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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 20:28
Italian Egyptologist views future museums as 3-pronged: physical, digital, metaverse
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates ― How will a museum survive in the era of digitization and that new buzzword we can't seem to escape ― metaverse? Will the brick-and-mortar repositories of humanity's collective history give way to their virtual counterparts? Egyptologist Christian Greco doesn't believe in that idea of a zero-sum game between the physical and the virtual.
Do Ho Suh's evocative installations questioning memory and space go to Australia
Do Ho Suh, a renowned globetrotting installation artist behind the otherworldly fabric replicas of his former homes in Korea, Rhode Island, New York, London and Berlin, will be brought to the spotlight this fall for the first time in Australia.
Auction house Phillips appoints ex-K Auction senior specialist as regional director of Korea
Phillips, one of the leading global auction houses along with Christie's and Sotheby's, has appointed Suh Min-hee as the new regional director of Korea. Founded in 1796 in Westminster, London, Phillips focuses on sales in a select number of categories: 20th- and 21st-century art, design, photographs, editions, watches and jewelries.
Hit webtoon 'Lore Olympus' scores another win with Ringo Award
“Lore Olympus,” a webcomic sensation released by Webtoon, the American unit of Naver Webtoon, has taken another win - this time, with the Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Award, more popularly known as the Ringo Award. Top honors of the fifth annual prizes, established in honor of cartoonist Mike Wieringo, were announced at the Baltimore Comic-Con, Saturday (local time). “Lo...
MMCA looks back on Korea Artist Prize
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) has replaced its annual Korea Artist Prize with an archival exhibition detailing the award's 10-year history this year, as part of efforts to reform the award system after discovering lapses during an internal audit.
Four pioneering female authors-cum-filmmakers highlighted at MMCA Film and Video
Four female avant-garde creators whose experimental and forward-looking oeuvre has freely crossed the boundary between literature and cinema in the past century have been brought to the limelight at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA).
Splendid Habsburg art trove of 600 years lands in Seoul
Opulent European arms and armor, works of decorative art, tapestries and celebrated Old Master paintings - all hailing from the former imperial and royal court of Vienna - have landed at the National Museum of Korea (NMK) for their first-ever Seoul outing. Nearly 100 treasures on view were all amassed by and once belonged to the House of Habsburg, one of Europe's longest-live...
Everyday life seen through eyes of artists in Korea, France
The COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year and the worldwide crisis has forced a reconsideration of everything we thought we knew. The shared frustration stemming from the initial physical isolation and the widened social and economic divisions have forever changed the collective idea of what constitutes our everyday reality. Of course, the art world has been no exception.
Metalsmith's silvery wonderland takes philosophical turn
Glistening cascades of water, waves lapping on the wintry shore and a single unknown bud swaying back and forth in the gentle breeze wafting down a field of reeds ― such scenes that make up the wonders of nature have, for decades, been reborn in the silvery dreamland of Yoo Lizzy (1945-2013), a trailblazer in Korea's modern craft art.
Park Seo-bo becomes first Korean artist to join Louis Vuitton's ArtyCapucines collection
Louis Vuitton has unveiled this week its 2022 ArtyCapucines bag collection, born from the French luxury house's collaboration with six renowned contemporary artists. Among them is “Dansaekhwa” (monochrome painting) master Park Seo-bo, who became the first Korean creator to be part of the project.