Exploring the world of traditional Korean ceramics reminds us that sometimes the work of creating stunningly beautiful objects can be just as magnificent as the objects themselves.
Icheon Master Hand - In this 7-minute video, you will visit the studios of five master artists working at the Icheon Ceramics Village in South Korea. The use of traditional techniques with astonishing skill is mesmerizing to watch.
Ongii Master: Lee Kang-hyo - This 35-minute film tells the story of an artist's search for "a beautiful life" through mastering the traditional Korean technique called Onggi -- making enormous, often man-sized pots -- and combining it with the puncheong (buncheong) decorating technique.
National Museum of Korea - The Sculpture and Crafts wing of the museum houses masterpieces of Korean ceramics. Click on the link and, when the new page opens, scroll down the page and click on a Showroom tab to view the works.
Korean Pottery: "Story Of A Thousand Years" (Episode 1) - This 9-minute film is the first part of a brief overview of the history of Korean ceramics. See also part two (8-minutes): Korean Pottery "Story Of A Thousand Years" (Episode 2).