Dansaekhwa comes to France

As an incredible Lee Ufan exhibition closes in Versailles, Gallerie Perotin opens a solo show by Park Seo-Bo. Lee Ufan Versailles Gardens 17 June to 2 November 2014 Why choose Lee Ufan as the contemporary artist for 2014 in Versailles? Dare I say that, again, it is André Le Nôtre who influenced both Alfred Pacquement, […]

Korean Studies seminars at EHESS, Paris

The Centre de Recherches sur la Corée of EHESS has a series of public seminars, 2pm-4pm usually on Friday afternoons, which are definitely worth a visit if you are in Paris. The seminars are held in the ground floor seminar room or the first floor Grand Salon of the Maison de l’Asie, 22 avenue du Président […]

Kang Eemyun at Tina Kim Gallery: Fungalland and the Stranded Mother Whale

London-based artist Kang Eemyun has a solo show at Tina Kim Gallery in New York from 20 September: EEMYUN KANG: Fungalland and the Stranded Mother Whale www.tinakimgallery.com September 20 – October 19, 2013 Opening: Thursday, September 19, 6-8PM Tina Kim Gallery is pleased to present Fungalland and the Stranded Mother Whale, the second solo exhibition […]

Yu Jinyoung: I’m OK — at Choi and Lager

It’s a bit far from London, but if you’re in Germany this is well worth a visit. Yu Jinyoung’s solo show at Union Teesdale back in 2008 was profoundly moving. Jinyoung Yu: I’m OK CHOI&LAGER Gallery is pleased to present its first exhibition by Jinyoung Yu in Cologne, Germany. The sculptor Jinyoung Yu manufactures full-scale, […]

French cultural adviser to Korean presidents slams Paris KCC

Guy Sorman, French economist and philosopher, has advised President Lee Myung-bak on cultural promotion, and has met with two previous Korean presidents. In a recent press conference reported by the Korea Times he expresses some interesting thoughts on the success of K-pop abroad: “It’s thanks to the work of artists, not the government”. And he […]