Guided Tour of V&A collection

Anglo-Korean Society members have a treat in store on 20 September. Beth McKillop, keeper of the Asian department at the V&A, will be offering an evening guided tour. The tour will start in the Samsung Gallery of Korean Art, and then take in some of the Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern exhibits. The tour will […]

New Korean gallery opens in Paris

For your weekend away in Paris, there’s a new attraction. Steer clear of anything to do with the Da Vinci Code at the Louvre and instead go to the new museum of African & Asian cultures at Quai Branly. Thanks to David at www.kahoidong.com for a link to this article on the Yonhap site. SEOUL, […]

Memories of Mokseokwon

Fond memories of a visit to Mokseokwon (목석원) sculpture park in Chejudo. I was lucky enough to be introduced to Baek Un-Ch’ol, who has masterminded the park. The main exhibits in the park are interesting pieces of driftwood, which Mr Baek has spent a lifetime collecting. He could earn a fortune by flogging them off […]