Contemporary nature of traditional media, which are very suitable for the original works in the museum. The strong traditional artworks are displayed together to express the dialogue between ancient and modern, and the continuity and vitality of culture. In addition, the collection has also expanded to include clothing, shoes, accessories, etc., hoping to introduce Korean culture to British people and tourists from all over the world through these objects. SS: A must-see Korean art piece at the British Museum?
EH: Moon jar, a representative work of Korean telemarketing list porcelain aesthetics in the Joseon Dynasty, represents the love of two ceramic artists for Korean porcelain: in 1935, when Englishman Bernard Leach first traveled to South Korea with Japanese Liu Zongyue, he bought it by chance. down. The pure aesthetic features of "Moon Bottle" are in line with Japanese aesthetic tastes, and similar works are also collected by the Osaka Ceramic Museum. Because of the popularity of tea ceremony culture, Japan began to collect Korean ceramics very early.
Although Toyotomi Hideyoshi invaded Korea in the 16th century without success, he captured a group of porcelain craftsmen prisoners of war. At that time, Korea's porcelain production technology was much more advanced than Japan's. Through the Korean porcelain production methods of these craftsmen, the Japanese porcelain production level was improved. In the first half of the 20th century, the Japanese folk art movement advocated by Liu Zongyue was influenced by the Korean ceramic aesthetics, pursuing simple aesthetics that are natural, unpretentious, asymmetrical, imperfect but close to life.