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Cultural centre displays Korean folk paintings

Update: February, 21/2020 - 14:55

HÀ NỘI — Nearly 50 folk paintings by South Korean artist are on display in Hà Nội. 

Entitled Tương Lai Nhìn Từ Quá Khứ (Future from The Past), the exhibition shows aspirations and dreams of Korean people in different periods through various topics of nature, daily life and young woman. 
Flower Vase by Ko Kungli.

“Folk paintings feature happiness," said Song Chang-soo, deputy president of the Korean Folk Painting Association.  "I hope this exhibition will be an opportunity for Korea and Việt Nam to promote exchanges through traditional paintings."

Moon, Sun and Five Mountains by Lim Eunjung

The paintings were drawn by 46 artists from the Korean Folk Painting Association. The colourful artwork show joy, happiness and excitement in life as seen from different angles with contemporary creativity of each artist.

The Korean Folk Painting Association is the largest art organisation in Korea and has 1,500 members. It's performance is to maintain, preserve and promote Korean folk paintings.
 
The exhibition is organised by the Korean Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Korean Folk Painting Association, and is an opportunity for Korea and Việt Nam to promote cultural exchanges through traditional fine arts.

 

Longevity by Na Younhwa. — VNS Photos by Nguyễn Bình

The exhibition runs until February 25 at the Korean Cultural Centre, No 49 Nguyễn Du, Hà Nội. — VNS

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