Artist

Last Update : January 11, 2018

Profile

1936
Born in Korea
1961
Graduated from Nihon University, Departement of Philosophy, Tokyo
1997
Invited Professor at Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Currently lives and works in Japan, and France

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1973
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
1975
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris
1976
Galerie m, Bochum
1977
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris
1978
Galerie m, Bochum
Dusseldorf Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
1980
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris
1983
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
1984
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Galerie de Paris, Paris
1986
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Galerie de Paris, Paris
1988
The Museum of fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milano
1989
Galerie m, Bochum
Galerie de Paris, Paris
1990
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
1991
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Hara Museum ARC, Japan
1992
Galerie de Paris, Paris
1993
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan
1994
Fondazione Mudima, Mirano
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
1995
Galerie m, Bochum
Galerie de Paris, Paris
Stadtisches Museum Leverkusen, Germany
1996
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Lisson Gallery, London
1997
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Galerie National du Jeu de Paume, Paris
1998
Stadtische Museum im Stadel, Frankfurt
1999
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
2000
Galerie m, Bochum
m Bochum Kunstvermittlung, Germany
2001
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2002
SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2003
Samsung Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
2004
Musée St.Louis Fernet Branca, Alsace
2005
"Lee Ufan: The Art of Margins", Yokohama Museum, Yokohama
Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
2007
The 52nd La Biennale di Venezia, "Resonance", Palazzo Palumbo Fossati, Venice
2008
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Dahlem Asian Art Museum, Berlin
2010
Lee Ufan Museum open at Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan
2011
"Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity", Guggenheim Museum, New York
2012
"Lee Ufan: Relatum – signal", Asia Society, Houston
2013
"Dissonance", La Chappelle Saint-Laurent, Arles, France
Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris
2014
Chateau de Versailles, Versailles
Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo
2015
"Lee Ufan Color Halation / Space Halation", SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2016
"Lee Ufan", Chateau la Coste, France
2017
"Lee Ufan Chez le Corbusier", La Tourette, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

1968
"Contemporary Korean Painting"、The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
1969
"Sao Paulo Biennale", Sao Pauro, Brazil
1970
"Aspects of New Japanese Art"、The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
1971
"The 7th Paris Biennale", Paris
1973
"Sao Paulo Biennale", Sao Pauro, Brazil
1977
"Kassel Documenta VI", Kassel, Germany
1980
"Skulptur im 20 Jahrhundert", Basel, Switzerland
1982
"Meister der Zeichung", Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Germany
"Material gets Art", National Galerie, Berlin
1983
"ARS 83", Helsinki, Finland
1984
"40 years of Japanese Contemporary Art", Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo
1987
"Le Japon des Avant-Gardes", Musse National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1990
"Blau", Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
1992
"Working with Nature", Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
1994
"Scream against the Sky", Guggenheims Solo Museum, New York
1995
"Asiana", Palazzo Vendramin, Venice
1996
"Japon 1970 Mono-ha", Musee d'Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
1997
"Made in France", Musse National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Ponpidou, Paris
1998
"SARAJEBO 2000", Museum Moderna Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien
1999
"Kunstwelten im Dialog", Museum Ludwig, Köln
2000
"Kwangjoo Biennale", Korea
"Shanghai Biennale", Shanghai
2001
Century City, Tate modern Gallery, London
Contemporary Art of Japan, Kröllermüller museum, Nederland
Mono-ha, Museum Kettle's Yard Cambridge, Engrand
Le Tribu dell' Arte, Contemporary Galerie d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roma
2002
Asia Triennale, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
2005
"Reconsidering Mono-ha", The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2007
Elastic Taboos, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
"L'Art de Monet et sa Posterite", The National Art Center, Tokyo
2008
"Sotto Voce", Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
"The Thin Shadow Line", Fondazione Mudima, Milan
2009
"Infinitum", Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
"Qui a peur des artistes?", Palais des Arts, Dinard, France
2011
54th Venice Biennale, "The Worlds Belongs to You", Palazzo Grassi, Venice
54th Venice Biennale "The Personal Structures", Palazzo Bembo, Venice
2012
"Tokyo 1955-1970:A New Avant-Garde", Museum of Modern Art, NY
2013
"Prima Materia", Punta della Dogana, Venice
Rachofsky Collection, Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s and 70s", Dallas
2014
"Formes Simples", Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
"Making Links: 25 years", SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
The 40th anniversary "1974”, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
"The Mirror - Hold the Mirror up to Nature", Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Tokyo
The 35th anniversary "Hara Museum Collection", Hara Museum, Tokyo
2015
"Takahashi Collection Mirror Neuron", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
2016
"Takahashi Collection", Kanatsu Forest of Creation, Fukui
2017
The 14th Lyon Biennale, Lyon