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Lee Ufan: Biographical Documents

 

LEE UFAN

 

SELECTED ONE-ARTIST EXHIBITIONS




DATES

Born 1936, Kyongsang-namdo, South Korea

Lives and works in Kamakura, Japan and Paris

 

EDUCATION

1956, Seoul National University, moved to Japan

1961, Nihon University, Philosophy

1973–91, Professor at Tama University



2019

 

Lee Ufan: Open Dimension, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., September 27, 2019–September 13, 2020..

 

Lee Ufan: Acorns and Wildcat, Cahiers d’Art, Paris, June 7–September 28, 2019.

 

Lee Ufan: Traces, Cahiers d’Art, Paris, June 7–September 28, 2019.

 

Lee Ufan, Dia:Beacon, New York, opened May 5, 2019.

 

Lee Ufan: Inhabiting Time, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France, February 27–September 30, 2019.

 

2018

 

Lee Ufan, Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York, September 14–October 13, 2018.

 

Lee Ufan: Relatum Stage, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, February 6–July 29, 2018.

 

2017

 

Lee Ufan chez Le Corbusie, Couvent de la Tourette, Éveux, Rhone-Alpes, France, September 20–December 20, 2017. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Pressentiment, Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours, France, July 8–November 12, 2017. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Jardin François 1er, Tours, France, July 1–December 31, 2017.

 

Lee Ufan: Ceramics, Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York, March 10–April 8, 2017. (Digital catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: The Ha Jung-Woong Museum of Art’s Inaugural Exhibition, Gwangju Museum of Art, Korea, March 3–June 25, 2017. (Catalogue)

 

2016

 

Lee Ufan: Les Fragments et la Fenêtre, Galerie de Sèvres, Cité de la céramique, Paris, September 28–November 10, 2016. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Kamel Mennour Gallery, Paris, June 22–July 23, 2016.

 

Lee Ufan, Château la Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France, May 29–September 24, 2016.

 

Sculpture in the Courtyard: Lee Ufan. The Cane of Titan, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, March 16–October 9, 2016.

 

2015

 

Lee Ufan: New Works, Pace Hong Kong, 15C Entertainment Building, 30 Queen's Road Central, November 20, 2015–January 9, 2016.

 

Lee Ufan: From Point, From Line, From Wind, Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens, September 15–October 31, 2015. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Pace Gallery, 534 West 25th Street, New York, May 15–June 27 (extended through August 21), 2015. (Catalogue; text by Barbara Rose)

 

Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, London, March 25–May 9, 2015.

 

2014

 

Lee Ufan: One Man Show, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, November 14, 2014–March 23, 2015. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, July 26–August 22, 2014. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan Versailles, Château de Versailles, June 17–November 2, 2014.

 

2013

 

Lee Ufan, Kamel Mennour, Paris, November 6–December 21, 2013.

 

Lee Ufan: Tension précaire, La Chapelle Saint-Laurent-Le Capitole, Arles, France, July 1–September 22, 2013. (Catalogue)

 

2012

 

Lee Ufan: The Art of Emptiness, Asia Society, Houston, April 14–September 16, 2012.

 

2011

 

Dialogue: Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, November 15–December 18, 2011.

 

Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 24–September 28, 2011. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Bilder und Skulpturen, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, April 14–June 18, 2011. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, January 14–March 5, 2011.

 

2010

 

Lee Ufan: Resonancia, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, September 9–October 30, 2010.

 

Lee Ufan, Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, January 16–February 20, 2010. (Catalogue)

 

2009

 

Lee Ufan: Bewegte Stille, Kunstverein Lippstadt, Germany, September 6–October 25, 2009.

 

Lee Ufan: Peintures et Sculptures, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, September 3–October 2, 2009. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Sculpture, Kukje Galley, Seoul, August 28–October 9, 2009. (Catalogue)

 

2008

 

Lee Ufan, PaceWildenstein, 32 East 57th Street and 534 West 25th Street, New York, September 19–October 25, 2008. (Catalogue)

 

Living with Contemporary Art, No. 7: Lee Ufan: Drawings, Nagoya Gallery, May 22–29, 2008.

 

Lee Ufan, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels, April 19–June 29, 2008. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, London, April 2–May 10, 2008. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Dialogue; In Watercolors, Tokyo Gallery, March 5–29, 2008.

 

Lee Ufan: “Dialogue Sea and Island” Lithographs, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, February 25–March 8, 2008.

 

Lee Ufan: A Dialogue, Museen Dahlem, Staatliche Museen der Berlin, February 12–May 25, 2008. (Catalogue)

 

2007

 

Lee Ufan Collection Exhibition, Gallery Micah, Seoul, 2007.

 

Lee Ufan, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, September 14–October 27, 2007.

 

Lee Ufan: Resonance, Palazzo Palumbo Fossati, 52nd La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, June 10–November 27, 2007. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U-Fan: New Prints, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, March 3–25, 2007.

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, February 21–April 21, 2007.

 

Lee Ufan: Correspondance Paintings 1995–2005, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, February 19–March 16, 2007.

 

Living with Contemporary Art, No. 2: Lee Ufan, Nagoya Gallery, February 7–17, 2007.

 

2006

 

Lee Ufan, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, 2006.

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Kongkan, Busan, South Korea, November 13–28, 2006.

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, October 20–December 2, 2006.

 

Lee Ufan: Werke aus der Sammlung Dieter und Si Rosenkranz, Museen Dahlem, Staatliche Museen der Berlin, September 5–December 10, 2006.

 

Lee Ufan: Terra cotta et aquarelles sur papier, IBU Gallery, Paris, June 7–July 29, 2006.

 

Lee Ufan: Silence, Galerie m Bochum, Germany, March 31–June 28, 2006.

 

Lee Ufan: “Silently” Lithographs, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, January 10–28, 2006.

 

2005

 

Lee Ufan, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, France, December 10, 2005–February 19, 2006. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan; The Art of Margins, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan, September 17–December 23, 2005. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia, June 1–November 6, 2005.

 

2004

 

Lee Ufan: Peinture Sculpture, Espace d’Art Contemporain Fernet Branca, Saint-Louis, France, June 16–October 31, 2004. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: The Art of Encounter, Lisson Gallery, London, January 21–February 28, 2004. (Catalogue)

 

2003

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, October 9–26, 2003.

 

Lee Ufan: The Search for Encounter, Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, and Rodin Gallery, Seoul, October 3–November 16, 2003. (Catalogue)

 

2002

 

Lee Ufan, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, April 16–May 25, 2002.

 

2001

 

Lee Ufan, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, 2001.

 

Lee Ufan, Sigong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea, 2001.

 

Lee Ufan: Gemälde 1973 bis 2001, Kunstmuseum Bonn, June 17–September 9, 2001. (Catalogue)

 

2000

 

Lee Ufan, Kongkan Gallery, Busan, South Korea, 2000.

 

Lee Ufan: Interconnection, Galerie m Bochum, Germany, October 27, 2000–February 21, 2001.

 

1999

 

Lee U-fan: 70s Prints, Takeda Art Co. Inc., Tokyo, 1999.

 

Lee Ufan: Peintures 1974–1999, Sculptures 1999, Galerie Liliane et Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, October 23–November 27, 1999.

 

Lee U Fan, Tokyo Gallery, February 12–March 6, 1999. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, January 22–February 24, 1999. (Brochure)

 

1998

 

Lee Ufan, Sigong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea, 1998.

 

Lee U-Fan, Gallery Rho, Seoul, November 1998.

 

Lee Ufan: Bilder und Skulpturen, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt, June 5–August 2, 1998. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: “Eastern Gate” Aquatint, “Correspondence ‘98” Lithographs, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, March 30–April 18, 1998. (Brochure)

 

Lee Ufan: Print Works 1970–1998, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, February 14–March 29, 1998. Traveled to: Sapporo Art Park, Japan; Itami City Museum of Art, Hyogo; Ashikaga Museum of Art, Tochigi; Nigata City Art Museum. (Catalogue)

 

Collection II: Lee U-Fan, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, February 14–March 8, 1998.

 

1997

 

Lee Ufan, Space Shimonda, Tokyo, 1997.

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, November 13, 1997–January 4, 1998. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Anche il vuoto lavora, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, May 29–July 5, 1997. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, and Gallery Bhak, Seoul, March 12–25, 1997.

 

1996

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie J. Moussion, Paris, 1996.

 

Lee Ufan, Tokyo Gallery, 1996.

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Rabouan Moussion, Paris, November–December 1996.

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Kongkan, Busan, Korea, November 20–December 2, 1996. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, London, October 18–November 16, 1996. (Catalogue)

 

1995

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie de Paris, 1995.

 

Lee Ufan, Ingong Gallery, Seoul, 1995. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Tokyo Gallery, November 8–25, 1995. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Entsprechungen–Setzungen 1994/1995, Galerie m Bochum, Germany, September 22–November 20, 1995.

 

Lee Ufan, Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany, March 11–April 30, 1995. (Catalogue)

 

1994

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Hyundai, Seoul, 1994. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, September 3–22, 1994. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, June 2–July 15, 1994. (Catalogue)

 

1993

 

Lee Ufan, Toshi Shuppan, Tokyo, 1993.

 

Lee Ufan, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, April 12–May 12, 1993. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan, April 11–May 23, 1993. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Works from ‘70s and ‘80s, Tokyo Gallery, April 5–24, 1993.

 

Lee Ufan: Watercolors, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, April 5–17, 1993. (Brochure)

 

1992

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie de Paris, 1992.

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Kongkan, Busan, South Korea, 1992. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, SAGA, Grand Palais, Paris, 1992.

 

Lee Ufan: In Milano; Prints, Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, December 7–25, 1992.

 

1991

 

Lee Ufan, Ingong Gallery, Seoul, November 19–28, 1991. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Tokyo Gallery and Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, September 27–October 19, 1991. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: With Winds ’91, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, May 1991. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Hara Museum ARC, Gunma, Japan, May 25–July 14, 1991. (Catalogue)

 

1990

 

Lee Ufan, Ingong Gallery, Seoul, 1990.

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, August 28–September 7, 1990. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U-Fan, Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, June 1990.

 

Lee Ufan: Sculpture Works, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, January 12–February 7, 1990. (Catalogue)

 

1989

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie de Paris, 1989.

 

Lee Ufan: With Winds, Tokyo Gallery and Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, November 24–December 9, 1989. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: “Dalla memoria di una citta” Lithographs, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, July 3–15, 1989. (Brochure)

 

Lee Ufan: With Winds, Paintings 198688, Galerie m Bochum, Germany, April 23–June 21, 1989. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: “From Island” Carborundums, “From Port” Drypoints, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, February 6–18, 1989. (Brochure)

 

1988

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Anselm Dreher, Berlin, 1988.

 

Lee U Fan: Ex Oriente, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, October 4–December 31, 1988. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Traces of Sensitivity and Logic, Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan, January 5–February 11, 1988. (Catalogue)

 

1987

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, November 5–14, 1987. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U-Fan: Working with Clay, Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, February 2–14, 1987. (Catalogue)

 

1986

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie de Paris, December 1986.

 

Lee Ufan: From Winds, Tokyo Gallery, October 13–25, 1986. (Catalogue)

 

The Printworks of Lee U-Fan: 1970–1986, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, June 16–28, 1986. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U-Fan: Folding Screens, Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, January 10–25, 1986. (Catalogue)

 

1985

 

Lee Ufan, Studio d’Ars, Milan, April 1985.

 

Lee U-fan: Sculpture, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, January 10–26, 1985. (Catalogue)

 

1984

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, and Korea Gallery, Seoul, September 12–20, 1984. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Working with Paper, Galerie Humanité, Nagoya, July 5–18, 1984.

 

Lee Ufan: “In the Ruins” Lithographs, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, July 3–14, 1984. (Brochure)

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie de Paris, April 1984.

 

1983

 

Lee U-Fan: Paper Works, Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, November 23–December 3, 1983. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U Fan, Tokyo Gallery, November 14–30, 1983. (Catalogue)

 

1982

 

Lee Ufan, Studio Marconi, Milan, November 1982.

 

Lee Ufan, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, November 4–20, 1982.

 

1981

 

Lee Ufan: Watercolors, Drawings, Woodcuts, Soker-Kaseman Gallery, San Francisco, March 1981.

 

Lee U-Fan: Watercolors, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, February 2–14, 1981.

 

1980

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, 1980.

 

Lee Ufan, Tokyo Gallery and Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, October 6–18, 1980. (Catalogue)

 

1979

 

Lee Ufan, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany, 1979.

 

Lee Ufan: Drawing Exhibition, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, October 1979. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Watercolors, Jean Art Gallery, Seoul, September 20–27, 1979.

 

Lee Ufan, Lee Gallery, Daegu, South Korea, June 1979.

 

Lee U-Fan: Relatum Series 1969–1979, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, May 1979. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, April 1979.

 

1978

 

Lee Ufan, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, September 1978. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan: Skulpturen, Galerie m Bochum, West Germany, August 20–October 15, 1978. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U-Fan: From Point—From Line, Städtische Kunsthalle, Düssldorf, July 21–August 27, 1978. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, April 10–17, 1978. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Antwerp Gallery, February 1978.

 

Lee Ufan: Sculptures, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, January 1978.

 

Lee Ufan: “From Point,” “From Line” Lithographs and Watercolors, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, January 6–14, 1978. (Brochure)

 

1977

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, November 1977.

 

Lee Ufan, Sakura Gallery, Nagoya, April 13–30, 1977. (Catalogue)

 

Lee U Fan, Tokyo Gallery, March 1–19, 1977. (Catalogue)

 

1976

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Spectrum, Antwerp, November 1976. (Catalogue)

 

Lee Ufan, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, November 1976.

 

Lee Ufan: Drawings, Myongdong Gallery, Seoul, June 26–July 5, 1976.

 

Lee Ufan: Bilder und Zeichnungen, Galerie m Bochum, West Germany, May 26–July 6, 1976.

 

1975

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, 1975.

 

Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, 1975.

 

Lee Ufan, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, 1975.

 

Lee Ufan: Ausmalungen, Galerie m Bochum, West Germany, June 6–July 18, 1975.

 

1974

 

Lee Ufan, Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, November 1974.

 

Lee Ufan, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, July 22–28, 1974.

 

1973

 

Lee U-fan, Tokyo Gallery, September 10–22, 1973.

 

1972

 

Lee Ufan, Myongdong Gallery, Seoul, August 21–27, 1972.

 

1971

 

Lee Ufan: Prints, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, November 29–December 5, 1971.

 

U-fan Lee, Pinar Gallery, Tokyo, January 9–23, 1971. (Brochure)

 

1970

 

Lee Ufan, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, January 12–24, 1970.

 

1967

 

Lee Ufan, Sato Gallery, Tokyo, March 13–18, 1967.



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