Translated Vase: Yeesookyung and Sang-ah Kim in conversation

The British Museum is celebrating London Craft Week with a conversation between ceramic artist and sculptor Yeesookyung and curator Sang-ah Kim: Translated Vase Thursday 7 October 2021, 12.00–13.00 via Zoom Registration required via the British Museum website Join Sang-ah Kim, the Museum’s newly appointed Korean collections curator, as she interviews interdisciplinary artist Yeesookyung. They’ll discuss […]

The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness, at Han Collection

Han Collection’s late summer exhibition brings together moon jars from both Korean and British artists. The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk 26 August – 2 October 2021 | Monday-Saturday 11am-6pm Our new exhibition features stunning works created by UK-based artists […]

Hallyu Con 2021

Hallyu Con returns to London for its second edition. There are opportunities for you to participate and share your passion in several ways. Follow the links below to find out more. Hallyu Con will be streamed from 2pm UK time on 4 September 2021 Watch on the KCCUK’s YouTube Channel or the dedicated Hallyu Con […]

Sojung Jun’s Green Screen shows at Piccadilly Lights

Following the presentation of a new work by David Hockney at Piccadilly Circus and COEX Kpop Square a couple of months ago, Korean artist Sojung Jun will have a new work presented on the same screens during August: Green Screen (2021) 1 – 31 August 2021 Piccadilly Lights | CIRCA.ART Sojung Jun transfigures space and […]

Icheon Ceramic at Han Collection

Now the lockdown is gradually easing, we shall be able to view in real life some of the lovely Icheon pieces that Han Collection was hosting at Collect 2021. Icheon Ceramic by Han Collection 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk With restrictions scheduled to ease in April, we are delighted […]

Korean galleries at Collect 2021 (online edition)

COLLECT moves online this year, 26 February – 2 March 2021. There are some lovely Korean pieces to see thanks to the commitment of three galleries, and images of the items are online now. Lloyd Choi Gallery is participating remotely from Jeju Island, and their physical exhibition there stays open until 15 March. Details and […]

Shinuk Suh: Post-Human Syndrome, at Beers London

Thanks to Jason Verney for pointing out an online exhibition I had missed. Shinuk Suh participates in an exhibition delayed from last summer because of Covid restrictions. There’s a lovely set of installation shots of Suh’s work taken by Damien Griffiths, showing new and recent work with a monochrome flavour. Shinuk Suh: Post-Human Syndrome Beers […]

A review of the Korean cultural year 2020

It would be an understatement to say that the cultural year 2020 has been markedly different from previous years. The pandemic has had a huge impact on the cultural scene, with most live events cancelled and event promoters falling back on the internet to provide us with our cultural fixes. Some of these attempts have […]

Han Collection special exhibition: Buncheong

In the last couple of days before the November lock-down, Han Collection is mounting a special exhibition of buncheong old and new. Buncheong ceramics Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Monday 2 Nov, Tues 3 Nov, Wed 4 November 2020, 11am-6pm Buncheong is one of the three […]