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[INTERVIEW] Long-awaited extension of Korean Pavilion at Venice Biennale to be pushed forward
VENICE, Italy - The Korean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, one of the world's longest-running international cultural festivals, may finally be granted a long-awaited chance to extend its small, nearly 30-year-old building, according to Choung Byoung-gug, the chairperson of the pavilion's commissioner, Arts Council Korea (ARKO).
Venice Architecture Biennale and its long-overdue celebration of Africa
VENICE, Italy - Conventionally, architecture exhibitions are associated with imposing structures, polished conceptual models, sketches and prototypes that can offer a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes working methods of the architects. And the players who would steal the global spotlight have long and often been white men.
[INTERVIEW] Korean Pavilion asks '2086: Together How?' at Venice Architecture Biennale
VENICE, Italy - What does the seemingly arbitrary number 2086 mean for humanity? According to the 2022 World Population Prospects report released by the United Nations, it is the year that is projected to be a watershed moment as the global population peaks at just over 10.4 billion people.
Hoam Museum of Art showcases Kim Whanki's 40-year journey toward lyrical abstraction, dot paintings
The modern Korean art world hails Kim Whanki (1913-74), who forged his legacy through pointillist paintings awash with an infinite constellation of dots, as one of the country's greatest abstract masters.
[INTERVIEW] Yoido Full Gospel Church presents spiritual vision for future
For Yoido Full Gospel Church, the largest Protestant house of worship in Korea, the year 2023 marks a crucial moment in more ways than one.
French artist JR gives voice to the ordinary through colossal street art
Where can you find French photographer JR's colossal black-and-white portraits of everyday people? On the walls, rooftops and bridges of countless cities - and even at the U.S.-Mexico border at one point.
Gwangju Biennale abolishes new Park Seo-bo Art Prize after first edition
The Gwangju Biennale Foundation has officially abolished the brand-new Park Seo-bo Art Prize after drawing flak from local artists, who argued that the award named after the “dansaekhwa” (monochrome painting) master failed to reflect the founding political spirit of Asia's longest-running survey of contemporary art.
Loewe Craft Prize-winning horsehair-woven vessels go on display in London
Artist Jeong Da-hye's horsehair-woven, lattice-like vessels, one of which became the first-ever Korean piece to earn the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize last year, have been put on view at a show in London to coincide with London Craft Week.
Art Busan is packed but sales tad slow as collectors take cautious stance
BUSAN - Art lovers and collectors have gathered in Korea's second-largest city on the first weekend of May for a major culture-filled outing: Art Busan.
Poet Kim Hye-soon's 'Phantom Pain Wings' published in English
The English-language translation of celebrated poet Kim Hye-soon's 2019 poetry collection, “Phantom Pain Wings,” has been published in the United States, Tuesday.
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