All posts tagged "art"

  • Pop artist Lee Ha's poster of former president Chun Doo-hwan (Korea Times file)
    S. Korea convicts artist for satirical artwork of president

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s conviction of a pop artist charged with putting up satirical posters of former president Chun Doo-hwan. Lee Byung-ha, 47, known as Lee Ha, was...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art President Daniel Weiss, left, signed an MOU with Korean Cultural Service New York Director Oh Seung-je, left, Thursday
    NY Met, Korean govt sign first MOU

    New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the South Korean government shook hands on their first memorandum of understanding (MOU) for mutual cooperation Thursday. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will give the Met $1 million...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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    Korean woman stabbed in Miami art gallery by Chinese woman

    By Brian Han The fact that a stabbing occurred at the Miami Beach Convention Center shocked those familiar with both the location and the organization hosting the exhibit. So much so that those who witnessed the incident...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Members of the Korean American community fine arts association in Orange County
    OC art center to show off 29 local Korean artists’ work

    A group of amateur Orange County artists will display their works at Village Art Center in Fullerton from Dec. 5 to 12 in an exhibition by the local non-profit Korean American community fine arts association. Twenty-nine association...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • An oil painting of Kim Whan-ki (Yonhap)
    S. Korean painting from 1950s auctioned for $2 million

    HONG KONG (Yonhap) — An oil painting of Kim Whan-ki, a pioneering abstract artist of Korea, was auctioned at 2.35 billion won (US$2 million) in Hong Kong, a related firm said Sunday. The artwork, titled “On the...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Lee Yong-baek's "Angel-Soldier," video still (Photo Seattle Art Museum)
    First major Korean contemporary art exhibit arrives in Seattle

    By The Korea Times Seattle staff A high-profile collection of Korean contemporary art has found its way to Seattle for the first time. Co-organized by South Korea’s National Museum of Contemporary Art and supported by the Korea...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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  • "Don't Forget" exhibit
    NY artists to remember Sewol with art exhibit

    An art exhibit remembering the victims of the sunken Sewol ferry will open Nov. 28 inside Space Gabi in Manhattan. Titled “Don’t Forget,” the exhibit will feature 50 artworks from local artists, Park Ye-seul, a ferry survivor...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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