All posts tagged "art"

  • Jihyun Woo
Whitney High School
11th Grade
    How the CIA turned art into a weapon

    For years, the claim that the U.S. government’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had used art as a weapon during the 1950s and 1960s was ambiguous, considered by most a joke or a rumor. However, relatively recent interviews...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • DC Korean cultural center brings contemporary art exhibit

    The Korean Cultural Center of Washington, D.C., will play host to works by nine contemporary artists active in both the states and in Korea from Nov. 10 to 30. Titled “Meeting Point,” featured artists will be Jonghyun...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • Chun Kyung-ja
    Noted S. Korean painter dies inside Manhattan home at 91

    Chun Kyung-ja, a noted South Korean female portrait painter, died inside her Manhattan home in August. She was 91 years old. Chun’s daughter and caretaker Lee Hye-seon, 70, said her mother passed peacefully around 5 a.m. on...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • VSF, Esther Varet
    Various Small Fires leads Hollywood art scene renaissance

    By Tae Hong Four years ago, the first floor of art dealer Esther Kim Varet and husband Joseph’s Abbot Kinney residence saw a transformation into a public art gallery with a name borrowed from Ed Ruscha, Various...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • A collection of Minhwa fans
    Korean folk art exhibit coming to DC-area gallery

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff A collection of folk painting artworks in celebration of the 70th anniversary of Korean liberation will open inside a gallery near Washington, D.C. this Saturday. MK Gallery, located in Vienna,...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • comfort2a
    Fullerton Museum to open comfort women art exhibit

    Fullerton Museum will open an exhibition Saturday depicting the plight of the comfort women. The exhibition, “Forgotten Faces: The Comfort Women of World War II,” includes digital art, video, photography and paintings of women pulled into sexual...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Erick Oh
    Korean Pixar animator invited to Ars Electronica as artist, juror

    Erick Oh, 31, a Pixar animator, has been invited to Ars Electronica 2015 in Linz, Austria, as one of its In Persona artists and as a jury member. Oh, who saw his independent animated film “The Dam...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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