Hanmi Gallery presents Junebum Park at the V&A

Here’s some detail about Hanmi Gallery’s participation in the Friday Late at the V&A this month. Junebum Park was a big attraction at their stall at Art14 this year. Junebum Park At Friday Late Korea Victoria and Albert Museum, the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre 30 May 2014, 6:30 PM – 10 PM For […]

Friday Late at the V&A: the final programme

The Korean Friday Late at the V&A promises to be both lively and interesting. Details have been emerging over the last couple of weeks, and their press release at www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/f/friday-late/ is now final. Below is the text, expanded in places with LKL’s commentary in italics and images from our archives. Friday Late: Korea 30 May […]

Chun Kwang-young: Exhibition, Monograph and 70th Birthday, at Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Those who have been to the Korea gallery at the V&A recently may have noticed a large new acquisition sited opposite the Lie Sang-bong dress: Chun Kwang-young’s Aggregation10-SE032RED, an addition to the collection made possible by Samsung. The work is made of countless pieces of styrofoam individually wrapped in hanji. “The surface is full of […]

BKWS monthly meeting: a tour of the V&A

Something different for the British Korean Women’s Society this month: Tour of the Victoria & Albert Museum Friday 20th September 2013 6.45pm MAIN ENTRANCE FOYER THE VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM South Kensington London SW7 2RL The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was founded in 1852 with the aim of giving British artists and manufacturers the […]

Exhibition visit: Tradition Transformed – Contemporary Korean Ceramics at the V&A

Tradition, Transformed, Contemporary, Korean, Ceramic – the words used to describe the title of the exhibition as well as the thematic arrangement of this display in the V&A’s Ceramics & Korea Gallery from May until October 2011. Showcasing the innovative art forms produced by 18 Korean contemporary ceramicists aged 40-70 from the South Korean peninsula, […]

A demonstration by master potter Park Kyoung Soon

A special event to mark the launch of the Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition at the V&A: a demonstration by ceramic artist Park Kyoung Soon. Park Kyoung Soon, Tradition Transformed: Contemporary Korean Ceramics Watch expert ceramicist Park Kyoung Soon demonstrate a range of forming and surface decoration techniques in this event celebrating the V&A display Tradition […]

Guided Tour of V&A Korean collection

Anglo-Korean Society members have a treat in store on 20 September. Beth McKillop, keeper of the Asian department at the V&A, will be offering an evening guided tour. The tour will start in the Samsung Gallery of Korean Art, and then take in some of the Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern exhibits. The tour will […]

London Korean Festival: V+A Korean day

As part of Think Korea 2006 and the London Korean Festival the Victoria and Albert Museum hosts an afternoon of Korean culture featuring the musical Oh, Youran and percussive entertainment from Dulsori. As part of the day there will be gallery talks in the V+A’s Samsung Korea Gallery. Korean Day at the V+A Date: 27 […]