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...
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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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Jang Ju-won
Jang Ju-won (born 1937) is a modern-day master of Korean jade carving or jadecraft, who has been designated Important Intangible cultural heritage No. 100. Jang is known for his refinement, and largel...
Jang Ju-won - Wikipedia
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
Junggeun Oh
Junggeun Oh, also Oh Jung Geun (Korean: 오정근; born 27 September 1970, in Seoul, South Korea) is a Korean painter. Living in Berlin since 2004 he paints artworks of a modern minimalism mixing abstra...
Junggeun Oh - 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
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...
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...
Chung Chil-sung
Chung Chil-sung (1897–1958), also known by her pen name Geumjuk, was a Korean dancer, feminist, and independence activist. She was born in Daegu province, one of twenty three provinces of Joseon kingd...
Chung Chil-sung - Wikipedia
Park Jung-geun
Park Jung-geun ([pak t͈ɕʌŋɡɯn]) is a South Korean photographer. He received a suspended 10-month prison term for violating South Korean National Security Law by resending North Korean tweets.
Park Jung-geun - Wikipedia
Sung Hwan Kim
Sung Hwan Kim (born 1975, Seoul, South Korea) is a contemporary artist who grew up in South Korea and is currently based in New York. He also worked in the Netherlands for four years serving as a fell...