Hada Contemporary Summer Show 2011

News of an upcoming group exhibition featuring five young Korean artists: Hada Contemporary downstairs at Albermarle Gallery. Meanwhile upstairs at the Albemarle is their annual Summer Collective which includes Korean artists and Albemarle regulars Kim Yeon and Lee Jaehyo. Hada Contemporary Summer Show 2011 Kim Hyuenjun | Lee Horyon | Park Jihye | Yoon Byungwoon […]

Exhibition visit: Embracing the Void

South Korea has received a crash course in modernity in recent years. Through Japanese occupation, the Korean war, democratisation, industrialisation and globalisation, Korea has had to adapt, and fast. High rises now abound throughout the otherwise romantic landscape of majestic, pine covered mountains populated with sprinklings of traditional slope roofed, wooden homes. One imagines Korea […]

Korean artists at the 2011 London Art Fair

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 […]

Lee Jae-hyo returns to the Albemarle Gallery

Monumental wood sculptor Lee Jae-hyo seems to have a regular slot at Albemarle Gallery. He returns to London this month in a show entitled “The Force of Will – The Force of Nature” which runs 15 October – 6 November 2010. Lee Jae-hyo’s work shows great respect for natural materials, but also the will to […]

Korean Collective 2010 at Albemarle Gallery

Details of the group exhibition currently showing at the Albemarle Gallery: Korean Collective 2010 30 July – 31 August Bae Joon-sung | Hong Sung-chul | Jeong Ji-hyun | Kim Yong-jin | Lee Kang-wook | Min Jung-yeon For some time now, the Far Eastern economies and cultures have played a significant role in the European and […]

Kim Yeon returns to the Albemarle Gallery

One of LKL’s favourite exhibitions of 2009 was Korean Aesthetics at Albemarle Gallery. One of the artists from that exhibition, Kim Yeon, returns to the Albemarle in a group show which also includes work by David Reimondo and four talented graduates from 2009. From the exhibition catalogue: Kim Yeon’s sculptures encourage moments of meditation and […]

Korean Aesthetics at Albemarle Gallery

Notice of an upcoming exhibition at Albemarle Gallery, commencing 4 June. Korean Aesthetics Albemarle Gallery | 49 Albemarle Street | London W1S 4JR | www.albemarlegallery.com 4 June – 27 June 2009 Lee Jaehyo “I drive countless nails into wood, bend them, grind them and then burn the wood, making nails protrude and at the same […]