Beyond Impressionism Masterpieces from the Musée d’ Orsay May 3 – August 31, 2014 National Museum of Korea
The approach to the National Museum of Korea is currently guarded by a 50ft tall lady holding a parasol. Her flowing gown mocks the visitors who traverse the vast grounds as they swim through the muggy Seoul air. But eventually we find ourselves under the massive outdoor atrium…
If you decide to casually stroll down Insadong on one of these fine, rainy days, perhaps you’ll come across a few posters for one show or another. And since this bank like place seems to also be a gallery, you figure you might as well step out of the rain for a moment. Check it out.
What do we have here?Sentimental Scenery II Helen Chung Lee LeeSeoul Gallery
2014.6.18(Wed) ~ 6.30 (Mon)
Ready for a game? No skill needed, but if you are prone to existential crises, this might not be a good one to play. Don’t worry, it won’t take long.
The game is called ‘Drowning in Problems‘. Give it a shot and come back.
Seriously, give it a go and collect your own thoughts first.
Some of you might be wondering what or why that was. Others of you might be like me and quite enjoyed it. But what…
The Brothers Kim and the Dokkaebi
In the early days of the Shilla dynasty, there was a nobleman from one of the Kim families who went by the name Bangi. Bangi was good-natured and kind, but was quite poor. As it so happened, he had a younger brother who was quite rich, but was vicious and petty.
One year, Bangi acquired a small plot of land from the villagers, so he asked his younger brother to…
A Dokkaebi’s Gratitude
A long time ago, in a certain town, there was a considerably poor man. Unable to stand his condition any longer, went beneath the bridge that was just outside of town and laid out some dog meat and a keg of wine, crying,
“Brother Dokkaebi! Uncle Dokkaebi! I have something good for you!”
Some dokkaebi appeared and when they had eaten everything up, he asked them for help. As…
The Dokkaebi’s Warning
A long time ago, in a village of Jeolla province, there lived a wealthy widower and his 13-year-old daughter. The rich man was exceedingly stingy, but his daughter was kind hearted and was well loved in town. One year there was a big drought and many people went hungry, but the only way the widower was willing to help was by lending his rice at exceedingly high interest…