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Exhibition visit: Swimming Backwards, at Sid Motion Gallery

Artist Sunyoung Hwang had her works on display at Sid Motion gallery, London, between 21 June and 16 July 2021 as part of the group show ‘Swimming Backwards’ with fellow artists Emily Stollery and Henry Ward. The exhibition title itself has been inspired by Hwang’s homonymous painting, also displayed at the exhibition. The London-based artist … [Read More]

KCC exhibition: the Royal Palaces of Joseon

What a relief: we’re back to physical exhibitions again! Royal Palaces of Joseon 8 June – 21 August 2021 @ KCCUK Pre-booking required to enable social distancing From 8 June – 21 August 2021, the Korean Cultural Centre UK presents Royal Palaces of Joseon – an exhibition that introduces the shrines and royal palaces of Korea’s Joseon … [Read More]

Traditional Korean Ink Painting Workshop

The KCCUK has announced a new cultural course for spring/summer 2021. Artist-researcher Dr Young Maeng will introduce traditional Korean ink painting and demonstrate a variety of painting techniques for beginners. Traditional Korean Ink Painting Workshops Wednesday, 28 April / Friday, 30 April, 7pm-8pm Online Webinar | Free – Booking Essential How to Apply: E-mail to … [Read More]

Park Seo-Bo returns to White Cube

Timed perfectly to celebrate the easing of the lockdown, White Cube welcome Park Seo-Bo for his third solo show at the gallery. This time his work is displayed in their Bermondsey space. The exhibition features works from the 1970s to the present, and also (not for sale) two colourful geometric abstraction pieces from 1968, pre-Dansaekhwa. … [Read More]

Icheon Ceramic at Han Collection

Now the lockdown is gradually easing, we shall be able to view in real life some of the lovely Icheon pieces that Han Collection was hosting at Collect 2021. Icheon Ceramic by Han Collection 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk With restrictions scheduled to ease in April, we are delighted … [Read More]

Gallery: Jewyo Rhii’s “Love Your Depot”

The 2020 KCC Artist of the Year exhibition featuring Jewyo Rhii was of course a victim of the intermittent Covid lockdown. Even though the exhibition was, at various times that I can no longer remember, theoretically open to the public, there wasn’t much public around in Central London to visit it. I managed to pay … [Read More]