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South Korean cartoonist Kim Jung Gi dies from ‘sudden’ heart assault in Paris aged 47 

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The South Korean cartoonist who holds the Guinness Earth Report for ‘longest drawing by an individual’ has died of a heart assault.

Kim Jung Gi, 47, passed away ‘suddenly’ on Monday while in Paris, collaborator Hyun Jin Kim declared nowadays.

Mr Jung Gi, having concluded his last plan in Europe, was heading for New York when he knowledgeable ‘chest pains’ at the airport. 

He was taken to clinic for surgical treatment but ‘sadly passed away.’ Mr Jung Gi leaves driving a wife and two little ones.

The cartoonist’s hottest exhibition, housed at The Daniel Maghen Gallery, will keep on being on show until Saturday at the ask for of his spouse and children.

The South Korean cartoonist Kim Jung Gi, 47, (pictured in 2016) passed away 'suddenly' from a heart attack on Monday while in Paris

The South Korean cartoonist Kim Jung Gi, 47, (pictured in 2016) handed absent ‘suddenly’ from a heart assault on Monday even though in Paris

Mr Jung Gi holds the Guinness World Record for 'longest drawing by an individual.' He is pictured drawing at the 35th Comic Fair in Barcelona on March 30, 2017

Mr Jung Gi holds the Guinness Earth History for ‘longest drawing by an person.’ He is pictured drawing at the 35th Comedian Fair in Barcelona on March 30, 2017

‘It is with good unhappiness and a weighty heart that we advise you of the sudden passing of Kim Jung Gi,’ Mr Jin Kim told The Impartial, detailing how the artist experienced a coronary heart attack at the airport.

‘Jung Gi went to the airport to fly to New York, where by he professional upper body pains and was taken to a nearby hospital for surgical treatment, but regrettably handed absent.’

He concluded: ‘After obtaining finished so considerably for us, you can now set down your brushes. Thank you Jung Gi.’

The Daniel Maghen Gallery also paid out tribute to the late artist in a heartfelt Instagram write-up looking at: ‘It is with a wonderful disappointment that we notify you of the death of Kim Jung Gi on Monday evening in Paris.

‘His unexpected disappearance contrasts with the enormous contentment he brought us. We are speechless.

‘Daniel Maghen, the overall gallery crew, and particularly Olivier Souillé, who experienced accompanied him for ten yrs, are terribly impacted by his decline.’

The gallery issued its condolences to Mr Jung Gi’s spouse, small children and cherished types, as perfectly as his collaborators and admirers for ‘whom his disappearance will leave a wonderful void.’

Mr Jung Gi, (pictured in 2019) having finished his last schedule in Europe, was heading for New York City when he experienced 'chest pains' at the airport. He was taken to hospital for surgery but 'sadly passed away.' He leaves behind a wife and two children

Mr Jung Gi, (pictured in 2019) possessing completed his final program in Europe, was heading for New York City when he professional ‘chest pains’ at the airport. He was taken to medical center for surgical procedures but ‘sadly passed absent.’ He leaves behind a wife and two young children

The Daniel Maghen Gallery paid tribute to the late artist in a heartfelt Instagram post

The Daniel Maghen Gallery paid out tribute to the late artist in a heartfelt Instagram post

The cartoonist's latest exhibition, housed at The Daniel Maghen Gallery, will remain on display until Saturday at the request of his family. Mr Jung Gi is pictured at the Paris-based gallery in February 2016

The cartoonist’s most up-to-date exhibition, housed at The Daniel Maghen Gallery, will remain on exhibit until Saturday at the ask for of his spouse and children. Mr Jung Gi is pictured at the Paris-dependent gallery in February 2016

Mr Jung Gi, born in Goyang-Si, South Korea, expressed desire in the arts at a young age and enrolled in a high-quality arts university at the age of 19.

He later attained a Grasp of Art and Style and design diploma at Dong-Eui University of Busan, according to his online biography.

The artist also served two decades in the South Korean army as a aspect of the Specific Forces Unit in which he was able to memorise the array of distinct weapons and autos.

Mr Jung Gi has previously claimed his most noteworthy job asset is his memory, which he formulated in excess of a variety of decades.

‘His ability to render incredibly complex scenes in close proximity to-beautifully from memory, with no the support of references, has stretched the boundaries of what many artists believed was attainable,’ his artist biography states.

His very first printed piece of perform was a Korean comedian reserve termed Amusing Amusing, which he taught to numerous personal colleges and universities.

He collaborated with various other comic reserve artists all through his profession, designed art for political residences and illustrated novels and album artwork.

He introduced 6 sketchbooks throughout his life time and also holds the report for ‘Longest drawing by an individual’ in the Guinness Globe Documents e-book.

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