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    Mother-of-Pearl Lacquerware from Korea

    Mother-of-Pearl Lacquerware from Korea
    April 29, 2016 - October 23, 2016.

    On a background of sleek lacquer, mother-of-pearl illuminates intricate flowers, swirling leaves and birds poised to fly. This ornate art has been practiced in Korea for over a thousand years, but it hasn’t been extensively studied or displayed in the United States. Now, learn about luminous Korean mother-of-pearl lacquerware with the first U.S. exhibition devoted to this time-honored tradition.

    For more information about this exhibition, visit http://www.asianart.org/exhibitions/korean-lacquerware.