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POSCO Art Museum presents beauty of bamboo trees

POSCO Art Museum is holding a solo exhibition for Moon Bong-sun, an ink-and-wash painting master known for his delicate depiction of natural subjects, until Oct. 6. The exhibition presents 42 ink-and-...

Updated : 2015.09.02 17:53

Classic pansori tale with new, modern-day facelift to hit stage

One of the most vocally challenging traditional Korean pansori performances is receiving a cutting-edge, contemporary makeover in the National Theater of Korea’s upcoming production of “Song of the ...

Updated : 2015.08.31 20:23

Int’l dance fest to offer melting pot of artistic culture

A performance by the Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia, who will take part in the upcoming 18th Seoul International Dance Festival starting Sept. 30 (Courtesy of Luis Castilla)Bringing the engaging sights ...

Updated : 2015.08.28 17:10

Ock Joo-hyun to play Mata Hari in musical

Singer-turned-musical actress Ock Joo-hyun will play the 1900s exotic dancer and female spy Mata Hari in an upcoming musical production, the show’s production company in Seoul said Tuesday.  Ock Joo...

Updated : 2015.08.25 18:01

Discover new generation of artists

When it comes to art exhibitions, the artists’ name recognition often determines whether or not general viewers will go see them.  But museums and galleries are on the lookout for those unknown to t...

Updated : 2015.08.24 18:02

Beauty meets art in AmorePacific R&D Center

The creativity of young artists has met technological innovation in cosmetics at the research and development center of AmorePacific, Korea’s leading cosmetics-maker.A total of 16 cutting-edge artwor...

Updated : 2015.08.23 17:54

Tokyo gallery invites Korean monochrome artist

Following the recognition that Korean monochrome art has recently been garnering in international art circles, artist Kim Ga-beom has been invited to showcase her work in Japan. Kim, who is considered...

Updated : 2015.08.20 18:41

‘Bodyguard’ musical to get Korean premiere in 2016

"The Bodyguard," a musical adaptation of the eponymous movie starring the late singer Whitney Houston, will get a Korean premiere next year in a production by local entertainment giant CJ E&M, the com...

Updated : 2015.08.20 18:30

Fall season promises top-notch classical music lineup

Latvian-born Israeli cellist Mischa Maisky (Courtesy of Hideki Shiozawa)Following the unforgettable performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic -- under the reign of Venezuelan maestro Gustavo Dudame...

Updated : 2015.08.20 18:25

K-Performance poll underway to pick the most favored show

(Official website of K-performance)K-Performance, the Korea Tourism Organization’s one-stop platform for Korean performance tourism, is currently collecting votes on the Korean performance you want t...

Updated : 2015.08.20 09:35

Modern dance homage to Silk Road to hit Seoul stage next month

A scene from the contemporary dance production of, “Ohna II,” which will be staged as part of the upcoming 2015 Silk Road for Performing Arts cultural dance festival. (Lim AMC)Conceptually bridging ...

Updated : 2015.08.19 17:51

Contemporary art explores meaning of DMZ in Dongsong

CHEORWON, Gangwon Province -- An annual art project exploring the historical and contemporary significance of the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas chose Geumhak Street in the Dongsong neig...

Updated : 2015.08.18 18:37

Seoul Phil head vows to mend reputation

In the aftermath of the recent media frenzy and public shock of discovering former Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra CEO Park Hyun-jung’s alleged mistreatment of her subordinates, new CEO Choe Heung-sik h...

Updated : 2015.08.11 17:40

Movements carry wish for unification

GANGHWADO ISLAND, Incheon -– A special wedding ceremony took place Sunday at Ganghwa Peace Observatory on the border island of Ganghwado, off South Korea’s western coast.  The island’s residents c...

Updated : 2015.08.10 18:03

Exhibition sheds light on tragic artist

When the 38th Parallel was drawn to divide the Korean Peninsula after the Korean War, many people had to make a tough decision: Which side would they support?Artist Lee Quede faced the question at a p...

Updated : 2015.08.06 17:36