first specialist photography museum and the successor of Hallim Museum. Since then,
Daelim Museum has introduced a variety of creative concepts and forms in contemporary photography and design, now established as an art form within our
everyday lives. Its innovative exhibitions, accompanied by a range of cultural and educational programs, have built a rapport with numerous viewers.
In 2016, to mark the 20th anniversary of Daelim Museum, the foundation opened D Museum on Dokseodang-ro Street in Seoul's Hannam-dong neighborhood.
The new museum, a larger venue, strives to bring still more people into contact with the kinds of content exhibited until now at Daelim Museum,
providing high-quality cultural and artistic experiences.
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Daelim Museum
21, Jahamun-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
T. 02-720-0667 F. 02-720-0665

D Museum
5-6, Dokseodang-ro 29-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
T. 070-5097-0020