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Korean Buncheong Ceramics from Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

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Bold, sophisticated, engaging, and startlingly modern, Buncheong ceramics emerged as a distinct Korean art form in the 15th and 16th centuries, only to be eclipsed on its native ground for more than 400 years by the overwhelming demand for porcelain. Elements from the Buncheong idiom were later revived in Japan, where its spare yet sensual aesthetic was much admired and ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by Metropolitan Museum of Art
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William West
Jan 22, 2012 William West rated it really liked it
An exhilarating show in that it brought together the historical and the contemporary. The Buncheong is an influential school of 15th and 16th century Korean pottery that also took off in Japan due to the latter country's imperialist adventures in Korea.

The work of contemporary Korean artists such as Koo Bohnchang, Kang Hyo, Shin Meekyoung, and Yeesookyung is juxtaposed with historical Buncheong works, some of which are breathtaking, in both beauty and contemporanity. One senses that Picasso kne
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