Look at my top 10 art books that are an interesting read available to casual reader. Books that make you think, wonder, fall in love but that also make you mad. From abstract art to Joseon period in Korea.
Category: Korean Footsteps
BTS & Literature: Magic Shop
In his 2016 besteller book "Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart" the clinical professor of neurosurgery James R. Doty writes a recollection: I am worthy. I am loved. I am cared for. I care for others.I chose only good for myself. … Continue reading BTS & Literature: Magic Shop
BTS & Literature: Spring Day
Warning: Following article contains mild spoilers for the book "The Ones Who Walk Away From The Omelas by an American author and essayist Ursula K. Le Guin. In the short story "The ones who walk away from the Omelas" Ursula K. Le Guin writes:"Joyous! How is one to tell about joy? How describe the citizens … Continue reading BTS & Literature: Spring Day
2020 Korean Albums You Probably Missed | SOOTHING LIST
I would love to introduce you to some of the Korean albums, outside of the idol and mainstream spectrum, you may have missed and that are worth your time.
Almond by Won-pyung Sohn is book of many emotions
Even though the main character lacks emotional understanding, the book Almond teaches you more about emotions than lot other books can do. One of many pointers of this books is the ease with wich you read it, even though it has heavy story and deal with very heavy topics, this is softened not only by … Continue reading Almond by Won-pyung Sohn is book of many emotions
Agust D shows it all on D2
Agust D aka SUGA aka Min Yoongi. BTS mixtapes are an amazing way for the complete musical freedom and individuality for BTS members and Agust D could not be more of a perfect example of that. The mixtape dropped earlier today after week of cryptic messages and wild guessing from the fans, which eventually turned … Continue reading Agust D shows it all on D2
Forth with the new music ladies
There is never enough brilliant music from the ladies of this world. Here are some new interesting albums/eps from 2020 to enjoy.
BTS: Persona, through Shadows to Eternal
"Map of the Soul: 7" is a conclusion from Persona, introducing you not only to BTS but also to finding oneself
5 Brilliant EPs 2019 | Korean edition
There is so much music out there, its just impossible to keep up with it all. I especially enjoy discovering music from all over the world, and among those, Korean artists are right on top of my list. I would love to share with you these 5 brilliant EPs that caught my attention.
Short Korean fiction stories #1
As I mentioned in the "Korean Footsteps" article, I am going to be posting a little more of my journey discovering Korean art in the future. Recently I came across a couple of books with short Korean fiction stories, mostly from the 20th century and I would love to introduce you to them. The book … Continue reading Short Korean fiction stories #1