Publication : The Land of Morning Calm, Korean Art in the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts, Budapest

The Land of Morning Calm

 

 

The book The Land of the Morning Calm. Korean Art in the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts edited by Györgyi Fajcsák and Beatrix Mecsi introduces the entire Korean collection of the Museum, which is quite unique, containing rich archive photo collections by the ship doctor Dezső Bozóky (1871–1957) and the founder of the museum, the optician Ferenc Hopp (1833-1919). The academic studies are accompanied by a descriptive catalogue of the 250 Korean pieces of different kinds the museum posesses. Many of the pieces are introduced for the very first time to the general public. The book contains a timeline, a list of exhibitions about Korea exhibited in Hungary, a map, and a table about the transcriptions of the Korean words and a rich bibliography.

 

The book accompanies the exhibition of the same name, which can be seen until March 2013 in the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts.

 

The book introduces the latest academic results in Hungarian and English languages (in two separate volumes). The publication was supported by the Korean Cultural Heritage Grants.

 

 

The Land of the Morning Calm. Korean Art in the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts.

Edited by Györgyi Fajcsák and Beatrix Mecsi. Ferenc Hopp Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts, Budapest, 2012

 

 

A hajnalpír országa. Koreai művészet a Hopp Ferenc Kelet-Ázsiai Művészeti Múzeumban.

Szerkesztette Fajcsák Györgyi – Mecsi Beatrix. Hopp Ferenc Kelet-Ázsiai Művészeti Múzeum, Budapest, 2012.

 

For ordering the book, please contact the director of the Museum: fajcsak@imm.hu

 


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