Timothy Hyunsoo Lee

Korean-American, b. 1990

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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee

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Korean-American, b. 1990

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Biography

Timothy Hyunsoo Lee’s meticulous drawings and paintings are informed by biological, psychological, and emotional references. Using watercolor and gouache, he builds fractal-like compositions that resemble psychedelic honeycombs, cellular structures, and other repetitious networks. Informed by his studies in neuroscience and his abandoned dream of attending medical school, Lee uses his art as a means to explore his own psychological state. Similar to Yayoi Kusama with her dot paintings, he channels his own anxieties and neuroses into detailed artworks that he describes as a “a cartography of his psychopathology.”

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Biography

Timothy Hyunsoo Lee’s meticulous drawings and paintings are informed by biological, psychological, and emotional references. Using watercolor and gouache, he builds fractal-like compositions that resemble psychedelic honeycombs, cellular structures, and other repetitious networks. Informed by his studies in neuroscience and his abandoned dream of attending medical school, Lee uses his art as a means to explore his own psychological state. Similar to Yayoi Kusama with her dot paintings, he channels his own anxieties and neuroses into detailed artworks that he describes as a “a cartography of his psychopathology.”

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Group
Group show at a major institution
The Studio Museum in Harlem
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5 Artists to Follow if You Like Yayoi Kusama
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At Sabrina Amrani, Timothy Hyunsoo Lee Contemplates Serenity and Death
Jan 29th, 2016
At Sabrina Amrani, Timothy Hyunsoo Lee Contemplates Serenity and Death
Art to Exorcise: Timothy Hyunsoo Maps His Mind in Watercolor
Oct 24th, 2014
Art to Exorcise: Timothy Hyunsoo Maps His Mind in Watercolor
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