Art and Seoul

Salmon, Andrew
December 2006
Forbes Asia;12/25/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p52
The article deals with the art collection owned by Lee family in Seoul, Korea. The pottery pieces are part of the traditional Korean collection of the Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul. Opened in October 2004, the 300,000-square-foot showcase aims to be taken very seriously. As with many new museums around the world, the Leeum's design is nearly as much of a draw as the content.


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