Lee Jae-hyo (이재효)

I’m not sure if I’m going to get the chance to go to the London Art Fair this year. But a scan of the website indicates the following galleries of interest. As usual, you’ll probably find Korean artists at one or two other stands as well. Gallery Location Artists Atelier Aki STAND G04 Kang Yehsine, […]

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Korean Masters, at Pontone Gallery

by Events Editor 30 September 2017
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Pontone Gallery announces its October group show: Korean Masters Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | www.pontonegallery.com 6 October – 29 October 2017 Opening reception Thursday 5 October | 6–8 pm Monday – Friday 10-6pm | Saturday 11-7pm | Sunday 11-6pm Bae Joonsung | Chun Kwang Young | Lee Jaehyo | […]

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Korean artists at START Art Fair 2017

by Events Editor 17 September 2017
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Apologies to Skipwiths, who were good enough to invite me to this year’s START Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery. I got their invitation email and promptly forgot about it. Which meant I completely missed out not only on the works they were showing, but also that of a few other Korean artists / galleries. […]

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Exhibition news: Korean show at Albemarle Gallery

by Events Editor 1 February 2017
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Albemarle Gallery is hosting a group show of some of their regular Korean artists (and those of their sister gallery, Pontone) from 2 February – 4 March Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR T: +44 (0)20 7499 1616 | E: info@albemarlegallery.com | www.albemarlegallery.com Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm | Saturday: […]

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Korean galleries at London Art Fair 2017

by Events Editor 12 January 2017
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Two galleries will be visiting the London Art Fair from Korea, plus three London-based specialists: Gallery Location Artists Atelier Aki Main G4 Lee Seahyun | Kang Junyoung | Kim Nampyo | Kim Seajoong Do Gallery Proj P29 Shin Yong Il Hanmi Gallery Proj P14 Jaye Moon | Min Joonhong | Park Junebum Skipwiths Main 22 […]

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Exhibition news: Lee Jaehyo — Nature Bound, at Pontone and Albemarle Gallery

by Events Editor 11 January 2017
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Pontone Gallery’s first exhibition of the New Year is a solo show by Lee Jaehyo, more usually seen at Albemarle Gallery. I’m looking forward to seeing his new works using polished nails. Previously the designs have been abstract, looking like constellations of stars. The latest work looks to be moving towards more representational designs. Lee […]

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Shine Artists open in Chelsea

by Events Editor 22 April 2016
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Shine Artists, who have hitherto been based in Albemarle Gallery off Piccadilly, have just opened up in the Sloane Square area. Their first exhibition features many of their house artists. From Korea: Hwang Seontae | Im Changwook | Jeong Woojae | Kim Chansong | Lee Jeonglok | Lee Jeongwoong | Mari Kim | Lee Jaehyo […]

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Exhibition news: Shine Artists Autumn Contemporary Collection

by Events Editor 4 October 2015
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Shine Artists return to the Albemarle Gallery this month with their stable of emerging Korean and Western artists. Mari Kim and Jeong Woojae have exhibited with them before, but I think this is the first time the work of Im Jibin has been shown. The exhibition runs 08 Oct – 31 Oct 2015 at Albemarle […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean artists at Art 15

by Philip Gowman 26 May 2015
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No matter how prepared you think you are when you go to an art fair, you’ll always be caught unawares by a gallery who is showing an artist you weren’t expecting, or by a new side to an artist you thought you knew. In the most unlikely corner of the hall you can come across […]

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Korean-focused galleries at Art 15

by Events Editor 29 April 2015
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The third iteration of Art Fairs London is upon us, and while there are fewer of the big name galleries from Seoul coming this year there are still plenty of Korean artists who are new to London. A quick look at the art fair’s website indicates the following artists and galleries, and I’m sure there […]

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Korean artists at the 2015 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 18 January 2015
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We’ve already posted about the artists being shown by Hanmi Gallery (Projects space, stand 9: Kim Chang-kyum and Mioon) and by CAIS / Skipwiths (Main hall, stand 35: Choi So-young, Chun Kwang-young, Chung Doo-hwa, Kim Ha-young, Lah Sun-young and Park Hyo-jin). In addition to those galleries, Shine Artists (Main hall, stand G25) will be showing […]

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Exhibition visit: Lee Jae-hyo — Grass Flower, at HADA Contemporary

by Philip Gowman 13 June 2014
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“I want to make a work that does not require words… I think the greatest difference in the western and the eastern culture is the necessity for words. The key characteristic of the western visual culture is the debate, argument and attestation and to unravel the meaning carefully hidden behind the work. On the contrary, […]

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The mystery of Lee Jae-hyo’s artwork titles unveiled

by Philip Gowman 25 May 2014
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Lee Hae-hyo’s works have been regularly featured in London – at Albemarle Gallery, at the current HADA Contemporary exhibition, and in the Korean Eye collection. Regular gallery-goers will have noted that all his works have a puzzling name which looks like a non-sensical mathematical equation. Thanks to Sun at HADA Contemporary, the secret of his […]

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Lee Jaehyo: Grass Flower — at HADA Contemporary

by Events Editor 24 April 2014
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Once again, HADA Contemporary presents a familiar artist doing things you might not have seen before. Lee Jaehyo has shown his wooden sculptures and works featuring countless bent nails several times in London. But this is the first time I’ll have seen his work using stone. Lee Jaehyo: Grass Flower HADA Contemporary | 21 Vyner […]

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2013 Korean Collective at Albemarle Gallery

by Events Editor 1 September 2013
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The Albemarle Gallery continues its tradition of annual group shows by Korean artists. Nice to see some new and interesting names amongst the more established artists this year. Korean Collective 2013 5 September – 5 October 2013 Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR | Tel : 0207 499 1616 www.albemarlegallery.com | […]

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Korean Art at the 2013 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 8 January 2013
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It’s January, so it’s time to start thinking about the London Art Fair. This 5-day show at the Design Centre in Islington next week “brings together over 100 leading galleries from across the UK and overseas. Museum-quality Modern British art is presented alongside contemporary work from today’s leading artists, covering the period from the early […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean Eye 2012 – the biggest Korean art show in London yet

by Philip Gowman 12 October 2012
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With the high profile exhibition of Chinese art having just opened at the Hayward Gallery, let’s not forget that there was an equally significant exhibition of contemporary Korean art at the privately funded Saatchi Gallery earlier this summer. Like many exhibitions, Korean Eye 2012 was one which needed to be visited several times. It was […]

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