As part of the French-Korean year that celebrates the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between both countries, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs of Paris highlights South Korean’s design and craftsmanship with its exhibition Korea Now! Craft, Design, Fashion and Graphic Design in Korea. The exhibition brings together more than 150 Korean artists and artisans and displays around 400 different works on five different levels.
Juun. J. x Alex and Felix, 2012 © DR
Visitors will discover traditional and contemporary Korean fashion in a warm lighting atmosphere that keep us thrilled. Among the designers displayed for the occasion, we can name André Kim, Lee Young Hee, Sul Yoon-Hyung and the rising talent Junn J.
Walking around the exhibition is also an opportunity to discover Korean culture by immersing into different types of arts.
Korean graphic design is particularly well introduced here and one can admire a mastered and aesthetic use of the Hangul, official Korean alphabet, by Ahn Sang-soo
and Kim Bo-Huy
Kim Bo-huy, « Forward ! »,, 2014
The public will dig into an eclectic mix of styles, tastes and creations and find out about the roots and evolutions of this astounding artistic heritage still mostly unknown in Europe.
Korea Now! – Musée des Arts Décoratifs of Paris –
19 September 2015 to 3 January 2016