The Splendor of Hangul : The Korean Script in Calligraphy & Print
January 14-March 31, 2009
Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University
Featuring works of art by Yoo Sung Lee, calligrapher, and Korean books and manuscripts from the Yale University Library, the exhibition celebrates the development of hangul. Hangul was created by King Sejong and court scholars during his regime in the early 15th century. The show surveys the historical evolution of hangul styles, and includes His contemporary vision of Hangul calligraphy inspired by old books from Korea. He is a professional calligrapher in practice for over thirty years. A native of Seoul, Korea, and living in New York, He has taught, lectured, and demonstrated the art of calligraphy widely. Currently, he teaches at the Art Students League of New York.
January 14 through March 31 (Closing reception on March 4, 4 - 5:30pm)