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Korea

The V&A's Korean collection includes green-glazed ceramics, silk embroideries from officials' robes, boxes inlaid with mother-of-pearl and Park Young Sook’s monumental vessel ‘Moon Jar’. Made from 500 AD up to the present day, the diverse objects all reflect the love of natural forms that pervades the decorative arts of Korea.

The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

Explore the Museum of Savage Beauty

Event - Arts of East Asia: China Korea and Japan

Tue 15 September 2015–Tue 12 July 2016

2015-2016 YEAR COURSE: Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia, focussing on the ancient civilizations of China, Korea and Japan. Trace cultural connections across the region from Neolithic tomb goods to sophisticated court paraphernalia of the late imperial era.

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