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[Korea] Special Joseon Era Exhibition at the DDP

Photo credit: Kansong Art and Cultural Foundation

Following rave reviews of the first Kansong Treasures Exhibit, the Kansong Art and Cultural Foundation decided to showcase more of their valuable cultural assets by holding a second exhibition entitled, “Kansong Treasures Part 2: Bohwagak.” This second exhibition began July 2 and will run until September 28, 2014 at the Dongdaemum Design Plaza.

The Treasures of Kansong exhbition is a tribute to Jeon Hyeong-pil (1906–1962, pen name Kansong), the legendary art collector who devoted his life and fortune to preserve the precious relics of the Joseon Dynasty. Part 2 of the series unveils many paintings, pottery, calligraphy, books and much more. In particular, “The Portrait of a Beauty (미인도)," a painting by the well-known Joseon era landscape painter Shin Yun-bok, is expected to be one of the more popular items on display.

Admission to Kansong Treasures Part 2: Bohwagak is 8,000 won for adults and 6,000 won for students.

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<Special Joseon Era Exhibition at the DDP>

☞ Venue: Baeumteo (2F) at the Design Museum, Dongdaemum Design Plaza
    (281 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul)
☞ Period: July 2 – September 28, 2014
☞ Exhibition Hours: 10:00 - 19:00 (Closes at 21:00 on Wednesdays & Fridays)
    *Closed on Mondays
☞ Admission: Adults 8,000 won / Students (ages 4-18) 6,000 won
☞ Website: Dongdaemum Design Plaza (DDP) http://www.ddp.or.kr (Korean only)
    Kansong Art and Cultural Foundation http://www.kansong.org (Korean only)
☞ Inquiries: +82-2153-0000 (Korean)
☞1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of DDP/Kansong Art and Cultural Foundation

Date
07/04/2014
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