Bae Chan-hyo (배찬효)

A welcome new exhibition by Chan-Hyo Bae: Chan-Hyo Bae: Jumping Into 8 March – 1 April 2019 Purdy Hicks Gallery | 25 Thurloe Street | London SW7 2LQ | www.purdyhicks.com Open Monday – Friday 10-6 | Saturday 11-6 Gender, culture, isolation, prejudice, and stereotypes are explored in the work of Korean photographer Chan-Hyo Bae (born […]

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Kimsooja’s London Olympics project lives on

by Philip Gowman 21 July 2018
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Surfing the web recently, following a link related to UK based Korean artist / photographer Bae Chan-hyo, I came across this article in the New York Times on the subject of thirteen artists dealing with the subject of migration. Apart from the piece on Bae, which highlighted some new work of his from 2018 (which […]

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Exhibition news: No Monkey Business

by Events Editor 13 February 2016
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A one-day group show to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the start of the Year of the Monkey will be held on 14 February near Leicester Square: No Monkey Business Q-Park China Town | 20 Newport Place | London WC2H 7PR 14 February 2016, 12 noon – 6pm Curated by Sujin Shin & Mira Gogova Supported […]

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Symposium: A Banquet of Korean Contemporary Art — The 6th Exhibition by 4482 (Sasapari)

by Events Editor 17 February 2014
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Sasapari, a group show with usually more than 40 artists, is a phenomenal organisational feat. Hence it’s hardly a surprise if one year – as in 2013 – they take a break. But they’re back again this year, and once again 40 artists will be taking over the Bargehouse. Given the break, there are a […]

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Exhibition visit: Bae Chan-hyo – Punishment, at Purdy Hicks

by Philip Gowman 22 March 2013
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Tomorrow is your last chance to see the first public showing of Bae Chan-hyo’s Existing in Costume series, this particular project bearing the subtitle Punishment. Earlier in the series, Bae has focused on fairy tale characters, or aristocratic western women, each time with Bae dressing in immaculate costume to pose for his self-portrait. In Punishment, […]

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Bae Chan-hyo: Punishment Project — at Purdy Hicks

by Events Editor 21 February 2013
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This is an exhibition I’m looking forward to, after having had a mini preview at the London Art Fair in January. Until now, Bae Chan-hyo’s meticulously staged self portraits have featured him in the clothing of an aristocratic Western female. In his latest work, he dresses up as some well-known male historical characters. Chan-hyo Bae: […]

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Exhibition Visit: Purdy Hicks previews new Bae Chan-hyo works; Hanmi focuses on media art – at London Art Fair

by Philip Gowman 19 January 2013
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At the London Art Fair it was nice to see some new Korean work as well as re-enjoy some pieces which have already been seen in London exhibitions. At Purdy Hicks, Bae Chan-hyo was previewing a new chapter in his Existing in Costume series. His past work has him exploring male / female and east […]

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Korean Art at the 2013 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 8 January 2013
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It’s January, so it’s time to start thinking about the London Art Fair. This 5-day show at the Design Centre in Islington next week “brings together over 100 leading galleries from across the UK and overseas. Museum-quality Modern British art is presented alongside contemporary work from today’s leading artists, covering the period from the early […]

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Exhibition visit: the 5th Sasapari exhibition – Map the Korea – at the Bargehouse

by Philip Gowman 14 March 2012
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Every year the big group exhibition by Korean artists in London seems to get bigger and more ambitious. After a first event in New Malden in 2007, its home for the four most recent shows has been the Bargehouse by the OXO Tower, a large and semi-derelict space with plenty of nooks and crannies to […]

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Sasapari at the Bargehouse: its 5th year, now with 64 artists

by Events Editor 18 February 2012
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The big exhibition of young Korean artists in the UK is now in its fifth year. With 64 artists participating, expect a wide range of video, installation and more traditional work displaying a vibrant range of talents. The title of the exhibition, Sasapari, represents the dialling codes of UK (+44) and South Korea (+82) The […]

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Bae Chan-Hyo in group show at Quai Branly, Paris

by Philip Gowman 16 September 2011
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Bae Chan-Hyo’s Existing in Costume and Fairy Tales series are in a current group show at the Quai Branly, Paris. Congratulations. bit.ly/pykj2G Keywords: Artists: Bae Chan-hyo (배찬효) Organisations and venues: Quai Branly

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Exhibition visit: the 4th 4482 exhibition – Rhizosphere

by Philip Gowman 7 March 2011
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The fourth 4482 group show by young Korean artists in London was bigger than ever this year – to such an extent that the organisers managed to secure some overspill gallery space on the ground floor of the OXO tower building, across the courtyard from the main Bargehouse warehouse. This overspill gallery space was very […]

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4482 2011: Rhizosphere – Directions in Motion comes to the Bargehouse

by Events Editor 16 February 2011
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The annual blockbuster group show of young Korean artists in London runs 24-27 February at the Bargehouse, bigger than ever: this year there are 60 artists exhibiting: The 4th 4482 Sasapari exhibition represents the largest ever showcase for Korean contemporary artists living and working in London. This year, entitled ‘Rhizosphere: Directions in Motion’, it presents […]

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A review of the London Korean Year 2010

by Philip Gowman 29 December 2010
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LKL tries to sum up the London Korean cultural year. Live music Possibly the most disappointing thing about 2010 has been the number of top-flight Korean musicians who have been passing through London but not stopping to do a sensible gig there. Biuret played at a private industry showcase before heading off to Southampton – […]

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Bae Chan-hyo: Fairy Tales

by Events Editor 1 July 2010
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News of Bae Chan-hyo’s summer show at Purdy Hicks: Bae Chan-hyo: Fairy Tales 2 July – 31 July 2010 Following on from his previous series of photographs, Existing in Costume, Bae Chan-hyo’s new work continues to explore themes of identity, alienation and memory through the form of exquisitely staged scenes of traditional fairy tales. The […]

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Saatchi Gallery unveils Korean Eye round 2: Fantastic Ordinary

by Events Editor 20 June 2010
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The big budget, big venue contemporary Korean art show returns. Artists showing are a mixture of the established and the up-and-coming: Bae Chan Hyo | Gwon Osang | Jeon Joon Ho | Kim Dong Yoo | Park Eun Young | Bae Joon Sung | Hong Young In | Ji Yong Ho | Kim Hyunsoo | […]

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Exhibition visit: 53 young Korean artists at the Bargehouse

by Philip Gowman 15 March 2010
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Fifty three young Korean artists in one place, 2010’s 4482 exhibition is its third and biggest ever incarnation. The initiative’s name is drawn from the UK’s and South Korea’s international dialling codes (+44 and +82 respectively) and focuses on young Korean artistic talent based in the London area. In many cases the artists are students, […]

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