Yee Sookyung

An interesting way of branding an exhibition, in one of the first countries to get enthusiastic about K-pop. If you’re in the area, it’s definitely worth a visit according to LKL’s former visual arts correspondent. On from 19 April to 15 June 2014. K-P.O.P: Contemporary Korean Art Process. Otherness. Play K-pop is commonly used today […]

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Moon Jar exhibition celebrates the beauty of imperfection

by Philip Gowman 12 August 2013
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This summer’s exhibition at the KCC marks 130 of relations between the UK and the Korean peninsula. And it is because of those relations, and also because of the good relations built up between the KCC and the British Museum over the years, that the exhibition happened at all. The centrepiece of the exhibition is […]

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Moon Jar – Contemporary Translations in Britain

by Events Editor 31 May 2013
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News of the upcoming exhibition at the KCC, whose centrepiece is the Moon Jar that Bernard Leach bought on a visit to Korea in 1935, on loan from the British Museum for the occasion. On a related note, if you happen to be in Seoul in the next couple of months, this exhibition exploring the […]

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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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Korean Eye 2012 at the Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 15 July 2012
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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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Cold Cell in the Old Police Station

by Events Editor 14 December 2009
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Notice of an interesting exhibition put on by the Union Gallery. 19 December 2009 – 10 January 2010 UNION at the OLD POLICE STATION, 114 Amersham Street, London SE14 6LG The exhibition will take place in the prison cells and ground floor gallery space of a now disused police station. Like the title already suggests, […]

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Exhibition news: Lost and Found at Rokeby Gallery

by Events Editor 3 January 2009
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Six Korean artists exhibit in London: Han Keryoon, Hong Young In, Jeon Kyung, Lee Lee Nam, Lee Gil Woo and Yee Sookyung

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