Country: South Korea

One of S Koreas Most Famous Paintings, but by Whom?

(South Korea)

Haeryun Kang, Korea Exposé, 2nd Jun 2017.

Gallery operator, painter indicted for counterfeiting artist's works

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 18th Apr 2017.

First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 20th Mar 2017.

Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 13th Mar 2017.

Theft of artifacts rampant due to legal loopholes Police crack down on thieves, but critics say laws need to change

(South Korea)

Korea JoongAng Daily, 6th Mar 2017.

Gov't reveals 29 lost state seals

(South Korea)

The Korea Times, 1st Mar 2017.

South Korean Government Accused of Blacklisting 9,000 Artists—Here's What You Need to Know

(South Korea)

Anna Louie Sussman, Artsy, 17th Feb 2017.

South Korea ex-culture minister charged over artist blacklist

(South Korea)

AFP, Art Daily, 11th Feb 2017.

New document by Chun Kyung-ja says 'Beautiful Woman' is fake

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 7th Feb 2017.

Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership

(South Korea; Japan)

Korea JoongAng Daily, 6th Feb 2017.

Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Feb 2017.

South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says

(South Korea; Japan)

Choe Sang-Hun, The New York Times, 26th Jan 2017.

South Korea's culture minister Cho Yoon Sun resigns after arrest over arts blacklist

(South Korea)

AFP, The Straits Times, 21st Jan 2017.

Japan Recalls South Korean Ambassador in Protest of 'Comfort Women' Memorial

(South Korea; Japan)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 12th Jan 2017.

French art experts blast Seoul over 'fake' painting

(South Korea)

AFP, Bangkok Post, 28th Dec 2016.

Art world embroiled in series of forgery scandals

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 27th Dec 2016.

Chun Kyung-ja's long-disputed artwork declared genuine

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 19th Dec 2016.

18th-century Buddhist painting returned to home soil

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young, Korea Herald, 8th Dec 2016.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned to Korea

(South Korea)

Sang-Un Kim, The Dong-A Ilbo, 7th Dec 2016.

Forgery scandal surrounding Lee Ufan's work grows in Korea with three arrests

(South Korea)

Victoria Stapley-Brown Nathalie Eggs, The Art Newspaper, 21st Nov 2016.

Three More Arrested in South Korea for Producing and Selling Lee Ufan Forgeries

(South Korea)

Alyssa Buffenstein, ArtNet News, 18th Nov 2016.

Artist Lee U-fan's forgery scandal continues

(South Korea)

Kim Yu-young, Korea Herald, 16th Nov 2016.

48 artifact smugglers caught in police probe

(South Korea)

Park Ming-Je, Korea JoongAng Daily, 10th Nov 2016.

Police Reclaim 4,500 Stolen Cultural Assets

(South Korea)

KBS, KBS World, 8th Nov 2016.

S. Korean museum rejects French forgery allegations

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 4th Nov 2016.

Ministry seeks law to fight art forgery crimes

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 6th Oct 2016.

An 18th-Century Temple Buddha Painting Returns to Korea after an Epic Journey

(South Korea)

Alexxa Gotthardt, Artsy, 15th Sep 2016.

23 cultural assets damaged after quake in ancient capital

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 13th Sep 2016.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Sep 2016.

Pilfered paintings get digital recreation: Korean art kept overseas animated as part of new exhibit going on at DDP

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun, Korea JoongAng Daily, 8th Aug 2016.

Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue

(Japan; South Korea)

Toru Higashioka, The Asahi Shimbun, 26th Jul 2016.

Another Chun Kyung-ja painting suspected of forgery

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 11th Jul 2016.

A Forger Confessed to Faking Millions in Lee Ufan Works—Now the Artist Says They're Real

(South Korea)

Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 6th Jul 2016.

Lee Ufan Refuses Police Request to Confirm 13 Forgeries of His Work

(South Korea)

Rain Embuscado, ArtNet News, 5th Jul 2016.

Why is Korean art market vulnerable to forgery?

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 21st Jun 2016.

Korean Art Dealer Indicted for Forged Lee Ufan Paintings

(South Korea)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 8th Jun 2016.

S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 16th Apr 2016.

Family of deceased artist files suit over museum's claims

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 29th Mar 2016.

12 'Poorly Forged' Lee Ufan Paintings Spark Investigation in South Korea

(South Korea)

Rain Embuscado, ArtNet News, 19th Feb 2016.

Photographer Wins Suit Against Nikon Over 'Comfort Women' Exhibition

(Japan; South Korea; North Korea)

Michael Zhang, PetaPixel, 26th Dec 2015.

Retired looters help police find stolen artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 5th Nov 2015.

3-D exhibit to bring Korean cultural properties from abroad

(South Korea)

So Jung Park, Yonhap News Agency, 28th Oct 2015.

Family Rift Clouds Death of Top South Korean Artist

(South Korea)

AFP, Khmer Times, 28th Oct 2015.

Four arrested after ancient burial sites found looted

(South Korea)

Youn-Ho Kim, Korea JoongAng Daily, 7th Oct 2015.

Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft

(Japan; South Korea)

AFP, IOL, 13th Aug 2015.

South Korean monk gets six years in prison for stealing Japanese religious items

(Japan; South Korea)

The Japan Times, 13th Aug 2015.

A step toward bringing Korean treasures home

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun, Korea JoongAng Daily, 10th Aug 2015.

Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

So Jung Park, The Korea Observer, 21st Jul 2015.

Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 17th Jul 2015.

S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan

(South Korea; Japan)

Akihiko Kaise, The Asahi Shimbun, 15th Jul 2015.

Lost Yi Sun-shin book found in museum

(South Korea)

Mee-yoo Kwan, Korea Times, 6th Apr 2015.

Four South Koreans held over theft of Tsushima Buddhist statue

(Japan; South Korea)

The Japan Times, 25th Nov 2014.