This book guides us to a pleasant world of art by exposing the behind-the-scene stories of artists and their works that have ever been considered to be noble and elegant.
- Book Intro
Art Podcast No. 1, An Art Museum In The Corner of a Room!
Nowadays, you can easily find the exhibitions of famous artists anywhere. Yet, even if you do visit the museum, you just hang around the room and leave. There is no appreciation of art. What if you take out an art book to learn about art? You'll get discouraged by the art terminology and theories pouring out of it!
This is why an art culture book like An Art Museum In The Corner of a Room is published, which will carry you easily over the lofty "art threshold." The author Cho Won Jae, is director and coordinator of the "An Art Museum In The Corner of a Room," the No. 1 podcast in the art field. He is delightfully delivers the stories of art with unique and rich storytelling. He says that in order to enjoy art properly, you have to delve into the artist's life. As such, he summons art masters from museums to the "corner of the room," and looks into private lives that are hidden behind their more well-known stories.
From the story of Edward Munch, who painted Scream, becoming an icon of longevity, to the reason why "soul painter" Van Gogh lost his soul to the devil, why Édouard Manet - you can recognize his paintings but might not know his name - is the God Father of art masters, and why the best painter of the 20th century, Pablo Ruiz Picasso, stole his senior's art work and was even called a robber. This book is a pleasant guide to the art world, exploring the real life of artists and art, which are considered to be noble and elegant. Do you want to learn art in a casual way, with a light heart? If that is the case, do not hesitate to open the An Art Museum In The Corner of a Room. The art masters you see in the museum will soon come and knock on your door.
- About the Author
Cho Won Jae
Cho Won Jae (M) loved art and became "'the man in front of the museum." He majored in Business Administration, but he was instinctively attracted to art and taught himself. He went on a working holiday to Germany to see artwork with his own eyes, and traveled across Europe on a museum pilgrimage. Since 2016, he has been hosting a podcast under the motto, "Art is a fun and easy toy for anyone to play with." He eagerly communicates with listeners in the hope that listeners realize that "art is not a big deal!" and enjoy it, by correcting misunderstandings and prejudices about art. His instagram and facebook addresses are instagram.com/minamshow
and facebook.com/minamshow, respectively.
National Library of Korea, 2019, Recommended book for Vacation
Seoul Economic Daily & Yes24, 2019, Good Book for Vacation
Yes24, 2018, Book of the Year
Gyeongsangnamdo Office of Education, 2019, Recommended book for South Gyeongsang Province Reading Contest
- Bestseller Rank
Yes24, April 2019, Ranked 32nd