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Pop art meets Oriental painting

The blogs over at Naver are often a good place to find some pretty funky stuff. Case in point — one art student’s project of pairing Hollywood heroes with traditional...

Hey, I’m walking here!

Since last year, the Joongang Ilbo has been publishing articles on city design by a professor named 권영걸. The large majority of these not only apply to non-Koreans as well,...

Too many foreign models

When you look at advertising in Korea you may be struck by the prevalence of white faces hawking all manner of products, especially makeup and clothing. Underwear models in particular...

Hangul for the world?

The Chosun Ilbo recently published a rather odd little editorial about foreigners learning Korean. A typical article like this just goes ra-ra, hangul is awesome and scientific, but this one...