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“Immersive” Art Exhibition Coming to Jeju

“Immersive” Art Exhibition Coming to Jeju

JEJU, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — TMONET, a service developer and provider of electronic payment systems, announced yesterday that it was renovating a 3,000-square meter underground bunker no longer in use in Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo on Jeju Island to create an art installation exhibition featuring recreated works originally by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt. The exhibition, scheduled [...]

Jeju Government Officials Meet Exhibition Agency to Discuss Possible Projects

Jeju Government Officials Meet Exhibition Agency to Discuss Possible Projects

JEJU, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Exhibitions featuring famous film series such as Harry Potter and Avatar could soon be coming to Jeju Island. According to the Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC) on Tuesday, city officials and representatives from German company AWC AG, Europe’s largest blockbuster exhibition agency, have agreed to hold business negotiations [...]

VistaJet Partners With Christie’s for the Global Tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

VistaJet Partners With Christie’s for the Global Tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

LONDON, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global private aviation company, announces today its worldwide sponsorship of the exhibition and tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, the most significant auction entirely dedicated to raising funds for philanthropic causes.  The sale, consisting of numerous categories, will be conducted by Christie’s, [...]

New Exhibit Contemplates Historic Importance of Traditional Fairy Tales

New Exhibit Contemplates Historic Importance of Traditional Fairy Tales

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Children’s books reflect a nation’s identity and livelihood and they, in turn, play a crucial role in nurturing and consolidating the nature of the people, wrote Bang Jeong-hwan for a local magazine in 1922. Bang (1899-1931) was a children book writer and an activist who fought for children’s rights. [...]

Exhibition at Railway-station-turned-art-space: Keep or Lose Track of Time

Exhibition at Railway-station-turned-art-space: Keep or Lose Track of Time

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A time-themed exhibition can’t be opening at a better place than at Culture Station Seoul 284, a former railway station built in 1929. Before it was transformed into a cultural space in August 2011, the modern architecture was seen as a symbol that lived through the country’s dynamic economic [...]

Exhibition ‘Selfie’: Glimpse Into Selfie and Social Media Phenomenon

Exhibition ‘Selfie’: Glimpse Into Selfie and Social Media Phenomenon

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) –  A new exhibition called ‘Selfie’ that kicks off today at Savina Museum of Contemporary Art offers viewers an inside look at the self-obsessed culture of modern times often typified by selfies and social media networks, from an artistic point of view. The new self-explanatory exhibition ‘Selfie: those who photograph [...]

Nude Portrayal of President Park Geun-hye Stirs Controversy

Nude Portrayal of President Park Geun-hye Stirs Controversy

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – An exhibition in the lobby of the National Assembly building faced scrutiny Tuesday after it featured a parodied picture of Edouard Manet’s “Olympia”, with the faces altered to portray President Park Geun-hye and her confidante Choi Soon-sil.  The exhibition was organized by Democratic Party lawmaker Pyo Chang-won, who has [...]

Learning from the Robot

Learning from the Robot

SEONGNAM, South Korea, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The Hyundai Museum of Kids’ Books & Art (MOKA) is offering a special exhibit, themed Pictures and Books, for visiting children by having a moving robot follow them around to share information on different artworks in the museum.  The robot, entitled “Docent Momo,” was specially developed for [...]