Gangjin Goryeo Celadon : May 27, 2008
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 6 pm
Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Service New York
Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 6-8 pm
* Gangjin Goryeo Celadon *
Special Live Performance: Spinning wheel moulding, Inlaying Technique
Celadon Exhibition: May 26 - June 6, 2008
The first US traveling show of Goryeo Dynasty’s Celadon, organized by
Gangjin Gun (county), presents tradition and modern version of Goryeo Celadons. Goryeo Celadon has been highly appreciated for its unique beauty and color,
and its inlaying technique is the invention of Goryeo potters.
Featured in this exhibit are the representations of Goryeo porcelains of National Treasures (No.61 68, and 116) and contemporary ceramics inspired by traditional celadon. Gangjin is a major city where Goryeo Celadon works were produced in the 10th and 11th centuries, and its remnants preserved. On the opening night, there will be performances which shows the process of making Gangjin Celadon, such as spinning potter’s wheel and inlaying the surface of clays. Exhibition catalogues are available.
Gallery hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm from Monday through Friday.
For more information, contact Korean Cultural Service NY at 212-759-9550.
Korean Cultural Service New York
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