Upcoming and Current Art Exhibitions in Seoul this Fall/Winter 2021
Wondering where to go for your next museum adventure in Seoul? If you’re hankering to get your local art fix, check out these exhibitions that are running during the Autumn and Winter 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. I’ll continuously add more as I find them, so check back periodically to look for new additions!
A digital exploration of Van Gogh’s works will be on view at Ground Seesaw Myeongdong (9th floor, Avenue L, 130 Namdaemun-ro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul) from October 15th, 2021 to November 28th, 2021. Like many of Ground Seesaw’s exhibitions, this one is the perfect instagrammable event.
Toilet Paper: The Studio
TOILETPAPER: The Studio, from the famous TOILETPAPER Magazine by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, will be on view at the Hyundai Card Storage (248 B2 Itaewon-ro, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul) between October 8th, 2021 to February 6th, 2022. If you’re keen on purchasing some TOILETPAPER goods, you can also find them in-store at 10 Corso Como in Seoul.
Alice Dalton Brown: A Place of Light
Alice Dalton Brown’s works will be on display at My Art Museum (Textile Center Building B1, 518 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul) from July 24th, 2021 to October 24th, 2021.
Salvador Dali: Imagination and Reality
The Salvador Dali exhibition will be on view at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) Museum, B2F Design Exhibition Hall (M1 Gate), from November 27th, 2021 to March 20th, 2022. Dongdaemun Design Plaza is located at 281 Eulji-ro, Euljiro 7(chil)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul.
Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures
The Tutankhamun exhibition is on view at the War Memorial of Korea (29 Itaewon-ro, Namyeong-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul) from June 22nd, 2021 to April 24th, 2022.
The Art of Banksy: Without Limits
Banksy’s art is making a world tour and stopping in South Korea. You can view the exhibition, The Art of Banksy: Without Limits, at the Seouliteum (Galleria Foret G-Floor 1, 32-14, Seoulsup 2-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul) between August 20th, 2021 to February 6th, 2022.
Beyond the Road
The Beyond the Road exhibition features artists like James Lavelle (UNKLE), Colin Nightingale, Danny Boyle, Alfonso Cuaron, Toby De, Nathan Cole, Azzi Glasser, Tupac Martir, and more. You can see this interactive exhibition at the Hyundai Seoul Alt. 1 Gallery (6F, 108, Yeoui-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul) from July 23rd, 2021 to November 28th, 2021.
Seiji Fujishiro: Fantasy of Light and Shadow
Fujishiro Seiji is a famous kiri-e — Japanese cut-out art based on silhouettes — artist. You can see his works on view at Hangaram Art Museum (2406 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul) from June 19th, 2021 to October 12th, 2021.
Flowers by Naked
Flowers by Naked – Hongdae is an interactive media exhibition composed of flowers — this time brought to you by Nature Labs — in Seoul, South Korea, and starting April 30th, 2021 until the end of the year. The exhibit is located on the 4th floor of AK&hongdae (188 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul.) Early bird tickets are available on Wemakeprice.
Moomin: 75th Anniversary Special Original Painting Exhibition
In Boston, I had a few Finnish friends that showed me the delightful hippopotamus-looking Moomin characters! Moomins are the main characters of a series of beloved books and comic strips created by Swedish-speaking Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson.
The Moomin exhibition will be on view at Ground Seesaw (B1, Bldg. A, 49, Achasan-ro 17-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul) in the eastern Seoul neighborhood of Seongsu from November 13th, 2020 to November 14th, 2021. You can book ahead of time on Naver.
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