London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Korean Painting and Craft Art: Creations from Tradition

Notice of the exhibition at the KCC, which opens tomorrow: Korean Painting and Craft Art: Creations from Tradition Exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre UK 11 Nov 2008 – 4 December 2008 The exhibition showcases JU-WON JANG, NAMI KIM, CHEON-BO, and YOUNG-JUN KIM, four Korean artists who have shaped recent developments in precious ornaments, embroidery, … [Read More]

Linda Wrigglesworth collection under the hammer

Last year during Asian Art in London I paid Linda Wrigglesworth a visit. She has an interesting collection of antique textiles and Korean costume alongside her own more modern takes on the oriental style. I particularly liked the rather fine 19th century purple official’s robe (below), not that I would have a use for it … [Read More]

Weekend events update

Since I did my 1 December events post, I’ve received a couple of updates which are now reflected in that post. First, I’ve received confirmation of the exhibition / puppet show on Saturday by Magenta Tan (née 진경신) at the Korean Register Office in New Malden this Saturday and Sunday (8/9 Dec). The show is … [Read More]