Korea in Color: A Legacy of Auspicious Images
The special exhibition Korea in Color: A Legacy of Auspicious Images which sheds light on the use of color in Korean painting-known as polychrome painting (chaesaekhwa)-and its role in Korean culture. On view from October 28, 2023, through March 3, 2024, the exhibition will make its U.S. debut at The San Diego Museum of Art after traveling from the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon in South Korea (MMCA).
Exploring the continued influence of polychrome painting and its legacy of auspicious imagery, the exhibition will showcase contemporary works in dialogue with historical masterpieces. Fifty works of art from multiple lenders span a variety of media, including paintings, videos, and installations, many of which have never before been on view in the U.S.
- Exhibition Title: KOREA IN COLOR: A LEGACY OF AUSPICIOUS IMAGES
- Date: October 28, 2023 - March 3, 2024
- Location: The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
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Kim Chonghak, "Metamorphosed Peony," 2006. Acrylic on canvas, ten-panel folding screen.
78 3/4 x 216 17/32 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
*Korea in Color is co-organized by The San Diego Museum of Art, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Korean Culture and Information Service, and the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles.