The purpose of this study was to explore the psychological meaning of the house as expressed in
Korean contemporary art and to analyze the artworks of Ucchin Chang from the perspective of art therapy.
Ucchin Chang, who constantly worked on the subject of the house, showed his affection for the house so
much that the perspectives on his artworks changed according to his residence. In this study, artworks on
Ucchin Chang's house based on three main themes that changed according to the flow of times, and the
results are as follows. First, as a place of protection, the house played a maternal role to cover his fear and
anxiety because it was an inner space that could protect him from war and dangerous environments.
Second, by expressing the emotional feelings of his affection for and separation from his family, he did not
fulfill his responsibilities to his family. Third, it his works express the identity that originated from the
traditional Korean view of nature, and through the local nature that has been considered as a part of the
ideal world, he has acquired peace of mind and integrated its identity. As a result of this study, the
psychological meanings inherent in the artworks of his house were examined and the healing factor of the
house was understood from the perspective of art therapy.