Hong Kyoung-tack (홍경택)

Korean artists and galleries put on a good show at Art14, and got plenty of attention from the press. Time Out spotted (they were hard to miss) Choi Jeong-hwa’s huge collection of colourful pieces which looked like giant hubble-bubbles, installed at Hong Kong’s Pearl Lam Galleries. Also recommended in the same article was 43 Inverness […]

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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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Artists and Fashion designers collaborate in Seoul show

by Philip Gowman 28 July 2011
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Looks like an interesting show at Plateau in Seoul – a collaboration of top artists and fashion designers Korea Times and JoongAng Ilbo. # Keywords: Artists: Hong Kyoung-tack (홍경택)

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Korean Eye: Moon Generation at the Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 16 June 2009
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News of a big Korean contemporary art exhibition in a high profile gallery, with lots of big name artists, many of whom will be familiar to gallery-frequenters in London. I’ll do a proper article shortly, but in the meanwhile, here’s the official notice: EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE KOREA’S PREMIER CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON […]

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Recycled jeans raise $232,000

by Philip Gowman 27 May 2008
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Records were tumbling at the Christie’s auction of contemporary Asian art in Hong Kong on 24 May. As was to be expected, most attention (and cash) was focused on Chinese artists, but auction records were also set for individual artists from Indonesia, India and South Korea. One of the Korean artists featured was Choi So-young […]

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