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.

Opening at James Freeman Gallery in Islington this week: The Figures by the Sea Hyunjeong Lim Solo Exhibition 6 – 28 March 2015 James Freeman Gallery | 354 Upper Street | Islington | London N1 0PD T: +44(0)20 7226 3300 | http://jamesfreemangallery.com Tuesday – Saturday, 11 – 6:30 Opening Reception: Thursday 5 March, 6:30 – […]

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Hyojin Park in Skipwiths inaugural show

by Philip Gowman 22 February 2015
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If you went to the London Art Fair this year and visited the Skipwiths / CAIS stall, you will have noticed that the photographic prints of Hyojin Park were getting a lot of attention. Park now features in the gallery’s inaugural group show, runs until 14 March. Reconstructed Minds February 12th – March 14th Skipwiths […]

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Young In Hong: a new commission at the ICA for fig-2

by Philip Gowman 5 February 2015
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Korean artist Young In Hong is the 6th artist in fig-2, an artistic relay event at the ICA. According to their website, fig-2 is a revival of fig-1, which presented 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks. fig-1 was conceived and developed by Mark Francis and Jay Jopling in 2000. Fifteen years later, fig-2 brings together a programme […]

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Style Sharing – International Fashion Showcase at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 31 January 2015
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The KCCUK maintains its recent form of linking up with London Fashion Week (20-24 February 2015). As in previous years, its first new show of the year features Korean fashion designers in London: Style Sharing International Fashion Showcase 16 Feb, 2015 – 4 April, 2015 Preview: 18.30~20.30, 16 Feb, 2015 RSVP: info@kccuk.org.uk The Exhibition explores […]

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Shin Meekyoung: Painting Series — at HADA Contemporary

by Philip Gowman 29 January 2015
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Much of Shin Meekyoung’s newest work last year was presented outside of London rather than in the capital. So it’s good that she’s got a solo show at HADA Contemporary in February and March this year, her first for that gallery. Shin Meekyoung: Painting Series 5 February – 29 March 2015 HADA Contemporary | 21 […]

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Out of the Ordinary – an exhibition of award winning architectural designs

by Philip Gowman 25 January 2015
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An interesting exhibition coming up at The CASS. The show’s curator is Hyungmin Pai, who co-curated Korea’s Golden Lion winning national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale last year. Out of the Ordinary Award-winning Works by Young Korean Architects 6th-28th February 2015 The Cass Bank Gallery | Central House | 59-63 Whitechapel High Street | […]

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Hur Shan: The Door in the Wall — at Gazelli Art House

by Philip Gowman 19 January 2015
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New work from Hur Shan coming up at Gazelli Art House: Hur Shan: The Door in the Wall Exhibition Dates: 30 January – 22 March 2015 Location: Gazelli Art House | 39 Dover Street | London W1S 4NN | gazelliarthouse.com Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 18:00 | Sat: 11:00 – 19:00 | Sun: by appt […]

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Korean artists at the 2015 London Art Fair

by Philip Gowman 18 January 2015
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We’ve already posted about the artists being shown by Hanmi Gallery (Projects space, stand 9: Kim Chang-kyum and Mioon) and by CAIS / Skipwiths (Main hall, stand 35: Choi So-young, Chun Kwang-young, Chung Doo-hwa, Kim Ha-young, Lah Sun-young and Park Hyo-jin). In addition to those galleries, Shine Artists (Main hall, stand G25) will be showing […]

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Skipwiths and CAIS to show at the London Art Fair

by Philip Gowman 16 January 2015
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At the London Art Fair this year there’s a new exhibitor focusing on Korean artists. Skipwiths, who worked with Bernard Jacobson gallery in presenting Chun Kwang-young last year, will be at stand 35 in a collaboration with the well-known Korean gallery CAIS. In the last couple of years CAIS has focused on Art13 and Art14, […]

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Meme – at Hanmi Gallery and the London Art Fair

by Philip Gowman 2 January 2015
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It’s the New Year, so already it’s time to think about the London Art Fair. Once again, Hanmi Gallery is participating, with linked events at the Business Design Centre and in their own Maple Street gallery space: Meme Artists: Troika, Chang Kyum Kim, Mioon. Hanmi Gallery London 14-31 January 2015 and at London Art Fair […]

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Park Chan-kyong: Pa-Gyong – Last Sutra Recitation, at Iniva

by Philip Gowman 17 December 2014
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As trailed during the London Korean Film Festival 2014, Park Chan-kyong will be having his first UK solo show at Iniva from the middle of January 2015. His work will be presented alongside that of Swedish artist Lina Selander. Park Chan-kyong: Pa-Gyong – Last Sutra Recitation Curated by Binna Choi Iniva (Institute of International Visual […]

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Hongjung Park: Voice of Spring & Autumn, at Mokspace

by Philip Gowman 15 December 2014
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News of December’s exhibition at Mokspace: Hongjung Park: Voice of Spring & Autumn Mokspace | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.mokspace.com 14th December 2014 – 10th January 2015 Monday – Saturday 11am – 6pm MOKSPACE is delighted to host Voice of Spring & Autumn, a solo exhibition by Korean artist […]

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Bada Song: This Way & That, at Asia House

by Philip Gowman 11 December 2014
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News of a show by Bada Song this month at Asia House: Bada Song: This Way & That Asia House | 63 New Cavendish St | London W1G 7LP | http://asiahouse.org 16 – 19 December 2014 09.00 – 18.00 Update: exhibition extended till 9 January 2015. Opening reception (registration required) 16 December 18:30 – 20:30 […]

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Ham Jin: Somewhere Underneath, at HADA Contemporary

by Philip Gowman 4 December 2014
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News of HADA Contemporary’s winter show, which takes us through into the New Year. Ham Jin: Somewhere Underneath HADA Contemporary | 21 Vyner Street | London E2 9DG | www.hadacontemporary.com 4 December 2014 – 31 January 2015 Wed – Fri: 11am – 6pm | Sat – Sun: 11am – 4pm | Closed 22 Dec 2014 […]

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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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Bada Song: Noon Shadows, at the new Tea Museum Art Space and Cafe, opening on 10 Nov

by Philip Gowman 9 November 2014
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10 November 2014 sees the launch of an interesting Anglo-Korean venture: The Tea Museum Art Space and Cafe. The brainchild of David and Jade Kilburn, the venture is based close to the Changdeokgung, at 61 Changdeokgung-gil: The cake counter looks as if it deserves some serious attention: and you can buy specially blended tea while […]

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Contemporary Korean Silversmithing and Jewellery at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 2 November 2014
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I love William Lee’s spectacular silver moon jars and other recreations of Korean ceramics; and I love Misun Won’s silver jewellery. Heeyoung Kim has caught the attention too at the Goldsmiths fair and elsewhere. I spotted some work by Youjin Nam at the RCA degree show this year, and work by Min Yoo at Mokspace. […]

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