Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Seoul Arts Center - Hangaram Art museum - 2 photo exhibitions - #1 to Mar 29, #2 to May 8

Exhibition #1: `Memories of Hope 2`
Date: 2009 / 3 / 6 (Fri.) - 2009 / 3 / 29 (Sun.)
Time: 11:00-20:00
Location: Hangaram Art Museum
Cost: Adult 1,000won / Youth Free

Description: Records of Korean life from 1945 and 1965 through photography. A moving pictorial history of troubled times in Korea by well-known Korean photographers.

Exhibition #2 : YOUSUF KARSH
Date:2009 / 3 / 4 (Wed.) - 2009 / 5 / 8 (Fri.)
Time: 11:00-20:00(Entrance closing time : 7:00pm)
Location: Hangaram Art Museum
Cost: Adult (College student) 8,000won / Youth 7,000won / Children 6,000won
1,000 won discount for Gold(4 tickets), Blue(BC Platinum/Woori V Platinum) Membership(2 tickets)

Description: a large collection of portrait photographs by Yousuf Karsh, an early immigrant from Armenia to North America. Karsh (1908-2002) is recognised as of one of the masters of 20th century photography.  His body of work includes portraits of statesmen, artists, musicians, authors, scientists, and men and women of accomplishment.  His extraordinary and unique portfolio presents the viewer with an intimate and compassionate view of humanity.

Getting to Seoul Arts Center:
The SAC is located in southern Seoul, near Seocho subway station on the Green line. Please visit the website (English) for excellent maps and transportation instructions. http://www.sac.or.kr/eng/visit/Trans.jsp
For more information about the Seoul Arts Center visit: http://www.sac.or.kr:80/eng/

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