The second edition of Frieze Seoul (September 06-09,2023) saw Ifeoma Dike (Art connoisseur and Consultant, and Founder of IDDUK) back in South Korea – her second visit after 10 years. The fair ran apace with Kiaf SEOUL.
While in the country, Ifeoma quotes Juno Lee (a businessman who lived between Nairobi & Seoul, and one of a new wave of international art buyers acquiring art from Africa) as saying: “African art is now getting more attention from Korean & Japanese collectors.”
- Read Ms. Dike’s detailed musings while in South Korea.
- Also read more about her travels and recent thoughts on Taiwanese artists, one of which says: “Travel does enrich one’s mind and allow for a broader perspective. It arouses curiosity at various levels and gingers one’s interest. Since visiting Taiwan – Taipei – I have been particularly excited about Taiwanese artists. It seems some clients are curious to see more…”