Scholars' Day: Treasures from Korea

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 10 am

Scholars' Day is a one-day symposium held in conjunction with the current exhibition Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910. The exhibition—organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and National Museum of Korea—is the most comprehensive presentation of art and culture of the Joseon dynasty seen in the U.S. The symposium focuses on the functions of visual art in the Joseon period and examines specific achievements within a broader social, religious, and historical context. Featured scholars include Insoo Cho (Korea National University of Arts), Kyung Moon Hwang (University of Southern California), Burglind Jungmann (University of California, Los Angeles), and Sunglim Kim (Dartmouth College).

Symposium Program (39.88 KB) 

LACMA, Brown Auditorium | 10 am-5 pm
Free and open to the public
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Image Credit: Pyon Sangbyok (Korea, 1725-1775), Portrait of Scholar-Official Yun Bonggu (1681-1767) in his Seventieth Year, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910), dated 1750, hanging scroll, ink and color on silk. Purchased with Museum Funds.

This public program was made possible by Korean American Muse (KAM).

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