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Performance artist explores female sensuality

Jeong Geum-hyung conducts CPR on a medical mannequin as if the male dummy were in an urgent life-or-death situation. Her body moves in the fast, yet steady, rhythm required for the life-saving action....

Updated : 2016.08.29 15:41

US judge: Renowned artist did not create disputed painting

CHICAGO (AP) -- A US judge said Tuesday that a celebrated artist was right when he insisted he did not paint a work now owned by a retired prison worker, a finding that likely ensures the piece will now be worth a fraction of the previous estimated value of $10 million or more. The ruling ...

Updated : 2016.08.24 17:54

Artday to hold August auction

Herald Artday, a subsidiary of Herald Corp., is holding an online auction from Aug. 26-30, presenting major artworks by modern and contemporary Korean artists. The art auction will feature numerous w...

Updated : 2016.08.24 17:52

SIDance 2016 brings international contemporary dance to Seoul

The Korea chapter of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO will be hosting the 19th Seoul International Dance Festival (SIDance) from Sept. 24 to Oct. 15 in various locations throughout the city,...

Updated : 2016.08.23 15:05

Banksy mural destroyed by building work

LONDON (AFP) -- A 1 million-pound ($1.3 million) mural by British street artist Banksy which mocked government surveillance has been destroyed during building works on the house on which it appeared in 2014, the local council said Monday.The piece, titled “Spy Booth,” depicted three men ...

Updated : 2016.08.23 14:41

MMCA Gwacheon anniversary show riddled with confusion

A video entitled “Shoes/243.0 MHz” shows shoes floating on the sea off Hokkaido, Japan -- shoes that belonged to passengers of Korean Air 007, which was struck down by a Soviet fighter jet in August...

Updated : 2016.08.22 17:31

Korean-German play ‘Walls - Iphigenia in Exile’ comes to Asia Culture Center

Inspired by 18th century German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s take on ancient playwright Euripides’ “Iphigenia in Tauris,” “Walls - Iphigenia in Exile” will be performed at the Asia Cultur...

Updated : 2016.08.22 14:33

LA art exhibition look at dying through words, photos

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Four years ago photographer Andrew George approached the medical director of a Los Angeles hospital with an unusual request: He wanted to meet and take photographs of people about t...

Updated : 2016.08.21 14:53

[Highlights] Arts and entertainment calendar

Theater"Kinky Boots": The mega hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots is making is way back to Seoul once again. Based on the book by Tony-winner Harvey Fierstein and with music and lyrics by Tony, Emmy and...

Updated : 2016.08.19 15:35

[Eye] ‘Cultural Guerrilla’ Lee Yoon-taek talks evolution from poet to theater master

MIRYANG, South Gyeongsang Province -- A rebel in his own right, Lee Yoon-taek is truly one of the country’s few remaining renaissance men -- he is a veteran South Korean playwright, theater director,...

Updated : 2016.08.19 15:09

FIAP’s congress to gather world’s leading photographers

The biennial congress of the International Federation of Photographic Art will be held in Korea from Aug. 22-28. The UNESCO-registered body of professional photographers, known as FIAP, an acronym of ...

Updated : 2016.08.18 16:07

UK critics fall for ‘Groundhog Day’ musical, over and over

“Groundhog Day” is back, this time on stage. Is it deja vu, or something new? A musical based on the much-loved 1993 movie about a jaded weatherman forced to live the same day over and over has open...

Updated : 2016.08.18 15:57

‘Seonbi’ opera to perform at Carnegie Hall next month

Chosun Opera Company’s “Seonbi: The Noble and Wise Man” opera is gearing up for its New York premiere, slated to take place at Carnegie Hall next month.The upcoming performance will mark the first-...

Updated : 2016.08.17 14:27

Broadway’s best to light up Coney Island at Elsie Fest

The famous Coney Island boardwalk will host some special hot dogs with a Broadway flavor this fall. The second annual Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating theater stars, is set for...

Updated : 2016.08.16 11:42

[Highlights] Arts and entertainment calendar

Theater “Nori”: In celebration of the Seoul Performing Arts Company’s 30th anniversary, the company has unveiled its newest, multi-cultural live song and dance theater production, “Nori.” The pro...

Updated : 2016.08.12 11:36