Join Christie’s Education in Seoul for an exclusive experience during Frieze art week this September!
Seoul is rising as one of Asia’s top art centres, with a sophisticated contemporary art scene featuring long-standing local galleries and world-renowned private collections. During Frieze art week, Seoul will be playing host to international galleries, art fairs and auction houses, offering exciting and unique visits to various key players in the art ecosystem. Christie’s Education will also take participants to exclusive visits to artist studios, to add to our understanding on the development of Korean contemporary art today.
Don’t miss this unique tour to one of the world’s most influential contemporary culture capitals!
- Day 1 : Arrival
- Day 2 : Asian Contemporary Art: Seoul in Focus
A deep dive into Seoul’s contemporary art scene through the country’s two most important art fairs: Frieze Seoul and KIAF. The diverse array of gallery presentation is your best guide to the pulse of the local art market.
- Day 3 : Mapping the Art Market
Head to two key art areas in Seoul, where we will visit top tier Korean galleries, as well as blue-chip international galleries. We will speak to gallery representatives to understand market trends in Korea in today.
- Day 4 : Understanding the Korean Contemporary Art Ecosystem
From art school and studios, public museum and private collections, to government policies and market forces, discover the dynamic Korean contemporary art ecosystem.
- Day 5 : Taste-Makers and Market-Makers
From Korea’s leading local art gallery to the country’s most prestigious private art collection, get to know the country’s key tastemakers and market makers, including Kukje Gallery and the Leeum Museum of Art. Concluding Dinner
*Optional visit to Museum San on morning of 12 September [Weds]. Additional charges apply.
*Schedule and topics are subject to change.