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 KCC’s final exhibition of the summer: Jungyoon Hyen: Walking on Tiptoes 2018 The Korean Cultural Centre UK and SPACE Studio Award Winner 6 August – 1 September 2018 @KCCUK OPENING RECEPTION: Monday 6 August, 6 – 8 PM RSVP: info@kccuk.org.uk | +44 (0)20 7004 2600 The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is pleased to […]

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Korean Crafts at the Scottish Gallery: the Korean Connection

by Events Editor 1 July 2018
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An exhibition to warm you up for the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe: The Korean Connection The Scottish Gallery | 16 Dundas Street | Edinburgh EH3 6HZ | scottish-gallery.co.uk 4 – 28 July 2018 | Monday-Friday: 10am – 6pm | Saturday: 10am – 4pm View catalogue online An exhibition celebrating some of the finest Korean jewellers, […]

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Haegue Yang + Suki Seokyeong Kang at Liverpool Biennial

by Events Editor 30 June 2018
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Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place over 15 weeks across the city in public spaces, galleries, museums and online, Liverpool Biennial commissions artists from around the world to make and present work in the context of Liverpool. The 10th edition Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to […]

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Korean art exhibition at the Landmark Arts Centre

by Events Editor 14 June 2018
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An exhibition of fine art, photography, Korean painting, crafts and contemporary art work selected by artists from the Korean Art Association. A vibrant collection that encompasses Korean traditions, culture, life style and landscape. Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June 2018 Landmark Arts Centre | Ferry Road | Teddington TW11 9NN Friday: 1 – 4pm | […]

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[Croydon] Reality of Juche Korea as seen through posters

by Events Editor 7 June 2018
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Contrasting with an exhibition of North Korean fine art in Central London earlier in June, Croydon is home to an exhibition of DPRK posters at the end of the month, hosted by the combined hospitality of Juche London, KFA International, KFA United Kingdom, Juche Idea Study Group of England and Songun politics: Reality of Juche […]

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Art Above Adversity – an exhibition of North Korean paintings

by Events Editor 29 May 2018
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La Galleria, which hosted the first major exhibition of North Korean paintings in London back in 2007, will host another opportunity to see the collection of Paul and Teresa Song, which graced Coningsby Gallery a year ago. Well worth a look. Art Above Adversity La Galleria Pall Mall | 5b Pall Mall | 30 Royal […]

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Kimchi and Chips: Halo, at Somerset House

by Events Editor 26 May 2018
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A 20-day installation as part of the Korea / UK year of cultural exchange, 2017-18: Kimchi and Chips: Halo 8 – 27 June 2018 Free, Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House In the month of the summer solstice, a major courtyard installation brings the sun down to earth, in a heady alchemy of nature […]

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Jheon Soocheon: Space of Contemplation, at the KCC

by Events Editor 24 May 2018
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The KCC’s exhibition to take us into summer: Jheon Soocheon: Space of Contemplation Korean Cultural Centre | 1-3 Strand | London  WC2N 5BW (main entrance: Northumberland Avenue) 7 June – 21 July 2018 Opening Reception: 6 June 2018, 6–8pm The Korean Cultural Centre (KCCUK) is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UK […]

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Yu Jinyoung: the LIFE, at Choi and Lager, Cologne

by Events Editor 20 May 2018
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This post is marginally outside the normal scope of LKL’s exhibition notices. But I’m posting it in the hope that I can persuade Jari to bring Jinyoung’s work to Union Gallery’s London space in Teesdale Street, E2. It’s a while since he did so and I’m suffering withdrawal symptoms. Yu Jinyoung: the LIFE 18 May […]

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Exit from Paradise: Korean and Japanese photographers at Somerset House

by Events Editor 19 May 2018
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Late notice of an exhibition taking place as part of Photo London 2018. Exit from Paradise Thursday 17 May – Sunday 20 May 2018 River Rooms, Somerset House ‘Exit from Paradise’ brings together works by five artists from Japan and Korea who use photography to tackle concerns surrounding race, gender, politics, and the impact of capitalism […]

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[Birmingham] Mixrice: Migrating Flavours at Eastside Projects

by Events Editor 15 May 2018
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KCCUK continues to live up to its name: it’s not the Korean Cultural Centre for London — it has a nationwide remit. Migrating Flavours Eastside Projects | 86 Heath Mill Lane | Birmingham B9 4AR | eastsideprojects.org 2 June – 21 July Public Preview: Friday 1 June, 6–9pm Simply wondering about fruits, lost memories, ultimate […]

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Kyung Hwa Shon: Every Second in Between

by Events Editor 13 May 2018
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A one week installation as part of the RCA’s Curating Contemporary Art MA: Kyung Hwa Shon: Every Second in Between Westworks | White City Place | Wood Lane | London W12 7TP 14 May 2018 to 20 May 2018 | Weekdays: 8am – 6pm/Weekends: 10am – 6pm Private view: Monday 14 May, 6.00–8.30pm Lunch hour […]

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Lee Seung-taek at White Cube Masons Yard

by Events Editor 8 May 2018
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White Cube continues its series of solo shows by important contemporary Korean artists: Lee Seung-taek Preview: Thursday 24 May, 6–8pm 25 May – 30 June 2018 White Cube | 25 – 26 Mason’s Yard | London SW1Y 6BU Curated by Katharine Kostyál White Cube is pleased to present a survey exhibition of South Korean artist […]

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Lee Bul: Crashing, at Hayward Gallery

by Events Editor 30 April 2018
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A retrospective of Lee Bul’s work is coming up at the Hayward Gallery. We are promised that she will bring “cyborgs, mirrored labyrinths and a Zeppelin” to the newly refurbished South Bank space. Lee Bul: Crashing Hayward Gallery, 30 May – 19 August 2018 From 30 May to 19 August 2018, Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery […]

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Exhibition news: Remembering The ‘Comfort Women’, at Deptford Does Art

by Events Editor 19 April 2018
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Art exhibition, book reading and film screening on a “Comfort Women” theme later this month: Remembering The ‘Comfort Women’ Deptford Does Art | 28 Deptford High Street | London SE8 4AF | www.deptforddoesart.com 25 April – 29 April The sexual slavery of some 200,000 women and girls by the Japanese Imperial Army during WW2 was […]

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Joonhong Min: Future’s Present, at SPACE Mare Street

by Events Editor 19 April 2018
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News of a solo exhibition in London Fields / South Hackney. Joonhong Min was featured by Hanmi Gallery at last year’s London Art Fair. Joonhong Min: Future’s Present SPACE | 129-131 Mare St | London E8 3RH | www.spacestudios.org.uk Opening event: 19 April, 6pm – 9pm Exhibition continues until June, Mon – Fri 10am – […]

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Minhee Kim and Taeho Kim: Fragmentality, at Arthill Gallery

by Events Editor 12 April 2018
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Notice of a brief exhibition by two students at the Royal College of Art: Taeho Kim, who is studying visual communication, and Minhee Kim – textile design: Fragmentality Taeho Kim | Minhee Kim 12-14 April 2018 Arthill Gallery | Lourdes Apartments | North End Road | London W14 9NU | www.arthillgallery.com Fragmentality is a compound […]

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