The Hermitage Museum presents Lee Ufan's The Cane of Titan installation as part of their Sculpture in the Courtyard project. The work, which was previously displayed at Versailles will be on view in the Hermitage’s courtyard through Fall 2016. Using two materials, stone and steel, The Cane of Titan reflects the difference between nature and industry, yin and yang. Two elements that are opposed to one another, yet inseparably linked. Read more about the work and the Sculpture in the Courtyard p
The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo presents ‘Things: Rethinking Japanese Photography and Art in 1970s’ which includes Lee Ufan’s work alongside other pivotal characters in Japanese art history. On view through 13 September. Pace London will open an exhibition of works by Lee Ufan on 15 September 2015. More details by clicking here.
This summer from June 17 to November 2, the Palace of Versailles presents ten sculptural works by Korean-born artist Lee Ufan throughout the palace's historic grounds. Lee Ufan emerged in the 1960s as one of the leading proponents of the Japanese avant-garde and has dedicated his post-minimalist practice to distilling the relationship between space, perception and object. Inspired by the radicalism of Arte Povera in the 1960s, Lee was at the forefront of Japan’s first internationally recognize
Pace Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of a new space, Chesa Büsin, in the historic city of Zuoz in the Engadin valley in Switzerland. The inaugural exhibition Carte Blanche traces fifty-four years of the gallery’s history and feature works in which white is the dominant shade by artists including: Alexander Calder, John Chamberlain, Tara Donovan, Robert Irwin, Lee Ufan, Robert Ryman, Yoshitomo Nara, and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Carte Blanche will run from 20 February through 30 March
Lee Ufan has been selected to exhibit in the gardens of Versailles next year in a display curated by Alfred Pacquement, former head of the Musee d'Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. As one of the founders of the avant-garde Mono-ha (Object School) group in the late 1960s, Lee Ufan's work at Versailles will be minimalist and meditative. Read more in Georgina Adam's latest column in the Financial Times here.
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