Now exhibiting at Spencer on Byron
In essence, Minhwa (Korean folk painting) is a genre of art created for the common people. The Korean folk painting illustrates the common people's freedom of expression and reveals their innermost thoughts and dreams. The art work of the common people (Minhwa) from bird and flower paintings, to the tiger and the dragon and the ten longevity symbols. Encompassing a variety of subjects and methods of expression, Minhwa was created through a strong adherence to the symbols and events of the everyday lives of Koreans. As a result, they are heavily invested with a uniquely Korean psyche in terms of both content and philosophy. The exhibition will give encouragement to students who learning Korean folk painting and to develop their social skills in diverse cultural background.