Kisaeng
Kisaeng (also spelled gisaeng), sometimes called ginyeo (기녀), were officially sanctioned Korean female courtesans. Kisaeng are artists who work to entertain others, such as the yangbans and kings.Firs...
Kisaeng - Wikipedia
List of Korean photographers
This is a list of Korean photographers.
Korean calligraphy
Korean calligraphy is the Korean tradition of artistic writing in Hangul or Hanja, respectively the Korean alphabet and Chinese characters. Hangul introduced the circle stroke.
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Aengmu
Aengmu was the working name of a famed kisaeng of Daegu in the early 20th century. The name literally means "parrot." She was a leading donor to the National Debt Repayment Movement. Donating 100 w...
Kyung-hee Hong
Kyung-hee Hong (born November 18, 1954) is a South Korean sculptor. Born in Seoul, she holds an MFA degree in metal craft and teaches at the College of Fine Art and Design of Hongik University in Seou...
Kyung-hee Hong - Wikipedia
Jeon Hyeongpil
Chun Hyeongpil(in Hangul:전형필, in Hanja:全鎣弼, July 29, 1906 ~ January 26, 1962 Seoul) was a Korean educationist and an art collector who gathered hundreds of Korean cultural assets and had the pen name ...
Jeon Hyeongpil - Wikipedia
Yi Je-hyeon
Yi Je-hyeon (Korean:이제현, hanja:李齊賢, 1287–1367) was a politician and early Korean Neo-Confucianism scholar and philosopher, writer, and poet. His first name was Jigong(korean:지공, hanja:之公). A penname w...
Yi Je-hyeon - Wikipedia
Miru Kim
Miru Kim is an artist, photographer, illustrator, and arts events coordinator, who has explored, documented, and photographed various urban settings such as abandoned subway stations, tunnels, the Cro...
Miru Kim - Wikipedia
Lee Jung-seob
Lee Jung Seob (10 April 1916 in Pyeongannamdo – 6 September 1956 in Seoul) was a Korean oil painter.He entered into Dosan School and met an art teacher named Lim Yongryeon who had studied art at Yale ...
Lee Jung-seob - Wikipedia
Tschoon Su Kim
Tschoon Su Kim, also Kim, Tschoon-Su (Korean: 김춘수; born in 1957 in South Korea), is a Korean painter. He is a professor at Seoul National University and paints only in Blue.
Tschoon Su Kim made hi...
Yi Maechang
Yi Mae-chang (1573-1610), born Yi Hyang-geum(李香今), was a famed kisaeng of the Buan area during the Joseon Dynasty. She was noted for her talent in playing the geomungo (a zither-like instrument relate...
Yu Gam-dong
Yu Gam-dong (Hangul: 유감동; Hanja: 兪甘同) was a Gisaeng, dancer, writer, artist, and poet during the Korean Joseon Dynastys of the 15th century from the first noble family of dancers, prostitutes. Her Gis...
Kim Gu-yong
Kim Gu-yong (김구용)', pen name of Kim Kku (February 5, 1922 to December 28, 2001), was a poet and calligrapher living in what is now South Korea. His poetry showed the spirit of Taoism but also reflec...
Heo (Korean name)
Heo is a family name in Korea. It is also often spelled as Hur or Huh, or less commonly as Hue or Her. In South Korea in 1985, out of a population of between roughly 40 and 45 million, there were appr...
Heo (Korean name) - Wikipedia
Kwan-Wook Park
Kwan-Wook Park is a contemporary South Korean artist whose largest show to date was at the Gallery Hyundai in 1995. His iconography includes various pop culture elements such as Mickey Mouse as well a...