Noritaka (1884-1964) and Takumi Asakawa (1891-1931) played leading roles in publicizing Korean ceramics and crafts from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897) when they started to gain attention here in the 1920s.
With “Life in Ceramics: Five Contemporary Korean Artists,” the University of Michigan Museum of Art spotlights modern practitioners of an ancient Korean art that blossomed with dramatic force well before the birth of Christ. A different minimalism prevails at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit with “barely there: part 1,” up until July 31.
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Detroit area exhibits show minimalism is full of treasures