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Korean Eye 2020 comes to Saatchi Gallery

After the trailer exhibition at START Art Fair 2019 and a full-scale exhibition at the Hermitage in St Petersburg, Korean Eye 2020 comes to the Saatchi Gallery, launching the autumn season of Korean cultural events in London.

We understand that the exhibition will be slightly expanded towards the end of the month with the incorporation of more Korean works from START Art Fair 2020, which runs 21-25 October 2020.

A catalogue of the works and an interesting guided tour of the Hermitage exhibition is available on the Korean Eye website,

Korean Eye 2020: Creativity and Daydream

Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY |
30 September – 25 October 2020
Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Bon Appetit
EUNHA KIM, Bon Appetit, 2019, Clothes, collage, abandoned clothes
173.5 x 136.7 x 24 cm, Courtesy of the artist

Korean Eye 2020: Creativity and Daydream aims to guide viewers to a creativity that is both old-fashioned and contemporary, notable for its clarity and nearly mechanical precision.

Young Korean artists nowadays have the common skill of creating plausible myths and of narrating them using novel techniques and mediums achieving perfect visual shape only with a rigorous approach.

Contemporary art of South Korea is defined by an aesthetic expression that can be understood by everyone: by addressing complex topics a South Korean Contemporary Art. The exhibition includes includes 20 emerging and established contemporary Korean artists.

Korean Eye 2020 is presented by Hana Bank, and has been curated by Serenella Ciclitira, Founder of the Global Eye Programme, Dr. Dimitri Ozerkov, Head of the Contemporary Art Department at the State Hermitage Museum, Philippa Adams, Head Curator and Director of Saatchi Gallery. The exhibition includes 20 emerging and established contemporary Korean artists. Following the exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, Korean Eye 2020: Creativity and Daydream will travel to South Korea for the final leg of this international exhibition.

Supported by: Hana Bank

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

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