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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

K-Art Now online talk: NFT Art Trend

The NFT (Non-Fungible Token) art market has enormously increased recently with an explosive increase of interests in Metaverse & crypto currency. High prices for the cryptocurrencies used to trade NFTs helped drive the market up last year. However, due to the recent global issues and increased uncertainties, now the prices are falling and the market … [Read More]

Soon Yul Kang’s recent and upcoming exhibitions

Congratulations to London-based artist Soon Yul Kang, who has had a nice write-up for her Washington duo show from the Washington Post: Striking a canny balance between the simple and the complex, Kang’s artworks can be grasped in a second yet reward minutes of close inspection. Kang’s exhibition at the Washington KCC closes on 23 … [Read More]

Touched by Light and Dreams – a talk at Gallery Rosenfeld

A discussion to mark the end of Bongsu Park’s and Shuster + Moseley’s current exhibitions at Gallery Rosenfeld. Touched by Light and Dreams Renee Pfister in conversation with Bongsu Park and Shuster + Moseley Saturday 12 February 2022, 3pm – 4pm gallery rosenfeld | 37 Rathbone Street | London W1T 1NZ | galleryrosenfeld.com Register via Eventbrite gallery … [Read More]

Traditional Korean Ink Painting Workshop

The KCCUK has announced a new cultural course for spring/summer 2021. Artist-researcher Dr Young Maeng will introduce traditional Korean ink painting and demonstrate a variety of painting techniques for beginners. Traditional Korean Ink Painting Workshops Wednesday, 28 April / Friday, 30 April, 7pm-8pm Online Webinar | Free – Booking Essential How to Apply: E-mail to … [Read More]

Mari Kim’s new projects

Here’s a nice introduction to the multi-faceted work of Seoul Based artist Mari Kim, with English subtitles, just released on her YouTube channel. In the video she announces her plan to post a series of tutorials to help those learning to paint at home. Her work is always accessible, but in 2011 reached a wider … [Read More]

A round-up of current and recent exhibitions

Since the lifting of most of lockdown restrictions put in place at the height of the pandemic, Korean art-related events have recently resumed in the UK. The KCCUK programme, once the Rendered Reality exhibition by Joonhong Min and Shinuk Suh closed, moved on to Seoul Unfolded, a display of architectural projects and works featuring the … [Read More]

V+A Korean programme receives boost from MCST

Great news for the V&A’s programme of Korean activities and gallery: V&A announces landmark partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism 17 June 2020: The V&A has today announced a new five-year partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Korea. This major grant will enable the redevelopment of the museum’s … [Read More]

Hyunjin Kim on the work of siren eun young jung

Afterall, a contemporary art journal published by University of the Arts London, has a feature on siren eun young jung in its latest issue. To celebrate the occasion, a special launch event later this month will focus on her work. As we didn’t make it to Venice last year this is definitely one we’ll be … [Read More]

K-Art Now: Artist Talk with Yva Jung CANCELLED

Another cancellation because of Covid-19 Sasapari’s K-Art Now series resumes: K-Art Now: Artist Talk with Yva Jung Sotheby’s Institute of Art | 30 Bedford Square | London WC1B 3EE Monday 30 March 2020, 18:30 – 20:00 BST Register on Eventbrite K-Art Now presents Yva Jung, a Korean artist based in London, to talk about her … [Read More]