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.

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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KCC Exhibition: Hyen Jungyoon — Walking on Tiptoes

by Events Editor 19 July 2018
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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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