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South Korean Sculpture Heading to Turkey

South Korean Sculpture Heading to Turkey

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A famous sculpture made by a Korean artist will be set up in Turkey this November to commemorate Turkey’s 70th anniversary of participating in the Korean War and promote South Korea-Turkey relations. Greeting Man Friends, a non-profit organization, announced that “The Mirror Man,” a signature sculpture piece designed by [...]

Attempts to Designate New “Comfort Woman” Statue as Public Sculpture

Attempts to Designate New “Comfort Woman” Statue as Public Sculpture

BUSAN, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The civic organization that erected in Busan last week a “comfort woman” statue representing the victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery is now attempting to have it designated as a public sculpture.  Members of the organization tried to install the statue last Wednesday in front of the city’s Japanese [...]

POSCO’s Artwork Chosen as One of the Most Hated Public Sculptures in the World

POSCO’s Artwork Chosen as One of the Most Hated Public Sculptures in the World

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – POSCO is among world’s leading steel-makers. And its sculpture in front of the POSCO center in Gangnam (ugly though some say it is) represents just that—steel. But Posco’s sculpture has received a more recent spotlight on the multi-national art market website, Artnet.com, labelling it as one of “The 10 Most [...]