Newly Displayed Works in Painting Gallery
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with Newly Exhibited Joseon Paintings
○ Venue: Painting Gallery in the Calligraphy and Painting section (3rd Floor)
○ Exhibits: 93 works, including Ullyongdo (Dragon and Clouds) by Seok Gyeong
○ Dates: Jan 31 - May 27, 2012
To usher in the Year of the Dragon, the National Museum of Korea (Director Kim Youngna) has changed all of the paintings in the Painting Gallery, unveiling 93 outstanding new works from the Joseon Dynasty. The Painting Gallery is divided into four areas: Figure Painting; Landscape Painting; Bird, Flower, and Animal Painting; and Royal Court Painting.
The National Museum of Korea hopes that the new selection of exhibits in the Painting Gallery will greatly enhance visitors’ appreciation of the rich beauty of Joseon paintings.