The artists at Spectrum

Here are brief details of the works and artists appearing in the Spectrum Korean Contemporary Arts show at the Jerwood Space, 14-18 December 2007. The details are extracted from the exhibition catalogue. Luca Sangjun Kim My paintings are focused on materialization of fundamental elements of painting applied. With the properties of paint as material, a […]

Spectrum: 2007 Korean Contemporary Arts show

Last year saw the first of what might be turning into an annual event: a showing of young Korean artists working in London, at the Jerwood Space in Southwark, behind Tate Modern. LKL found out about last year’s show, Still Dynamics, very much at the last minute, but we still provided some coverage here. This […]

Francesca Cho’s meditative work

I happened to meet artist Francesca Cho at the Jerwood gallery yesterday lunchtime. Korean-born, but now based in London, she is the more established artist among the exhibitors in the Still Dynamics show, which closes today. Her contemplative work, to which the images below and my words here can’t do justice, recalls Rothko but also […]

Jerwood space show closes tomorrow, not Thursday

A few glitches in the organisation of the Jerwood Space “Still Dynamics” show. Firstly, despite what the front desk material and the official press release says, the exhibition closes 5pm tomorrow, 20 December, not 21 December. You’ll also find that the brochure for the show contains works that are not in the exhibition; and that […]

Is it Mrs Blair who’s farting Hangul?

Prompted by Beccy Kennedy’s thoughtful comments on the Still Dynamics exhibition, I popped over the river to the Jerwood Space yesterday lunchtime. The result is this somewhat tabloid counterblast — hoping to prompt some more of you to go along to see it for yourself. The most eye-catching work in the show is Seunghee Kang’s […]

Korean art: Unstoppable forces and immovable objects

Still Dynamics: The Korean Contemporary Art Show The Jerwood Space, 14-20 December Review by Beccy Kennedy The serene setting of the Jerwood Space provides the perfect offset for the vivid works of eleven Korean artists. With the exception of Kira Kim’s light installation, I Love U, and Sangjun Roh’s miniature, cardboard people, the works are […]