A wide-ranging exhibition and events programme as part of Asian Art in London:
Asia Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour
A resurgence in the popularity of Asian art sees established names and younger artists garnering attention worldwide. ‘Asia Week at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’ celebrates art, culture and creativity from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.
The curated selling exhibition will showcase both highly collectable and emerging talent up close. Visitors can enjoy work in a variety of disciplines – from mixed media, woodblock printing, painting and lithographs to glasswork, ceramics and stoneware – that merge tradition and modernity, craft and fine art.
They include work displayed by Han Collection. Many are made in white porcelain, echoing traditional Korean ceramicists’ ideals of simplicity and purity, both in new and ancient designs. Admire work by Shin Gyung Kyun, the highly acclaimed master of the moon vase. See classic pieces by pottery painter Oh Man-Chul, who captures the spirit of his subjects by combining ceramic and ‘Sumukhwa’ or ink brush painting. See Buncheong Stoneware, widely made in the 14th Century and now enjoying a renaissance with makers today.
There is also the opportunity to view the best of modern Vietnamese art in the previously unseen, private Hugentobler Collection, which makes its UK debut at the exhibition.
An immersive series of talks, workshops, masterclasses and art tours explore the everlasting appeal of the Asian aesthetic and the creative osmosis between East and West.
This wealth of knowledge is extraordinary, and what’s more, it is free for every visitor.
The show is a participant in Asian Art in London, a globally recognised event that promotes Asian art across the capital.