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Choson Dynasty, 1392-1910
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
"The rulers of the Yi, or Choson, dynasty (1392-1910) adopted Confucianism as their governing ideology and withdrew official support for Buddhism." A brief one-paragraph overview, with four objects representative of the period.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.artsmia.org/art-of-asia/history/korea-choson-dynasty.cfm
Goryeo Celadon
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Discusses the development of celadon ceramic production during the Goryeo dynasty (918-1392). With 11 related objects.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/cela/hd_cela.htm
Goryeo Dynasty: Korea’s Age of Enlightenment
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
"Few people are aware that the name Korea is derived from the name of the Goryeo (previously tranliterated as Koryo) dynasty. It was during this period (918–1392) that Korea became known to the world outside East Asia. This packet provides an overview of aspects of Goryeo society and Goryeo Buddhism as depicted in the arts of the period, including rare celadon (pale green–glazed) ceramics, Buddhist paintings and sculptures, illustrated sacred manuscripts (sutras), and ritual implements. Classroom activities include creating illuminated manuscripts and lotus lanterns." Please note that the .pdf version of this educator resource packet can be downloaded for free. The PayPal link next to the resource is for buying the packet in booklet form with an image CD and slides.

Go to Museum Resource: http://asianart.com/exhibitions/korea/index.html
In Pursuit of White: Porcelain in the Chosôn Dynasty, 1392–1910
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Discusses the ascendance of paekcha, or white ware, during the Chosôn period, including its adoption as imperial ware in the 15th century. With 10 related objects.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/chpo/hd_chpo.htm
Inlaid Slip Decorated Tea Bowls
The Kennedy Center, ArtsEdge
"Inspired by the Newbery Medal winning book A Single Shard, this lesson explores the unique celadon glazes and slip inlay techniques utilized by 12th century Korean potters. Students research and discuss the significance of celadon pottery within 12th century and modern-day Korean society. Students then create their own pieces using inlaid slip designs and celadon glaze."

Go to Museum Resource: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/content/2363/
Joseon Buncheong Ware: Between Celadon and Porcelain
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A discussion of buncheong ware, "the striking ceramic type produced during the first 200 years of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)." With six related artworks.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/pnch/hd_pnch.htm
Koryo Dynasty, 918-1392
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
"The last Silla king abdicated the throne in the early 10th century and married the daughter of the upstart General Wang Kon, who founded the Koryo dynasty (918-1392)." A brief one-paragraph overview, with two objects representative of the period.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.artsmia.org/art-of-asia/history/korea-koryo-dynasty.cfm
Mountain and Water: Korean Landscape Painting, 1400–1800
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
An extensive discussion of landscape painting during the Chosôn dynasty (1392-1910), which "coincides with a period of great maturation of landscape painting, in style and theoretical paradigms." Covers major artists and key developments in style and technique. With 6 related artworks.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/mowa/hd_mowa.htm
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