PV: Kyung Hwa Shon: The Blinking of the Eye

A few years ago we were given the chance to look inside Standard Chartered Bank’s city offices for a guided tour of their art collection. Now, a chance to see an exhibition by Korean artist Kyung Hwa Shon in HSBC’s head office in Canary Wharf. RSVP essential: you won’t be let in unless your name […]

It’s amazing what you can do with a bit of glue

The KCC’s exhibition in collaboration with the Gwangju Museum of Art, Circulation Metaphor, closed today in preparation for the installation of the KCC’s next show, The Real DMZ. Regular visitors to the KCC during the course of the exhibition will have noticed an unfortunate accident that happened to the ceramic installation that greeted you when […]

Moon Jeong-min and Sarah E Choi in Past and Present Tense

Moon Jeong-min and Sarah E Choi participate in a group show in St Pancras Church’s Crypt Gallery: Past and Present Tense 10-15 September 2019 The Crypt Gallery | St Pancras Church | Euston Road | London NW1 2BA | cryptgallery.org Open: Tuesday – Saturday 12 – 7pm | Sunday 12 – 4pm Private View: Wednesday […]

START Art Fair, including Korean Eye:2020 Teaser

START Art Fair has always had a strong representation of Korean artists and galleries. This year, the representation is even stronger, thanks to a “teaser” exhibition for the 2020 Korean Eye exhibition. START Art Fair, including Korean Eye:2020 teaser exhibition 26-29 September 2019 Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Rd | Chelsea […]

Nam June Paik: The Future is Now, at Tate Modern

Tate Liverpool had a major retrospective of Nam June Paik’s work in 2010-11. Now is the turn of Tate Modern, focusing on his collaborations with other artists and performers: Nam June Paik: The Future is Now 17 October 2019 – 9 February 2020 Tate Modern | Bankside | London SE1 9TG Tickets £13 | FREE […]

The Real DMZ: Negotiating Borders, at the KCC

One of the more interesting exhibitions of 2018 was the three month Real DMZ exhibition in Nottingham. Three of the artists from that show are involved in the next stage of the project: The Real DMZ: Negotiating Borders 1 October – 23 November 2019 Preview: 30 September 2019 Artist Talk: 3 October 2019 Korean Cultural […]

Exhibition visit: Circulation Metaphor, at the KCC

There’s a little bit of Jeollanamdo in the KCC at the moment. Although the exhibition is co-organised by the Asia Cultural Center in Gwangju, and by the Gwangju Museum of Art, the subject matter of the exhibition strays outside of the city limits into Damyang, Hwasun and further afield. The first work to engage you […]

Tai-Jung Um: Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park

This year’s Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park includes a work by veteran Korean sculptor Tai-jung Um: Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park London’s largest free display of outdoor art returns from 3 July to 6 October, featuring more than 20 international artists Regent’s Park (southeast corner) 3 July – 6 October 2019 The English Gardens will […]

Mari Kim: Immortal Beloved, at Pontone Gallery

Mari Kim returns to London in a joint exhibition with Cha Jongrye. Mari Kim: Immortal Beloved Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | pontonegallery.art 12 July – 4 August 2019 Monday – Saturday 10-6pm | Sunday by appointment Korean artist Mari Kim’s paintings are highly-stylised images of glamour and artifice. Her […]

Nayeong Jeong: Repeat after “The End of the World”

Nayeong Jeong celebrated the successful completion of her Slade PhD viva the day before with a performance at the opening of the group exhibition “A Dance of Scales”, at Assembly Point in Peckham. Jeong’s work often involves a performative element, and also often involves the use of clay not only as a creative medium but […]

Exhibition: Circulation Metaphor, at the KCC

The KCC’s second exhibition of the summer is a collaboration with the Gwangju Museum of Art and Asia Culture Centre. Circulation Metaphor Korean Cultural Centre UK | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW 23 July – 7 September 2019 Opening Reception: Monday 22 July 2019, 5-8pm Artist talk from 7pm, RSVP Participating Artists: Bongchae Son […]

Discover Korean Art at the British Museum

With this art history course, participants will discover the fascinating history of Korea through lectures, gallery talks and behind-the-scenes tours of the conservation studio at the British Museum. Discover Korean Art: from Three Kingdoms to Contemporary Korea A 3-day course exploring Korea’s special place within the British Museum Saturday, 6 July 2-4pm | Korea Foundation […]

Exhibition: The Earth Cries

An exhibition of ceramic sculptures, material samples and photography: Chae Rin Hwang: The Earth Cries Saturday – Sunday 29-30 June 2019 10:00 – 21:00 | Sunday 12:00 – 20:00 Party: 29th June 2019, 19:00 – 22:00 Filet | 103 Murray Grove | London N1 7QP | Register here ‘The Earth Cries’ is a collection of […]