Lee Ufan

1936 · Republic of Korea

Artist biography

Lee Ufan is seen as an established artist, who was born and brought up in the Republic of Korea, like other famous artists such as Lee Bul, Bongsu Park, Hae Won Sohn, Choi Jeong Hwa, and Willem Van Den Hoed. Lee Ufan was born in 1936.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Lee Ufan is represented by 14 galleries around the world, including countries like the United Kingdom, Austria, and France. The galleries exhibiting Lee Ufan's work include Lisson Gallery | London and Kamel Mennour | London in the United Kingdom, as well as Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder in Austria. Lee Ufan most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom with the exhibition EVERYTHING AT ONCE. The exhibition was open from 05 October 2017 until 10 December 2017. Lee Ufan's other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions at; Kamel Mennour | Avenue Matignon in Paris (02 June 2019 - 19 July 2019) with the name From Point, From Line: 1976 - 1982 and Cahiers D'Art in Paris (06 June 2019 - 27 September 2019) with the name ACORNS AND WILDCAT & TRACES. Lee Ufan's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called EVERYTHING AT ONCE and took place at Lisson Gallery | London in the United Kingdom from the 05 October 2017 to 10 December 2017.

Currently, Lee Ufan has a total of two artworks for sale at Artland.

Further Biographical Context for Lee Ufan

Lee Ufan was born in 1936 and was largely influenced by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that studied ideas of spirituality and the sublime, dominated the 1950s. Many artists focused on the formal properties of painting, and action painting took inspiration from the political freedom of the United States, as opposed to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb were influential artists of this time. The male dominated environment has been subsequently revised to recognise the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Lee Ufan

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