Shaman Paintings and Old Shaman of Korea
Where: Korean Cultural Center NY
460 Park Ave., 6th Floor
212-759-9550 Price: Free
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What makes a shaman painting sacred? Can these art pieces ever be anything but magical? Dr. Laurel Kendall navigates the journey of shaman paintings as they pass hands from painters to shamans to art collectors. Join us to examine the boundary between the art world and tangible aspects of religious practice.
Dr. Laurel Kendall explores the divine nature of Korean shaman paintings in her book, God Pictures in Korean Contexts: The Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings, co-authored by Jongsung Yang, Director of the Museum of Shamanism in Seoul, and YulSoo Yoon, Founder and Director of the Gahoe Museum.Buy tickets/get more info now