Korean contemporary art at London Art Fair 2017
Various galleries from Korea and London-based galleries will be featuring the artists’ latest artworks at this year’s London Art Fair 2017. Contemporary art, ranging from photography to painting, will be showcased to the public and collectors from all levels. Here are the galleries for you to explore during your visit:
Hanmi Gallery (Art Projects, Booth P14)
Visual artist Min Joonhong uses wrapping paper and building materials into 3D installation of cities that reflects chronic anxiety in the fast-moving and urban cities. The cities where people obsess with success, falling behind in the competition and being alienated by others. He adds on his thoughts about the cities through adding ink pen drawings onto the surface of these installations.
Jaye Moon uses plastic LEGOs and everyday objects to create structural street art. At this year’s London Art Fair, she will be featuring her latest works, ‘Building a Shelter Together’ and ‘Portable Housing’ that presents a playful and nomadic housing. It ignites visitors’ childhood memories and encourages them to be aware of their own surroundings. Visitors are invited to participate by adding blocks to the work.
Park’s works focus on routine everyday life in sets of movement arranged into patterns. He explores how the invisible hand of society impact every individual and community. He identifies the flow in the contemporary society.