Moon Beom

After a break from London last year, Korean Eye is back, bigger than ever, taking over the whole of the Saatchi Gallery – not just a couple of rooms. All the works are owned by the Korean Eye organisation, but this exhibition has been independently curated. A great contribution to all the Korean cultural events […]

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Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting, at MMCA Gwacheon

by Events Editor 2 March 2012
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A major retrospective of possibly modern Korea’s most representative artistic style: Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon 17 March – 13 May 2012 Highlights Korean monochrome paintings from the 1970s to the present in the largest such exhibition in Korea. Landscape of the mind as embodied by monochrome painters […]

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Exhibition visit: Embracing the Void

by Sarah Hogg 15 June 2011
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South Korea has received a crash course in modernity in recent years. Through Japanese occupation, the Korean war, democratisation, industrialisation and globalisation, Korea has had to adapt, and fast. High rises now abound throughout the otherwise romantic landscape of majestic, pine covered mountains populated with sprinklings of traditional slope roofed, wooden homes. One imagines Korea […]

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Embracing the Void: Korean Collective 2011 at HADA Contemporary

by Events Editor 26 May 2011
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Some familiar artists, but maybe the gallery name is less familiar. Actually, HADA Contemporary is a joint venture between Korean Tom Woo and Tony Pontone of the Albemarle Gallery. And that’s where the group show is. EMBRACING THE VOID MOON BEOM | GWON OSANG | JEONG MYOUNGJO | JE BAAK | LEE JINHAN OPENING RECEPTION […]

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