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Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Korean Treasures in the U.S.

[Jar with design of bamboo and plum trees. 16th to 17th century. National Museum of Korea.]

A quick reminder: Treasures from Korea, an exhibition so anticipated that it has its own trailer, opens March 2 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. After a three-month run, the show will head to L.A. in June and then on to Houston in November.

One hundred and fifty Joseon dynasty pieces including textiles, ceramics, lacquer, furniture, photographs, metalwork, screen painting and calligraphy have been chosen for the States' first major survey.

[Late-19th-century box with ox-horn decoration. National Museum of Korea.]

[Photo by Heunkang Seo. Cheonguijeong Pavilion, Changdeoak Palace.]

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