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Yang Haegue to represent Korea in Venice

http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/NEWKHSITE/data/html_dir/2008/12/31/200812310026.asp Installation artist Yang Haegue has been chosen to hold a solo presentation in the Korean Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale in Italy next year. “Yang is one of the most significant Korean artists performing now,” said Joo Eungie, … Continue reading

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Art industry suffers serious downfall

http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/NEWKHSITE/data/html_dir/2008/12/29/200812290041.asp Dreadful flames swallowed Namdaemun, Korea’s 600-year-old National Treasure No. 1, on Feb. 10, breaking the hearts of Koreans. As if in mourning over the loss of Korea’s most artistic cultural asset, the Korean art industry itself was at a … Continue reading

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Drama market gets globalized, theme-driven

http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/NEWKHSITE/data/html_dir/2008/12/26/200812260042.asp With the new year less than a week away, the drama market merits a moment of reflection. The year 2008 proved to be a trying time for Korean dramas. Pummeled by an economic crisis and competition from hit American … Continue reading

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