Wednesday, October 23, 2013

'In Grand Style. Art of the Joseon Dynasty' at the Asian.

Sun, moon, and five peaks, 1800–1900. Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)
Six-panel folding screen; ink and colors on paper National Palace Museum of Korea

Through the art, “In Grand Style” explores four key themes: what it meant to be a king during the Joseon dynasty; royal processions and banquets; women at the royal court; and the lives and celebrations of the Joseon dynasty’s subjects.

images courtesy Asian Art Museum/Royal Museum of Korea

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