Tag Archives: Korean art

a korean artist looking forward to the past

korean-artist-Kang-cabinet

Korean artist Kang Myung Sun is using a centuries old craft of her native South Korea in fantastic new and modern ways. She creates beautifully organic pieces of functional furniture covered in shimmering mother-of-pearl. It’s truly amazing to see her … Continue reading

artist Do Ho Suh explores domestic notions of space through fabric installations

About 1 month ago, I braved the thunderstorms to attend the Frieze Art Fair, the New York iteration of the London-based contemporary art extravaganza. Being jaded as this was the umpteenth art fair of the year, I was delighted by … Continue reading

Lee Jaehyo’s functional sculpture

It is really with this generation of product designers and artists that art with function has entered mainstream thinking and never before has there been such closeness between the fine and applied arts as there is today.  A perfect example … Continue reading

The brilliant books of Airan Kang

Contemporary art comes in m-a-n-y disguises, some easier to grasp than others, so when I’m scouting for today’s art either for myself or for my clients I want it to be approachable and provocative in as much as I want … Continue reading