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Gallery Weekend Korea

VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Seoul

Hyunjung Kim, Never Happened, 2012.
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Ben Eastham

Where the phrase “gallery weekend” might once have euphemized a romantic indiscretion, or announced a Happening, it now connotes a program of events coordinated to attract a small but influential international audience to a city with aspirations to the status of a cultural hub. Korea’s contribution to this increasingly popular... continue reading
“Burning Down the House”

10TH GWANGJU BIENNIALE, Seoul

Minouk Lim, Navigation ID, 2014.
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Kevin McGarry

When Jessica Morgan made “Burning Down the House” the title of her Gwangju Biennale, who could have predicted the sinking of the Sewol ferry in April? Or that the censorship of Hong Sung-dam’s mural satirizing South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye—whose administration has been criticized for bungling the crisis and putting... continue reading
View of Hong Seung-Hye’s “Reminiscence,” K2, Seoul, 2014. (Foreground) Hong Seung-Hye, On & Off, 2014.
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Tyler Coburn

Hong Seung Hye’s sixth solo exhibition at Kukje Gallery is a retrospective, after a fashion. Arrayed around K2—one of the Seoul gallery’s spaces—are prints, sculptures, and furniture that co-opt the titles and forms of her earlier works. The stainless steel structure in On & Off (all works 2014), for example,... continue reading

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