To Sept. 17: The Great Artists: From Renoir to Damien Hirst
SAC has curated a trip through the most famous artists of the 20th century, from Renoir to Hirst. Dali, Picasso and Matisse all make an appearance, too, as well as plenty of other greats.
“Somebody” by Kim Joon at “Art and Fashion”
To Sept. 28: Art and Fashion
Cube Art Gallery in Gyeonggi is currently hosting an exhibition of clothing and creativity with pieces by some of the nation’s most intriguing fashion designers and artists. A selection of the pieces on show are collaborative works created especially for the museum. More info.
To Oct. 12: Edvard Munch and the Modern Soul
The largest retrospective of “The Scream” painter, Edvard Munch, to ever hit Korea is at Seoul Art Center’s Hangaram Art Museum. The exhibit includes the artist’s lithographs and original paintings from the Munch Museum. 15,000 won for adults.
Sept. 17: Bondax DJ Set in Seoul
According to Dazed and Confused, Bondax is ”The aural equivalent of sipping an ice-cold Pimms on the balcony of your council estate flat,” and we can see why. The duo’s mixes, with use of the post-dubstep, r&b and garage genres, are smooth and uplifting yet edged with grit. Tickets for the gig at Globe Lounge are priced at 30,000 won.
Sept. 20, 21: Let’s Rock Festival
Let’s Rock has been running for eight years in different venues but now calls Nanji Hangang Park home. Dickpunks, Crying Nut and Glencheck are just some of the myriad indie bands playing the fest. One-day tickets cost 66,000 won and 2-day tickets are 99,000 won. Find out more about the event on Do Indie.
Nov. 30: Chvrches Live in Seoul
Glaswegian band Chrvches, fronted by the fabulous Lauren Mayberry, are the darlings of synthpop right now. Catch them in Seoul at Ax Hall. Presale tickets are 77,000 won.
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Words by Loren