London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Hidden Gem: Lloyd Choi Gallery at London Craft Week

Lloyd Choi Gallery is delighted to participate in London Craft Week 2024 for the first time at Cromwell Place in South Kensington. The gallery will present Hidden Gem to celebrate the refined craftsmanship in Korean art, presenting six artists committed to employing traditional techniques and materials to create unique contemporary works of art. Often, beauty … [Read More]

Fine Craft by Soluna – at London Craft Week

A leading art company in South Korea, Soluna Art Group celebrates the tenth anniversary edition of London Craft Week with an exhibition of the finest Korean craft. The history of Korean craft goes back about 7,000 years with developments in ceramics, metal, wood, mother-of-pearl, horsehair and more. Each material on its own has an interesting … [Read More]

Moon Jar: The Untold Story, at Cromwell Place

The Moon Jar is a sculptural form that became an icon in contemporary ceramic history and is celebrated in both the UK and Korea. Echoing the shape of a floating full moon, the traditional white Moon Jar, made from two porcelain hemispheres, dates back to the Joseon Dynasty (14th-19th centuries). Historically the Moon Jar has … [Read More]

Mind, Hand and Time: Dahye Jeong, at Cromwell Place

The exhibition presents Korea’s unique culture through the works of Dahye Jeong, winner of the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2022, and showcased for the first time outside of South Korea. Exhibition organised in collaboration with and supported by Loewe Foundation and presented as part of London Craft Week 2023. About the artist Dahye Jeong. Originally … [Read More]

Exhibition visit: Silent Mind, at Cromwell Place

Lloyd Choi has a regular stable of artists whose body of work you can enjoy at her gallery’s exhibitions: as the work becomes more familiar, it somehow becomes more desirable. But she does not stand still. She gradually introduces new artists into her roster – as she did with the minhwa-decorated ceramics of Lee Geum-young … [Read More]

Silent Mind: an exhibition by Lloyd Choi Gallery

An exhibition for London Design Festival 2022, running as alongside the V+A’s Korean exhibition ‘K-Wave’ (September 2022 – June 2023). The included works consider the meditative aesthetic of Korean craftsmanship, exploring how this can help us all find tranquility and consolation in turbulent times. The exhibition title reflects the calm and mindful status of the maker-artists, whose … [Read More]