Lee Ufan was born in Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea in 1936 and emigrated to Japan in 1956. In 1961, he graduated with a degree in philosophy from Nihon University. He later went on to become a distinguished professor at Tama Art University. From the mid 60s onward, he was active, in terms of both production and theoretics, as one of the leaders of the Monoha movement, earning praise in Japan and abroad. He currently divides his time and production between Japan and Paris and in recent years, has stood out for the international scope of his activities.
|2014||“Lee Ufan – Versailles” Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France|
|2011||“Marking Infinity” Guggenheim Museum, NY|
|2008||“LEE UFAN” Brussels Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels|
|2007||“Resonance” Venice Biennale, Venice|
|2005||“Lee Ufan – Yohaku no Geijutsu” Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama|
|2001||“Lee Ufan” Bonn Museum of Art, Bonn, Germany|