Jukhee Kwon in October Gallery 40th Birthday celebration

October Gallery, founded in 1979, has pioneered the development of what it calls the Transvangarde – the trans-cultural avant-garde. They are having a special exhibition to celebrate their 40th birthday. Jukhee Kwon will be one of the artists exhibiting: Dream No Small Dream Celebrating 40 Years of the Transvangarde 11 April – 25 May 2019 […]

The London Korean Links Awards 2014

Our regular unscientific seasonal post which recognises some of the people, books, films and events which made 2014 an outstanding year. Personality of the Year This year there seem to have been more anti-heroes than heroes – examples to avoid rather than emulate. Villains we loved to hate this year have included the reclusive photographer, […]

Asia House celebrates Lit Fest with Jukhee Kwon

The Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival officially opens today, though there was a prequel last month when when Shin Kyung-sook and Krys Lee were in town for the London Book Fair. To mark the occasion, Asia House has commissioned an installation from Korean artist Jukhee Kwon. The installation will be in place for the […]

Artist talk by Jukhee Kwon, 7 December

To accompany her first solo exhibition at October Gallery, Jukhee Kwon will talk about her new work and how she creates sculptures from discarded books. Saturday, 7th December, 2013. 3pm. Admission £Free. October Gallery Please reserve a place on https://jukheekwon.eventbrite.co.uk/ October Gallery | 24 Old Gloucester Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1N 3AL [Map] | […]

Jukhee Kwon at October Gallery

I missed Jukhee Kwon’s solo show last year at La Scatola Gallery (now sadly closed), so I’ll be sure to catch her work at October Gallery this winter. Jukhee Kwon 5 December 2013 – 1 February 2014 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL Tel: + 44 (0)20 7242 73670 | www.octobergallery.co.uk […]

Jukhee Kwon: Being, at La Scatola Gallery

News of Jukhee Kwon’s solo show in the City: Jukhee Kwon: Being La Scatola Gallery 22.06.12 – 10.08.12 Jukhee Kwon ’s work is the accumulative result of a destructive and repetitive process; the individual book, through the artist’s reworking, becomes something monumental, often returning to its original form- from tree to book, from book to […]

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

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 | […]