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Gallery visit: Yun Sungfeel at Hanmi Gallery

Here are a few installation shots of Yun Sungfeel’s current exhibition, Fields of Immersion, which closed on Friday. Working from the top down, a couple from his Chaos, Cosmos and Circulation series on the second floor – iron filings and glue. Next, his Energy series of metal sculptures, which were installed on the first floor: … [Read More]

Shin Meekyoung’s Toilet Project comes to sketch London

Shin Meekyoung’s Toilet Project seems to be getting everywhere. Now at a club just off Regent Street. Meekyoung Shin: Toilet Project sketch, 9 Conduit Street, W1S 2XG FROM JULY Hanmi gallery is pleased to present Meekyoung Shin’s ongoing “Toilet Project” at sketch London, which will feature soap “artefact” sculptures that visitors can ‘use’ in the … [Read More]

Hanmi Gallery presents Junebum Park at the V&A

Here’s some detail about Hanmi Gallery’s participation in the Friday Late at the V&A this month. Junebum Park was a big attraction at their stall at Art14 this year. Junebum Park At Friday Late Korea Victoria and Albert Museum, the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre 30 May 2014, 6:30 PM – 10 PM For … [Read More]

Friday Late at the V&A: the final programme

The Korean Friday Late at the V&A promises to be both lively and interesting. Details have been emerging over the last couple of weeks, and their press release at is now final. Below is the text, expanded in places with LKL’s commentary in italics and images from our archives. Friday Late: Korea 30 May … [Read More]

Fitzrovia Lates: artist talk and tour at Hanmi Gallery

Coinciding with Fitzrovia Lates (Thursday 24 April, open late till 9pm) and the final week of their current exhibition of work by Swedish-Korean artist Leonard Johansson, Hanmi Gallery is hosting a talk and tour by the artist. LKL’s review of the exhibition can be found here. Leonard Johansson: Artist Talk and Tour Where: Hanmi Gallery, … [Read More]

Shin Kiwoun & Wang Ziwon at sketch London

Sketch seems to be turning into a regular alternative venue for Korean art. Hot on the heels of Yun Sungfeel’s show there comes another one from Hanmi Gallery artists: Shin Kiwoun & Ziwon Wang sketch, 9 Conduit Street, W1S 2XG 14 April to 29 June, 8am – 2pm Hanmi Gallery is delighted to announce the … [Read More]

Exhibition visit: Leonard Johansson — Confessions of an Opium Eater, at Hanmi Gallery

Hanmi Gallery’s latest exhibition – on for a month, which is twice as long as most of their previous shows – features Leonard Johansson, who is based is London and of Swedish and Korean parents. Johansson takes his inspiration from Thomas De Quincey’s account of his quest for heightened experiences through substance abuse. In the … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

Hanmi Gallery at Art14

As we noted in December last year, Hanmi Gallery is in the Emerge section of Art14. Here are further details of what to expect at Hanmi’s stand: Set in Motion Yingmei Duan | Junebum Park | Sungfeel Yun EMERGE -­‐ Stand EM10 Olympia Grand Hall, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX 27TH FEBRUARY – 2ND MARCH … [Read More]