Arts

No matter how well you prepare yourself for an art fair, you are bound to be caught unawares as you follow your planned route from stall to stall. In our visit of course we focused on Skipwiths, Shine and Hanmi, but elsewhere we came across the established photographer Boomoon showing at Flowers Gallery, and emerging […]

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Exhibition news: Yiyun Kang presents her site-specific work in the V+A

by Philip Gowman 30 January 2016
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Having visited Yiyun Kang in her V+A studio to see what her residency is about, I’m looking forward to seeing this upcoming installation in the Cast Court: Casting Room 46a, Cast Courts, Victoria & Albert Museum 12 February 2016, 6:30pm – 10pm Free, drop in. Supported by Samsung Casting is a site-specific work created by […]

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Exhibition news: Michael Joo — Radiohalo, at Blain Southern

by Philip Gowman 30 January 2016
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Notice of an upcoming exhibition by Korean American artist Michael Joo: Michael Joo: Radiohalo 10 February 2016 – 9 April 2016 Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm | Saturday: 10am – 5pm Private View: 9 April, 6 – 8pm Blain|Southern | 4 Hanover Square | London W1S 1BP | www.blainsouthern.com Radiohalo is a major solo […]

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Exhibition news: Print Matters — KCCUK’s contribution to London Fashion Week

by Philip Gowman 27 January 2016
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As in previous years, the KCCUK is hosting an exhibition that coincides with London Fashion Week and the International Fashion Showcase: Print Matters 15 February 2016 – 11 March 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5BW Free Admission Private View: 15 February, 18:30-20:30pm ‘Brand Korea’ – Panel Discussion. 23rd February […]

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Event news: Sung Hwan Kim in Arttalk at KCC

by Philip Gowman 26 January 2016
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Sung Hwan Kim’s exhibition in Tate Modern’s tanks was one of LKL’s highlights of 2012. So we’ve cleared the diary for his talk at the KCC on Friday evening, 3 February, currently scheduled for 6:30pm, where he will be appearing with his collaborator the composer David Michael DiGregorio, aka dogr. I wonder if the KCC […]

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Exhibition visit: Junebum Park’s Maths Test work-in-progress

by Philip Gowman 21 January 2016
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At Tonbridge school, visitors have been privileged to see the work in progress of Korean video artist Junebum Park. And pupils have been privileged to be subjects, almost like laboratory rats, in his latest work. Park is known, among other things, for his Puzzle series, in which students are filmed from above as they struggle […]

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Korean galleries at London Art Fair 2016

by Philip Gowman 19 January 2016
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Three Korea specialists will be showing at London Art Fair this year (20-24 January): Hanmi Gallery, showing Guem MinJeong Skipwiths, showing Chun Kwang-young, Lee Kang-so, Toh Yun-hee and Park Hyo-jin Shine Artists, with ​Lee Jeong-lok, Lee Jeong-woong, Hwang Seontae and Mari Kim Union Gallery will be exhibiting as in previous years, but this year they are focusing on their British artists. But a new name on us, […]

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Art Fair news: Kyung Hwa Shon solo exhibition at London Art Fair 2016

by Philip Gowman 17 January 2016
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Congratulations to Kyung Hwa Shon, who won the Wilson Williamson Gallery’s 2015 SOLO Award, and who will therefore be having a solo show in the Projects Space of the 2016 London Art Fair. Kyung Hwa Shon: The City of Fragments WW Contemporary Art presents Kyung Hwa Shon, winner of the 2015 SOLO Award, selected by […]

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Exhibition news: Junebum Park in Digital Generation

by Philip Gowman 17 January 2016
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Hanmi Gallery has been working with Junebum Park for a couple of years now. Their latest venture is a project with the boys of Tonbridge School: Digital Generation Art from Fidelity International 23 January – 6 March 2016 OBS GALLERY | Tonbridge School | Tonbridge | Kent TN9 1JP Open Saturday & Sunday 12-4pm and […]

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Art Fair news: Hanmi Gallery presents Guem MinJeong at LAF

by Philip Gowman 17 January 2016
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Hanmi Gallery will be participating in the Project space of the London Art Fair, presenting Guem MinJeong’s work for the first time in London: Guem MinJeong Hanmi Gallery | Art Projects P8 | London Art Fair 2016 20 – 24 Jan 2016 | Business Design Centre | London N1 0QH Hanmi Gallery is pleased to […]

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Korea – Australia arts exchange: engaged, or just hanging out?

by Philip Gowman 12 January 2016
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Catching your eyes as you leave the museum shop of Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art is a magazine with the arresting work of Lee Hyung-koo on the front cover. It certainly drew my attention as I reluctantly came to the end of my visit to the Asia Pacific Triennial. Taking a closer look, I noted […]

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Exhibition news: Noh Suntag at 43 Inverness Street and Fitzrovia Gallery

by Philip Gowman 10 January 2016
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Winner of the 2014 Korea Artist Prize Noh Suntag is coming to London for two concurrent solo shows. He will be appearing in a talk at SOAS on 5 February, and doing a guided tour of his Inverness Street exhibition on 30 Jan at 11 am. Noh Suntag Dance of Order, at 43 Inverness Street […]

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Exhibition news: Dansaekhwa — Minimal Korean Art of the 1970s, at The Arts Club

by Philip Gowman 9 January 2016
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Coinciding with the opening of the Park Seo-bo solo exhibition at White Cube is a broader exhibition of Dansaekhwa at the Arts Club. Open to non-members by appointment only at the times mentioned below. Dansaekhwa: Minimal Korean Art of the 1970s The Arts Club 40 Dover Street | Mayfair | London W1S 4NP | www.theartsclub.co.uk […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean artists at APT8

by Philip Gowman 28 December 2015
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The Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) has been hosting the Asia Pacific Triennial since 1993. The exhibition features artists from all over the region, and Korea has been represented from the start. The triennial is spread over two buildings (the QAG itself and the nearby Gallery of Modern Art which opened in 2006) which collectively are […]

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Exhibition news: Park Seo-Bo — Ecriture 1967-1981

by Philip Gowman 20 December 2015
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One of the big exhibitions opening in January is a solo show by Park Seo-bo, a key Dansaekhwa artist. Definitely an exhibition I’m looking forward to. Park Seo-Bo: Ecriture 1967-1981 Preview: Thursday 14 January, 6-8pm 15 January – 12 March 2016 White Cube Mason’s Yard | 25 – 26 Mason’s Yard | London SW1Y 6BU […]

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The growing interest in Dansaekhwa

by Philip Gowman 19 December 2015
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The Nation has an interesting piece by Barry Schwabsky on the recent growth in interest in Dansaekhwa in the States, pointing out that during November New York simultaneously hosted three solo shows by major artists: Chung Chang-sup at Gallerie Perrotin (3 Nov – 23 Dec) Yun Hyong-keun at Blum & Poe (30 Oct – 23 Dec) Ha Chong-hyun […]

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Exhibition news: Bate’s Room – Shin Kiwoun at The Old Police Station

by Philip Gowman 12 December 2015
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It’s nice to have Hanmi Gallery back with an exhibition – though this one is curated at the Old Police Station in Deptford. Shin Kiwoun: Bate’s Room The Old Police Station | 114 Amersham Vale | London SE14 6LG 15th December – 5th January 2016 Opening event: 23rd December 5pm Hanmi Gallery are pleased to […]

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