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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Jaeyeon Yoo: Dream Weaving, at Union Gallery

UNION Gallery is pleased to present London-based Korean artist, Jaeyeon Yoo’s Dream Weaving exhibition. The array of works brings together the artist’s latest body of paintings, delving into the transcendent and enchanting realm of dreams and memory via the interplay of shifting boundaries between reality and imagination. The central axis is to create a surreal narrative that … [Read More]

Joy Kim: Guerrilla, at Union Gallery

UNION Gallery is pleased to present Joy Kim’s Guerrilla solo exhibition. Kim takes us on a journey of his own personal narrative guiding us, the viewer, through his movements in daily life and travels. With an expressive multi-media and technique practice Kim’s work challenges the very traditional movements and techniques of institutional Modern and Contemporary … [Read More]

Korean artists at the 2015 London Art Fair

We’ve already posted about the artists being shown by Hanmi Gallery (Projects space, stand 9: Kim Chang-kyum and Mioon) and by CAIS / Skipwiths (Main hall, stand 35: Choi So-young, Chun Kwang-young, Chung Doo-hwa, Kim Ha-young, Lah Sun-young and Park Hyo-jin). In addition to those galleries, Shine Artists (Main hall, stand G25) will be showing … [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]

Keane’s 3rd Album: the Korean connection

A bit of trivia which I picked up when visiting HADA Contemporary’s current mini retrospective of Gwon Osang’s work. Gwon’s Deodorant Type series consists of 3-D sculptures made up of 2-D photographs of his models pasted on to a basic human form and then finished with high-gloss resin. It is the series of work for … [Read More]

White Rain at Union Gallery

It’s been a while since Union Gallery featured a Korean show. Nice to see them back, with two artists who specialise in site-specific work. WHITE RAIN 02/06/2012 – 14/07/2012 ‘WHITE RAIN’ presents a collaborative work by MINAE KIM and SOONHAK KWON. Exhibiting together in the same room, the artists individually approach diverse spatial questions within … [Read More]

Soonhak Kwon in Union Teesdale group show

Soonhak Kwon, who recently participated in the Sasapari exhibition at the Bargehouse, will be at Union Teesdale this month: WALLS Rut Blees Luxemburg, Shane Bradford, Soonhak Kwon and Brian Reed Private View 08/04/11 6-9pm Exhibition dates: 09/04/11 – 08/05/11 UNION is pleased to present Walls – a group exhibition featuring works by Rut Blees Luxemburg, … [Read More]

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 … [Read More]

Kang Eemyun in Union Gallery group show

It’s been a while since Union Gallery had a Korean artist showing, but their current group exhibition features Kang Eemyun. “THE MOUNTAIN WHERE WHALES ONCE LIVED 09/10/10 – 14/11/10 UNION is pleased to announce ‘The Mountain where Whales Once Lived’ a group exhibition with artists Eemyun Kang, Alisa Margolis, Dolly Thompsett and Suling Wang. Eemyun … [Read More]