Arts of Korea

Lecturer: Chun Wa CHAN

6 credits

This course surveys Korean visual arts from ancient times to the present. It examines a diverse range of materials including painting, print, sculpture, architecture, and decorative art. Lectures are chronologically arranged and explore issues such as funerary culture, cross-regional exchanges, politics and religion, gender and social differences, art market and patronage, and the questions of modernity. Students will acquire a solid foundation of Korean art history and the critical perspectives in analyzing its development across times.

100% coursework




“This course is perfect for introductory of Korean art.”

ARTH2097 student, 2017-2018

“The course workload is appropriate and the content of the course is clear and easy to follow.”

ARTH2097 student, 2017-2018

“It is comprehensive as it covers various interesting topics on Korean art.”

ARTH2097 student, 2017-2018