Collect this year moved from the Saatchi Gallery to Somerset House. The move had both advantages and disadvantages. At Saatchi there is greater openness of space and there is the added benefit of the lively environs of Sloane Square for coffee and snacks. Somerset House, on the other hand feels like a bit of a […]
COLLECT, the International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design is at Somerset House from 27 February – 1 March, 2020. Tickets available here. Opening times: Thu 27 Feb – 11.00-17.00 | Private View Thu 27 Feb – 18.00-21.00 | Fri 28 Feb – 11.00-18.00 | Sat 29 Feb – 11.00-18.00 | Sun 1 Mar […]
Messums bring us an exhibition of the work by two ceramics artists. Both have had their work shown in London before, with Ree Soo-jong the more frequent visitor. But this is the first large-scale exhibition of their work. Korean Ceramic: Ree Soo-Jong and Lee Hun-Chung Curated by Paul Greenhalgh 19 February – 14 March 2020 […]
Collect at the Saatchi Gallery can always be relied upon to bring together a wide range of high quality crafts, and is a fair where I spend as much time looking at the non-Korean objects as I do the Korean ones. And it’s always wise to keep an eye open, in the non-Korean galleries, because […]
I always enjoy visiting Collect – and not just for the Korean exhibitors. Obviously, though, it’s the Korean galleries that attract my attention the most, and it’s good to see the Korean Craft and Design Foundation back for their sixth year. They always present a high quality selection of work; but for me the highlight […]
Sometimes, words are unnecessary. The objects speak for themselves. So here are some of my photographs of the ceramics exhibition hosted by the KCC to coincide with London Craft Week 2017. The exhibition was organised by the Korea Craft and Design Foundation. A full catalogue of the exhibition can be downloaded here.
The Korea Craft and Design Foundation has recently been making its presence felt in London via its promotion of Korean crafts at major exhibitions. They have brought artisans and their work to Collect for the past three years, and this is now the second year that they have put on a spectacular show at Tent […]
An interesting exhibition coming up at the Victoria and Albert Museum this summer, starting on 20 May. The Victoria and Albert Museum is pleased to announce Tradition Transformed: Contemporary Korean Ceramics, a compelling exhibition that brings the finest of contemporary Korean ceramics to London, will be on view in Ceramics Gallery 146 from May 20 […]