North Korean Art: The Enigmatic World of Chosonhwa

The American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

February 15, 2020, 3:00 pm EST to 4:00 pm EST

The Katzen Arts Center of the American University Museum will host Georgetown Professor, B.G. Muhn for a book talk and signing of his new book on North Korean Chosonhwa. This is the first publication of its kind on Chosonhwa, which is the North Korean monikor for traditional ink wash painting, and the country's primary artform and steadfast vehicle for Socialist Realism. The book is entirely based on first-hand, on-site research condcuted in Pyongyang during nine trips over the span of six years. The book examines cultural, historical and political contexts and features in-depth visual analysis of North Korean chosonhwa.

This event is free and open to the public. Free underground museum parking is available. For directions to the Kazen Center visit: https://www.american.edu/cas/museum/

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