23
FEB
2014

Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom

Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom

  • Date & Time: November 4, 2013 – February 23, 2014
  • Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present Silla: Kora’s Golden Kingdom, an exhibition dedicated to the magnificent art created between ca.400-800, the seminal era of this intriguing kingdom, beginning November 4. This is the first exhibition in the West to focus exclusive on the art of Silla, tracing its rise from a small polity to a powerful and cosmopolitan kingdom both on the peninsula and within the broader framework of Eurasia, drawn from the holdings of National Museum of Korea in Seoul and Gyeongju, the more than 130 objects in this exhibition – encompassing spectacular gold regalia and precious goods and exquisite Buddhist art – introduce American audiences to this fascinating and complex culture.

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