Visiting-professor Gyu-chan Jeon's public lecture 11.10

Visiting-professor from South-Korea, Gyu-chan Jeon will be giving a public lecture next Wednesday (11.10) 18.15 at the University mainbuilding (Ülikooli 18), room 228.

The lecture is titled: "The Japanese Ukiyo-e and the European Impressionism, but the Korean Poongsokwha (風俗畵)?"

"It is now well known that the (post)Impressionism of Europe has been influenced significantly by the ukiyo-e tradition of/from Japan. In the presentation the ukiyo-e will be examined as a phenomenon of mass media and everyday mass culture/life of new urbanity. By introducing a famous Korean painter named Yoon Bok Shin, the presenter will try to evaluate  the similar features/styles/esthetics in his trendy secular paintings."