This new English-language series is primarily a compilation of selectedarticles from previous issues of Koreana, a quarterly magazine on Korea’s culture and artspublished by the Korea Foundation.
This book offers a glimpse of Korea's foremost handicraft artisansand examples of their masterful works, in such areas as wood, bamboo, fabric,and metal crafts. In addition, the articles provide considerable insight intothe cultural traditions and lifestyle of the people of Korea.
2Modern Korean Artists, a compilation of articles about contemporaryartists from the quarterly magazine Koreana, offers an opportunity for readersto better understand and appreciate Korea’s modern arts, related to a variety ofgenres, ranging from the fine arts to Korean film
A collection of 40 articles that feature noteworthy masterpieces ofKorea with descriptive text and full-color photographs. The book offers aglimpse of Korea’s art history and its evolution related to such areas aspainting, sculpture, metal craft, ceramics, wood/lacquer crafts, and stonepagodas.
The book provides practical information about various destinationsthroughout Korea that reveal the unique lifestyle, cuisine, folklore, history,and cultural heritage, which can only be found in Korea’s outlying regions. Thearticles are grouped into five chapters based on geographical location, withmuch attention being paid to identify the unique characteristics of localresidents, as well as the area environment, and the cultural traditions of thedestinations.