Korean Art

Korean Art

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Introduction

Korean art is frequently described as vibrant, spontaneous, energetic, and sometimes fanciful. Definitely, such characteristics apply to many of the most idiosyncratic works of art produced in Korea, particularly the sculpted pottery vessels of the Paekche period Yet, the breadth of Korean culture and the versatile skills of Korean artists and artisans are evenly manifested in the Buddhist paintings and illustrated sutras, metalwork, lacquerware, beautiful gold ornaments, and celadon wares produced for the court, nobility, and religious establishments during the Three Kingdoms, Unified Silla,  which reflect the refinement and sophistication that are characteristic of the highest-quality East Asian art  From the early Iron Age until the surfacing of Confederated kingdoms in the first to third centuries A.D., the Korean peninsula underwent further significant changes. (more…)

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