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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 [...]

Coffee Companies Tie Cultural Promotions to Their Business

Coffee Companies Tie Cultural Promotions to Their Business

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Coffee companies are engaging in cultural promotions as a way of improving their brand image with customers through hosting mini concerts and art exhibitions.  Dongsuh Food, famous for its instant coffee mix brand Maxim, recently hosted its latest classical music concert in the southwestern city of Jeonju on Nov. [...]

David LaChapelle Hosts Photography Exhibition in Seoul

David LaChapelle Hosts Photography Exhibition in Seoul

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Photographer David LaChapelle, best recognized for bringing celebrities into surrealistic photographs, is hosting a photo exhibition in Seoul four years after his last exhibit in Busan.  Titled David LaChapelle Inscape of Beauty, the exhibition will introduce some 180 of his earliest to most recent works.  LaChapelle gained recognition as [...]