Resources Organized by Time Period: 20th Century



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Beauty and Learning: Korean Painted Screens
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Online presentation of a 2008 exhibition of ch'aekkŏri ("books and things") screens from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. With images of 12 objects.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/special/se_event.asp?OccurrenceId={9B306940-0E1E-4645-...
Timeline of Art History: Korea, 1900 A.D.–present
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"The first half of the twentieth century in Korean history is marked by two grave and painful experiences: the Japanese occupation between 1910 and 1945 and the Korean War of 1950–53." With a period overview and list of key events (but no images). Also has links to additional information about ceramic production during the Chosôn dynasty (1392-1910), an abridged list of rulers in Korea, and timelines of China and Japan during this time.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/?period=11®ion=eak
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