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Lee Kun-hee Korean art collection

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Amorepacific Museum of Art : "Bamboo forest under the moon"


 A new exhibition displays the works of masters who have left a mark on modern and contemporary art history, such as Lee Jungseop, Kim Whanki, Chun Kyungja and Park Sookeun. "Collection: The Great Journey" will be held on the third floor at the Busan Museum of Art till Jan. 29. 

 The 97-piece exhibit is arranged to reflect the journey of modern and contemporary art in Korea, following in the footsteps of collectors and protectors of art. The released art-works encompass not only from Lee Kun-hee's donated collection to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Daegu Art Museum, Jeonnam Museum of Art and the Leeum Museum of Art. There are also pieces from the Museum of Korea University, the Amore-pacific Museum of Art and the Gana Foundation for Arts and Culture encompassing private museums, artists and dealers.


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 inside the "Collection: The Great Journey" exhibit


 Since opening, the free exhibition has been gaining popularity, particularly "Woman Pounding Grain" by Park Sookeun, "Who's Crying 2" by Chun Kyungja, "Work 19-Ⅷ-72 #229" by Kim Whanki, Yoo Young-kuk's "Peak" and "Bamboo forest under the moon" by ink artist Kim Kyujin.

 Reservations are available on the museum's website (art.busan.go.kr). The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday and closed on Mondays.