Choi Xooang (최수앙)

Insadong, Seoul, 6 May 2018. There is never a shortage of things to do in Seoul. For the final weekend of my 2017 Korea trip I had not scheduled anything other than a couple of dinner engagements. I could easily have done nothing apart from hanging out in my new favourite coffee shop. Their fresh salads […]

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Have a Good Day, Mr Kim! – Choi and Lager’s summer exhibition in Cologne

by Events Editor 14 June 2015
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Nowhere near London, but I’m posting this just because I wish I could find a conveniently-timed flight to get me to the opening event, as this is an exhibition I’d love to get to. I fear that this press release is the closest I’m going to get. Choi and Lager have assembled a pretty impressive […]

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Choi & Lager’s Paris summer exhibition: 82-33-44

by Events Editor 1 June 2014
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News of Choi and Lager‘s 2014 Paris summer show: 82-33-44 Group exhibition of Korean artists in Paris 13 June – 2 July 2014 Opening reception Friday, 13 June 2014, 7pm onwards 7 Rue Gustave Nadaud | 75016 Paris | Code: F2476 Interphone: LE FUR CHOI | 2nd floor The title of the exhibition looks like […]

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Exhibition visit: Who is Alice? – Works from the MMCA collection at Spazio Lightbox, Venice

by Philip Gowman 29 June 2013
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In previous years, the Venice Biennale has featured a number of Korea-related shows as collateral events scattered around the islands, giving a dedicated visitor the opportunity to walk through the backstreets and explore the vaporetto network while enjoying new artworks. In 2013 most of the Korean artists were gathered together in one place, in an […]

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Who is Alice? – MMCA’s Biennale Collateral event

by Events Editor 29 May 2013
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The Venice Biennale always has some Korean artists participating in collateral events, but this is the first time I can think of that there has been a major government-sponsored initiative. This special exhibition features works from the permanent collection of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Exhibition announcement courtesy of the MMCA. Who […]

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Bankable and emerging Korean artists at Art13: London’s latest international art fair

by Philip Gowman 8 March 2013
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To a casual observer, there might already seem to be a wide range of art fairs in London. The season starts with the London Art Fair in January and finishes with the Frieze in October. In between there’s plenty of smaller shows to keep various parts of the market satisfied. So launching a completely new […]

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High-rise Korean art at NEO Bankside from Choi and Lager

by Philip Gowman 18 December 2012
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2012 has been a year when Korean art has emerged from the sterile white cube of the gallery to be displayed in real-life spaces. From working offices to inhabited domestic settings, it has been a good year for seeing art in places where you can live with and enjoy it on a daily basis rather […]

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One Must Imagine Sisyphus Happy: Art in Residence at NEO Bankside

by Events Editor 7 October 2012
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This year, we have begun to see Korean art exhibited in more imaginative venues. Not the white cubes or the formal commercial or public galleries, but places where you can imagine artworks actually living and breathing: in a domestic space, or in an office reception. From Albemarle’s Korean Art show at Moor House to ISKAI’s […]

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