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Doing Hallyu! The Korean Wave

From K-Pop to K-drama, the dynamic and popular culture of South Korea has captivated the world over. Hallyu! — meaning Korean Wave — has transformed the country’s image from one devastated by the Korean War to that of a leading cultural powerhouse.

The first major exhibition dedicated to Hallyu charts its impact on a diverse range of industries, including beauty, fashion, film and music, thorough around 200 objects as well as pop culture ephemera and digital displays.

Notable highlights include an immersive re-creation of the bathroom in Parasite and the iconic pink suit jacket worn by PSY in his viral 2012 hit single Gangnam Style. Also featured are K-drama costumes and props, including the pink guard costumes and green tracksuit from the hit Netflix series Squid Game, and monumental artworks by such celebrated names as Nam June Paik.

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24 September 2022 — 25 June 2022
The Wick - Suzy Murphy, Courtesy of the artist
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Interview Artist and Sculptor Suzy Murphy

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Object Le Corbusier x Tekla blanket

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Object Begg x Co + Queercircle superfine cashmere scarf

The Wick - Strawberry Thief socks by William Morris
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Object Strawberry Thief socks by William Morris

The Wick - 4. Skate at Somerset House with Moët & Chandon 2022. Image by Owen Harvey
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Viewing Skate at Somerset House

The Wick - Claridge's Christmas Tree 2022 by Sandra Choi for Jimmy Choo 5
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