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Exhibition visit: Attention 1, at Hanmi Gallery

Do pay a visit to Hanmi Gallery for their 30th interim exhibition, Attention: 1 – featuring new work by Chung Yumi. Beautiful drawings, paintings and installations. The hand-stitched screens of vertical blinds, or using simple timber frames, embrace a range of textures and colours and remind one of the traditional craft of jogakbo. On till … [Read More]

An evening at the London Art Fair 2014

London Art Fair can usually be relied upon to show a range of Korean contemporary artists for a number of galleries. This year we’re sure we must have missed some of the artists showing as we didn’t have time to do a trawl of the whole exhibition. Instead we focused on the galleries we knew … [Read More]

Korean art at the 2014 London Art Fair

At the 2014 London Art Fair there will be two galleries majoring in Korean artists: Union and Hanmi. I’m looking forward to reacquainting myself with the han-laden sculptures of Yu Jinyoung (Union) and the humorous video work of Park June Bum (Hanmi). London regulars Kwon Soonhak and Yun Sungfeel will also be there, and Union’s … [Read More]

Attention: 1 – Yumi Chung, at Hanmi Gallery

The second of Hanmi Gallery’s exhibitions in 2014, and their 30th interim exhibition: Attention: 1 – Yumi Chung 정유미 Artist: Yumi Chung Preview: 24th January 2014, 6-9pm Date: 25th January – 2nd February 2014, 12-6pm (Tue-Sun) Venue: Hanmi Gallery, 30 Maple Street, London, W1T 6HA Curated by Yovi Jisun Song Collaboration with Alpha Art … [Read More]

When nothing is sure, everything is possible: Hanmi Gallery’s 29th interim exhibition

Hanmi Gallery’s first exhibition of 2014: When nothing is sure, everything is possible 9th – 19th January 2014, 12-6pm Private view: 9th January 2014, 6pm-9pm Jingjing Shen | Shadow Tian | Youngju Oh | Yinan Zhang Hanmi Gallery, 30 Maple Street, London, W1T 6HA. Curated By Jingjing Shen & Shadow (Xiaoxue) Tian Hanmi Gallery … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

Slice – group show at Hanmi Gallery from 7 December

News of Hanmi Gallery’s December exhibition. If like me you missed Choi Eun-sook’s exhibition at Mokspace recently, here’s another chance to see her work. Slice EXHIBITION 7 – 14 DEC PREVIEW 6 DEC, 6-9PM Hanmi Gallery | 30 Maple Street London W1T 6HA | Hanmi Gallery is pleased to announce its 27th Interim Exhibition, … [Read More]

Exhibition visit: The Others, at Hanmi Gallery

The current group show at Hanmi Gallery, entitled The Others, features artists who “question the nature of individuality, solitude and the unreal in a group setting. Rather than work to a strict theme, these ʻOthersʼ present what is individual and personal to them, from dreams to questions of ontology and the fear of death.” Movie … [Read More]

Lim Hyun-jeong in Silence and I, at Hanmi Gallery

Hanmi Gallery’s 23rd interim show: Silence and I 23rd Interim Exhibition Artists: Bruno Freitas de Oliveira | Christine Kettaneh | Emanuel de Sousa | Francesca Marcaccio | Guilherme Gustavo Condeixa | Hyunjeong Lim | Inês Tavares | Jennifer Kidd | Matthew Benington | Robert Hitzeman | Vasilis Asimakopoulos Hanmi Gallery 30 Maple Street London W1T … [Read More]

The Woman, The Gaze, The World: Hanmi Gallery’s 22nd interim exhibition

Hanmi Gallery’s 22nd interim exhibition includes Korean photographer Seulki Ki. Note the two discussion events on 30 April and 2 May which accompany the exhibition. The Woman    The Gaze    The World Exhibition opens 23 April – 5 May 2013, Tuesday – Sunday 12 – 7pm PV: Wednesday 24 April 2013, 6pm – 9pm RSVP: [email protected] Hanmi Gallery … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]