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THE BEAUTY OF TRANSMISSION: A STUDENT, AN ASSISTANT AND A LIVING NATIONAL TREASURE

In VISUAL ART by Dorrit WagnerLeave a Comment

In South Korea the government supports skilled craftsmen financially, so they can focus solely on their arts and crafts during their productive years. Han Sang-Soo was such a living treasure, designated by the Cultural Heritage Administration – exactly number 80 out of many fine craftsmen and women mastering various arts. She died a few years ago, having worked 60 years with embroidery.