source: IBC Iwate News / Quilt by tomato99
date: 21 July 2009
Morioka City’s Iwayama Lacquer Art Museum is to open again on 1 August after eight months of closure.
Before it’s opening, today,
curator Mr. Jun Yong Bok revealed contents of new museum,
which will include Korean actor Bae Yong Joon’s and his own new works.
Morioka City’s Iwayama Lacquer Art Museum has been closed since last December and it has been preparing for it’s re-open.
Today, before it’s open on 1st of next month,
curator Mr. Jun Yong Bok had a press conference.
Iwayama Lacquer Art Museum became a topic of news,
from end of February to March, popular actor Bae Yong Joon-san was
secretly visiting and studied lacquer art.
Mr. Jun revealed that Bae Yong Joon-san will become honorary curator.
And one of his art work out his 20 practiced works will be displayed at the museum.
JYB: There is a long history and tradition in both Korea and Japan,
Bae Yong Joon will walk the way of lacquer art with me.
Museum will display about 100 art works including
Mr. Jun Yong Bok’s 20 new works.
The museum will be opened to the public from 10am on 1 August 2009.