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March 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm
This illustrated slide lecture will introduce Korean Buddhist art, focusing on the late Three Kingdoms period (traditionally, 57 BC – AD 668), the Unified Silla period (668–935), and the Koryŏ period (918–1392). Buddhism reached Korea from China in the fourth century; by the Unified Silla period, most members of the… MORE
March 17, 2016 | 6:00 pm
This illustrated slide lecture will survey the history of Korean ceramics from the early historic period through the nineteenth century. It will focus on the robust stonewares of the Three Kingdoms (57 BC-AD 668) and Unified Silla (668-935) periods, the classical celadons of the Koryŏ (Goryeo) dynasty (918-1392), and the… MORE
February 24, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Young Shik Kim is a Korean folk-art painter who combines historic technique and materials with contemporary forms and non-traditional colors.  Her style of simple objects rendered in a soft palette was developed over twenty years of practicing traditional Minhwa painting. Ms. Kim has participated in many group exhibitions in South… MORE
November 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Unrestrained by boundaries of medium or style, Lee LeeNam playfully reimagines classic works of art from different genres, time periods, and countries.  He adds movement and detail to Eastern and Western masterpieces, inviting viewers to discover the new in familiar images. Lee majored in sculpture at Chosun University before discovering… MORE
October 25, 2015 | 6:00 pm
In the 1990’s, Ha Dong Chul (1946-2006), a leading Korean abstract artist, sought to represent the essential nature of creation through an examination of “light.” The resulting series of paintings bear his trademark synthesis of Western Modernism and native Korean technique. Ha used the “plucked ink line,” the age-old tool… MORE
May 5, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Choong Sup Lim builds bridges between different worlds. He combines sculpture, painting, and found objects to assert a harmony among contrasting concepts, such as the regimentation of modern civilization and a chaotic universe, urban and rural life, and the West and Korea. To Lim, the emphasis on distinctions conceals a… MORE
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