Kimsooja: To Breathe, at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

As part of Yorkshire Sculpture International, Kimsooja has transformed an historic chapel with an enthralling new installation at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Related events are A curator-led tour around Kimsooja’s To Breathe installation and works by Damien Hirst on 22 June An artist talk by Kimsooja on 18 July An opportunity to get inside Kimsooja’s A […]

Kimsooja’s London Olympics project lives on

Surfing the web recently, following a link related to UK based Korean artist / photographer Bae Chan-hyo, I came across this article in the New York Times on the subject of thirteen artists dealing with the subject of migration. Apart from the piece on Bae, which highlighted some new work of his from 2018 (which […]

Francesca Cho in Hommage à Whanki

If I ever win the Euromillions lotto, LKL Towers will be adorned with a Kim Whanki or two. But as that will never happen, I have to content myself with an occasional visit to the Whanki Museum in Buam-dong. This May, there is a special group show in the museum, which includes work by London […]

K-P.O.P – Contemporary Korean Art at MOCA Taipei

An interesting way of branding an exhibition, in one of the first countries to get enthusiastic about K-pop. If you’re in the area, it’s definitely worth a visit according to LKL’s former visual arts correspondent. On from 19 April to 15 June 2014. K-P.O.P: Contemporary Korean Art Process. Otherness. Play K-pop is commonly used today […]

Biennale news: Kimsooja | To Breathe: Bottari, at Venice 2013

The official notice of the exhibition in the Korean Pavilion as part of Venice 2013: Kimsooja | To Breathe: Bottari Korean Pavilion, Venice, 1 June – 24 November 2013. “Traditionally, la Biennale di Venezia exhibits artists hosted by their countries of origin in national pavilions. Rather like in World Expos, I wanted the Korean Pavilion itself […]

Kimsooja in Aware: Art Fashion Identity at the Royal Academy of Arts

Korean video artist Kimsooja participates in group show at Royal Academy of Arts – GSK Contemporary Season 2010 – http://bit.ly/dYgt49 #: GSK Contemporary – Aware: Art Fashion Identity 02.12.2010 – 30.01.2011 Full list of artists includes new commissions by Hussein Chalayan and Yinka Shonibare MBE The Royal Academy of Arts presents GSK Contemporary 2010, the […]

Kimsooja: Talking Art at Tate Modern

News of an artist talk coming up next weekend. Saturday 20 February 2010, 14.00–15.30 Korean born artist Kimsooja is internationally known for her installations, films, photographs and performances. Her interest in fabrics references nomadic life in her trademark Bottari -bundles made of traditional Korean bedspreads, usually used to pack clothes. This sense of wrapping and […]

“Made in Korea” festival in Brussels

The “Made in Korea” festival in Brussels is a big-budget four month perspective of Korea’s arts. Centred around the Centre for Fine Arts, this is a unique opportunity to see some of Korea’s ancient treasures and also some more contemporary visual and performing arts. Definitely worth a trip to Brussels. First, a summary of some […]