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Elegance in Porcelain: Exploring the Legacy of Joseon Dynasty White Ceramics

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023, 5:30pm - 7pm
KCCUK | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW | | [Map]

Tickets: Free | Register via Eventbrite

Joseon ceramics talk poster

White porcelain held immense value during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). It symbolised not only the Royal family and intellectuals’ pursuit of moderation, dignity, and freedom but also embodied the aspirations and pride of the Joseon people. Furthermore, it served as a potent symbol of Joseon’s power, encapsulating the life, dreams, and pride of its citizens.

By delving into the origins of Joseon white porcelain, the evolving styles of the time, and the intricate techniques employed, this lecture unveils the captivating beauty and dignified nature of Korean ceramics.

Join the KCC team for an unforgettable experience led by Byungsun Bang.

Byungsun Bang is a professor of Korea University, ex-president of Korean Art History Association, researcher of Korean ceramics and Chinese ceramics, author of Book History of Korean Ceramics Production Technique, The Joseon Royal Culture through the Ceramics, A History of Chinese Ceramics, A Korean Vessel, Joseon ceramic history, A White Porcelain, the Heart of Joseon and Study on the Porcelain of the late Period of the Joseon Dynasty and published many books and articles and lectured on ceramics of Korean art as well as Chinese ceramics.

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