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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Sun, December 3, 2023 | 19:26
[INTERVIEW] How Gala Porras-Kim honors forgotten afterlives of ancient objects in museums
It was during her trip to Gwangju in Korea in early 2020 when artist Gala Porras-Kim came across a peculiar “object” in the collection of the city’s national museum - the human remains from a 1st-century BCE shipwreck.
Austin Lee captures mixture of human emotions in bleary, lumpy art
Stepping into the debut solo exhibition of American artist Austin Lee in Seoul feels like embarking on a roller coaster ride through emotions - a familiar experience for many who have navigated the highs and lows of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Navigating copyrights and authorship in age of generative AI
“Undoubtedly, we are approaching new frontiers in copyright as artists put AI in their toolbox,” wrote U.S. district judge Beryl A. Howell in her ruling on one particular case that grabbed international headlines in August.
Historic annals of Joseon find new home in Pyeongchang museum
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province - The National Museum of the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty opens its doors on Nov. 12 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, as the only institution in Korea exhibiting an original copy of the historic annals from the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom year-round.
[INTERVIEW] Artist Lee Kang-seung's mission to unearth forgotten queer narratives
Within his dreamlike world of gold-threaded embroidery, graphite drawings and collaborative performances, artist Lee Kang-seung imagines a conversation across time and space, connecting historical queer figures whose lives never directly intertwined.
Take 'Bigger & Closer' step into David Hockney's immersive digital wonderland in Seoul
Throughout a career spanning over 60 years, British artist David Hockney has persistently incorporated new forms of technology in his genre-crossing art - from cubist Polaroid photo collages in the 1980s to iPad landscape paintings in the last decade.
Inaugural Define: Seoul brings design, fine art to youthful Seoul neighborhood
Amid a sea of fashionable pop-up stores and cafes attracting youthful trendsetters, a new boutique fair, Define: Seoul, has debuted this week in Seongsu-dong, eastern Seoul.
Drag artist explores self in dynamic photo exhibit
Prominent drag artist Nana Youngrong Kim returns to The Trinity Gallery in central Seoul with his solo exhibition, “NA, NA.”
Silversmith William Lee named winner of Craft Prize 2023
Silversmith Sang-hyeob William Lee has been named the winner of the Craft Prize 2023, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF).
Revamped Korea Artist Prize returns with 4 finalists
From a live theater populated by robots to a sixth-generation cactus connected to the first openly gay politician in California, a wide array of works have filled the “Korea Artist Prize 2023” exhibition at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) in central Seoul.
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