Curator's Circle Lecture: Contemporary Lacquer Art of Korea

Speaker Kim Inseob

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:30pm8:00pm
Hamilton Building - Lower Level
Free admission, reservations required.

Born in 1951, Kim Inseob is director of the Korea Academic Institute of Lacquerware, chairman of the Korea Federation of Industrial Arts, and advisor to the Office of the Prime Minister. Among his many honors are the Korea Innovative Executive Grand Prix (2007) and Secretary-General of the National Assembly Achievement Award (2010). In his lecture, Kim will describe the expanding boundaries of contemporary Korean lacquer art that challenge two thousand years of Korean lacquer making traditions.

A reception will follow the lecture.

Free, but reservations are required. Email lnorcross@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0040.

Event sponsored by the William Sharpless Jackson Jr. Endowment.