Speed Date with Korean Artists

An interesting upcoming event at Chelsea College of Art & Design. Given LKL’s talk on this subject back in 2009, this is an event we wholeheartedly support. Speed Date with Korean Artists in the context of THE SHOW MUST GO ON 27 September 2012, 5pm – 7pm Venue: Lecture Theater | Chelsea College of Art […]

Fun with Silla dynasty art at the London Art Fair

There was a distinctly Silla dynasty feeling to two of the stalls at the London Art Fair in January. Hur Shan’s trademark installations play with the concept of buildings in mid-construction or mid-demolition. Structural pillars are broken in two, revealing their reinforcing steel rods, and we wonder how the building remains standing. Rubble is piled […]

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 […]

Ho-ryon Lee at I-MYU Projects

A quick, one-week show by Ho-ryon Lee at I-MYU Projects space in Dover Street, 10 – 16 October 2010: I-MYU Projects presents Overlapping Images, an exhibition of new works by Korean artist, Ho-ryon Lee. An image overlaps another as if it is slowly moving by the inventive use of oil paints, which delivers dreamy and […]

“Ways of Seeing” gallery talk at I-MYU

Some of the Korean artists participating in the group exhibition “Ways of Seeing” at I-MYU will be talking about their work at a gallery talk in the gallery on Thursday evening, 4 February at 7pm. This is part of I-MYU’s regular programme of talks about contemporary art. Admission free. Well worth a visit. I-MYU is […]

Ways of Seeing at I-MYU

I-MYU’s 2010 exhibition season starts with a two-parter curated by Gunwoo Shin, who is also one of the participating artists. Ways of Seeing Part I: Opening reception : 7th January 2010 6-8pm 7 – 27 January 2010 Heena Kim | Jihye Park | Jung-Ouk Hong | Soonhak Kwon | Tina Hage Part II: Opening reception […]

Of Origin and Future II

Beccy Kennedy introduces I-MYU’s exhibition for Asian Art in London week Venue: Alon Zakaim Fine Art 30 Cork street, Mayfair, London, W1S 3NG Time: 29th October to 7 November 2009 Late night opening: 2nd of November 6-9pm The Future of Originality The movement which came to be known as postmodernism drew our attention to the […]

Double Encounter at I-MYU

News of the upcoming exhibition at I-MYU. 3 September – 3 October 2009 I-MYU PROJECTS presents DOUBLE ENCONTER, a new large-scale work by Korean artist Hong Young In in her first major London solo show. To accompany the exhibition Hong launches her latest book: Where is Plin? DOUBLE ENCOUNTER A group of figures hover ghost-like, […]

Kim Ayoung: Ephemera at I-MYU

Notice of I-MYU’s current show, featuring one of LKL’s favourite photographer-artists: Ayoung Kim: Ephemera 24 July – 15 August 2009 Returning to the Scene of the Crime Review by Lucy Soutter (2008) Weegee was the first photographic ambulance chaser, the first to get his hands on a police radio and follow its calls through the […]

Korean Old Pop at I-MYU

Notice of I-MYU’s latest exhibition, which is well worth a visit. Korean Old Pop Text by curator Min Byung Jic This exhibition is not about the ‘old’ Korean Pop Art. This is because we consider Pop Art as something already inherent in contemporary art ‘for a long time’, not as a fixed form or style […]