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French Firm to Authenticate Controversial Korean Painting

French Firm to Authenticate Controversial Korean Painting

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Chun Kyung-ja was one of the most prominent female painters in Korea’s modern art history. She is best known for her portrayal of women and flowers, as shown in her controversial painting “Beautiful Woman”.  The controversy began in 1991 when Chun claimed that a painting attributed to her, which [...]

Special Exhibition for Korean Modern Art Opens in Gwacheon

Special Exhibition for Korean Modern Art Opens in Gwacheon

GWACHEON, South Korea, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Gwacheon National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art has put together a special exhibition titled ‘As the Moon Waxes and Wanes’, covering all eight of its galleries. Split into three main themes – interpretation, circulation and discovery – the exhibition will highlight [...]