Hong Ra-hee (picture), former director of the leeum Museum, and Samsung Welfare Foundation Chairman Lee Seo-hyun visited the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and the National Museum of Art on Thursday and Friday, respectively, to see the late Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee’s art collection. This is the primary time that the late entrepreneur’s bereaved family visited the locations the place Lee’s donated inheritance is being displayed.
According to the art and enterprise insiders on Sunday, Mrs. Hong checked out her late husband’s identify for some time and recalled the reminiscence that they collected art items whereas seeing “Inwangjesaekdo,” the primary art work the couple reportedly owned. The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and the National Museum of Art supplied an important day for the bereaved family on Tuesday however the family declined it and visited the museums on the opening days for the general public.
“It is really glad that the need of the late Chairman Lee who wished to return treasured cultural property to the folks has been completed,” Mrs. Hong mentioned.
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