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Seoul, South Korea

 Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art 

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, exhibits traditional and modern works of art by Korean and international artists. The museum itself is just as fascinating as the works of art on display, since its three buildings were designed by the internationally renowned architects, Mario Botta, Jean Nouvel, and Rem Koolhaas.

MUSEUM 1 houses traditional Korean works of art, such as calligraphy, paintings, ceramic arts, and metal craftwork, while MUSEUM 2 displays modern and contemporary art by both Korean and foreign artists. 

 

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Located in beautiful Gwacheon, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art displays work by Korean and international modern artists, as well as work by those contemporary artists currently making waves in the art world. As well as its permanent collection, the museum generally presents several special exhibitions, which run for three to four months.

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