Exhibition news and notices

News of exhibitions by Korean artists in London and further afield. Reviews of the exhibitions that we manage to visit can be found under Exhibition Reviews & Comment.

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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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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Oh Man-chul: Capturing the Spirit, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 10 October 2018
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This Autumn Han Collection invites you to a solo exhibition of important contemporary Korean pottery painter Oh Man-Chul. The exhibition will feature his classic works known for the blending of clay and fire. Oh Man-Chul harmonises pottery and paint capturing the spirit of his subjects with his combination of Sumukhwa and ceramics. In his masterful […]

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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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Lee Leenam + Hwang Seontae: at Pontone Gallery from 4 October

by Events Editor 27 September 2018
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It’s a while since we’ve had a chance to see Lee Leenam’s work in London. He comes to Pontone Gallery with one of their regulars, Hwang Seontae: Lee Leenam | Hwang Seontae Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB Mon – Sat: 10am – 6pm | Sun: 11am – 6pm 4 October […]

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Exhibition: Jiro Takumatsu, Hi Red Center, Hirata Minoru + Kim Ku Lim

by Events Editor 23 September 2018
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Looks like a fascinating exhibition coming up examining experimental work from 60s and 70s Japan and Korea. Kim Ku Lim will be there at the opening. Jiro Takumatsu 高松次郎 | Hi Red Center | Hirata Minoru 平田実 | Kim Ku Lim 김구림 28 Sept – 28 Oct 2018 (Weds–Sat 12–6pm) DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation) […]

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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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Shin Yong-il: Into the Void, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 12 September 2018
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Shin Yong-il’s work, brought by Gallery Do, was for me the highlight of the Korean artists at last year’s London Art Fair, so I’ll definitely be looking in at Han Collection to spend more time in its company: Shin Yong-il: Into the Void Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH […]

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Koppel Art Hive + Sunny Art Prize group exhibitions

by Events Editor 29 August 2018
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Two group shows in September in London’s City / Midtown area feature Korean artists: Joonhong Min @ The Koppel Project Hive 26 Holborn Viaduct | EC1A 2AT London | thekoppelproject.com 6 – 8 September | Visit Facebook page for details The Koppel Project Hive is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring artists who have […]

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Korean artists exhibiting at START Art Fair 2018

by Events Editor 28 August 2018
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START Art Fair is now in its fifth year. As in previous years, there is a strong representation of Korean artists: START Art Fair Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY | startartfair.com Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th September 2018 11:00 – 18:00 (Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00) Book […]

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Korean designers at London Design Festival

by Events Editor 27 August 2018
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The London Design Festival is coming up in the middle of September, with 100% Design at Olympia in West London and Tent London in the East End. I’ve only managed to identify one Korean designer at Olympia (and I hope someone in the UK decides to stock their brassware). But there are plenty at Tent […]

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Yunchul Kim: Dawns, Mine, Crystal – KCC’s 2018 Artist of the Year exhibition

by Events Editor 24 August 2018
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The KCC has announced its artist of the year exhibition for 2018: Yunchul Kim: Dawns, Mine, Crystal 18 September – 3 November 2018 Korean Cultural Centre UK The Korean Cultural Centre, London (KCCUK) is pleased to announce Dawns, Mine, Crystal, the first UK solo exhibition from South Korean artist Yunchul Kim. The exhibition marks Kim’s nomination as […]

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Jinyong Park in Gazelli Art House Window Project celebration

by Events Editor 4 August 2018
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News of a summer group show at Gazelli Art House: Window Project 2012 – 2018 Private View: 2nd August, 6 – 8 pm Exhibition: 3rd August – 1st September 2018 Gazelli Art House | 39 Dover Street | London W1S 4NN | gazelliarthouse.com Monday – Friday 10:00 – 18:00 | Saturday 11:00 – 19:00 Celebrating […]

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The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seeun Kim

by Events Editor 1 August 2018
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Round about this time last year Seung Ae Lee was holding an exhibition at Marlborough Fine Art to display her work as the Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner. This year, another Korean artist has that honour: Seeun Kim: Potholing The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner 2017 Exhibition Dates: 15-22 August 2018 (Monday – Friday: 10am […]

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Joonhong Min: Urban Camouflage

by Events Editor 22 July 2018
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Hot on the heels of his exhibition in South Hackney, Joonhong Min has a solo show in Leytonstone: Joonhong Min: Urban Camouflage The Stone Space | 6 Church Lane | Leytonstone | London E11 1HG 26 July to 19 August 2018 Private view: Thursday 26th July 18:30 – 20:30 Artist talk: Saturday 8th August 2-4 […]

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Park Neung-saeng: Travelling through the seasons

by Events Editor 22 July 2018
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A brief exhibition in Bermondsey: Park Neung-saeng: Travelling through the seasons Friday 27th July 2018 Drinks reception 6:30pm 8:30pm Public Viewing 28th – August 4th 2018 10am to 6pm The Space Station Gallery | 159 Bermondsey St | London SE1 3UX We cordially invite you to a private view of the solo exhibition of painted […]

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