KCC exhibition: the Royal Palaces of Joseon

What a relief: we’re back to physical exhibitions again! Royal Palaces of Joseon 8 June – 21 August 2021 @ KCCUK Pre-booking required to enable social distancing From 8 June – 21 August 2021, the Korean Cultural Centre UK presents Royal Palaces of Joseon – an exhibition that introduces the shrines and royal palaces of Korea’s Joseon […]

Park Seo-Bo returns to White Cube

Timed perfectly to celebrate the easing of the lockdown, White Cube welcome Park Seo-Bo for his third solo show at the gallery. This time his work is displayed in their Bermondsey space. The exhibition features works from the 1970s to the present, and also (not for sale) two colourful geometric abstraction pieces from 1968, pre-Dansaekhwa. […]

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 […]

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, at South London Gallery

Four Korean artists have been selected for the Bloomberg: New Contemporaries 2020⁣ exhibition The exhibition was due to run at the South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Rd, London, SE5 8UH. The most recent scheduling, following Covid-19 disruptions, was 13 Jan – 7 March 2021. The latest lockdown clearly makes that difficult. For 2020, New Contemporaries […]

NOBUDAM Week: Home

The NOBUDAM group, founded in 2018 by Garim Kim and Yae Jin Hong, announce their fourth event. The group, whose name comes from the words “no” and “budam”, which means “pressure” in Korean, is a platform that provides students an opportunity to reveal their artistic potential. NOBUDAM Week: Home 7 – 13 December 2020 www.nobudamspace.com […]

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 […]

Korean Eye 2020 comes to Saatchi Gallery

After the trailer exhibition at START Art Fair 2019 and a full-scale exhibition at the Hermitage in St Petersburg, Korean Eye 2020 comes to the Saatchi Gallery, launching the autumn season of Korean cultural events in London. We understand that the exhibition will be slightly expanded towards the end of the month with the incorporation […]

Ha Chong-hyun: solo exhibition at Almine Rech

Ha Chong-hyun, one of the leading lights of the Dansaekhwa movement, was born in 1935 in Sancheong-gun, Gyeongsangnamdo, a county with which LKL has a long association. We didn’t get to hear of his 2017 exhibition with Almine Rech until after the event, so we’ll certainly be visiting this exhibition, lockdown or no. The gallery’s […]