Korean Traditional Art Exhibition - 2022

от: 2022-07- 5 12:00    до: 2022-09- 3 12:00



Korea possesses peculiar types of traditional art, completely unknown to the European. The current exhibition gives our audience an opportunity to get to know the Mangyeonghwa mosaic and tapestry typical of the Asian country. Developed in detail, with skill and professional knowledge, the compositions of Korean artists introduce us to the aesthetics of their people and introduce us to the land of morning freshness.

More than 1,000 years ago, Korean master craftsmen decorated furniture and other household items with seashells and conch shells. The use of this natural material was also introduced in the field of fine art in the 60s of the 20th century as a new type of visual technique - the so-called. Mannyonghwa mosaic/literally translated eternal picture/, as the luster and color of the mother-of-pearl shell are preserved for decades.

In Korea, the land of morning freshness, surrounded by seas on three sides, artists have a wide choice of materials for making mannyonghwa, creating beautiful landscapes and figural compositions of mother-of-pearl. Today, Mannyonghwa mosaic art has taken its place with dignity and is gaining wide popularity in many countries of the world.

 

Hand-embroidered tapestries are a type of traditional Korean art that reflects the personal world of Korean women. The main genres are natural landscapes, portraits, images of animals and plants. With their realism and verisimilitude, Korean tapestries have won gold medals at international exhibitions.