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.

It’s a bit difficult to tell from the below announcement what artists are participating in this Wimbledon College of Art show. The accompanying blog post assumes almost a similar amount of insider knowledge. But it may be of interest to this readership. Korea Town Wimbledon Space | Wimbledon College of Arts | Merton Hall Road […]

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Art Fair news: Hanmi Gallery presents Jaye Moon, Junebum Park + Joonhong Min at LAF

by Philip Gowman 15 January 2017
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When you visit London Art Fair this week be sure to look in at the Project space to see Hanmi Gallery’s show. And if you have some spare Lego bricks, bring them along to add to one of the installations. Jaye Moon | Junebum Park | Joonhong Min Hanmi Gallery at London Art Fair 2017, […]

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Korean galleries at London Art Fair 2017

by Philip Gowman 12 January 2017
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Two galleries will be visiting the London Art Fair from Korea, plus three London-based specialists: Gallery Location Artists Atelier Aki Main G4 Lee Seahyun | Kang Junyoung | Kim Nampyo | Kim Seajoong Do Gallery Proj P29 Shin Yong Il Hanmi Gallery Proj P14 Jaye Moon | Min Joonhong | Park Junebum Skipwiths Main 22 […]

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Exhibition news: Lee Jaehyo — Nature Bound, at Pontone Gallery

by Philip Gowman 11 January 2017
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Pontone Gallery’s first exhibition of the New Year is a solo show by Lee Jaehyo, more usually seen at Albemarle Gallery. I’m looking forward to seeing his new works using polished nails. Previously the designs have been abstract, looking like constellations of stars. The latest work looks to be moving towards more representational designs. Lee […]

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Event news: i, kid — the Korean Artists Association residency at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 28 December 2016
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This is now the seventh exhibition by the Korean Artists Association UK to be held at the KCC. Their opening performance is always very popular and numbers are strictly limited so get your registration in early. Note that registration is via koreanartuk@gmail.com and not the normal KCC address. i, kid — 우리어릴적 Exhibition and performance […]

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Exhibition news: Memories of Korea, at Han Collection from 6 January

by Philip Gowman 18 December 2016
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An interesting exhibition to start the New Year: Memories of Korea – Cross-vision from East and West 6th – 28th January 2017 Han Collection | 30 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk A collection of woodblock prints from both eastern and western artists, using traditional Japanese woodblock printing techniques along with a mix […]

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Exhibition news: Jinhee Park — Surface Layer Time, at Clerkenwell Gallery

by Philip Gowman 3 December 2016
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News of Jinhee Park’s upcoming exhibition in Clerkenwell. Jinhee Park: Surface Layer Time Clerkenwell Gallery | 20 Clerkenwell Street | London EC1R 0DP 6th – 11th December Opening Hours: 11-6 Vestiges of the ever-changing intensity of sunlight, hues, and shadows, clocks without conventional functions, arrows of an asymmetrical branch, awkwardly disconnected landscapes. Jinhee Park’s second […]

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Exhibition news: Hyemin Son + John Reardon — Flat Flat Shiny Cat, at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 26 November 2016
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The KCC’s final exhibition of 2016: Flat Flat Shiny Cat by Hyemin Son & John Reardon 2016 KCCUK Open Call II 1–22 December 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW | Main Entrance on Northumberland Avenue The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) presents Hyemin Son & John Reardon’s […]

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Exhibition news: Hwang Seontae — Between Light and Space, at Pontone Gallery

by Philip Gowman 25 November 2016
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News of Pontone Gallery’s December exhibition: Hwang Seontae: Between Light and Space 25 November – 24 December 2016 Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | www.pontonegallery.com Monday by appointment | Tues – Fri: 10am – 7pm | Sat: 11am – 7pm | Sun: 12pm – 6pm Hwang Seontae was born in South […]

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Korean War not quite forgotten in Canary Wharf art trail

by Philip Gowman 3 November 2016
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As we approach Remembrance Sunday, the walkways and open spaces of Canary Wharf have been adorned with works by artist Mark Humphrey in what is described as the UK’s first Remembrance Art Trail, in association with the Royal British Legion and constructed with the help of the Corps of Royal Engineers, consists of seven art […]

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Exhibition news: Bae Joonsung, at Pontone Gallery

by Philip Gowman 24 October 2016
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Notice of an upcoming exhibition by one of Shine Artists’ regulars, Bae Joonsung: Bae Joonsung: The Costume of Painter – Still Life Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | www.pontonegallery.com 28 October – 20 November 2016 Monday by appointment | Tues – Fri: 10am – 7pm | Sat: 11am – 7pm […]

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Exhibition news: Sun Ju Lee — assembly passage, at Willesden Green Library

by Philip Gowman 17 October 2016
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News of an exhibition in northwest London. PV is this Thursday. Sun Ju Lee: assembly passage Willesden Green Library | 95 High Road | Willesden | London NW10 2SF 14 October to 30 November 2016 Private view: 20 October 2016 6pm – 8pm Open to the public Monday to Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. […]

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Exhibition news: Kitty Jun-Im — Connected Moment, at Han Collection

by Philip Gowman 16 October 2016
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Notice of an upcoming exhibition at Han Collection (in the gallery space formerly occupied by Mokspace): Kitty Jun-Im: Connected Moment Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | 020 7637 8880 | www.hancollection.co.uk 21-29 October 2016 We are very much looking forward to our eagerly anticipated exhibtion of new paintings […]

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Exhibition news: Excavating the Sky, at The Square Gallery

by Philip Gowman 6 October 2016
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I haven’t knowingly seen Choi Mi-young’s work since 2011, when she appeared in the big Sasapari group show. She’s back in a two-person exhibition in Battersea: a dialogue between painting and sculpture, exploring the theme of Sky. Excavating the Sky Mi Young Choi, Dorothea Magonet The Square Gallery | 9B Battersea Square | London SW11 […]

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Exhibition news: Koo Jeong A — Riptide: KCC’s Artist of the Year exhibition

by Philip Gowman 3 October 2016
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The KCC’s third Artist of the Year exhibition opens on 7 October and focuses on Koo Jeong A, who earlier on this year had an installation in the old Charing Cross underground station. Koo Jeong A: Riptide 7 October – 19 November 2016 Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand Buildings, 1 – 3 Strand | […]

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Exhibition news: Korean Artist Crew — Garnish, at NuDawn

by Philip Gowman 1 October 2016
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The Korean Artist Crew are holding their first exhibition in Hackney, 29 September – 3 October. Note the private view this evening, to which all are welcome. Garnish KAC 1st Exhibition NuDawn | 206 Well Street | Hackney | LONDON E9 6QT 29 September – 3 October 2016 | 12pm – 6pm Private view 1 […]

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Exhibition news: Kim Jin-kwan solo show at 5th Base Gallery

by Philip Gowman 28 September 2016
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Notice of an upcoming exhibition to the East of the City: Kim Jin Kwan 5th Base Gallery | 23 Heneage Street | London E1 5LJ | www.5thbase.co.uk 7th – 12th October 1pm – 6pm Private view 6th October 6pm – 9pm in the presence of the artist (everyone welcome) Fallen leaves stems, and seeds are […]

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