Francesca Cho’s meditative work

I happened to meet artist Francesca Cho at the Jerwood gallery yesterday lunchtime. Korean-born, but now based in London, she is the more established artist among the exhibitors in the Still Dynamics show, which closes today. Her contemplative work, to which the images below and my words here can’t do justice, recalls Rothko but also […]

Jerwood space show closes tomorrow, not Thursday

A few glitches in the organisation of the Jerwood Space “Still Dynamics” show. Firstly, despite what the front desk material and the official press release says, the exhibition closes 5pm tomorrow, 20 December, not 21 December. You’ll also find that the brochure for the show contains works that are not in the exhibition; and that […]

Is it Mrs Blair who’s farting Hangul?

Prompted by Beccy Kennedy’s thoughtful comments on the Still Dynamics exhibition, I popped over the river to the Jerwood Space yesterday lunchtime. The result is this somewhat tabloid counterblast — hoping to prompt some more of you to go along to see it for yourself. The most eye-catching work in the show is Seunghee Kang’s […]

Korean art: Unstoppable forces and immovable objects

Still Dynamics: The Korean Contemporary Art Show The Jerwood Space, 14-20 December Review by Beccy Kennedy The serene setting of the Jerwood Space provides the perfect offset for the vivid works of eleven Korean artists. With the exception of Kira Kim’s light installation, I Love U, and Sangjun Roh’s miniature, cardboard people, the works are […]