Exhibition news: Korean show at Albemarle Gallery

Albemarle Gallery is hosting a group show of some of their regular Korean artists (and those of their sister gallery, Pontone) from 2 February – 4 March Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR T: +44 (0)20 7499 1616 | E: info@albemarlegallery.com | www.albemarlegallery.com Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm | Saturday: […]

Exhibition news: Lee Jaehyo — Nature Bound, at Pontone and Albemarle Gallery

Pontone Gallery’s first exhibition of the New Year is a solo show by Lee Jaehyo, more usually seen at Albemarle Gallery. I’m looking forward to seeing his new works using polished nails. Previously the designs have been abstract, looking like constellations of stars. The latest work looks to be moving towards more representational designs. Lee […]

Korean-focused galleries at Art 15

The third iteration of Art Fairs London is upon us, and while there are fewer of the big name galleries from Seoul coming this year there are still plenty of Korean artists who are new to London. A quick look at the art fair’s website indicates the following artists and galleries, and I’m sure there […]

Young Korean Painters at Albemarle Gallery from 5 September

Shine Artists present their annual Korean Collective exhibition at Albemarle Gallery from 5 September: Young Korean Painters Lee Jeong-woong | Im Chang-wook | Kim Chan-song Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR | www.albemarlegallery.com 5 – 27 September 2014 Monday-Friday 10-6 | Saturday 10-4 Lee Jeong-woong Lee Jeong-woong was born in Seoul, […]

A brief tour of the Korean galleries at Art 14

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 […]

Art14 London announces participating galleries

Art13 London, held at the beginning of March this year, was a feast of contemporary art which needed at least half a day to enjoy the Korean artists alone, forgetting about everything else. Looking forward to next year, Art14 has announced the participating galleries for the second incarnation of London’s latest art fair. Here are […]

2013 Korean Collective at Albemarle Gallery

The Albemarle Gallery continues its tradition of annual group shows by Korean artists. Nice to see some new and interesting names amongst the more established artists this year. Korean Collective 2013 5 September – 5 October 2013 Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR | Tel : 0207 499 1616 www.albemarlegallery.com | […]

Korean Art at the 2013 London Art Fair

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 […]

Lee Jaehyo: Transformations, at Albemarle Gallery

After his prominent position in one of the rooms in this summer’s Korean Eye at the Saatchi Gallery, Lee Jaeho returns to the Albemarle for one of his regular solo slots: Lee Jaehyo: Transformations Albemarle Gallery, 49 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4JR 11 October – 3 November This, the 29th solo exhibition of the sculptures […]

Korean Contemporary Art at Moorhouse

I popped into this exhibition on the way home from work earlier this week. It’s good to see art in an environment that is slightly less artificial than a gallery space. Lee Jae-hyo’s tables (pictured) looked particularly good in the reception area of this office building, just next to Moorgate tube. Also looking natural on […]

Exhibition news: The Senses ; Interactive Perception at HADA Contemporary

News of an upcoming exhibition in the Albemarle Gallery, 7-29 October: THE SENSES ; INTERACTIVE PERCEPTION BAE JOONSUNG | CHA JONGRYE | HONG SUNGCHUL 7 – 29 OCTOBER 2011 HADA Contemporary is pleased to present ‘The Senses ; Interactive Perception’ a group exhibition with artists Bae Joonsung, Cha Jongrye and Hong Sungchul. Although at first […]