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A quick post to upload some of the photos of the various galleries exhibiting Korean art at this year’s London Art Fair (plus one gallery that I missed). Hanmi Gallery Jaye Moon Jaye Moon’s work had been getting a fair amount of attention – guerrilla-style installations of Lego dotted around the Business Design Centre and […]

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Korean artists at the 2015 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 18 January 2015
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We’ve already posted about the artists being shown by Hanmi Gallery (Projects space, stand 9: Kim Chang-kyum and Mioon) and by CAIS / Skipwiths (Main hall, stand 35: Choi So-young, Chun Kwang-young, Chung Doo-hwa, Kim Ha-young, Lah Sun-young and Park Hyo-jin). In addition to those galleries, Shine Artists (Main hall, stand G25) will be showing […]

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Lee Young-bin: Solo show at Purdy Hicks

by Events Editor 29 August 2014
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Lee Youngbin’s muted works have been quietly shown in group exhibitions at Purdy Hicks over the past couple of years, and have also appeared at art fairs in London represented by both Purdy Hicks and Hakgojae. They don’t shout out at you. But they unobtrusively make their mark on you and stay with you. This […]

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A brief tour of the Korean galleries at Art 14

by Philip Gowman 5 March 2014
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Korean artists and galleries put on a good show at Art14, and got plenty of attention from the press. Time Out spotted (they were hard to miss) Choi Jeong-hwa’s huge collection of colourful pieces which looked like giant hubble-bubbles, installed at Hong Kong’s Pearl Lam Galleries. Also recommended in the same article was 43 Inverness […]

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Exhibition visit: Bae Chan-hyo – Punishment, at Purdy Hicks

by Philip Gowman 22 March 2013
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Tomorrow is your last chance to see the first public showing of Bae Chan-hyo’s Existing in Costume series, this particular project bearing the subtitle Punishment. Earlier in the series, Bae has focused on fairy tale characters, or aristocratic western women, each time with Bae dressing in immaculate costume to pose for his self-portrait. In Punishment, […]

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Bae Chan-hyo: Punishment Project — at Purdy Hicks

by Events Editor 21 February 2013
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This is an exhibition I’m looking forward to, after having had a mini preview at the London Art Fair in January. Until now, Bae Chan-hyo’s meticulously staged self portraits have featured him in the clothing of an aristocratic Western female. In his latest work, he dresses up as some well-known male historical characters. Chan-hyo Bae: […]

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Exhibition Visit: Purdy Hicks previews new Bae Chan-hyo works; Hanmi focuses on media art – at London Art Fair

by Philip Gowman 19 January 2013
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At the London Art Fair it was nice to see some new Korean work as well as re-enjoy some pieces which have already been seen in London exhibitions. At Purdy Hicks, Bae Chan-hyo was previewing a new chapter in his Existing in Costume series. His past work has him exploring male / female and east […]

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Korean Art at the 2013 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 8 January 2013
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It’s January, so it’s time to start thinking about the London Art Fair. This 5-day show at the Design Centre in Islington next week “brings together over 100 leading galleries from across the UK and overseas. Museum-quality Modern British art is presented alongside contemporary work from today’s leading artists, covering the period from the early […]

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Korean artists at the 2011 London Art Fair

by Events Editor 18 January 2011
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The annual London Art Fair kicks off tonight in Islington, and as usual you won’t have to look far to find Korean artists represented there. First up, I-MYU, who have been presenting young Korean artists to a London audience since 2007, will be showing the work of Shan Hur. “When I see construction sites in […]

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Bae Chan-hyo: Fairy Tales

by Events Editor 1 July 2010
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News of Bae Chan-hyo’s summer show at Purdy Hicks: Bae Chan-hyo: Fairy Tales 2 July – 31 July 2010 Following on from his previous series of photographs, Existing in Costume, Bae Chan-hyo’s new work continues to explore themes of identity, alienation and memory through the form of exquisitely staged scenes of traditional fairy tales. The […]

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Oriental male, Western female

by Philip Gowman 17 January 2009
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Review of Bae Chan-hyo’s cross-cultural portraits at Purdy Hicks in January 2009

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Bae Chan-hyo at Purdy Hicks

by Events Editor 17 January 2009
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Details of Bae Chan-hyo’s solo show at Purdy Hicks in January 2009

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