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Lecture at The Korea Society

Tiger with Two Cubs and Two Magpies, Late Joseon Dynasty (18th or 19th Century), Mattielli Collection. Image courtesy of

Lecture: Minhwa Korean Paintings of The People, by The People, and for The People
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 6:30 pm EDT

In this lecture, Professor Sunglim Kim explores Korean folk painting, minhwa, and examines its origin and development, the different genres within it, and their meanings and functions. She will also illustrate how minhwa paintings were consumed by Koreans in the past and the present.

Sunglim Kim is an associate professor of Korean art and culture at Dartmouth College. She specializes in the material and consumer culture of the late Joseon period and women artists in modern and contemporary Korea.

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