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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Arts of Korea.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, ©1998
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Yang-mo Chŏng; Judith G Smith; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
|ISBN:||0870998501 9780870998508 0300085788 9780300085785|
|Notes:||Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 5, 1998-Jan. 24, 1999.|
|Description:||511 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm|
|Contents:||Lenders to the Exhibition --
Chronology and maps --
Profile of the Korean Past / Jonathan W. Best --
PLATES: Ceramics --
Metalwork and decorative arts --
Buddhist sculpture --
ESSAYS: The art of the Korean potter: from the Neolithic Period to the Choson Dynasty / Chung Yang-mo --
Tradition and transformation in Korean Buddhist sculpture / Kim Lena --
The origin and development of landscape painting in Korea / Ahn Hwi-Joon --
Artistic tradition and the depiction of reality: true-view landscape painting of the Choson Dynasty / Yi Song-mi --
An Kyon and the Eight Views Tradition: an assessment of two landscapes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Kim Hongman --
The Korean Art Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Pak Youngsook.
|Responsibility:||contributors, Chung Yang-mo [and others] ; coordinating editor, Judith G. Smith.|
Attention is given to the political, social, and cultural conditions that led to the creation of the works of art, in particular the Korean peninsula's external relationships and interchanges with China on the continental mainland to the north and west and with the Japanese archipelago to the south.