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Korean Paintings

The tradition of Korean paintings emerged millennia ago in the form of cave painting. That tradition continues today as contemporary artists further develop the nation’s storied artistic dialogue, reflecting on Korea’s culture and history in relation to the modern world.

With a rich and varied history, Korean painting juxtaposes the vivid color palates of folk art, tomb paintings, and festival art with the monochromatic calligraphic tradition. Throughout the history of Korean painting, there has been a well-delineated separation between these art forms.

Until the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897 A.D.), the techniques and iconography of Korean painting appeared heavily influenced by the Chinese. After the introduction of Confucianism, the practice of calligraphy emerged as a new medium... Read more

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2 Yi Dynasty Folk Paintings,19th C.,ink on paper

March 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

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March 28, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
Willow Grove, PA, USA

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