Exhibition news and notices

News of exhibitions by Korean artists in London and further afield. Reviews of the exhibitions that we manage to visit can be found under Exhibition Reviews & Comment.

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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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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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 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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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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Exhibition news: Heeseung Chung and Onejoon Che — Dialogues of Space

by Philip Gowman 10 December 2015
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The KCC’s final exhibition of the year is a photography duo exhibition curated by MA students from the Whitechapel Gallery and London Metropolitan University. Dialogues of Space: Heeseung Chung and Onejoon Che 15 December 2015 – 6 February 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Building 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW Opening times: Monday – Friday, […]

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Exhibition news: Kyung Hwa Shon in UK/RAINE, at Saatchi Gallery

by Philip Gowman 3 December 2015
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London-based artist Kyung Hwa Shon has been shortlisted in the Painting category of the open competition UK/raine. Her work can be found in gallery 3 on the ground floor of the Saatchi Gallery. UK/RAINE AN OPEN COMPETITION FOR EMERGING ARTISTS FROM THE UK AND UKRAINE Exhibition: 24 November 2015 – 3 January 2016 Saatchi Gallery […]

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Exhibition news: Hyun Jeung — Beauté anonyme, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 30 November 2015
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Hyun Jeung is back at Mokspace for her 4th exhibition. Do pay it a visit. Her prints are really lovely. Beauté anonyme Hyun Jeung solo exhibition Mokspace | 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | www.mokspace.com 4 – 26 December 2015 For her 4th exhibition at Moksapce, Hyun Jeung’s multi-layered approach to printmaking reveals […]

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Exhibition news: Christine Sun Kim — Rustle Tustle, at Carroll / Fletcher

by Philip Gowman 26 November 2015
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News of a London exhibition by Christine Sun Kim, born in California to Korean parents and now based in New York and Berlin. Christine Sun Kim: Rustle Tustle CARROLL / FLETCHER 56 – 57 Eastcastle St | London W1W 8EQ | 020 7323 6111 | www.carrollfletcher.com 27 November 2015 – 30 January 2016 Private View: […]

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A special exhibition of film posters as part of LKFF

by Philip Gowman 31 October 2015
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To mark its 10th anniversary, the London Korean Film Festival presents a special exhibition of film posters from the Korean Film Archive (KOFA) at Picturehouse Central Gallery Space. Each poster was created as part of the KOFA’s programme of screenings and retrospectives showcasing its broad collection of Korean cinema. The exhibition is ongoing until 14th […]

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Exhibition news: Lee Jeongwoong — Laputa, at Shine Artists

by Philip Gowman 26 October 2015
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Shine Artists’ second exhibition of the Autumn season is by Lee Jeongwoong. His re-imaginings of the world of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema with a Korean twist are always worth a look. Lee Jeongwoong | Laputa Shine Artists at Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR | www.shineartists.com 05 Nov – 28 Nov 2015 […]

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