Francesca Cho in Berlin and Lecce

London-based Korean artist Francesca Cho is participating in two group exhibitions in continental Europe during May: in Berlin and Lecce. Reliquaries of Empires Dust Reliquaries of Empires Dust is an exhibition exploring trends in art and artists response to the current global climate. Whether an exploration in environmental, geopolitical, monetary, cultural, societal shifts or in […]

Francesca Cho: Old Paintings in Surgery

FRANCESCA CHO: OLD PAINTINGS IN SURGERY Location: Lilyville Surgery 630 Fulham Road London SW6 5RS Entrance on Lilyville Road, off of Fulham Road Time: 17 October – 14 November Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri 11am-1pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm. Wed 11am-1.00pm or by appointment: Ms. Linda Gilson (020 7731 9388) Contact: Curator Lois Olmstead email: lolmstead […]

Francesca Cho in “Free Words”

Francesca Cho will be participating in the group exhibition ‘Free words’ at the Mayfair Public Library, 15 – 31 July. This is the first exhibition to be held in the library space and complements nicely the National Year of Reading. ‘Free words’ explores the censored word, printed matter and use of language as means of […]

Francesca Cho’s January shows

Korean-born artist Francesca Cho is exhibiting work in two group shows, in London and Bergamo, this month. The London show, Sacred, in the Novas Contemporary Urban Centre London Bridge (73-81 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 ONQ [map]) near the Financial Times offices in Southwark Bridge Road — two minutes’ walk from Tate Modern — is to […]

Rags in the Wind – some photos

Here are some photos from Rags in the Wind – a group show in the Graz Botanical gardens, on now. It’s featured here because it includes the work of London-based, Korean-born artist Francesca Cho. Her “Floating Soul 1” is below: View a slideshow of the complete set here. The set includes a couple of shots […]

Francesca Cho in Rags in the Wind II, Graz, Austria

The picturesque Austrian university city of Graz (above) hosts an unusual exhibition from mid-September. From 15 September to 13 October the Botanical Garden of the Karl-Franzens-University will be the setting for an international collaboration of installation art. The Botanical Gardens themselves are worth a visit in their own right, with their spectacular new greenhouse: From […]

Francesca Cho at East @ West Wing festival

Francesca Cho‘s work will be on display at the East @ West Wing British East Asian Arts Festival in Slough from 3 March to 6 April. Cho has been established in London for more than ten years and her work has been widely shown internationally, including Seoul, Berlin, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Madrid and, […]

Francesca Cho’s meditative work

I happened to meet artist Francesca Cho at the Jerwood gallery yesterday lunchtime. Korean-born, but now based in London, she is the more established artist among the exhibitors in the Still Dynamics show, which closes today. Her contemplative work, to which the images below and my words here can’t do justice, recalls Rothko but also […]

Korean art: Unstoppable forces and immovable objects

Still Dynamics: The Korean Contemporary Art Show The Jerwood Space, 14-20 December Review by Beccy Kennedy The serene setting of the Jerwood Space provides the perfect offset for the vivid works of eleven Korean artists. With the exception of Kira Kim’s light installation, I Love U, and Sangjun Roh’s miniature, cardboard people, the works are […]