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Lee Ufan  1936, KR

(Lee Woo-hwan, Lee U-Fan)
Rank (2014): 960 – 

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Painting, Sculpture



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
Japan 46
South Korea 32
Germany 32
USA 21




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Artist Rank
Arnulf Rainer  47 20
Günther Uecker  107 19
François Morellet  68 19
Yayoi Kusama  51 17
Richard Serra  28 17




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Galerie m Bochum, Germany 14
  Kamakura Gallery, Japan 10
  SCAI the Bathhouse, Japan 6
  Gallery Hyundai, South Korea 5
Lisson Gallery Lisson Gallery, United Kingdom 5



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24.6.1936 Born in Kyongnam (KR)

Awards 2001 Awarded the Praemium Imperiale prize for painting.

Lives and works in Paris (FR) and Tokyo (JP)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 190  Please report missing Information


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  Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc.Lee Ufan - One Man Show - Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow Send message

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   Genius Loci – Spirit of Place - Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice Send message

until 8.11.
Description  From All Sides: Tansaekhwa On Abstraction - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA Send message

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   Formes simples - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz Send message

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2014
   Lee Ufan - Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo

2013
   Lee Ufan - Solo Show - Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris

2011
   Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Painting and Sculpture - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Lee U-Fan - gallery A-zone, Okayama
   Lee Ufan - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2010
   Lee Ufan - Resonance - Galería Elvira González, Madrid
   Lee Ufan - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2009
   Lee Ufan - Kunstverein Lippstadt, Lippstadt
   Lee Ufan - Painting and Sculpture - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Lee Ufan - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Lee Ufan - Sculpture - Kukje Gallery, Seoul

2008
   Lee U Fan - 123 Gallery, Seoul
   Lee Ufan - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Lee Ufan - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
   Lee Ufan - Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Description and image Lisson GalleryLee Ufan - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
   Lee Ufan - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Tokyo, Tokyo

2007
   Lee Ufan Collection Exhibition - - Gallery Micah, Seoul (closed, 2009)
   Lee Ufan - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Description and image  Lee Ufan - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Lee Ufan: Correspondence Paintings 1995 – 2005 - McCaffrey Fine Art, New York City, NY

2006
   Lee Ufan - Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
   Lee Ufan - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

2005
   Lee Ufan - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
   The Art of Margins - Yokohama Museum of Art, Nishi-ku, Yokohama
   Lee Ufan - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   Lee Ufan - Gallery Shilla, Daegu

2004
   Lee Ufan - Fondation Fernet Branca, Saint-Louis
Description and image Lisson GalleryLee Ufan - Correspondance - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

2003
   Lee Ufan - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
   Lee Ufan - The Search for Encounter - Samsung Life Insurance Building, 1st Floor, Seoul

2002
   Lee Ufan - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2001
   Lee Ufan - Gemälde 1973 - 2001 - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
   Lee Ufan - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

2000
   Lee Ufan - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

1999
   Lee U-fan - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1998
   Lee Ufan - Bilder und Skulpturen - Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main

1997
   Lee Ufan - Jeu de Paume, Paris
   Lee Ufan - Lorenzelli Arte, Milan

1996
  Lisson GalleryLee Ufan - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

1995
   Lee Ufan - Entsprechungen - Setzungen - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

1993
   Lee U-Fan - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Lee Ufan - The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Kamakura

1990
   Lee U-Fan - sculpture works - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1989
   Lee Ufan - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

1985
   Lee U-Fan - sculpture works - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1978
   Lee Ufan - Skulpturen - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfLee U-Fan - From point - From line - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message

1976
   Lee Ufan - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

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2014
   Korean Beauty: Two Kinds of Nature - National Museum Of Contemporary Art Korea - Seoul, Seoul
   Mingei are your here? - The Pace Gallery - 508 W 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Making Links: 25 years - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2013
   Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method - Wellside Gallery, Seoul
   Mingei: Are You Here? - Pace London, London
   Takahashi Collection Mindfulness! - Sapporp Art Museum, Sapporo, Hokkaido
   Word + Work - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Takahashi Collection Mindfulness! - Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima
   Art Arch Hiroshima 2013 - Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima
   Setouchi Triennale 2013 - Setouchi Triennale, Takamatsu
   Black & White. Reason and Passion - Lorenzelli Arte, Milan

2012
   Galleria Grafica Collection No.20 - Galleria Grafica Tokyo, Tokyo
   Without Shape a Thinking Format that Transcends the Medium - Da Xiang Art Space, Taichung
   Aufbruch - Malerei Und Realer Raum - Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock
Description and image  Play it again, Sam - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
   Aufbruch - Malerei und realer Raum - Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg
   Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha - Barbara gladstone gallery, New York City, NY
   Aufbruch. Malerei und realer Raum - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   The Persistence of Pollock - Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY
   Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
   2012-1 Building: Art in Relation to Architecture - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
   Asia Week at Pace Prints - Pace Prints, New York City, NY
   The virtue of design furniture - Hakgojae - Sokyuk, Seoul
   Requiem For The Sun: The Art Of Mono-ha - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Group Exhibition - LISSON GALLERY, Milan
   Aufbruch - Malerei und realer Raum - Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern
   Master Drawings New York - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY

2011
   Recent Editions - Pace Prints, New York City, NY
   The Breath of Master - Galerie Bhak, Seoul
   Tell me Tell me: Australian and Korean art 1976-2011 - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
   A Dream of Eternity: The Artist Long Time East - Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation, Brussels
   Art Against Trafficking In Women And Sexual Exploitation - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne
   A Brushstroke - Hakgojae - Sokyuk, Seoul
   Pure Clay - RH Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image Palazzo BemboPersonal Structures - 54. Biennale di Venezia - Palazzo Bembo, Venice Send message
Description  The World Belongs to You - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Silence and Time - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
   Colour moves Surface - Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
   Nam June Paik . Lee U Fan - Song Art Gallery, Seoul
   Shelter - Art Against Trafficking in Women and Sexual Exploitation - Peter Freeman, Inc., New York City, NY

2010
   micro salon 60” - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Tokyo, Tokyo
   Expanding Art - Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City
   The Vision of Contemporary Art - Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju Bomun
   Tauba Auerbach, Matthew Day Jackson, R.H. Quaytman, etc... - Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin - Paris, Paris
   Painting, Process and Expansion - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Collector's Favorite - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
   Red - Johyun Gallery - Seoul, Seoul
Description and image Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl BoxPersonal Structures: Time – Space – Existence - Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl Box, Vienna Send message
   Collection Exhibition First Term - Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
   Old & new - Johyun Gallery - Seoul, Seoul
   Colorless Colors - Hakgojae - Sokyuk, Seoul
Description  Personal Structures | Time - Space - Existence - Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis BV:BKV, Bregenz
   Art for You - Leeahn Gallery, Daegu

2009
   Doubou Doushi - Museum Haus Kasuya, Yokosuka-city
   Essential Experiences - Palazzo Riso - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo
   15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Minimal Means - Initial Access Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton
Description and image Lisson GalleryLisson Presents 5 - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
Description and image  Four Stories : Paths to Japanese Modern Art - Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba
Description and image Lisson GalleryBoule to Braid - Lisson Gallery, London Send message
   A Walk in the Park: Outdoor Sculpture at PaceWildenstein - - The Pace Gallery - 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY (closed)
Description  In-finitum - Museo Fortuny, Venice
Description and image  La pintura y sus alrededores. En torno a la Galería Nächst St. Stephan de Viena - Palacio de Sástago, Zaragoza
   Kim Tschang Yeul, Park Seo-Bo, Lee Ufan - Johyun Gallery - Busan, Busan

2008
   Contemporary Art for 30 years PART 1 - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Paik Namjune, Lee Woohwan - Gallery Mano, Seoul
   Mediation Biennale 08 - Mediations Biennale, Poznan
   Summer of Contemporary Art - Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba
   The Thin Line of Shadow - Galleria Davide Di Maggio - Milano, Milan
   Sensitive Systems - Hakgojae - Sokyuk, Seoul

2007
   Modern and Contemporary Masters - Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
   Blue - Johyun Gallery - Seoul, Seoul
   Void in Korean Art - Leeum - Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
   Gallery Road To The Museum Master Piece Collection - Gallery Road to the Museum, Seoul
   fundacion shelter - Galería Carreras Múgica (former Colón XVI), Bilbao
   fundacion shelter - Galerìa Guillermo de Osma, Madrid
   Selections from the Hara Museum´s Permanent Collection - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Time is always now! - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
   Poetry in Motion - Galerie Beyeler, Basel
   What is Mono-ha? - Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
   What is Mono-ha? - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Beijing, Beijing
   Time Recorded - McCaffrey Fine Art, New York City, NY
Description and image  Elastic Taboos - Koreanische Kunst der Gegenwart - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

2006
   6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   Motion On Paper - Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
   Summertime - Reflexion - Selbstreflexion - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
   Und es bewegt sich doch ... - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
   Contemporary Prints Applying Photography - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Description and image  10th Anniversary Show: Vision II: 1995-2005 Collection Of The Museum - Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi

2005
   Contemporary art of Korea - Busan Museum of Art, Busan
   Reconsidering - Mono-ha - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
   Japanese, Korean and Chinese Art - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Tokyo, Tokyo
   The 35th Anniversary Exhibition - Part 2 - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

2004
   Blue - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Why not live for Art? - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

2003
   Tradition and Innovation - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
   Happiness - A Survival Guide for Art and Life - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
   Artsonje Collection Highlights - Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju Bomun
   Kaiga - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Art of Modern Japan - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   Anni '70 '80 '90 - Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
   Transition - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2002
   Les années 70 : l’art en cause - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   APT 2002 - Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 2002 - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, QLD

2001
   Kunst für Shelter - Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
   Silence / Violence - SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
   IKIRO/Be alive - Contemporary art from Japan – 1980 to the present - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
   Vision - Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
   Shelter - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

2000
   Mr. Paint - Galerie Monika Reitz, Frankfurt/Main
Description and image  2000 Shanghai Biennale - Spirit of Shanghai - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   Japanese contemporary art '60-'80 - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Wood Works - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1999
   Korean Art of 50 years - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
   Kwang-Young Chun, Chan-Young Kim, Nam June Paik, Ufan Lee Korean - Galerie Conny Dietzschold, Cologne
   Japanese Contemporary Prints I: Kano Mitsuo, Nakanishi Natsuyuki, Lee Ufan, Wakabayashi Isamu - Kamakura Annex, Kanagawa

1998
   Sarajevo 2000 - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna

1997
   Small Truths - Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
   Two Approaches - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1996
   Small Truths - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
   PAPIER "Europäer" - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

1995
   Bestandsaufnahme XII - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
   Zeichnungen aus dem Bestand der Galerie - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

1994
   aspects (1979-1994) - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

1991
   Seven Artists: Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

1990
   Aus der Sammlung - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg
   Bestandsaufnahme VII - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
   Blau - Farbe der Ferne - Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg

1989
   Europalia Japan - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Drawing as itself - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
   Aus dem Würfelmuseum - Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen

1986
   Bodenskulptur - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

1983
   Minoru Kawabata, Lee U-Fan, Yoshishige Saito - Annely Juda Fine Art, London

1982
   Kunst wird Material - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1977
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

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Austria

 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
 Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

Belgium

 Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

China

 Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
 Pace Beijing, Beijing

Germany

 Galerie Anselm Dreher, Berlin
 Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

Italy

 Lisson Gallery Milan, Milan
 Lorenzelli Arte, Milan

Japan

 Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
 Galerie MMG, Tokyo
 SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
 Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo

South Korea

 Gallery Ci-Gong, Daegu
 Leeahn Gallery, Daegu
 123 Gallery, Seoul
 Galerie Bhak, Seoul
 Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
 Jean Art Gallery, Seoul
 Kukje Gallery, Seoul
 RHO Gallery, Seoul
 Gallery SP, Seoul
 Wellside Gallery, Seoul

Spain

 Galería Elvira González, Madrid

United Kingdom

Lisson GalleryLisson Gallery, London  eMail

USA

 Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
 Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
 The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD

Germany

 Situation Kunst, Bochum
 Museum DKM, Duisburg

Japan

 Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba
 The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Gifu
 Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
 Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki
 The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Kamakura
 Karuizawa New Art Museum, Karuizawa
 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
 Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi

South Korea

 Busan Museum of Art, Busan
 Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju
 Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju Bomun
 Leeum - Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
 Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London

USA

 Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

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 Koreanische Positionen der Gegenwart, Dokumente unserer Zeit, Band XXIV- Galerie Dr. Dorothea van der Koelen, Mainz
 20 Jahre für die Kunst ...; Dokumente unserer Zeit XXV- Galerie Dr. Dorothea van der Koelen, Mainz




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