All posts tagged "Metropolitan Museum of Art"

  • 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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  • The Maitreya in Meditation, a 7th-century gilt-bronze Buddhist statue designated as National Treasure No. 83, is on display at the “Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York, the United States. The exhibition will continue through Feb. 23, 2014, featuring a total of 132 objects from the Silla Kingdom. 
/ Courtesy of National Museum of Korea
    Korean art on exhibit at world-renowned U.S. museums

    Silla, Joseon artworks on show in world-renowned museums By Chung Ah-young Korean art has been regarded as a spinoff from those of China and Japan, which are believed to possess the core of Asian cultural and aesthetic...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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