Wednesday, February 24, 2010

movie theaters in downtown, Seoul.

Piccadilly Theater - since 1960

Myung Bo Arthall - since 1957

Hollywood Cinema - since 1969
A few days ago, I went downtown and strolled along the Chungmuro and Jongno 3-ga street. There located several famous but old theaters. I sketched the buildings remembering the modern history of Seoul.
The top one was reconstructed at the present site. The middle one was remodelled into a multiple art performance complex building. The bottom is well preserved with original structure and is now being used for old people from a year ago.


Kim Mikyung said...

저의 20년 전의 시간을 추억하게 합니다.
자주 영화보러 다녔던 기억이 나네요.. 지금의 남편이랑.

Kim kyung-hee said...

와~ 멋진 그림입니다!!

ecrire said...

wow, 선생님만이 그릴 수 있는 멋진 그림이예요!!

Lee Yong-hwan said...

형태는 변했어도 장소의 흔적이 그대로라면 살아있는 소재같아요... 기록을 남긴다는 의미보다도 그 시대의 주인공으로 되살아나서 같이 변해간다는 느낌이 생생하니까요. 사대문 안의 도심이 바로 그렇습니다.

Smallfish Books said...

excellent illustration and perspective.

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