Yeondoo Jung Prix Pictet prize photographs peer into Korean family homes


Shortlisted work by Yeondoo Jung, a leading Korean contemporary photographer, is part of a travelling exhibition for “Growth 2011”, the third theme for the Prix Pictet.

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Emerging Korean artist Rim Lee exhibits new surrealist works in Chicago


Young Korean artist Rim Lee’s first solo exhibition, “Retrospective”, recently opened at Kasia Kay Art Projects gallery in Chicago.

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VIP Art Fair announces gallery and artist line-up: We list Asian participants


The week-long VIP Art Fair is soon to debut its entirely online event and has released a list of participating galleries and artist highlights. Opening on Saturday 22 January, this unusual fair is free to browse through but offers special features to VIP ticket holders. We list the attending galleries and artist/artwork highlights as well as give readers an idea of what to expect if they participate.

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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

Trans Artists facilitates international art connection through residencies – artist resource


Trans Artists, an internationally accessible centre for artist-in-residence schemes, provides up-to-date, reliable information on where to find and how to apply for artists’ residency positions worldwide. Art Radar profiles this organisation, it’s features and two past projects.

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Curator Tobias Berger talks about Korean contemporary art scene in 4 questions


SOUTH KOREA CONTEMPORARY ART INTERVIEW CURATOR Art Radar recently spoke with German-born curator Tobias Berger, who currently holds the position of Chief Curator at the Nam June Paik Art Center, about the Center’s exhibition “The Penguin that goes to the Mountain”. During … Continue reading

Follow "The Penguin" to the mountain – Tobias Berger on the NJPAC show


KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS EMERGING ARTISTS “The Penguin that goes to the Mountain“, an exhibition of contemporary art by young and emerging Korean artists, recently finished up this month at the Nam June Paik Art Center (NJPAC). It took … Continue reading

“Korean Eye: Fantastic Ordinary” exhibition tours London, Singapore, and Seoul


KOREAN ARTISTS WESTERN EXPOSURE The Saatchi Gallery in London once again hosted the popular exhibition “Korean Eye“, which showcases emerging Korean artists to the West. This year the exhibition will travel; in October and November it will travel to Singapore … Continue reading