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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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[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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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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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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Korean Crafts at the Scottish Gallery: the Korean Connection

by Events Editor 1 July 2018
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An exhibition to warm you up for the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe: The Korean Connection The Scottish Gallery | 16 Dundas Street | Edinburgh EH3 6HZ | scottish-gallery.co.uk 4 – 28 July 2018 | Monday-Friday: 10am – 6pm | Saturday: 10am – 4pm View catalogue online An exhibition celebrating some of the finest Korean jewellers, […]

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Art Above Adversity – an exhibition of North Korean paintings

by Events Editor 29 May 2018
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La Galleria, which hosted the first major exhibition of North Korean paintings in London back in 2007, will host another opportunity to see the collection of Paul and Teresa Song, which graced Coningsby Gallery a year ago. Well worth a look. Art Above Adversity La Galleria Pall Mall | 5b Pall Mall | 30 Royal […]

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Kimchi and Chips: Halo, at Somerset House

by Events Editor 26 May 2018
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A 20-day installation as part of the Korea / UK year of cultural exchange, 2017-18: Kimchi and Chips: Halo 8 – 27 June 2018 Free, Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House In the month of the summer solstice, a major courtyard installation brings the sun down to earth, in a heady alchemy of nature […]

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Exit from Paradise: Korean and Japanese photographers at Somerset House

by Events Editor 19 May 2018
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Late notice of an exhibition taking place as part of Photo London 2018. Exit from Paradise Thursday 17 May – Sunday 20 May 2018 River Rooms, Somerset House ‘Exit from Paradise’ brings together works by five artists from Japan and Korea who use photography to tackle concerns surrounding race, gender, politics, and the impact of capitalism […]

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Exhibition visit: Juree Kim in Exhibit A, at Anise Gallery

by Philip Gowman 31 March 2018
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Kim Juree’s latest work, London Terraced House, was unveiled at the opening of the current exhibition, Exhibit A, at Anise gallery in Shad Thames. As for her 2017 participation in the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke, Kim chose a subject relevant to the location of the exhibition: this time a group of typical early Victorian […]

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Mun•Bang•Sa•U – The Friends of the Scholar

by Events Editor 30 March 2018
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The KCCUK’s contribution to London Craft Week 2018: Mun•Bang•Sa•U – The Friends of the Scholar Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW main entrance on Northumberland Avenue 24 April – 26 May Workshop, 12 May 14:00 – 15:00 (Register via info@kccuk.org.uk) As part of the Korea/UK season, the Korean […]

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Ceramic, Embroidery and Lacquerware: A Trio of Korean Crafts

by Events Editor 30 March 2018
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Han Collection’s contribution to London Craft Week: A Trio of Korean Crafts Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Exhibition, 9-12 May 11:00 — 18:00, 13 May 12:00 – 18:00 Demonstration, 12 May 12:00 — 16:00 The Han Collection exhibits a range of artists, celebrating three of Korea’s most loved […]

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Exhibition visit: Ceramic Art London at Central St Martins

by Philip Gowman 24 March 2018
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As I was paying a second visit to Nick Bonner’s exhibition at the House of Illustration yesterday I happened almost to trip over a sign pointing to the Ceramic Art London fair, next door at Central St Martins. Needless to say, there were plenty of Koreans exhibiting. This weekend only. Ceramic Art London 23–25 March […]

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Exhibition visit – Collect 2018

by Philip Gowman 19 March 2018
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For the fifth year, the Korean Craft and Design Foundation put on a splendid show at Collect. As in previous years, the stall showcased a range of crafts – from jewellery and lacquer to ceramics and more – with this year the theme being “Meditative Art”. The dramatic ceramic piece entitled Sea by Lee Eun […]

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Talk on comics from North and South Korea with Paul Gravett

by Events Editor 17 March 2018
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As part of Nick Bonner’s exhibition of everyday graphic design from North Korea, an interesting talk on North and South Korean Manhwa: Secrets of North and South Korean Comics A talk by leading expert Paul Gravett 19 Apr 2018, 7:00pm | Buy tickets House of Illustration | 2 Granary Square | King’s Cross | London […]

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Gyubang: exploring the aesthetic value of Korean handicrafts, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 25 February 2018
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Han Collection’s first exhibition of 2018 looks at the arts and crafts of the boudoir: Gyubang: exploring the aesthetic value of Korean handicrafts 1 March – 5 May 2018 Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH Han Collection invites you to enjoy and explore, this first exhibition to introduce Korean boudoir craft […]

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