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Life of Competition - Sculpture of National Museum of Contemporary Art
Korea

MoCA(National Museum of Contemporary Art) is established in 1969 at Kyongbok Palace, and extended and moved here in 1986.

MoCA has a verioty of paintings and sculptuers, opens special exhibitions.

It opens 10:00 am to 18:00 pm, everyday except Monday.

For more information, please consult http://www.moca.go.kr/eng/

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