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Lee Jung Woong

Brush XI, 2019

Oil and mixed media on canvas
51 2/5 × 76 1/5 in
130.5 × 193.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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London
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Pontone Gallery
London
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Born in Korea in 1963 and having attained his Masters in Fine Arts from Keimyung University, Korea, …

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Born in Korea in 1963 and having attained his Masters in Fine Arts from Keimyung University, Korea, in 2007, the adept Lee Jungwoong never fails to astound. Using Korean rice paper and Western oil paint he brings poetic and almost literal life into his subjects. His Chinese brushes and ebony ink splotches, swipes and …

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Lee Jung Woong
Korean, b. 1963
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Korean artist Lee Jung Woong is best known for his meticulous trompe-l’oeil oil paintings on Korean rice paper that depict traditional Chinese brushes saturated with ebony ink. The hyperrealistic, reflexive works both celebrate and question the incessant influence of traditional Chinese painting on contemporary Asian art. Lee’s perfectly rendered brushes, shadows, and splatters—reproduced at a larger-than-life scale on massive canvases—imbue his work with a humorous, pop art-inspired quality that connects ancient techniques to contemporary perspectives.

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Born in Korea in 1963 and having attained his Masters in Fine Arts from Keimyung University, Korea, …

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Born in Korea in 1963 and having attained his Masters in Fine Arts from Keimyung University, Korea, in 2007, the adept Lee Jungwoong never fails to astound. Using Korean rice paper and Western oil paint he brings poetic and almost literal life into his subjects. His Chinese brushes and ebony ink splotches, swipes and …

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Medium
Painting
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Lee Jung Woong
Korean, b. 1963
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Korean artist Lee Jung Woong is best known for his meticulous trompe-l’oeil oil paintings on Korean rice paper that depict traditional Chinese brushes saturated with ebony ink. The hyperrealistic, reflexive works both celebrate and question the incessant influence of traditional Chinese painting on contemporary Asian art. Lee’s perfectly rendered brushes, shadows, and splatters—reproduced at a larger-than-life scale on massive canvases—imbue his work with a humorous, pop art-inspired quality that connects ancient techniques to contemporary perspectives.

Lee Jung Woong

Brush XI, 2019

Oil and mixed media on canvas
51 2/5 × 76 1/5 in
130.5 × 193.5 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
London
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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