Koh Sang-woo

The first new exhibition of 2018: Borderlines Koh Sang Woo | Olivia Kemp | Stephen Walter James Freeman Gallery | 354 Upper Street | Islington | London N1 0PD | www.jamesfreemangallery.com 11 Jan 2018 to 3 Feb 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday 11 January, 6:30 – 8:30pm Tuesday – Saturday, 11 – 6:30 To welcome in […]

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Koh Sang-woo interviewed for Korean Artist Project

by Philip Gowman 16 October 2013
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One of my favourite contemporary Korean artists, Koh Sang-woo, has a great interview up on the Korea Artist Project website. Koh is represented by James Freeman Gallery in the UK. Links: www.kohsangwoo.com www.koreanartistproject.com www.jamesfreemangallery.com Keywords: Artists: Koh Sang-woo

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A review of the London Korean Year 2010

by Philip Gowman 29 December 2010
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LKL tries to sum up the London Korean cultural year. Live music Possibly the most disappointing thing about 2010 has been the number of top-flight Korean musicians who have been passing through London but not stopping to do a sensible gig there. Biuret played at a private industry showcase before heading off to Southampton – […]

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True Stories: Koh Sang Woo Solo Exhibition at Sesame

by Events Editor 29 April 2010
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One of LKL’s favourite photographers has a solo show at Sesame Gallery in Islington, 6 May – 3 June 2010: Koh Sang Woo: True Stories Sesame Gallery 6 May – 3 June 2010 Koh Sang Woo has a taste for controversy. His images may look beautiful, but the stories beneath needle away at the unspoken […]

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Sesame and Saatchi – two contemporary Korean art exhibitions

by Philip Gowman 9 July 2009
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The first hanging of the Moon Generation exhibition, for all the fanfares which went with it, was disappointing. Single works by different artists can work in a room together – Christie’s showed us how with their recent photography sale – but the Moon Generation curator’s first shot at doing so failed. In part, this was […]

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Suh Do-ho doubles estimate

by Philip Gowman 4 July 2009
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The Christie’s sales of Korean artworks – and photography in particular – which took place on 1 July had mixed results. While the more expensive pieces made their estimates – and in the case of Suh Do-ho’s Some / One the hammer price came in at twice the estimate – some of the more entry-level […]

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Guerrilla artists take on the establishment

by Philip Gowman 30 June 2009
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In the north-east extremities of the City, on the fringes of bohemian Hoxton, is I-MYU, a small gallery on the first floor of a shared block. You need to ring the doorbell to gain admittance. Since its opening nearly two years ago, I-MYU has been championing the cause of Korean artists. Im Jeongae and Yu […]

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Ideal Worlds at Sesame Art

by Events Editor 28 June 2009
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I must apologise to the folks at the Sesame gallery in Islington for failing to post this events notice earlier. IDEAL WORLDS South Korean Contemporary Art Koh Sang Woo – Luca Sangjun Kim – Gee Song 4 June – 3 July 2009 Opening Reception: Thursday 4 June 6-8pm Speeding into the future, full throttle, firing […]

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Distinctively Korean sales at Christie’s

by Events Editor 28 June 2009
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Coinciding with the interest in Korean art being generated by the Korean Eye: Moon Generation exhibition in the Saatchi gallery, Christie’s are holding an auction of contemporary photography on 1 July, in a sale which includes several Koreans who have featured on the pages of LKL. Probably the most eminent of the photographers represented is […]

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