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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Fri, February 23, 2024 | 00:23
Buan, where centuries-old Buddhist culture meets Korea's quaint nature
BUAN, North Jeolla Province — Centuries-old Buddhist culture meets picturesque nature in Buan, North Jeolla Province.
Octogenarian sculptor Kim Yun-shin now represented by 2 blue-chip galleries
The octogenarian sculptor Kim Yun-shin, one of Korea's few postwar female artists, will be jointly represented by two leading galleries, Lehmann Maupin and Kukje Gallery. This marks Kim’s first time collaborating with a mega-commercial dealer in her six-decade career, which has resulted in more fame abroad than at home.
Sculptor Park Suk-won's meditative forest of stone towers
Stacks of geometrically-cut stone slabs, stainless steel and wood morph into a meditative forest of towers under the skilled hands of Park Suk-won.
MMCA to bolster its international art collection by 2026
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is set to restructure its acquisition plans to strengthen its collection of international art starting this year.
Petroglyphs are 5,000-year-old photos in eyes of veteran documentarian
It all started with an image of a standing whale - or, to be more precise, a 7,000-year-old rock carving portraying the sea giant in an upright position.
23rd SongEun Art Award goes to artist Yoo Hwa-soo
Artist Yoo Hwa-soo, whose installations adeptly explore the impact of technological advancements on human labor and the environment, has been named the winner of the 23rd SongEun Art Award, Sunday.
Defaced Gyeongbok Palace walls unveiled after cleanup
The walls of Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul, which were hit by graffiti twice in December, have been restored to “near completion” and were unveiled to the public, Thursday.
[INTERVIEW] How new fairs can shape Asia's evolving art market
In January 2023, ART SG became the latest addition to the rapidly expanding art fair calendar in Asia following its debut in Singapore.
Munch, Parreno, Do Ho Suh: must-see exhibitions in 2024
The year 2023 was indeed “the moment” for art enthusiasts in Korea, as evidenced by the record attendance alone.
Ancient Buddhist art of India pulsates with life in Seoul
Buddhism has come a long way since the prince-turned-ascetic Siddhartha Gautama first attained enlightenment under a bodhi tree more than 2,500 years ago.
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