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[INTERVIEW] Korea's traditional 'countryside retreats' brought to virtual life at London Design Biennale
If one were to pick a keyword that best encapsulates the Korean Pavilion at the London Design Biennale this year, it would have to be “respite.”
Global exhibitor Thaddaeus Ropac to expand Seoul outpost ahead of Frieze
International art dealer Thaddaeus Ropac has announced the expansion of its current outpost in Hannam-dong, Seoul, with the enlarged exhibition space set to open in time for Frieze Seoul in September.
Seoul Int'l Book Fair explores sustainable coexistence with 'nonhumans' through literature
The Seoul International Book Fair (SIBF), known as the largest annual book and publishing trade show in Korea, will return to COEX in southern Seoul on Wednesday.
From Raphael to van Gogh, masterpieces from London's National Gallery land in Korea
With the advent of the Renaissance in the 14th century in Western Europe came a profound shift in how Europeans viewed themselves in relation to God.
White Cube to open space in Seoul
Powerhouse international gallery, White Cube, announced on Thursday the scheduled opening of a permanent exhibition space in Seoul this autumn. The location will be its second outpost in Asia after Hong Kong.
Home gardening boom inspires plant adoption, specialized care services for leafy companions
Take a trip through the winding labyrinth of alleyways in a slowly deteriorating section of Gongdeok-dong in Mapo District of western Seoul and you may come across an unexpected sanctuary. Baik Soo-hye's compact outdoor garden abounds with some 150 potted plants, trees and herbs that were once thrown out or left for dead in urban redevelopment zones across Seoul as their form...
Frieze Seoul unveils stronger lineup of Asian galleries for its second edition
Following its successful debut in Asia last year, Frieze Seoul is set to return this September with a stronger lineup of Asia-based galleries for its second edition.
How artist Michael Rakowitz resurrects lost past of Iraq through food packaging
Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz has long been on a mission to revive the lost remnants of Iraq - physical, cultural and historical - through an unlikely set of materials: scraps of Arabic and English newspapers, vibrantly colored Middle Eastern food packaging and tin cans that used to contain Iraqi date syrup.
[INTERVIEW] Long-awaited extension of Korean Pavilion at Venice Biennale to be pushed forward
VENICE, Italy - The Korean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, one of the world's longest-running international cultural festivals, may finally be granted a long-awaited chance to extend its small, nearly 30-year-old building, according to Choung Byoung-gug, the chairperson of the pavilion's commissioner, Arts Council Korea (ARKO).
Venice Architecture Biennale and its long-overdue celebration of Africa
VENICE, Italy - Conventionally, architecture exhibitions are associated with imposing structures, polished conceptual models, sketches and prototypes that can offer a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes working methods of the architects. And the players who would steal the global spotlight have long and often been white men.
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