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Author Kim, Tʻae-gon, 1937- author.

Title The paintings of Korean Shaman Gods : history, relevance and role as religious icons / by Kim Tae-gon ; translation and introduction by Christina Han
Edition First English edition
Published Kent : Renaissance Books, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 207 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Renaissance Books Korean literature series ; volume 2
Renaissance books Korean literature series ; v. 2
Summary This is the first monograph on the subject to be published in English. It comprises 130 full-colour plates of shaman gods. Supported by two introductory chapters 'Reflections on Shaman God Paintings and Shamanism' by Kim Tae-gon, and 'The Shaman God Paintings as an Icon and Its Artistic Qualities'
Notes "This English translation [excluding introduction by Christina Han] was originally published in 1989 as Paintings of Shaman Gods of Korea by Youlwhadang Publishers, Paju Bookcity, Gwanginsa-gil 25, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-Do, 10881, Korea."--Title page verso
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Subject Art, Shamanistic -- Korea
Painting, Korean.
Shamanism -- Korea.
Art, Shamanistic.
Painting, Korean.
Form Electronic book
Author Han, Christina Hee-Yeon, 1978- translator.
ISBN 1898823782