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.

It’s a while since we had a chance to see Francesca Cho’s work in London; she now appears in a group exhibition in honour of an iconic musician: David Bowie Tribute Exhibition Fiat Chrysler Motor Village UK | 105 Wigmore Street | London W1U 1QY | www.motorvillageuk.com 22nd September – 4th November 2017 Opening hours […]

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Korean artists at START Art Fair 2017

by Events Editor 17 September 2017
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Apologies to Skipwiths, who were good enough to invite me to this year’s START Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery. I got their invitation email and promptly forgot about it. Which meant I completely missed out not only on the works they were showing, but also that of a few other Korean artists / galleries. […]

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Geumhyung Jeong: Private Collection — Unperformed Objects, at Delfina Foundation

by Events Editor 11 September 2017
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As part of the UK-Korea cultural season, Geumhyung Jeong has a solo show at the Delfina Foundation (following on with her residency there earlier this year) along with performances at Tate Modern. Geumhyung Jeong: Private Collection — Unperformed Objects Delfina Foundation | 29-31 Catherine Place | London SW1E 6DY 28 September – 11 November 2017 […]

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Exhibition / performance: Geumhyung Jeong in Tate Modern Tanks

by Events Editor 11 September 2017
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In conjunction with her solo show at Delfina Foundation, Geumhyung Jeong also presents her work in the Tate Modern Tanks, including two ticketed performances: Tate Live: Geumhyung Jeong 2–8 October 2017 The Tanks | Tate Modern | Bankside | London SE1 9TG Ticketed performances: 3 October at 17.30 and 5 October at 19.00. Book on […]

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Kim Yong-ik: Artist of the Year exhibition at the KCC

by Events Editor 3 September 2017
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With the KCC’s first Artist of the Year exhibition back in 2014, which featured the work of Lee Bul, the London solo show ran in parallel with an exhibition at a major provincial gallery – Ikon Gallery in Birmingham in that instance. This year, Spike Island in Bristol partners with the KCC. The exhibition is […]

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Kim Yong-ik: I Believe My Works Are Still Valid — at Spike Island, Bristol

by Events Editor 3 September 2017
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Coinciding with the KCCUK’s Artist of the Year exhibition, Spike Island in Bristol is holding a parallel solo show giving a retrospective of Kim Yong-ik’s work: Kim Yong-ik: I Believe My Works Are Still Valid Spike Island | 133 Cumberland Road | Bristol BS1 6UX | www.spikeisland.org.uk 30 September to 17 December 2017 Tuesday to […]

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Exhibition news: “Dol” – baby’s first birthday celebration in Korea

by Events Editor 31 August 2017
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As part of this year’s Kingston Korean Festival, Korean British Cultural Exchange (KBCE) is presenting an exhibition at Kingston Museum: ‘DOL’ – baby’s first birthday celebration in Korea 31 August – 3 October 2017 Kingston Museum | Wheatfield Way | Kingston upon Thames KT1 2PS Tue, Fri, Sat: 10am to 5pm | Thu: 10am to 7pm | Mon, Wed, Sun: closed […]

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Soon Yul Kang — Between Heart & Mind, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 29 August 2017
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It’ll be nice to see another solo show by Soon Yul Kang. Soon Yul Kang — Between heart & Mind Opening event: 19th September – 6pm – 8pm (register on Eventbrite) Exhibition from 20th – 30th September Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Han Collection is pleased […]

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Exhibition news (Wigan): North Korea, An Exploration

by Events Editor 28 August 2017
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An exhibition of DPRK photographs, objects and posters: North Korea, An Exploration The Old Courts | Wigan WN1 1NA | www.theoldcourts.com Exhibition: September 1st to the 27th from 11 AM to 4 PM every Friday and Saturday Opening event: Friday 1st September (7.30-9.30pm). Register via Facebook page Join us to celebrate the opening of a rare and […]

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The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seung Ae Lee

by Events Editor 24 August 2017
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Notice of an exhibition showing the work of Seung Ae Lee as she comes to the end of her year as holder of the Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prize. The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seung Ae Lee 5 September – 9 September 2017 Marlborough Fine Art | 6 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4BY […]

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Exhibition news: Lee Jeonglok and Lee Jinyong at Pontone Gallery

by Events Editor 7 July 2017
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A double solo show at Pontone Gallery in July: Lee Jeonglok — Parallel Worlds: Tree of Life & Nabi Lee Jinyong — The Weight of Thought 30 June – 23 July 2017 Monday – Friday 10-7pm | Saturday 11-7pm | Sunday 11-6pm Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB Tel: +44 (0)20 […]

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Event news: Sun Ju Lee in Arthill Gallery Summer Group Show

by Events Editor 4 July 2017
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News of a group exhibition in a converted church in West Kensington. Summer Group Show Arthill Gallery | Ground Floor | Lourdes Apartments | North End Road | London W14 9NU | www.arthillgallery.com 6 July 2017 – 3 September 2017 Artists: Cyrus Mahboubian | Sun Ju Lee | Shaoyan Li Arthill Gallery is pleased to […]

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Exhibition news: Made in Korea – Ceramics at Sladmore Contemporary

by Events Editor 22 June 2017
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The ceramics exhibition that was in Brighton during May will be coming to London in July: Made in Korea Sladmore Contemporary | 32 Bruton Place | Off Berkeley Square | London W1J 6NW | www.sladmorecontemporary.com Wed 12 Jul – Fri 28 July 2017 Mon – Thu 10am – 6pm | Fri 10am – 5pm | […]

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Event news: performances in the upcoming Korean Avant-Garde exhibition

by Events Editor 20 June 2017
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News of two performances taking place as part of the upcoming KCCUK exhibition Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive. There will also be two performances (Snail’s Gallop and The Method of Drawing 76–2) by the veteran artist Lee Kun-yong on the opening night, 26 June. ZADIE XA Performance: The Sea Child, Octopus and Brass […]

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Call for writers – Bongsu Park’s INTERNAL LIBRARY project

by Events Editor 18 June 2017
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Details of an interesting collaborative performance in July, taking place in that wonderful space the is the Print Room library / bar / venue under the Notting Hill Coronet cinema. Bongsu Park’s multi-disciplinary projects blur the boundaries between dance and performance art. Her most recent work to be performed in London was the two-part Crossing Over […]

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Exhibition news: Sungfeel Yun in Artist Rooms

by Events Editor 13 June 2017
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Nice to see Sungfeel Yun exhibiting in London again: Encounter Contemporary: Artist Rooms Nicolas Feldmeyer | Nika Neelova | Tim Garwood | Sungfeel Yun | Kristian Kragelund 22-30 June 2017 Copeland Gallery | 133 Copeland Road | Peckham | London SE15 3SN Nearest Station: Peckham Rye | 12 mins From Victoria Encounter Contemporary is pleased […]

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Do Ho Suh in one-night-only installation for Art Night

by Events Editor 12 June 2017
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For last year’s Art Night, Koo Jeong-a gave an upgrade to a disused underground station. This year, Do Ho Suh will take over Hawksmoor’s masterpiece with video installations from his recent show Passages. He is also working on a very special Art Night new commission to be unveiled later in the year as part of […]

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