Presentation: When the Tiger Smoked a Pipe, The Art of Korea

A partnership with the Asian Art Museum
Wednesday, 8/11/2021
7:00 - 8:00
Virtual Library

Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

A one-hour lecture by one of the Asian Art Museum docents, followed by a half-hour Q&A.

Explore the distinctive and beautiful artistic traditions of Korea's ancient culture. “First under heaven” in celadon ware, textiles that amaze with their color and workmanship, unique and symbolic ceramics, and a strong emerging contemporary art scene, Korean art offers a diverse and complex insight into this fascinating country. 

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