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‘Queen of Tears’ Weaves Rich Tapestry of Korean Contemporary Art

‘Queen of Tears’ Weaves Rich Tapestry of Korean Contemporary Art

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Artworks featured in tvN’s popular series “Queen of Tears” serve more than just decorative purposes: They establish the upbeat and romantic ambiance of the series while hinting at the wealth, social status, personality and possibly the future fortunes of the main characters. The TV show presents a rich tapestry [...]

Korean Galleries Association to Inquire about Painting Authenticity with LACMA

Korean Galleries Association to Inquire about Painting Authenticity with LACMA

SEOUL, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Galleries Association of Korea said Friday it plans to send an official letter to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) concerning the authenticity of four Korean paintings currently on display, the association said Friday. The paintings under suspicion of being forgeries include Park Soo-keun’s “Waikiki” and [...]

Foreign Luxury Fashion Brands Reach Out to Korean Art Scene

Foreign Luxury Fashion Brands Reach Out to Korean Art Scene

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — In recent days, foreign luxury fashion brands have been actively participating in Korean art-related exhibitions and events. The French fashion brand Chanel announced on Tuesday that it will showcase the ‘Now & Next’ video series, which highlights modern Korean artists, in collaboration with the international art fair Frieze, scheduled [...]

Growing Number of Koreans Flocking to Famous Art Exhibitions

Growing Number of Koreans Flocking to Famous Art Exhibitions

SEOUL, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Art exhibitions are gaining popularity this year, with thousands of South Koreans flocking to art museums for large-scale exhibitions. The art industry reported that Maurizio Cattelan’s solo art exhibition at the Leeum Museum of Art in Seoul has been visited by 210,000 people since its opening in January. “Joseon [...]

Eyes on Iran Art Activation Faces the U.N. in New York

Eyes on Iran Art Activation Faces the U.N. in New York

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (Korea Biziwire) — Iranian artists Sheida Soleimani, Aphrodite Désirée Navab, Z, Icy and Sot, Shirin Neshat, Mahvash Mostala, Sepideh Mehraban, and Shirin Towfiq, alongside artists Hank Willis Thomas and JR, activate New York’s FDR Four Freedoms State Park with a provocative multi-day and multi-media art installation facing the United Nations entitled Eyes on Iran, November 28, 2022 [...]