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The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, 《MMCA Lee Kun-hee Collection : Masterpieces of Korean Art》

21 July 2021 - 13 Mar 2022


Kim Whanki(1913-1974), Women_and_Jars, 1950s, oil on canvas, 281.5x567cm. ⓒ Whanki Foundation·Whanki Museum. Image provided by MMCA.

MMCA presents MMCA Lee Kun-hee Collection : Masterpieces of Korean Art, from 21 July 2021 through 13 March 2022. The exhibition will serve as an opportunity for the extensive art collection of the late Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee to make the first public debut, and to ensure that such high quality works of modern and contemporary art are shared with the wider public.

The Lee Kun-hee collection comprises of 1,369 artworks by Korean artists and 119 overseas artworks. By genre, it includes 412 paintings, 317 prints, 296 works of Hangukhwa(Korean traditional painting), 161 drawings, 136 crafts, 104 sculptures, and 8 photographs and videos. It also includes works by Kim Hwanki, Park Sookeun, Lee Jungseop, lee Ungno, Yoo Youngkuk, and Kwon Kinkyu, and many more.

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