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A wide-ranging exhibition and events programme as part of Asian Art in London: Asia Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Design Centre Chelsea Harbour | Lots Road | London SW10 0XE | www.dcch.co.uk 5 – 9 November, 9:30am to 5:30pm Full programme of events can be downloaded here A resurgence in the popularity of Asian […]

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White and Wisdom: Korean Porcelain – at Han Collection

by Events Editor 2 November 2018
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The Han collection invites you to observe the pure simplicity of the white porcelain of the Joseon Dynasty. Created to reflect a dedication Confucian ideals. The beauty of these pieces comes from their naturalness. Their minimalism conveying a sense of modest wisdom which was so highly respected by the literati of Joseon who used these […]

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4482 2019: OPEN CALL for artists

by Philip Gowman 29 October 2018
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Please find below the Call for Artists for Sasapari 4482 2019: 4482 2019: OPEN CALL for artists Exhibition: The Other side of the Moon 4482 is a multi-functional platform which exists to promote, integrate and celebrate new Korean Contemporary Art within the United Kingdom. The name was derived when it first began in 2007, the […]

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[Derry] Premiere of Douglas Gordon’s ‘Portrait of Janus: divided states’

by Events Editor 25 October 2018
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This year the KCCUK is really living up to its name: though based in London, it covers the whole UK. This looks really interesting, and I hope we get a screening and performance in London in due course. Douglas Gordon ‘Portrait of Janus: divided states’ Friday 9 November 2018, 18:30 – 21:00 St Columb’s Hall […]

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North Korea – Natural Beauty @Mall Galleries

by Events Editor 17 October 2018
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The second outing this year for Paul and Teresa Song’s quality collection of North Korean artworks: North Korea: Natural Beauty 6 – 11 November 2018 10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day) Mall Galleries | The Mall | London SW1 | www.mallgalleries.org.uk Highlighting the talent and culture of Chosun (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, aka North Korea), this […]

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Oh Man-chul: Capturing the Spirit, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 10 October 2018
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This Autumn Han Collection invites you to a solo exhibition of important contemporary Korean pottery painter Oh Man-Chul. The exhibition will feature his classic works known for the blending of clay and fire. Oh Man-Chul harmonises pottery and paint capturing the spirit of his subjects with his combination of Sumukhwa and ceramics. In his masterful […]

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Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction

by Philip Gowman 30 September 2018
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Last year, Bongsu Park’s Internal Library project culminated in a fascinating and thought-provoking sequence of events in which members of the public were invited to share some of their most private thoughts – dreams, memories, secrets – which were then woven into a set of public performance at Notting Hill’s Print Room. Out of that […]

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Asia Triennial Manchester 2018 opens on 5 October

by Events Editor 29 September 2018
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Asia Triennial Manchester has come round again, with two weeks of contemporary art from around Asia. The event was last held in 2014, with a focus on China, which somewhat squeezed any Korean interest out of the programme. ATM18: Where are you from? No, where are you really from? 5 – 21 October 2018, Manchester www.atm.mmu.ac.uk […]

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Lee Leenam + Hwang Seontae: at Pontone Gallery from 4 October

by Events Editor 27 September 2018
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It’s a while since we’ve had a chance to see Lee Leenam’s work in London. He comes to Pontone Gallery with one of their regulars, Hwang Seontae: Lee Leenam | Hwang Seontae Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB Mon – Sat: 10am – 6pm | Sun: 11am – 6pm 4 October […]

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Exhibition: Jiro Takumatsu, Hi Red Center, Hirata Minoru + Kim Ku Lim

by Events Editor 23 September 2018
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Looks like a fascinating exhibition coming up examining experimental work from 60s and 70s Japan and Korea. Kim Ku Lim will be there at the opening. Jiro Takumatsu 高松次郎 | Hi Red Center | Hirata Minoru 平田実 | Kim Ku Lim 김구림 28 Sept – 28 Oct 2018 (Weds–Sat 12–6pm) DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation) […]

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Performance Histories: Kim Ku Lim talks at SOAS

by Events Editor 23 September 2018
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An in-depth talk that accompanies the group exhibition of Korean and Japanese experimental work from the 60s and 70s at DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation) Performance Histories: Kim Ku Lim Thurs 18 Oct, 7–8.30pm Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre SOAS | Thornhaugh St | Russell Square | London WC1H 0XG Free, book here Artist Kim Ku […]

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Han Collection / 4482 artist talk: Nayoung Jeong

by Events Editor 22 September 2018
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K-ART NOW: Monthly Forum by 4482 SASAPARI Artist Talk, Nayoung Jeong 7 – 8.15pm, Monday, 24 September 2018 Han Collection, 33 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A 1LH Nayoung Jeong is a ceramist, sculptor, and painter whose work takes form as performance and installation. Exploring identity rooted in heritage and uprooted by globalism, her process-oriented work […]

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Do Ho Suh: Bridging Home, London to be installed near Liverpool Street

by Events Editor 18 September 2018
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News of a very visible public installation in the City of London. The work will be in place for up to six months. For those interested in such things, I attach at the bottom of this press release the report addressed to the City of London’s Planning and Transportation Committee recommending that permission be granted […]

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Shin Yong-il: Into the Void, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 12 September 2018
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Shin Yong-il’s work, brought by Gallery Do, was for me the highlight of the Korean artists at last year’s London Art Fair, so I’ll definitely be looking in at Han Collection to spend more time in its company: Shin Yong-il: Into the Void Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH […]

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Koppel Art Hive + Sunny Art Prize group exhibitions

by Events Editor 29 August 2018
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Two group shows in September in London’s City / Midtown area feature Korean artists: Joonhong Min @ The Koppel Project Hive 26 Holborn Viaduct | EC1A 2AT London | thekoppelproject.com 6 – 8 September | Visit Facebook page for details The Koppel Project Hive is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring artists who have […]

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Korean artists exhibiting at START Art Fair 2018

by Events Editor 28 August 2018
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START Art Fair is now in its fifth year. As in previous years, there is a strong representation of Korean artists: START Art Fair Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY | startartfair.com Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th September 2018 11:00 – 18:00 (Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00) Book […]

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Korean designers at London Design Festival

by Events Editor 27 August 2018
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The London Design Festival is coming up in the middle of September, with 100% Design at Olympia in West London and Tent London in the East End. I’ve only managed to identify one Korean designer at Olympia (and I hope someone in the UK decides to stock their brassware). But there are plenty at Tent […]

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