Korean American Books

Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Korean Landscape Painting: Continuity and Innovation through the Ages, by Song-mi Yi

A dense narrative gives a solid overview of Korean painting. [Publisher's blurb] Korean Culture Series #4. Part of the Korea Foundation's Korean Culture Series, a series aimed at disseminating ideas and knowledge of Korean art and culture throughout the world, Korean Landscape Painting discusses the art form beginning at its earliest roots two millennia ago, in the Three Kingdoms period, right up until the 20th century. Accompanied by many maps, pictures and a glossary of names and terms, this book provides a complete overview of Korean landscape painting.

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