Hyunsoo Woo. Unfolding Stories: A Korean Peony Screen at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
This article discusses the rare combinations of a Korean peony screen, acquired by the Philadelphia Museum, with American newspaper dated to 1948 mounted at the back of the screen. After approximately a year of extensive conservation and remounting work, the important painting is now exhibit in the PMA's Korean art gallery. The reasons behind this uncommon combination, the holder of this peony screen and more discovery will be further discussed in this article.