Jaehyo Lee, ‘0121-1110=116049’, 2016, Sculpture, Stainless steel, Madison Gallery
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Jaehyo Lee

0121-1110=116049, 2016

Stainless steel
82 17/25 × 82 17/25 × 3 47/50 in
210 × 210 × 10 cm
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Solana Beach
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Madison Gallery
Solana Beach

Combining distinct traces of Land Art, Arte Povera and Minimalism Lee´s works cast a questioning …

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Jaehyo Lee
Korean, b. 1965
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Working with wood and metal, Jaehyo Lee produces immaculately formed, intricate sculptures that reveal a mastery of his materials and a winking, sophisticated wit. Lee eschews traditional distinctions between the fine and applied arts and makes both functional and functionless works, presenting benches, stools, and tables alongside abstract, biomorphic forms. Burnt-black wood often serves as the sculptural ground into which Lee embeds discs of fresh wood or bent steel bolts and nails. His wood-on-wood combinations read as playful meditations on the multifaceted nature of wood itself, while the nails that often cover his wooden surfaces seem transformed into worms or spermatozoa—recalling a slithering, energetic galaxy of organisms.

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Combining distinct traces of Land Art, Arte Povera and Minimalism Lee´s works cast a questioning eye over the roots of form, its function and its role within the natural world. The sculptures of polished big cone pine, larch, and chestnut act in unison, embodying both natural and manmade forms; they enhance the …

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Hand-signed by artist, Back
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Jaehyo Lee
Korean, b. 1965
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Working with wood and metal, Jaehyo Lee produces immaculately formed, intricate sculptures that reveal a mastery of his materials and a winking, sophisticated wit. Lee eschews traditional distinctions between the fine and applied arts and makes both functional and functionless works, presenting benches, stools, and tables alongside abstract, biomorphic forms. Burnt-black wood often serves as the sculptural ground into which Lee embeds discs of fresh wood or bent steel bolts and nails. His wood-on-wood combinations read as playful meditations on the multifaceted nature of wood itself, while the nails that often cover his wooden surfaces seem transformed into worms or spermatozoa—recalling a slithering, energetic galaxy of organisms.

Jaehyo Lee

0121-1110=116049, 2016

Stainless steel
82 17/25 × 82 17/25 × 3 47/50 in
210 × 210 × 10 cm
Unique
.
Sold
Location
Solana Beach
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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