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Vessel (OSK 02 BW)

Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Vessel (OSK 02 BW)


Koo Bohnchang

South Korean, born 1953

This photograph features a prized 18th-century moon jar at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics in Osaka, Japan, which is renowned for its collection of Asian ceramics.
Archival pigment print
40 × 32 in. (101.6 × 81.3 cm)
Gift of the Asian Art Council and the artist in honor of Yukiko Shirahara
Photo: Courtesy of the artist
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Luminous: The Art of Asia, Oct. 13, 2011 - Jan. 8, 2012.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Boundless: Stories of Asian Art, Feb. 8, 2020 - ongoing [on view Feb. 8, 2020 - July 11, 2021].
Published ReferencesExplore the Art of Luminous: Vessel by Koo Bohnchang. YouTube video, 2011.

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