Korean Eye

LKL looks at two works devoted the life and work of Nora Noh: A documentary by Kim Sung-hee (Nora Noh, 2013, South Korea, colour, DCP, 93′) and An installation by Cho Duck-hyun (The Nora Collection, 2008, Graphite and charcoal on canvases, frames, wall papers, dimensions variable) To the current generation of Koreans, two names that […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean Eye 2012 – the biggest Korean art show in London yet

by Philip Gowman 12 October 2012
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With the high profile exhibition of Chinese art having just opened at the Hayward Gallery, let’s not forget that there was an equally significant exhibition of contemporary Korean art at the privately funded Saatchi Gallery earlier this summer. Like many exhibitions, Korean Eye 2012 was one which needed to be visited several times. It was […]

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Anglo Korean Society guided tour of Korean Eye at the Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 24 August 2012
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If you haven’t yet been to the Korean Eye exhibition, this is the perfect opportunity, particularly if you are busy during the working day. The Saatchi gallery will be opening late on 5 September to welcome members of the Anglo Korean Society. If you’re not a member of the AKS yet, join now. Guided Tour […]

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The gala opening of Korean Eye 2012

by Philip Gowman 25 July 2012
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Korean Eye 2012 opened this evening, with speeches from the great and the good including Lee Charm, head of the Korean Tourism Organisation. Entertainment was provided by Dulsori in the form of traditional music. This is going to be a great show. Keywords: Event tags: Korean Eye | Korean Eye 2012 Organisations and venues: Saatchi […]

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Korean Eye 2012 at the Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 15 July 2012
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After a break from London last year, Korean Eye is back, bigger than ever, taking over the whole of the Saatchi Gallery – not just a couple of rooms. All the works are owned by the Korean Eye organisation, but this exhibition has been independently curated. A great contribution to all the Korean cultural events […]

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Korean Eye returns to Seoul

by Philip Gowman 27 November 2010
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The Korean Eye: Fantastic Ordinary exhibition which started in London has now made its way to Seoul: a feature on Ji Yong-ho's tyre sculptures can be found in the Joongang Ilbo http://bit.ly/dOv5sN # Keywords: Event tags: Korean Eye Artists: Ji Yong-ho

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Korean Eye: anything but ordinary

by Jennifer Barclay 14 July 2010
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Jennifer Barclay pays a quick visit to the varied exhibition of contemporary Korean art at the Saatchi Gallery Korean Eye was founded by David Ciclitira, who became a fan of contemporary Korean art when visiting South Korea on business, and decided to bring an exhibition to the UK for the first time last year. As […]

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Saatchi Gallery unveils Korean Eye round 2: Fantastic Ordinary

by Events Editor 20 June 2010
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The big budget, big venue contemporary Korean art show returns. Artists showing are a mixture of the established and the up-and-coming: Bae Chan Hyo | Gwon Osang | Jeon Joon Ho | Kim Dong Yoo | Park Eun Young | Bae Joon Sung | Hong Young In | Ji Yong Ho | Kim Hyunsoo | […]

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Guerrilla artists take on the establishment

by Philip Gowman 30 June 2009
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In the north-east extremities of the City, on the fringes of bohemian Hoxton, is I-MYU, a small gallery on the first floor of a shared block. You need to ring the doorbell to gain admittance. Since its opening nearly two years ago, I-MYU has been championing the cause of Korean artists. Im Jeongae and Yu […]

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London salerooms get Korean bug

by Philip Gowman 24 June 2009
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Two of London’s main art dealers and auction houses are majoring in Korean art at the moment. Phillips de Pury, tucked in behind the old Army & Navy store in Victoria, has an exhibition and sale of major contemporary artists which it hopes will become an annual event, while Christie’s is preparing for an auction […]

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Korean Eye: Moon Generation at the Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 16 June 2009
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News of a big Korean contemporary art exhibition in a high profile gallery, with lots of big name artists, many of whom will be familiar to gallery-frequenters in London. I’ll do a proper article shortly, but in the meanwhile, here’s the official notice: EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE KOREA’S PREMIER CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON […]

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