Won Beomsik (원범식)

I always enjoy seeing arts works in a domestic setting rather than the sterile space of a gallery. So, if you happen to be in Paris, give Sunhee Choi a ring and pop over to the 16th arondissement to see some fine contemporary Korean work. CHOI&LAGER project is pleased to invite you to the exhibition […]

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Bankable and emerging Korean artists at Art13: London’s latest international art fair

by Philip Gowman 8 March 2013
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To a casual observer, there might already seem to be a wide range of art fairs in London. The season starts with the London Art Fair in January and finishes with the Frieze in October. In between there’s plenty of smaller shows to keep various parts of the market satisfied. So launching a completely new […]

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Exhibition visit: Now X Here — Korean art mixes and matches in London

by Ronan Thomas 21 December 2012
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Cultural fusion takes many forms. Exciting differences can complement and stimulate the senses. Think food, fashion or music. This week, young South Korean artists in London are also proving that Korean art and the British capital make for an intoxicating blend. A new exhibition, Now X Here, just opened at London’s Korean Cultural Centre (KCCUK), […]

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Now X Here: the KCC’s 5th call-for-artists exhibition

by Events Editor 8 December 2012
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Hot on the heels of the excellent Korean Artists Association exhibition comes the KCCUK’s annual group show of young Korean artists. NOW X HERE THE 5TH UK KOREAN ARTISTS EXHIBITION Exhibition Dates: 12 December 2012 – 23 January 2013 The Korean Cultural Centre UK is pleased to present the 5th Annual Exhibition of contemporary art […]

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Exhibition visit: Place Not Found – Korean Art Now, at the Smokehouse Gallery

by Chun Hsuan Kuo 15 May 2012
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By Kuo Chun Hsuan Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery in Hackney Wick presents Place Not Found: Korean Art Now until 3 June. The location inspired curator Eunjung Shin to put it together. It’s the closest art gallery overlooking Olympic Park. Like many of the artists, I had never been to this area before. ‘The gallery space inspired […]

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In Between: Picturing Migration – Gallery talk at Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery

by Events Editor 8 May 2012
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To go with the exhibition Place Not Found: Korean Art Now at Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, former LKL visual arts corresponendent Dr Beccy Kennedy will be doing a gallery talk with three of the participating artists: In Between: Picturing Migration Date: 17 MAY 2012 7-8.30 pm. Admission: Free Venue: Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery Stour Road | Fish […]

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

by Events Editor 29 April 2012
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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 | […]

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Sasapari at the Bargehouse: its 5th year, now with 64 artists

by Events Editor 18 February 2012
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The big exhibition of young Korean artists in the UK is now in its fifth year. With 64 artists participating, expect a wide range of video, installation and more traditional work displaying a vibrant range of talents. The title of the exhibition, Sasapari, represents the dialling codes of UK (+44) and South Korea (+82) The […]

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