10 September 2015

Jewelry in Korea Now!

In the “Korea Now!” exhibition presented by the musée des Arts décoratifs in Paris, two rooms have been devoted to contemporary jewelry. Little known, confirmed talents stand alongside the younger generations. All are characterized by an experiment approach to forms and materials ranging from gold to plastic and through to leather.

From September 19, 2015 to January 3, 2016.

  • KIM Seung-hee

  • KIM Yeon-kyung

  • LEE Jung-gyu

  • SIM Hyun-seok

  • YUN Sang-hee

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