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Lee Ufan

Untitled, 1990

Watercolor on paper
10 7/10 × 14 in
27.3 × 35.5 cm
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Tokyo , Gunma
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Tokyo , Gunma
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Signed and dated ‘L. Ufan ‘90’ (lower right side)
Lee Ufan
South Korean, b. 1936
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A pioneer of the Japanese Mono-ha (School of Things) movement, Lee Ufan arranges his installations and sculptures to emphasize the equal relationship between the artwork, the viewer, and the space, a philosophy best illustrated by his “Relatum” series, a series of stretched canvases on the floor, each topped by a single stone. Ufan uses materials including glass, steel, rubber, and stones in shades that are usually subdued and often monochromatic. His paintings exhibit a similar logic, applying muted color on a light, plain background in a style reminiscent of East Asian calligraphy, whereby the brush stroke fades as it ends.

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Signed and dated ‘L. Ufan ‘90’ (lower right side)
Lee Ufan
South Korean, b. 1936
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A pioneer of the Japanese Mono-ha (School of Things) movement, Lee Ufan arranges his installations and sculptures to emphasize the equal relationship between the artwork, the viewer, and the space, a philosophy best illustrated by his “Relatum” series, a series of stretched canvases on the floor, each topped by a single stone. Ufan uses materials including glass, steel, rubber, and stones in shades that are usually subdued and often monochromatic. His paintings exhibit a similar logic, applying muted color on a light, plain background in a style reminiscent of East Asian calligraphy, whereby the brush stroke fades as it ends.

Lee Ufan

Untitled, 1990

Watercolor on paper
10 7/10 × 14 in
27.3 × 35.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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location
Tokyo , Gunma
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