Baekje was a kingdom in southwest Korea and was influenced by southern Chinese dynasties, such as the Liang Dynasty.
Baekje was also one of the kingdoms to introduce a significant Korean influence into the art of Japan during this time period.
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A notable aspect of Goguryeo art are tomb murals that vividly depict everyday aspects of life in the ancient kingdom as well as its culture.
Professionals have begun to acknowledge and sort through Korea’s own unique art culture and important role in not only transmitting Chinese culture, but also assimilating and creating a unique culture of its own.
"An art given birth to and developed by a nation is its own art".
The murals portrayed Buddhist themes and provide valuable clues about kingdom such as architecture and clothing.
These murals were also the very beginnings of Korean landscape paintings and portraiture.