A Korean “Painter with Needles”: Young Yang Chung and the Art of Korean Embroidery

Friday, March 17, 2017 at 6:30-8PM

Korean Cultural Center New York

Special Lecture with Curator Lee Talbot
The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum in Washington DC. 

This illustrated lecture will examine the life story and artistic output of world-renowned embroiderer and textile historian Young Yang Chung.  With masterpieces housed in museum collections and presidential palaces worldwide, Chung has endeavored to preserve and develop the art of Korean embroidery while enhancing its recognition as a significant contribution to world culture.

Performance: Korean Traditional Music and Dance 


Free Program | RSVP Required
6:30 – 7:00 PM Performance
7:00 – 8:00 PM Lecture

Korean Cultural Center New York
(460 Park Avenue, 6TH Floor, New York, NY 10022)

Miro Yoon