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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Wed, March 29, 2023 | 16:56
From national treasures to household items, 500 years of Korea's finest porcelain put on view
What comes to mind when you hear the words Joseon white porcelain? Some would answer the question with an image of a moon jar, a voluminous, moon-like pottery item produced during the late Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910) which eventually, would go on to fascinate Korean modern art masters like Kim Whanki (1913-74) with its minimalist yet entrancing aesthetic.
Artist Kim Hee-cheon wins 20th Hermes Foundation Missulsang
Artist Kim Hee-cheon, whose video works incorporate technological interfaces to question how our present-day reality is perceived and understood, has been named the winner of the 20th Hermes Foundation Missulsang, according to the foundation, Tuesday.
Global Elim Foundation seeks wider partnership to support foreign residents, multicultural families
The Global Elim Foundation, which was founded by Yoido Full Gospel Church to support foreign students, residents and multicultural families in Korea, unveiled on Monday its major projects that will go into effect this year and its plan to establish wider partnerships with government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Dansaekhwa master Park Seo-bo diagnosed with stage 3 cancer
"Dansaekhwa" (monochrome painting) master Park Seo-bo, who is considered one of the seminal figures in the Korean modern abstract art scene, has been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer, the artist revealed on Thursday.
Peter Weibel's daring, forward-looking media art arrives in Seoul
A 1967 black-and-white composite photograph, produced by new media and post-conceptual artist Peter Weibel, shows a curious-looking technological "invention." It combines images of a camera, walkie-talkie, speaker, television and telephone into one imaginary mini-electronic device that can perform every function a modern human would need.
[INTERVIEW] Google Arts and Culture brings DMZ to virtual life
The 250-km-long and 4-km-wide strip that has divided the two warring Koreas since the signing of the 1953 Armistice Agreement - better known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - is a geographical paradox.
Celebrating 70th anniversary of Korea-US alliance
Patriots and Veterans Affairs Minister Park Min-shik, front row third from right, Google Korea Country Manager Kim Kyoung-hoon, front row left, foreign envoys in Korea and Korean War veterans hold up signs at the launching ceremony of Google Arts and Culture's new interactive online exhibit, “Korea's Demilitarized Zone,” held at the War Memorial of Korea in Yongsa...
'Pixel artist' Hong Seung-hye's road to creative liberation
For a quarter of a century, the basic building blocks of veteran artist Hong Seung-hye's paintings have been none other than pixels - the smallest square unit that forms a foundation of any raster image appearing on a digital screen.
Korean nominees announced for celebrated children's literature awards
The list of Korean nominees for the 2024 edition of the distinguished international children's literature awards has been announced Saturday. Writer Lee Geum-yi and illustrator Kwon Yoon-duck have been nominated for the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award (HCAA), according to the Korean Board on Books for Young People (KBBY).
NewJeans' hanji artworks to be put up for auction this weekend
Hanji artworks, produced by K-pop girl group NewJeans in an effort to promote Korea's traditional paper made from the bark of mulberry trees, will head to an online auction this weekend. Early last month, the K-pop act appeared in a Korea Craft & Design Foundation's (KCDF) YouTube video to introduce Korea's centuries-old technique used to fashion hanji - the paper long touted...
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