Windows to the soul

A visitor to the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai looks at a self-portrait by Korean artist Kang Hyung-koo. The solo exhibition of Kang, who...

Keeping a diary in the digital age

One of the great January traditions used to be getting a new diary for the new year. With the rise in smartphone use and the...

CICI rewards Korean cultural representatives

It’s been more than three years since one peculiar-looking Korean rapper named Psy galloped across the globe with his song “Gangnam Style.” There’s no doubt...

Don’t throw away your old smartphones

Three ways to reuse your good ol' smartphones. I presume that most of people don't know what to do with an old smartphone when switching...

Breathe new life into your old cosmetic

Opening the drawer, you don't have to feel guilty any more about those abandoned cosmetics you don't use. Here are some tips for you...

Korea’s flag finally finds its way into art

In the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks in November, many Facebook users applied the French national flag colors over their profile pictures to...

Frozen fun

Thousands of tourists enjoy ice fishing on a frozen river in Hwacheon County, Gangwon, on Saturday. The Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival kicked...

Disney-Pixar’s latest animation roars into 1st place

Disney-Pixar’s 16th feature, “The Good Dinosaur,” came in first place at the Korean box office on its opening weekend, while local human drama “The...

A year of superior shows

This year major art exhibitions will highlight Nam June Paik (1932-2006), the Korea-born pioneer of video art, some first-generation Korean modern painters and the...

Murakami exhibit addresses Fukushima nuclear disaster

TOKYO - In the gentrified kitsch landscape Takashi Murakami depicts, 500 grotesque priests parade along dazzlingly colorful giant panels. The artist’s zany ukiyoe-turned-manga world takes...

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