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Korean Art from the 19th Century to the Present

Horlyck, Charlotte

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ISBN 10: 1780237367 / ISBN 13: 9781780237367
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Charlotte Horlyck explores oil and ink paintings to video art, multi-media installations, ready-mades and performance, and the questions that arise about the role of art and the artist's position within society. Num Pages: 256 pages, 150 illustrations, 130 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPK; ACX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 250 x 190. . . 2017. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781780237367

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Title: Korean Art from the 19th Century to the ...

Publisher: Reaktion Books

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Walk the galleries of any major contemporary art museum and you are sure to see a work by a Korean artist. Interest in modern and contemporary art from South—as well as North—Korea has grown in recent decades, and museums and individual collectors have been eager to tap into this rising market. But few books have helped us understand Korean art and its significance in the art world, and even fewer have told the story of the formation of Korea’s contemporary cultural scene and the role artists have played in it. This richly illustrated history tackles these issues, exploring Korean art from the late-nineteenth century to the present day—a period that has seen enormous political, social, and economic change.

Charlotte Horlyck covers the critical and revolutionary period that stretches from Korean artists’ first encounters with oil paintings in the late nineteenth century to the varied and vibrant creative outputs of the twenty-first. She explores artists’ interpretations of new and traditional art forms ranging from oil and ink paintings to video art, multi-media installations, ready-mades, and performance art, showing how artists at every turn have questioned the role of art and artists within society. Opening up this fascinating world to general audiences, this book will appeal to anyone wanting to explore this rich and fascinating era in Korea’s cultural history.
 

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Charlotte Horlyck is a lecturer in Korean Art History at SOAS, University of London and coeditor of Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea from Ancient to Contemporary Times.
 

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