Kwon Dae-hun (권대훈)

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The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is now in its last week. And as ever, if you look closely at the catalogue, or have an eye for particular artists’ work, you will find a number of works by London-based Korean artists. Two years, Kwon Daehoon won the Jack Goldhill Award for sculpture at the exhibition, and […]

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Exhibition visit: Dae Hun Kwon — Chalna, at Rachmaninoff’s Smith/Arnatt

by Eunjung Shin 4 July 2012
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When I entered the gallery from the busy street in Hackney I found another world where time just paused and all noise stopped. Several human figures were frozen still. The only warmth I could feel was from the sunlight coming through the opaque gallery windows. The rough, old, wooden floor added to the untouched and […]

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Dae Hun Kwon: Chalna at Rachmaninoff’s

by Events Editor 4 June 2012
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This time last year Dae Hun Kwon won the Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. This is his first London show since that award, and showcases some of his latest sculptures. Well worth a visit. DAE HUN KWON: Chalna 7 June to 14 July 2012 opening Thursday 7 June 7-9pm […]

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DaeHun Kwon receives the Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture

by Philip Gowman 7 June 2011
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Congratulations to London-based Korean artist DaeHun Kwon, who has just received the Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture, which comes with a £10,000 prize. The prize is awarded to an outstanding work of sculpture from all those selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, which opens today. The award was presented in a small ceremony on […]

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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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Daehun Kwon at Frieze 2009

by Philip Gowman 18 October 2009
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Sorry I missed the Frieze Art Fair. Daehun Kwon was showing, for Rachmaninoff’s. Probably other Korean artists were there as well. 15 – 18 October. # Keywords: Artists: Kwon Dae-hun (권대훈) Organisations and venues: Rachmaninoffs

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Waiting with Dae-hun Kwon

by Philip Gowman 10 March 2009
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A review of Dae Hun Kwon’s (권대훈) current show in Hackney.

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The Birth of the YKABs (Young Korean Artists in Britain)!

by Beccy Kennedy 21 October 2008
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‘4482: Korean Contemporary Artists London’ exhibition, 16th – 19th October. Seminar, ‘How to promote Korean Art Abroad,’ 18th October 2008. Both at Bargehouse, Southwark. Report by Beccy Kennedy Take forty contemporary artists, a fervent independent curator, an unexpected art space, four floors of art works in throngs of media and genres, and a thriving spot […]

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4482 2008: 40 Emerging Korean artists in one place

by Events Editor 10 October 2008
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We all knew that there were a fair number of Korean artists living in London. But forty? Where did they all come from? And, actually, there’s more than forty, because none of the artists I know personally are participating (or if they are, they’ve kept a Korean-style vow of secrecy about it). But 40 Korean […]

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Dae Hun Kwon in The Situation

by Events Editor 16 July 2008
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There’s some sort of funky alternative event being held at the funky alternative end of Clapham on Thursday, to do with London Lit Plus: The Situation: Back to Basics July 17, 2008 7:00 pm to July 18, 2008 1:00 am. The Situation presents the dialectical unification of art and life: art / music / performance […]

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Korean artists in South Bank group shows

by Events Editor 18 March 2008
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First, those who missed Kwon Dae-hun’s intriguing paper-and-light sculptures (above: Lost in the Forest) at I-MYU last year have a second opportunity to view his work at a Coin Street gallery. The exhibition Electric Blue at Bargehouse near the OXO tower runs from 13 – 30 March. Electric Blue is a cleverly engineered sensory and […]

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From East to East: Time Space Extension

by Beccy Kennedy 4 December 2007
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Arcadia A group exhibition with Korean and British artists: Dae Hun Kwon, Victoria Hall and Jin Kim 22 Novemeber 2007 – 12 January 2008 I-MYU Projects, 23 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PB Review by Beccy Kennedy Globalisation theory uses the term “time-space compression”1 to elucidate the concept of a new world without distinct nations, where […]

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Arcadia at I-MYU

by Events Editor 19 November 2007
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23 November — 12 January Victoria Hall / Jin Kim / Dae Hun Kwon Opening Reception 22 November 6-8pm Tuesday-Saturday 10-6pm or by appointment I-MYU Projects is pleased to present the second exhibition of emerging Korean artists at its permanent gallery space in London. Artists Jin Kim and Dae Hun Kwon will be joined by […]

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4482: Korean Contemporary Artists in New Malden group show

by Events Editor 2 October 2007
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The first formal self-organised exhibition of Korean student artists in London, dubbed 4482 (after the dialling codes of the UK and South Korea) takes place at King’s Park Studio, 152-178 Kingston Road New Malden, 10-15 October. More images of the works can be found at http://neolook.net/archives/20071011d Keywords: Artists: Bae Chan-hyo (배찬효) | Baek Mi-jung (백미정) […]

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