Kim Chin-wook (김진욱)

By Kuo Chun Hsuan Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery in Hackney Wick presents Place Not Found: Korean Art Now until 3 June. The location inspired curator Eunjung Shin to put it together. It’s the closest art gallery overlooking Olympic Park. Like many of the artists, I had never been to this area before. ‘The gallery space inspired […]

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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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Lines in Drawing at 43 Inverness Street

by Events Editor 18 March 2012
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For me, Kim Chin-wook was one of the artists to watch at the recent Sasapari group show. He is joined by another Korean, Kim Ji-eun, at a group show in Camden. Lines in Drawing 16 March – 20 April, 2012 A group drawing exhibition in which lines are the featured element. Marc Hulson | Bryan […]

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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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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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Imaginary landscapes at Arch 402

by Events Editor 3 December 2010
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Three young Korean artists at a gallery just next to Hoxton rail station: Imaginary Landscapes Paintings, drawings and sculptures by Ji Seon Kim, Gyeong Yoon An and Chinwook Kim Date: 2 December – 23 December 2010 Venue: ARCH 402 GALLERY, Cremer Street, E2 8HD Email: gallery@arch402.com Tel: 020 7043 2027 Paintings drawings and sculptures by […]

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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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4482 [SASAPARI] Utopia / Dystopia: A Palace with Contemporary Views

by Events Editor 18 February 2010
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Now in its third year, 4482 [SASAPARI] is the annual showcase for Korean contemporary artists living and working in London. In 2010, subtitled Utopia/ Dystopia: A Palace with Contemporary Views, it presents the latest work from 53 artists in the cavernous Bargehouse building on the South Bank. In the art world’s continual search for the […]

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