South Korea

Art market

Art Busan hopes to dodge US-China trade war crossfire

Free of the high taxes and stringent customs of mainland China, the fair adds to a burgeoning art scene in South Korea's second largest city

Gwangju Biennale

Gwangju Biennale's 11 curators delve into South Korea's hidden traumas

The theme of Imagined Borders addresses the fraught relationship with the North as well as global tensions surrounding migration and identity


Peace between North and South Korea puts an end to sculpture by artist eL Seed

Artwork in the demilitarised zone remains unfinished and could be destroyed after the countries pledged an end to the war


Lee Bul lights up Hayward Gallery inside and out for its 50th anniversary

Korean artist has covered exterior of Brutalist gallery with 180,000 crystals as part of mid-career survey