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Shin Sang-ho: The Mind of a Master, at Han Collection

Shin Sang-ho is a renowned ceramic artist from South Korea who is known for his unique style that combines traditional Korean pottery techniques with contemporary design. Born in 1947 in Gyeonggi Province, Shin Sang-ho studied ceramics at Hongik University in Seoul and has since become one of the most prominent ceramic artists in the country. … [Read More]

Sabal: Playing with Fire – works by Shin Chul and Kim Byung Yeoul, at Han Collection

This exhibition of Korean Tea Bowls will demonstrate the beautiful and diverse forms of Korean ‘Sabal’, as well as the naturally extravagant hues of the hoeryeong glaze. Two artists will participate in this exhibition. Kim Byung-yeoul – a seasoned professor in ceramic art and craft, and Shin Chul – a master potter of teabowls, whom … [Read More]

Transcending Time: Traditional and Contemporary Interpretations of the Moon Jar

The Moon Jar – an iconic image of Korean ceramics. Appreciated by many for its simplicity, serenity, and timelessness. The genesis of the moon jar is attributed to the 17th century. Large, globular jars were first used for storage of sauces, pastes and other culinary items, before being produced by the royal kilns. At the … [Read More]

Korean crafts at Collect 2022

Collect returns to Somerset House later this month. Han Collection will be there with their tempting array of ceramics from Icheon, while Lloyd Choi Gallery represents a broader range of crafts from across the country. In addition, expect to find the occasional Korean artist represented by non Korean specialist galleries: for example: Cube Gallery will … [Read More]

The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness, at Han Collection

Han Collection’s late summer exhibition brings together moon jars from both Korean and British artists. The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | 26 August – 2 October 2021 | Monday-Saturday 11am-6pm Our new exhibition features stunning works created by UK-based artists … [Read More]

Korean crafts at Collect 2020

COLLECT, the International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design is at Somerset House from 27 February – 1 March, 2020. Tickets available here. Opening times: Thu 27 Feb – 11.00-17.00 | Private View Thu 27 Feb – 18.00-21.00 | Fri 28 Feb – 11.00-18.00 | Sat 29 Feb – 11.00-18.00 | Sun 1 Mar … [Read More]

Oh Man Chul, The Moon Jar: A Shared Pleasure, at Han Collection

Han Collection’s second exhibition this November: The Moon Jar: A Shared Pleasure Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH 14 November – 21 December 2019 Register on Eventbrite It is already the third time working as a painter and in pottery with Kangsan… Overwhelmed with the undeserved attention and the … [Read More]