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Honoring Tradition: Maedeup Artisan’s Gift to Preserve Korean Heritage

Maedeup, the intricate art of Korean ornamental knots, has a storied history dating back to the Goguryeo Kingdom (37 B.C. to A.D. 668). These exquisite knots were once woven into everyday items like pocket straps and norigae (traditional pendants), and they adorned musical instruments and ritual artifacts. The Heyday of Maedeup The Joseon Dynasty marked […]

Exhibition of Hand-Painted Art Promotes Learning and Cultural Preservation in the Internet Age

The Unicorn Young Collectors Club (UYCC), a prestigious Indonesian art gallery, has opened a new exhibition of hand-painted works in a hotel on Surabaya’s Kaliasin Street. From September 9th through November 12th, 2023, art lovers will be captivated by this intriguing show. Educating Future Generations on the Value of Hand-Painted Art The Art Director of […]

Smithsonian Brain Collection Raised Without Consent

A recent exposé by The Washington Post has brought to light a disquieting revelation: a significant portion of the human brain specimens housed within the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History were acquired without obtaining proper consent. Unveiling a Year-Long Investigation about Smithsonian The culmination of an exhaustive year-long investigation. This report underscores a troubling […]

Harnessing the Political Influence of Textile Art: Propelling Protest and Empowerment

From the intricate needlework of suffragettes to the poignant quilts of the Black Lives Matter movement, textile art has emerged as a potent platform for protest and social commentary. This medium serves as a vehicle for conveying political messages, challenging norms, and fostering change in society. Resurgence of Textile Art’s Political Significance In recent years, […]