Huh’s retrospective showcases restless spirit

Huh Dong-hwa, director of the Museum of Korean Embroidery, believes Korean “bojagi” (traditional wrapping cloth) will someday be recognized as abstract art, just like Korean modern art pioneer Kim Whan-ki’s paintings. It is no coincidence that the 91-year-old collector and artist Huh is holding a solo exhibition at the Whanki Museum, which is dedicated to the…

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She’s back: ‘Whistler’s Mother,’ a more exciting painting than you might think, returns to Chicago’s Art Institute

CHICAGO — The first time “Whistler’s Mother” came to Chicago, it was a sensation. It was the “Most Talked of Canvas” in the exhibition of celebrated works the Art Institute showed in conjunction with the 1933 World’s Fair here, according to a Tribune headline of the time. Now James McNeill Whistler’s iconic but little traveled 1871…

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What’s on in Beijing (Mar 11-17)

Discover the best things to do in Beijing with our weekly roundup of art and exhibitions, music and performances, and trending activities around town. For recommendations, please contact li-ping@chinadaily.com.cn. [Photo/namoc.org] Art: Mother Nature in Chinese photographer’s lens For those who haven’t got the time to travel, this exhibition featuring numerous photos of the beauty of Mother…

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Art Gift Ideas – Drawing

Hey there are you looking for some gifts for art? We love sharing ideas and here are two basics that make a Drawing Art Set for someone special.   Art 101 142-Piece Wood Art Set Deluxe wood case with removal drawer to conveniently store art supplies 3 types of drawing and painting mediums including pencils, crayons pastels and watercolor painting […]

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Expanding scope of art

There has been an age-long controversy over whether art can be graded and rated, but prestigious art awards across the globe hint at what is going on in contemporary art and what artists are doing. In Korea, the Korea Artist Prize (KAP), currently ongoing at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) Seoul, plays…

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LBSI to launch seventh season of Leo Art

Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. (LBSI), the local office of the global advertising network Leo Burnett Worldwide, will launch the seventh season of Leo Art titled ‘Strokes at the Mews’ on August 5, at the Park Street Mews. The exhibition will continue on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August from 10.00 a.m. onwards. The launch of the…

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