Daegu Health College (DHC / President Dr. Nam, Sung-hee) Indang Museum exhibits Korean folk paintings in 4 galleries until 30 August, presenting the current state of modern Chaekkeori (stationery) paintings.
Art historian and folk painting expert, Professor Jung, Byeong-mo from Gyeongju University plans the upcoming exhibition. Folk painting magazine ‘the monthly folk paintings’ exhibited ‘Chaekkeori Today’ in Dongdeok Art Gallery in Jong-ro, Seoul in July – Indang museum sponsored the exhibition to in Indang museum as a tour.
33 folk painting artists participated in this exhibition to create 39 modern folk paintings using their imagination based on books loved by our ancestors. This exhibition is an opportunity for viewers to see the trend of Chaekkeori in modern folk paintings and find its potential in the future.
Chaekkeori is painting of Joseon era, but it fully embodies modern aesthetics (modernity), competitive through differentiating itself from other Korean and international folk paintings. Chaekkeori painting draws attention both from Korea and the world, and many gifted artists show their full potentials in this symbolic folk painting theme.
Indang museum, in link with the exhibition, hosts Professor Jung’s special lecture ‘Chaekkeori story’ in the lobby at 3pm on the 14th. ‘Movie music concert with string quartet’ is planned on the 28th (culture day). Exhibition is free for all, from 1000 to 1700 (closed on weekends and national holidays).
Call DHC Indang museum at 053-320-1857 or visit the museum website http://indangmuseum.dhc.ac.kr/ for more details.
Indang museum director Seok, Eun-jo (47 / female / professor, department of early childhood education) said “this exhibition is a great opportunity to share the values and beauty of Korean folk painting to the local residents.”