All posts tagged "craftwork"

  • After years of anticipation, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) Seoul opened in central Seoul last week. / Yonhap
    Clash of values

    Traditional, modern artists in conflict over exhibiting at Deoksu Palace By Kwon Mee-yoo The brand new Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) Seoul aims to establish itself as the city’s signature art institution. If it somehow...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • “Blooming Green Thorn,” ottchil shoulder piece / Courtesy of Yun Sang-hee
    Re-crafting tradition

    ‘Ottchil’ artist reshaping Korean craft with modern twists By Chung Ah-young The pieces of jewelry she designs are not trinkets of vanity or seduction. If anything, they are more like weapons to repel rather than attract. Her...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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