Ceramics

Ceramic artist and sculptor Sarah E Choi (음은경) will be appearing in a group exhibition at Gallery 54 in Shepherd Market from 22 February: Abstractions & Figurations Date: 22 – 28 February 2016 daily from 11am – 6pm Venue: Gallery 54 | 54 Shepherd Market | London W1J 7QX Private View: Tuesday 23 Feb, 6 […]

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A lunchtime of ceramics and an evening of awesomeness

by Philip Gowman 5 November 2015
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I wish the lunch break had been longer at today’s Korean film conference at SOAS. I was planning on having a quick snack at Mr Mok’s Bibimbap Cafe in Museum Street, maybe say a brief hello to my friends at It’s All Greek a few doors away, and then look in at the British Museum’s […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean craft and design at Tent London 2015

by Philip Gowman 21 October 2015
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LKL always tries to do a quick visit to Tent London to see what Korean designers are up to. It’s much more difficult to plan that 100% Design the other end of town as the website is not as helpful in displaying the exhibitors. So it’s a question of turning up, picking up the newspaper-style […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean crafts at Collect 2015

by Philip Gowman 18 May 2015
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Once again one of the featured craftsmen at the Korea Craft and Design Foundation stall at Collect 2015 was lacquerware artist Chung Haecho, who on his first appearance in 2013 had work collected by the Victoria & Albert Museum, and whose work greeted you first as you approached the stall. But this year it was […]

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Korean ceramic artists at Ceramic Art London 2015

by Philip Gowman 13 April 2015
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The Craft Potters Association is holding Ceramic Arts London 2015 at the Royal College of Art from Friday 17 – Sunday 19 April 2015. Ceramic Art London 2015 provides a unique showcase for contemporary studio ceramics featuring work from leading national and international makers. There are six Korean ceramists exhibiting their work, and there will […]

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Exhibition news: Lee Kang-hyo at Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham

by Philip Gowman 8 November 2014
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Those who were impressed by the work of Lee Kang-hyo at Tent London this year will be happy to hear that he has a solo show at Goldmark Gallery in Uppingham. If you miss the exhibition, there is a selection of his works available online. Lee Kang-hyo Exhibition 15th November – 14th December 2014 Goldmark […]

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Sunae Kim in Elements of Craft, at Mint

by Philip Gowman 17 September 2014
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As part of London Design Festival, Mint in South Kensington is holding a group show entitled Elements of Craft. Ceramic artist Sunae Kim will be part of the exhibition. Mint | 2 North Terrace | Alexander Square | London | SW3 2BA | www.mintshop.co.uk Rsvp is required for the private view on 18 September. The […]

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A video of Korean ceramic decorative techniques

by Philip Gowman 16 August 2014
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I just tripped over this lovely video on Facebook. It would be nice to have something a bit longer, showing a comprehensive range of all the various decorative techniques used in Korean ceramics. But this is a great sampler, from Icheon Ceramics: Published on Oct 23, 2013 The exhibit “Icheon: Reviving the Korean Ceramic Tradition” […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean crafts and design at Collect 2014

by Philip Gowman 15 May 2014
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On the front cover of the catalogue for Collect 2014, the annual fair organised by the Crafts Council, is an intriguing shell-shaped metal sculpture – part Slinky, part oil-lamp, and very beautiful. Wandering around to gallery number 3 on the ground floor, you come to the stall hosted by the Korea Craft and Design Foundation. […]

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Korean crafts and design at Collect 2014

by Philip Gowman 26 April 2014
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COLLECT, the leading international art fair for contemporary objects, returns to the Saatchi Gallery in May 2014 with an impressive roster of 36 international galleries, alongside seven Project Space artists. This showcase of innovation and excellence will feature contemporary objects for sale from over 400 artists, ranging from ceramics and glassware to jewellery and woodwork, […]

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Sun Ae Kim: Quotidian, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 22 February 2014
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We enjoyed Sun Ae Kim’s participation last year in the RCA Biennial Research Exhibition, not just for the novelty of free beer jelly, but for the lovely ceramic drinking cups and bowls. So we’re looking forward to her first solo show, at Mokspace, from 6 March. Sun Ae Kim: Quotidian 6th – 22nd March 2014 […]

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2013 Travel Diary #7: Min Young-ki’s new directions

by Philip Gowman 7 September 2013
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Danseong-myeon, Sancheong-gun, Saturday 7 September, 2pm. We’d had dinner with him the day before last, but this afternoon it was time to pay a more formal visit to Min Young-ki and to see his latest work. When I had visited the previous year, he had been preparing for an exhibition of his famous tea bowls […]

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Moon Jar exhibition celebrates the beauty of imperfection

by Philip Gowman 12 August 2013
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This summer’s exhibition at the KCC marks 130 of relations between the UK and the Korean peninsula. And it is because of those relations, and also because of the good relations built up between the KCC and the British Museum over the years, that the exhibition happened at all. The centrepiece of the exhibition is […]

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Ancient and modern ceramics at the KCC

by Shouvik Datta 29 July 2013
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Shouvik Datta reports from the talk on Korean ceramics at the KCC on 15 July, which was part of a series of events accompanying the current Moon Vase exhibition. It was a warm July day, and Ms Heena Youn, who is currently completing her PhD at SOAS (on a specialist area of ancient Chinese ceramics), […]

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Symposium: Joining Hemispheres, at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 19 July 2013
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The title of this Monday’s seminar plays on the construction method of the Moon Jar. I wish I could make it. It looks like an interesting afternoon. As usual, pre-booking via info@kccuk.org.uk is required. Symposium: Joining Hemispheres 2pm Monday 22nd July KCCUK Multi-purpose Hall This will be a day of exchange, interaction, new perspectives and […]

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Treasures of Korean Ceramics from the National Museum of Korea

by Philip Gowman 11 July 2013
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Another interesting lecture to accompany the KCC’s current Moon Jar exhibition: Treasures of Korean Ceramics from the National Museum of Korea A lecture by Heena Youn Monday 15 July 6:30pm – 8:00pm KCCUK multi-purpose hall This lecture explores the history of Korean ceramics through selected masterpieces from the National Museum of Korea, Seoul. The National […]

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Children’s Clay Workshop: ‘The Jar of Stories’ at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 11 July 2013
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The third in a series of weekly classes and lectures related to the current Moon Jar exhibition at the KCC: Children’s Clay Workshop: ‘The Jar of Stories’ Saturday 13 July 11.30, 13:15, 15:00 KCCUK multi-purpose hall A Drop-in Workshop for children aged 7 – 10 years: Explore a world in clay to create a lunar […]

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