News Center -TDO- Hosted by Park Kee-Houng, director of the Korean Cultural Center, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea organized the “2nd Gilggot Group Exhibition of Advanced Calligraphy and Far Eastern Paintings” between March 3 and March 24, 2021.
The exhibition, held between March 3 and 24 at the Korean Cultural Center Exhibition Hall, will also meet art lovers online via the following website: www.kkmsergi.com
Through the online exhibition platform created by the Korean Cultural Center specifically for this exhibition, the exhibited works will be easily examined and interviews with the artists and information about the works will be easily accessible. Art lovers who want to visit the works exhibited in the Korean Cultural Center Exhibition Hall on site will be able to visit the exhibition by maintaining social distance with advance reservation.
A total of 48 works, including 20 scrolls, 25 Fans, 1 round canvas and 2 carvings, are exhibited at the 2nd GILGGOT group exhibition. Parchment works include cherry blossoms, chrysanthemums, and bamboos colored by the traditional Korean method of painting, which express different colors and emotions according to the seasons. Also included in the exhibition were works in which poems and traditional paintings written in the Korean alphabet Hangeul, called Seogak, were engraved on a wooden board.
The beauty of Korean traditional paintings and calligraphy Hangeul Korean alphabet Korean Cultural Center upon completion of a course taught to students through the beauty and value of Korean traditional art lovers art exhibition once again said they were so happy to feel.
Gokhan Tuzuner, a student of the Korean Cultural Center Calligraphy course, whose works were included in the exhibition, expressing traditional Korean paintings, especially with the art of carving, used the following statements in his speech: “I enjoyed learning Korean culture and Korean art through lessons. Korea and Turkey, which are sister countries, will get closer with this exhibition," he said. The students included poems by Korean poets they loved in their works. They made works of Representative Korean poetry, such as Dong- ju Yun's Seo poetry, Jong-hwan Do's Ivy, and Kim So's Azalea. I became a fan of famous Korean poets by getting acquainted with the poems of Korean poet Yun Dong-ju and learned more about Korea."
Park Kee-houng, director of the Korean Cultural Center, said: "This exhibition will be the first to be held at the Korean Cultural Center after the pandemic. During this period, which we call Post Corona, I am very happy that we have brought together Turkish art lovers with this exhibition, where we can introduce Korean culture in accordance with the rules of social distance.”