Hur Shan (허산)

A new site-specific work by Shan Hur will be installed in the churchyard of St Helen’s Bishopsgate as part of Sculpture in the City 2015: Shan Hur | Sculpture in the City Located at St Helen’s Bishopsgate Churchyard, this artwork will be installed on 4 July 2015 [Map] Sculpture in the City, the dynamic yearly […]

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Exhibition visit: Hur Shan at Gazelli Art House

by Philip Gowman 15 March 2015
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Hur Shan’s first solo show at Gazelli Art House highlights some interesting new directions in his practice. Hur has always been interested in what lies beneath the surface: his architectural installations hack away at concrete pillars or the plasterwork on a wall to reveal treasures embedded in the underlying fabric: an ancient ceramic or a […]

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Hur Shan: The Door in the Wall — at Gazelli Art House

by Events Editor 19 January 2015
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New work from Hur Shan coming up at Gazelli Art House: Hur Shan: The Door in the Wall Exhibition Dates: 30 January – 22 March 2015 Location: Gazelli Art House | 39 Dover Street | London W1S 4NN | gazelliarthouse.com Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 18:00 | Sat: 11:00 – 19:00 | Sun: by appt […]

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Berkeley’s Tree – Hur Shan’s installation in Berkeley Square

by Philip Gowman 9 January 2014
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Hur Shan’s installation on the frontage of an office building on the east side of Berkeley Square will be coming down this month. Here are a few photos I took in the past couple of months. I like the way the kissing couple part as the automatic doors open, and kiss again as they close. […]

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Hur Shan and Won Jiho awarded bursaries by Royal British Society of Sculptors

by Events Editor 10 September 2013
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Congratulations to Hur Shan and Won Jiho for winning bursaries from the Royal British Society of Scultpors. Along with other winners they will be featured in a group show at the society’s headquarters in South Kensington: Bursary Awards 2013 12 September 2013 – 18 October 2013 Wednesday–Friday, 12:30–5:30pm 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA […]

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Shan Hur’s installation at Berkeley Square House

by Events Editor 31 August 2013
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Next time you’re in Berkeley Square, look out for Shan Hur’s work on the glass front facade of Berkeley Square House, on the east side of the square. Shan Hur: Tree #05 – Berkeley’s Tree Berkeley Square House August 2013 – January 2014 An ambitious new installation by Gazelli Art House artist Shan Hur has […]

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A Soldier’s Tale at Asia House

by Events Editor 4 July 2013
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Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War, a new exhibition opens next week at Asia House: A Soldier’s Tale Exhibition – 130 Years of Friendship, 60 Years of Memories Presented by ISKAI Contemporary Art, at Asia House 8 – 20 July 2013 10.00-18.00 Mon – Sat A Soldier’s Tale is an […]

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Exhibition visit: Hur Shan — new, playful, and portable revelations at Gazelli Art House

by Philip Gowman 3 April 2013
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“You said my work wasn’t very portable,” smiled Hur Shan as we chatted at the opening evening of his two man show at Gazelli Art House. “Well, take a look!” It was true. I had said precisely that in my notice of the current exhibition, The Tainted, at Gazelli Art House in Dover Street. In […]

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The Tainted: new work by Shan Hur and Aron Demetz at Gazelli Art House

by Events Editor 24 March 2013
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Much of Hur Shan’s work is extremely site-specific and not very portable, so it’s well worth going to a gallery to see his work whenever you can. There’s an opportunity coming up this week, lasting for a couple of months, off Piccadilly. The Tainted: New Works by Shan Hur and Aron Demetz Dates: 28th March […]

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Place Not Found: Korean Art Now at Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery

by Events Editor 29 April 2012
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Congratulations to the LKL Art History features writer Eunjung Shin for curating her first show, at an exciting venue overlooking the Olympic Stadium. Plenty of high-profile artists are showing their work. Undoubtedly the exhibition of the month. Place Not Found: Korean Art Now Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery Stour Road | Fish Island | Hackney Wick | […]

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The function of the oblique – at No Format and Son Gallery

by Events Editor 9 April 2012
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News of a group exhibition including three London-based Korean artists. It’s a two-parter. Part I is at a gallery near the Thames Barrier, while Part II moves to Peckham Rye later in April: The function of the oblique Curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini Sebastian Acker | Nicolas Feldmeyer | Shan Hur | Minae Kim | […]

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When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower: Korean group show in Paris

by Events Editor 31 March 2012
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News of a group exhibition of Korean artists in a Paris home. Ring before you go. “When I spoke its name, it came to me and became a flower” Sunhee Choi and Jari Lager are pleased to invite you to this group exhibition Private View: Saturday, 31 March 2012, from 19.00 onwards 7 Rue Gustave […]

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Hur Shan in Bodhi, at Gazelli Art House

by Events Editor 14 March 2012
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Hur Shan has a busy couple of months. Group exhibitions at the Bargehouse, in South-east London and Paris. And also in London’s prime gallery area off Piccadilly. In this particular group show, we will see Hur having a bit of fun with the audience: small bronze sculptures, painted to look like everyday objects, will be […]

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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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Situated Senses: Gallery tour and talk at Hanmi Gallery

by Events Editor 6 June 2011
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The interim exhibition at Hanmi Gallery has been extended by two weeks, giving time for a special event on 10 June and a closing party on 17 June. Note also the weekly curator’s talk on Wednesday evenings. Details follow: HANMI GALLERY INTERIM EXHIBITION 20 May – 17 June 2011 Situated Senses 01 : Inclined Angles […]

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Situated Senses 01 : Inclined Angles at Hanmi Gallery

by Events Editor 16 May 2011
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Two solo shows by Korean artists who will make the most of the work-in-progress of the space which will eventually become the Hanmi Gallery: HANMI GALLERY INTERIM EXHIBITION 20 May – 05 June 2011 Situated Senses 01 : Inclined Angles HANMI GALLERY is pleased to present the interim exhibition ‘ Situated Senses 01: Inclined Angles’ […]

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