Lee Ufan

Profile

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.

Major exhibitions
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