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.

The Muse Gallery presents: Sun Ju Lee: Enfolded Surface The Muse Gallery | 269 Portobello Rd | London W11 1LR | www.themuseat269.com 30 Nov – 24 Dec 2017 Opening Night 30.11, 6.30-9.00pm Sun Ju Lee’s works compel us to move. Hundreds of monofilament wires wound around a frame glisten with shapes that emerge and disappear, […]

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Screening: Plantarians / Did You Eat Rice?

by Events Editor 7 November 2017
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News of an upcoming screening of works by Ellie Kyungran Heo at Lux, the venue for the artist films in the London Korean Film Festival. Plantarians Sun 26 Nov 2017 / 2pm – 4pm LUX | Waterlow Park Centre | Dartmouth Park Hill | London N19 5JF | https://lux.org.uk/ Free, but booking required. | Book […]

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Kim Munho: Buncheong Story, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 5 November 2017
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News of Han Collection’s next exhibition: Kim Munho: Buncheong Story Exhibition: 15 – 28 November 2017 Opening night: 14th November 18:00-21:00 ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Han Collection is pleased to present this new solo exhibition of Korean pottery artist, Kim Mun Ho. This exhibition is a […]

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Juree Kim + Neil Brownsword open studio at V+A

by Events Editor 4 November 2017
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Neil Brownsword and Juree Kim began their ceramics residency at the V&A in October; they will be in residence until end of March 2018. V&A Korea UK Ceramics Residency: Juree Kim & Neil Brownsword Open Studio Sat 11 Nov | Fri 17 Nov | Wed 6 Dec | Sat 9 Dec 2017 13.00 – 16.00 […]

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Exhibition news: Young In Hong — The Moon’s Trick

by Events Editor 4 November 2017
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The KCC announces its final exhibition of 2017: Young In Hong — The Moon’s Trick Korean Cultural Centre UK, 21 November  – 30 December 2017 The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UK of Young In Hong (b.1972), on view from November 21 through December 30, […]

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Exhibition: Image-Manipulate-Play, at The Print Room

by Events Editor 31 October 2017
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Six Korean artists’ video works will be introduced as part of Coronet International Festival at the Print Room. The opening is Tuesday 7 November: 3pm: Exhibition opens 6.15 – 7pm: Gaygeum perfomance in the foyer 6.30pm: Aram Hwang, curator, gives a short welcome speech 6.45 – 7.30pm: Drinks available in the bar. The Print Room […]

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Exhibition: Cross the Timeline — Korean ceramics at Han Collection

by Events Editor 30 October 2017
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News of Han Collection’s upcoming exhibition: Cross the Timeline: Korean Ceramics 2nd November – 11th November 2017 Exhibition hours: Monday-Friday 11.00-18.00 Sat 4 Nov 10.30-18.00 | Sun 5 Nov 12.00-18.00 | Mon 6 Nov 11.00-21.00 | Sat 11 Nov 10.30-18.00 Han Collection would like to invite you to the exhibition ‘Cross the Timeline: Korean Ceramics’ during the Asian […]

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Soon-Hak Kwon: Everynothing, at Union Gallery

by Events Editor 19 October 2017
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It’s been a while since I last heard of a Korean exhibition at Union Gallery. Was it really as long ago as 2014? And that was also Soon-Hak Kwon. It’ll be nice to see his new work. Soon-Hak Kwon: Everynothing Union Gallery | 94 Teesdale Street | London E2 6PU | 18 October – 4 […]

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Oh Myung-hee: Metamorphosis – a Journey of Transformation, at Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 12 October 2017
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Late notice of an exhibition currently on at the Saatchi Gallery: Oh Myung-hee: Metamorphosis – a Journey of Transformation 10 October – 30 October 2017 | 10am-6pm, 7 days a week Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY | www.saatchigallery.com Curated by Eva McGaw and Tatiana Palinkasev. Metamorphosis […]

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Anna Paik: Invocation, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 1 October 2017
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The second of Han Collection’s exhibitions this month to focus on ceramics: Anna Paik: Invocation ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk 24 – 31 October 2017 A Visual Meditation of Condensed Memory Oil Paintings inspired by Korean Ceramic Bowls and Moon Jars ​ Schooled in the tradition […]

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Oh Man-chul: How brilliant is the love of clay and fire, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 1 October 2017
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Two exhibitions this month feature the Moon Jar. First, the below; and later, Anna Paik’s Invocation. Oh Man Chul: How brilliant is the love of clay and fire ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk 5th – 21st October 2017 Live performances, 5 Oct @6pm | 7 Oct […]

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Korean Masters, at Pontone Gallery

by Events Editor 30 September 2017
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Pontone Gallery announces its October group show: Korean Masters Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | www.pontonegallery.com 6 October – 29 October 2017 Opening reception Thursday 5 October | 6–8 pm Monday – Friday 10-6pm | Saturday 11-7pm | Sunday 11-6pm Bae Joonsung | Chun Kwang Young | Lee Jaehyo | […]

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Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho in Frieze London project

by Events Editor 26 September 2017
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Korean artists Moon Kyungwon an Jeon Joonho, who represented Korea in the 2015 Venice Biennale, have a specially commissioned film and photography project that will be on display throughout Frieze London. Other Korean interest will be provided by Seoul’s Hyundai and Kukje galleries (the latter with work by Kim Yong-ik), and New York’s Tina Kim […]

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Korean ceramics at the British Ceramics Biennial

by Philip Gowman 23 September 2017
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This year the British Ceramics Biennial has two major strands with a Korean interest: first, a continuation of the Made in Korea project curated by Kay Aplin of Brighton’s Ceramic House, with output from a residency programme in which Korean potters Kim Jin and Baek Kyung-won produced work that responds to the ceramics produced by Wedgwood. […]

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Korean designers at London Design Fair

by Philip Gowman 23 September 2017
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Am I the only one confused about the branding of the design shows held in London at the end of September, and dismayed at the uselessness of their web designers? The branders seem to have decided that bunch of shows that have been around for a while should be gathered together under the heading of […]

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Lee Kang-hyo in Making Futures at Plymouth College of Art

by Philip Gowman 22 September 2017
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Doh! Things are so busy at the moment that I’m having difficulty keeping up with everything. I popped into the V+A this afternoon to check out the Korean jewellery designers who are here for the London Design Festival, and bumped into Rosalie Kim. We started chatting about the British Ceramics Biennial which starts in Stoke-on-Trent […]

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David Bowie Tribute Exhibition – A Korean connection

by Events Editor 17 September 2017
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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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