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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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 artists: 4 top posts from 2010 to 2011


In the first post of an ongoing series, we dig deep into our archives to bring you the best and brightest post written by us on the topic of contemporary ‘Korean artists’.

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Korean painter Yun-Kyung Jeong’s solo at relocated UK gallery Sumarria Lun – picture post


Summaria Lun Gallery mounted a solo exhibition of geometric paintings by Korean artist Yun-Kyung Jeong from May to June 2011 to inaugurate their new London space.

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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