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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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‘The point was to be part of nature’

By Mark Ellwood Published: May 10 2008 01:50 | Last updated: May 10 2008 01:50 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6d0193fa-1ca3-11dd-8bfc-000077b07658.html Businessman Kim Chang-il accrued a billion dollar fortune in restaurants, real estate and retail in Cheonan, Korea, then used his wealth to build one … Continue reading

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