Suh Do-ho (서도호)

Visiting the Suh Do-ho solo show at Victoria Miro gallery is a very British experience. You queue to get in the front door, queue in the back yard to get to the second exhibition space and, once admitted to this gallery you queue again to get up close to the main exhibit. In the dozen […]

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Suh Do-ho: a popular local attraction

by Philip Gowman 19 February 2017
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It was good to see people queuing to get into Suh Do-ho’s solo show at Victoria Miro yesterday, a pleasant stroll along the Grand Union Canal from the Angel. I was going to go to the exhibition myself, but it’s the sort of work where you’re better off with only one or two people in […]

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Exhibition news: Do Ho Suh — Passage/s, at Victoria Miro

by Philip Gowman 8 February 2017
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Victoria Miro Gallery is presenting an exhibition of new work by Do Ho Suh, who has now made London his home. The exhibition lasts until 18 March and has been getting some enthusiastic coverage. Do Ho Suh: Passage/s 1 February – 18 March 2017 Victoria Miro | 16 Wharf Road | London N1 7RW | […]

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Exhibition news: a new Suh Do-ho commission at Bristol’s Arnolfini

by Philip Gowman 23 March 2015
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Bristol’s Arnolfini Gallery will be showing a new commission by Suh Do-ho, till 27 September: Suh Do-ho: New York City Apartment/Corridor/Bristol Saturday 28 March 2015 to Sunday 27 September 2015, 10:00 to 17:00 Arnolfini | 16 Narrow Quay | Bristol BS1 4QA | www.arnolfini.org.uk Free Internationally renowned contemporary artist, Do Ho Suh will be showcasing […]

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Suh Do-ho in Gazelli Art House group show

by Philip Gowman 27 November 2014
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An interesting group show at Gazelli Art House which takes us through into the new year contains work by renowned sculptor Suh Do-ho. DOM Exhibition Dates: 28 November 2014 – 17 January 2015 Private View: 27 November 2014 Location: Gazelli Art House | 39 Dover Street | London W1S 4NN | gazelliarthouse.com Gazelli Art House […]

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2014 Travel Diary day 10: two art museums and a reality show

by Philip Gowman 15 June 2014
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In which we have our customary day visiting the contemporary art museums. Eulji-ro, Seoul, Sunday 15 June, 9am. For the first time in recent memory I haven’t scheduled in a trip to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Gwacheon this visit. And that’s because, since the last visit, the big construction project on […]

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2012 Travel Diary 2: Suh Do-ho “Home within Home” at the Leeum

by Philip Gowman 27 April 2012
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Seoul, Saturday 24 March 2012. The Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, a short walk from Hangangjin subway station (Line 6), is currently hosting what is claimed to be their first ever solo show there by a living Korean artist. Suh Do-ho has been a prominent international artist for over 10 years – since appearing for […]

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Leeum’s Suh Do-ho solo show in Wall Street Journal

by Philip Gowman 25 April 2012
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Brief review of Suh Do-ho’s solo show at the Leeum, Home within Home, on the Wall Street Journal. Good collection of pictures too. http://on.wsj.com/I5QhNd. Read LKL’s own review here.

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Suh Do-ho’s first Table for sale at Christie’s

by Philip Gowman 1 November 2011
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The first piece from Suh Do-ho’s Table series is up for sale next week at Christie’s http://t.co/ats0LgIo. I think I’d want more aesthetically pleasing legs for my $100,000.

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Tate acquires Suh Do-ho Staircase

by Philip Gowman 31 October 2011
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Tate Modern has acquired a work by Suh Do-ho, a version of which was shown at the Hayward Gallery’s exhibition Psycho Buildings in 2008. This version was tailor-made to fit in a specific room in the Tate. Details below are from the Tate’s 2010-2011 Annual Report available as a pdf download from the Tate’s website […]

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Suh Do-ho’s Floor becomes a table

by Philip Gowman 24 April 2011
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I don’t think Suh Do-ho intended this when he created “Floor”, but it kind of works as a coffee table (from the Financial Times) http://twitpic.com/4ny6vx #

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Suh Do-ho doubles estimate

by Philip Gowman 4 July 2009
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The Christie’s sales of Korean artworks – and photography in particular – which took place on 1 July had mixed results. While the more expensive pieces made their estimates – and in the case of Suh Do-ho’s Some / One the hammer price came in at twice the estimate – some of the more entry-level […]

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Distinctively Korean sales at Christie’s

by Philip Gowman 28 June 2009
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Coinciding with the interest in Korean art being generated by the Korean Eye: Moon Generation exhibition in the Saatchi gallery, Christie’s are holding an auction of contemporary photography on 1 July, in a sale which includes several Koreans who have featured on the pages of LKL. Probably the most eminent of the photographers represented is […]

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Suh Do-ho in Psycho Buildings

by Philip Gowman 31 July 2008
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Psycho Buildings is a cosmopolitan collaboration in which artists from as far afield as Tokyo and Cuba “take on” architecture. Suh Do-ho (right) is one of the diaspora of Korean artists working in various countries around the world. Like Baik Nam June, Suh has chosen to make his home in America. Suh’s work has in […]

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The Leeum Art Gallery, Seoul

by Philip Gowman 11 February 2007
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A brief walk from Hangangjin subway stop (line 6) near Itaewon is the Leeum Gallery, set up by Samsung. No expense has been spared on the building itself, with prestigious foreign architects engaged to build it, and an impressive collection of artworks. The building itself is very spacious, and has three main sections. Older artworks […]

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