Korean government apologises for culture blacklist

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Victoria Stapley-Brown:

South Korea’s ministry of culture, sports and tourism issued a formal apology on 23 January for drawing up a blacklist of cultural figures to be excluded from government support and subsidies. Nearly 10,000 names are said to be on the list, including the author Han Kang, winner of the Man Booker International Prize in 2016… Read more

Image: Korea’s minister of culture Cho Yoon-Sun resigned on Saturday  (Image: © Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Photo: Heo Manjin)