A classic of Korean cinema and an early Bong Joon-ho film are among our streaming picks for the first week of the spooky month.
Break the Silence, the new concert film about the incredibly popular K-pop band, demonstrates the vulnerability that makes them so beloved by fans.
MMCA’s retrospective, on view June 18–October 4, showcases 90 works and archives by the pioneering geometric abstractionist.
On the heels of its historic Academy Award wins, Bong Joon-ho’s film has prompted a government initiative to improve conditions in 1,500 semi-basement apartments.
Parasite took home four Oscars on Sunday. Congrats to the #BongHive for their triumph.
Filmmaker Soon-mi Yoo is getting her own focus at the London Korean Film Festival. Her 2014 documentary Songs from the North takes a neutral approach toward a nation that is usually reviled or laughed at.
The smartest mainstream film about class made in many years, Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite lays bare the lie that hard work can bring anyone closer to their dreams.
One of the last works designed by artist Dennis Oppenheim was destroyed in South Korea after the city of Busan claimed that the artwork was an “eyesore.”
An ongoing dispute over a statue commemorating South Korean victims of the Japanese imperial army’s sex slavery has escalated, with Japan summoning its ambassador and a consul general back to Tokyo.
Municipal officials in Busan returned a statue it had originally confiscated after protesters erected it next to the Japanese consulate as a tribute to the thousands of Korean women forced into Japanese military brothels.
On Monday Bartomeu Marí, the former head of the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, began his new job as head of South Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, marking the first time the museum has had an official director in over a year.
The appointment of a new director to South Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art last week has extenuated the concerns of the country’s art community over issues of government and institutional censorship.