London awash with Korean contemporary art in summer 2012


A June 2012 forum on Korean-UK contemporary art exchanges comes amid a wave of new Korean contemporary art events in the United Kingdom.

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Seeking Korea artist residency? International opportunities at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon


Seoul Art Space, founded in 2008, has a dual mission that differentiates it from other art foundations. It focuses on reviving abandoned and idle buildings into venues for artists.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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Korean sculptor Park Sung Tae first New York solo – picture feast


Contemporary Korean sculptor Park Sung Tae presents new works in his first New York solo, held in March 2011. We bring you pictures from the show.

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Was Nam June Paik’s Tate Liverpool show information overload? Critics report


Nam June Paik, a Tate Liverpool retrospective celebrating the late artist’s career, wound up in March 2011. We’ve picked out a few of the best critic quotes.

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Which Asian contemporary artists made Artprice auction revenue top 500?


Art Radar Asia has put together a list of this year’s biggest-selling Asian artists, compiled from the Artprice Annual Report (2009/2010). Out of the 500 international contemporary artists named by Artprice, 238 come from Asia. With artists like Yifei Chen (China), Anish Kapoor (India) and Takashi Murakami (Japan) topping the list, the results of this report are a testament to the continued growth of the Asian art market.

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Representing South Korea at the 54th Venice Biennale: Lee Yong-baek and his art


KOREAN ARTIST VENICE BIENNALE ART EVENTS Artist Lee Yong-baek is to represent Korea at the upcoming 54th Venice Biennale, Arts Council Korea recently announced. According to a report in the Korea Times, Lee, 44, has been chosen as the official … Continue reading

Korean pop art flaunted in Singapore – 6 artists profiled


Korean art has been making wave in the Singapore art scene. Following on from the success of “Korean Eye: Fantastic Ordinary”, a travelling spin-off of the highly successful Korean Eye, “Korean Pop Art” took place at S.Bin Art Plus this October. Here, six Korean artists embrace technology and craft, working with references to television and pop culture. We list the artists and include images of their work.

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