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Exhibition news: Sungfeel Yun in Artist Rooms

Nice to see Sungfeel Yun exhibiting in London again: Encounter Contemporary: Artist Rooms Nicolas Feldmeyer | Nika Neelova | Tim Garwood | Sungfeel Yun | Kristian Kragelund 22-30 June 2017 Copeland Gallery | 133 Copeland Road | Peckham | London SE15 3SN Nearest Station: Peckham Rye | 12 mins From Victoria Encounter Contemporary is pleased … [Read More]

Gallery visit: Yun Sungfeel at Hanmi Gallery

Here are a few installation shots of Yun Sungfeel’s current exhibition, Fields of Immersion, which closed on Friday. Working from the top down, a couple from his Chaos, Cosmos and Circulation series on the second floor – iron filings and glue. Next, his Energy series of metal sculptures, which were installed on the first floor: … [Read More]

A brief tour of the Korean galleries at Art 14

Korean artists and galleries put on a good show at Art14, and got plenty of attention from the press. Time Out spotted (they were hard to miss) Choi Jeong-hwa’s huge collection of colourful pieces which looked like giant hubble-bubbles, installed at Hong Kong’s Pearl Lam Galleries. Also recommended in the same article was 43 Inverness … [Read More]

Korean artists and galleries at Art14

As an addendum and recap to my post of last December, here are the galleries I know of who will be presenting Korean artists at Art14 (28 Feb – 2 Mar at Olympia Grand): Section Gallery Artists (if announced) London First 43 Inverness Street (London) Kim Ha-young, Oak Jungho Choi & Lager (Cologne) Lee Seahyun, … [Read More]

Hanmi Gallery at Art14

As we noted in December last year, Hanmi Gallery is in the Emerge section of Art14. Here are further details of what to expect at Hanmi’s stand: Set in Motion Yingmei Duan | Junebum Park | Sungfeel Yun EMERGE -­‐ Stand EM10 Olympia Grand Hall, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX 27TH FEBRUARY – 2ND MARCH … [Read More]

Did you know pennies were magnetic?

Did you know pennies were magnetic? I certainly didn’t until yesterday evening, when I visited the opening of the Courtauld’s East Wing Biennial. And apparently 5p pieces are two. So says Yun Sungfeel, who should know. His series of works Looking at The real world from within The real world use hidden magnets to move … [Read More]

An evening at the London Art Fair 2014

London Art Fair can usually be relied upon to show a range of Korean contemporary artists for a number of galleries. This year we’re sure we must have missed some of the artists showing as we didn’t have time to do a trawl of the whole exhibition. Instead we focused on the galleries we knew … [Read More]

Korean art at the 2014 London Art Fair

At the 2014 London Art Fair there will be two galleries majoring in Korean artists: Union and Hanmi. I’m looking forward to reacquainting myself with the han-laden sculptures of Yu Jinyoung (Union) and the humorous video work of Park June Bum (Hanmi). London regulars Kwon Soonhak and Yun Sungfeel will also be there, and Union’s … [Read More]

Sungfeel Yun Showcase at Sketch

At LKL we’ve been noticing the emergence of Yun Sung-feel for the past few years, and it’s always encouraging to see the reputation and career of a young artist grow. We enjoyed his MA show at the Slade last year, his entry into the artist of the year show at Broomhill Sculpture Park, and his … [Read More]

Exhibition visit: The Others, at Hanmi Gallery

The current group show at Hanmi Gallery, entitled The Others, features artists who “question the nature of individuality, solitude and the unreal in a group setting. Rather than work to a strict theme, these ʻOthersʼ present what is individual and personal to them, from dreams to questions of ontology and the fear of death.” Movie … [Read More]