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Korean wave: could Seoul become the art capital of Asia?

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There has been K-pop, K-cinema, K-tech and K-philosophy.

Now there is K-art and it is much in evidence in London this week, notably at Frieze, which today announces Patrick Lee as the director of its new fair in Seoul, due to launch next September.

With Frieze preparing a new Seoul fair, and a growing roster of galleries, the city could steal Hong Kong’s crown.

Pic: Hub-2, Breakfast Corner, 260-7, Sungbook-dong, Sungboo-Ku, Seoul, Korea (2018) by Do Ho Suh, one of the most high-profile Korean artists, on Lehmann Maupin’s stand. Pic by: David Owens

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