< The Square: Art and Society in Korea > Part1- 50th Anniversary Exhibition of MMCA Korea
The Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles (KCCLA) is pleased to launch the first of our < Virtual Korea-Exhibition > series aimed at providing our American audiences with experiences of Korean culture at home!
For our very first post, we are proud to present a video 'Live Gallery Tour with Curator video that ≪ The Square: Art and Society in Korea ≫ Part1' by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) from MMCA's Youtube channel.
Since its opening in 1969, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA), has stood by the history and progress of Korean contemporary art, securing its footing as a cultural institution representative of Korea.
To mark its 50th anniversary, the MMCA presents a range of artistic and public programs under the theme of "public square" (or "gwangjang" in Korean), thus retracing its cultural endeavors of the past five decades while also envisioning the future of Korean art and the MMCA with the public, the museum presents the special exhibition The Square: Art and Society in Korea 1900-2019 that sweepingly surveys the tumultuous flow of Korean history and art history from the dawning years of the 20th century up to the very present.
The first < Virtual Korea-Exhibition Series #1> video is about 30 minutes long, Live Gallery Tour with Curator, Inhye Kim from MMCA < The Square: Art and Society in Korea > Part1.
We highly recommend you to visit MMCA and experience Korean Arts in live, the next time you are able to visit Korea!