"When I love, it becomes a star": Works of Korean Calligraphy

February 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018

See details below for exact dates and times.

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This new exhibition, located in the entrance hall of the East Asia Library, features works of traditional Korean calligraphy created by thirteen different Korean artists.  After the Korean alphabet, known as Hangul, was created in the fifteenth century, a particular style of calligraphy developed among the women of the royal court.  In the mid-twentieth century this style was given the name of gungche, the "court" style of calligraphy.  Most of the works in this exhibition were executed in this traditional style.  Most of the calligraphers are members of the Galmul Hangul Calligraphy Association, an organization of female calligraphers founded by Galmul Lee Chul Kyong, who was also an educator and activist in women's movements.  Several of the artists will visit Stanford to attend the opening of the exhibition, and will perform a demonstration of Korean calligraphy at the East Asia Library on the afternoon of February 1.

Ongoing every day from February 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018.
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Free and open to the public during regular library hours.


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General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students
650 644 8657, eastasialibrary@stanford.edu