Saatchi Gallery

I always enjoy visiting Collect – and not just for the Korean exhibitors. Obviously, though, it’s the Korean galleries that attract my attention the most, and it’s good to see the Korean Craft and Design Foundation back for their sixth year. They always present a high quality selection of work; but for me the highlight […]

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Korean artists exhibiting at START Art Fair 2018

by Events Editor 28 August 2018
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START Art Fair is now in its fifth year. As in previous years, there is a strong representation of Korean artists: START Art Fair Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY | startartfair.com Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th September 2018 11:00 – 18:00 (Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00) Book […]

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Exhibition visit – Collect 2018

by Philip Gowman 19 March 2018
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For the fifth year, the Korean Craft and Design Foundation put on a splendid show at Collect. As in previous years, the stall showcased a range of crafts – from jewellery and lacquer to ceramics and more – with this year the theme being “Meditative Art”. The dramatic ceramic piece entitled Sea by Lee Eun […]

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Korean crafts at Collect 2018

by Events Editor 20 January 2018
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In addition to the major Korean exhibitors listed below, glass artist Choi Keeryong will be in the Scotland Craft & Design collection, and textile artist Kang Soojin will be with jaggedart. Collect 2018 Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY Thursday 22 February, 12pm – 7pm Friday 23 […]

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Oh Myung-hee: Metamorphosis – a Journey of Transformation, at Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 12 October 2017
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Late notice of an exhibition currently on at the Saatchi Gallery: Oh Myung-hee: Metamorphosis – a Journey of Transformation 10 October – 30 October 2017 | 10am-6pm, 7 days a week Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY | www.saatchigallery.com Curated by Eva McGaw and Tatiana Palinkasev. Metamorphosis […]

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Exhibition news: Korean crafts at Collect 2017

by Events Editor 23 January 2017
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Korean crafts will again be strongly represented at COLLECT this year, with a stall on the ground floor featuring a dozen artists supported by the Korea Craft & Design Foundation, and three independent artists displaying on the top floor. The exhibition is at Saatchi Gallery, 2-6 February. Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | […]

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Exhibition news: Kyung Hwa Shon in UK/RAINE, at Saatchi Gallery

by Events Editor 3 December 2015
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London-based artist Kyung Hwa Shon has been shortlisted in the Painting category of the open competition UK/raine. Her work can be found in gallery 3 on the ground floor of the Saatchi Gallery. UK/RAINE AN OPEN COMPETITION FOR EMERGING ARTISTS FROM THE UK AND UKRAINE Exhibition: 24 November 2015 – 3 January 2016 Saatchi Gallery […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean crafts at Collect 2015

by Philip Gowman 18 May 2015
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Once again one of the featured craftsmen at the Korea Craft and Design Foundation stall at Collect 2015 was lacquerware artist Chung Haecho, who on his first appearance in 2013 had work collected by the Victoria & Albert Museum, and whose work greeted you first as you approached the stall. But this year it was […]

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Korean crafts at Collect 2015

by Events Editor 5 May 2015
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For the third successive year, the Korea Craft and Design Foundation will be hosting the work of several artisans on its stall at Collect. Gallery LVS, who have been at Collect for at least as long as KCDF, will also be there. On the top floor of the gallery, Korean artisans and designers Soojin Kang […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean crafts and design at Collect 2014

by Philip Gowman 15 May 2014
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On the front cover of the catalogue for Collect 2014, the annual fair organised by the Crafts Council, is an intriguing shell-shaped metal sculpture – part Slinky, part oil-lamp, and very beautiful. Wandering around to gallery number 3 on the ground floor, you come to the stall hosted by the Korea Craft and Design Foundation. […]

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Korean crafts and design at Collect 2014

by Events Editor 26 April 2014
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COLLECT, the leading international art fair for contemporary objects, returns to the Saatchi Gallery in May 2014 with an impressive roster of 36 international galleries, alongside seven Project Space artists. This showcase of innovation and excellence will feature contemporary objects for sale from over 400 artists, ranging from ceramics and glassware to jewellery and woodwork, […]

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The sticky craft of lacquerware: Korean crafts at Collect 2013

by Philip Gowman 25 June 2013
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In our back garden we used to have some Rhus trees. Their leaves go a beautiful red colour in autumn, and their small scale fits well with the shrubs around them. But they’re a bit floppy and every now and then we had to lop a bough off, or even cut one down completely. And […]

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Saatchi picks Han Jaeyeol as One to Watch

by Philip Gowman 16 June 2013
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Six weeks after picking Shin Kwang-ho in their weekly series of artists to watch, Saatchi Online has selected another Korean artist to focus on: Han Jae-yeol. According to the website, much of his current work is influenced by his posting to Haiti while on National Service. “Amidst the devastation [after the 2010 earthquake] he was […]

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Korea Craft Design Foundation at Collect 2013

by Events Editor 6 May 2013
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COLLECT is an international art fair for contemporary museum-quality objects. It is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and for the first time this year there will be a stall presenting the best of Korean contemporary craft and design. The exhibition is at the Saatchi Gallery. Korea Craft Design Foundation at Collect 2013 10 – […]

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Shin Kwang-ho is “one to watch”

by Philip Gowman 5 May 2013
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Each week, Saatchi Online showcases an emerging artist from around the world who is already garnering attention for their work. Taking inspiration from the Saatchi Gallery’s 25-year history of discovering new talent, ‘One To Watch’ presents some of the most exciting artists on Saatchi Online helping collectors to identify strong emerging talent. This week’s ‘One […]

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Exhibition visit: Korean Eye 2012 – the biggest Korean art show in London yet

by Philip Gowman 12 October 2012
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With the high profile exhibition of Chinese art having just opened at the Hayward Gallery, let’s not forget that there was an equally significant exhibition of contemporary Korean art at the privately funded Saatchi Gallery earlier this summer. Like many exhibitions, Korean Eye 2012 was one which needed to be visited several times. It was […]

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Korean artists in Saatchi New Sensation 2012 shortlist

by Philip Gowman 8 October 2012
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Congratulations to Jin Han Lee (Goldsmiths College) and Hyojun Hyun (Glasgow School of Art) for making the 20-strong shortlist (out of 200 applicants) of the Saatchi Gallery / Channel 4 New Sensations 2012 Prize (via London Korean Times) Keywords: Organisations and venues: Saatchi Gallery

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