In his monochrome paintings, Ha Chong-Hyun recognizes that no matter how much we claim to reveal, something will still remain hidden.
Little Ark Opens at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Made of iron and recycled cardboard boxes, Choe U-ram’s ship puts on a performance that seeks to reconstruct reality. On view in Seoul through February 26, 2023.
Mira Park Knows What We Dream About
In her art, Park is in touch with our collective anxieties about a future that seems to darken with each passing day.
Does South Korea’s Nose-only Covid Mask Pass the Smell Test?
“Kosk masks look like a little bra for mid-face, securely covering the nose, but conveniently leaving the wearer’s mouth unencumbered,” our reporter writes.
Why Is A South Korean Museum Auctioning Off National Treasures?
It’s the first time in the country’s history that objects of this significance are offered for public sale.
Why Do People Keep Finding Their Lives Onscreen Without Their Consent?
A man says Blue Bayou took details of his life without his permission. Several women who appear in the documentary Sabaya say they did not consent to be filmed. How can filmmakers avoid these ethical pitfalls?
Artists, Educators, and the Public Come Together to Discuss Culture and Arts Education in Times of Crisis
In honor of the 10th International Arts Education Week, art projects and scholarly events in South Korea addressed arts education and its function in society and culture.
Hong Sang-soo’s Latest Film Probes How People Portray Themselves
The Woman Who Ran has a laid-back vibe and relaxingly repetitious structure, but that conceals a complex character study.
Supersized Streaming Fun With Godzilla, Giant Ants, and More
Prepare for this week’s release of Godzilla vs. Kong by streaming these monster movies.
Kick Off October With Korean Horror Movies
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.
The Public and Private Lives of BTS Blur on Tour
Break the Silence, the new concert film about the incredibly popular K-pop band, demonstrates the vulnerability that makes them so beloved by fans.
Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Presents Lee Seung Jio: Advancing Columns
MMCA’s retrospective, on view June 18–October 4, showcases 90 works and archives by the pioneering geometric abstractionist.