KOREAN ARTS
KOREAN PAINTING
 Korean paintings have subjects such as landscapes, facial
features, Buddhist topics and an emphasis on c...
KOREAN MASK
 Korean Masks are called tal or t’al
 Originated with religious and artistic meaning
 Korea has a rich hist...
Masks were also used for shamanistic rites and were kept within temples
where they were honored with offerings.
By the 12t...
The roles of colors in Korean masks
1. Black, Red & White – Bright and vibrant colors that help
establish the age & race o...
KNOT TYING IN KOREA
 Decorative knot work is known as “Maedeup” or called
“Dorae” or double connection knot
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Korean arts

  1. 1. KOREAN ARTS
  2. 2. KOREAN PAINTING  Korean paintings have subjects such as landscapes, facial features, Buddhist topics and an emphasis on celestial observation in keeping with the rapid development of Korean astronomy.  Mountain and Water are important features in Korean landscape painting because it is a site for building temples and buildings.
  3. 3. KOREAN MASK  Korean Masks are called tal or t’al  Originated with religious and artistic meaning  Korea has a rich history of masks  They use it in funeral services to help banish evil spirits and theatre plays dating back to the prehistoric age
  4. 4. Masks were also used for shamanistic rites and were kept within temples where they were honored with offerings. By the 12th century the masks became part of elaborate dances & dramas.
  5. 5. The roles of colors in Korean masks 1. Black, Red & White – Bright and vibrant colors that help establish the age & race of the figure 2. Half Red & Half White – symbolizes the idea that the wearer has two fathers, Mr. Red & Mr. White 3. Dark-faced – indicates that the character was born of an adulterous mother Some masks have moving parts like winking or shifting eyes and moving mouths.
  6. 6. KNOT TYING IN KOREA  Decorative knot work is known as “Maedeup” or called “Dorae” or double connection knot

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