Lee Ufan

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Graphite Works. Taka Ishii Gallery – New York, New York City, NY USA
Doubles, Dobros, Pliegues, Pares, Twins, Mitades The Warehouse, Dallas, TX, USA
What Is the Relationship Between Ceramics and Contemporary Art? Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Monaco Masters Show. Opera Gallery, Monaco, Monaco
Gallery Collection. Whitestone Gallery, Hong Kong Hong Kong
Group Show. kamel mennour, Paris France
Preface #2. kamel mennour, London United Kingdom
Damage Control / Gallery Two. Ibid Projects – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA USA

2016

Hopes of Paradise. Galerie m Bochum, Bochum Germany
After Drawing, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul South Korea
Mot Collection – Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
Setouchi Triennale 2016 – Setouchi Triennale, Takamatsu
Dansaekhwa and Minimalism – Blum & Poe – NY, New York, NY
Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY

2015

Paper – Johyun Gallery – Busan, Busan South Korea
Unidades y Continuidades – kurimanzutto, Mexico City
Drawings: Bourgeois, Hesse, LeWitt, Molnar, Renouf, Ufan – Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York City, NY
Gleich und gleich und gleich und anders – Situation Kunst, Bochum
The End of Modernity in Calligraphy: From Yuichi Inoue, Lee Ufan to Zhang Yu – Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei
Absolute Intuition – Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei
The Sounds of Things: Materiality in Contemporary Korean Art Since the 1970s – National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea – Gwacheon, Gwacheon
Arbors of Art – Eleven Rooms Where Paintings Reside – Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura, Chiba
Mono-Ha – Fondazione Mudima, Milan
Enrico Castellani and Lee Ufan – Surfaces et Correspondences – Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty – Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Korean Abstract Painting- 45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Mono-Ha: Works On Paper – BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) – Tokyo, Tokyo
Geometries On And Off The Grid: Art From 1950 To The Present – The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
Dansaekhwa – Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice

2014

Unconstraint Creation – Hakgojae Gallery, Shanghai
Working With Nature – Contemporary Art From Korea – Johyun Gallery – Busan, Busan
The Hara Museum Collection at 35 – Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
From All Sides: Tansaekhwa On Abstraction – Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Botero, Ufan Lee, Tschang-Yeul Kim – Galerie Bhak, Seoul
Freundliche Übernahme. Künstler zeigen ihre Sammlung – MARTa Herford, Herford
Lee Ufan & Kishio Suga: Print Exhibition – Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka
B L A N K _ S P A C E (Group Exhibition) – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
The Art of Dansaekhwa – Kukje Gallery, Seoul
Korean Modern and Contemporary Abstract Art – Silent Resonance – Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju
Friendly Takeover – MARTa Herford, Herford
Formes simples – Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Genius Loci – Spirit of Place – Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice
Other Primary Structures. Others 2 – The Jewish Museum, New York City, NY
Korean Beauty: Two Kinds of Nature – National Museum Of Contemporary Art Korea – Seoul, Seoul
Mingei are your here? – The Pace Gallery – 508 W 25th Street, New York City, NY
1970 – Arario Cheonan, Cheonan-si
The Artistic Spirits of Modern Artists on Paper – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Making Links: 25 years – SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2013

Contemporary Korean Art: Dansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method – Wellside Gallery, Seoul
Mingei: Are You Here? – Pace London, London
Takahashi Collection Mindfulness! – Sapporp Art Museum, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Word + Work – Galerie nächst St. Stephan – Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
Summer Fever – PYO GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA
Takahashi Collection Mindfulness! – Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima
Art Arch Hiroshima 2013 – Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima
Setouchi Triennale 2013 – Setouchi Triennale, Takamatsu
Black & White. Reason and Passion – Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
Parallel Views: Italian And Japanese Art From The 1950S, 60S, And 70S – The Warehouse, Dallas, TX

2012

Dialogs – Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei
Galleria Grafica Collection No.20 – Galleria Grafica Tokyo, Tokyo
Without Shape a Thinking Format that Transcends the Medium – Da Xiang Art Space, Taichung
The First Exhibition – The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
Art Will Thrill You! : The Essence of Modern Japanese Art – National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Aufbruch – Malerei Und Realer Raum – Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock
Play it again, Sam – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
Aufbruch – Malerei und realer Raum – Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg
Summer Group Show – The Pace Gallery – 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY
Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha – Barbara gladstone gallery, New York City, NY
Aufbruch. Malerei und realer Raum – AdK – Akademie der Künste, Berlin
The Persistence of Pollock – Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY
Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting – National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
Asia Week at Pace Prints – Pace Prints, New York City, NY
2012-1 Building: Art in Relation to Architecture – Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
The virtue of design furniture – Hakgojae – Sokyuk, Seoul
Requiem For The Sun: The Art Of Mono-ha – Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibition – LISSON GALLERY, Milan
Aufbruch – Malerei und realer Raum – Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern
Master Drawings New York – Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY

2011

Recent Editions – Pace Prints, New York City, NY
Beijing Voice 2011: Leaving Realism Behind – Pace Beijing, Beijing
The Breath of Master – Galerie Bhak, Seoul
Tell me Tell me: Australian and Korean art 1976-2011 – National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
A Dream of Eternity: The Artist Long Time East – Villa Empain – Boghossian Foundation, Brussels
Grandi Opere … Grandi – Fondazione Marconi, Milan
Art Against Trafficking In Women And Sexual Exploitation – Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne
A Brushstroke – Hakgojae – Sokyuk, Seoul
Pure Clay – RH Gallery, New York City, NY
Tell Me Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976-2011 – National Art School Gallery (NAS), Sydney, NSW
Personal Structures – 54. Biennale di Venezia – Palazzo Bembo, Venice
The World Belongs to You – Palazzo Grassi – Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
Silence and Time – Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Qi (氣, Energy) is Full – Daegu Art Museum, Daegu
Colour moves Surface – Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
Nam June Paik . Lee U Fan – Song Art Gallery, Seoul
Shelter – Art Against Trafficking in Women and Sexual Exploitation – Peter Freeman, Inc., New York City, NY

2010

micro salon 60” – BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) – Tokyo, Tokyo
Expanding Art – Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City
Tauba Auerbach, Matthew Day Jackson, R.H. Quaytman, etc… – Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin – Paris, Paris
Painting, Process and Expansion – Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig – MUMOK , Vienna
Collector’s Favorite – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Red – Johyun Gallery – Seoul, Seoul
Personal Structures: Time – Space – Existence – Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl Box, Vienna
Collection Exhibition First Term – Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
Old & new – Johyun Gallery – Seoul, Seoul
Colorless Colors – Hakgojae – Sokyuk, Seoul
The Color of Nature, Monochrome Art in Korea : Collections from the Busan Museum of Art – Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Personal Structures | Time – Space – Existence – Berufsvereinigung der bildenden Künstler Vorarlber, Bregenz
Art for You – Leeahn Gallery, Daegu

2009

Doubou Doushi – Museum Haus Kasuya, Yokosuka-city
Essential Experiences – Palazzo Riso – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo
15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition – Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Minimal Means – Initial Access Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton
Lisson Presents 5 – Lisson Gallery, London
Four Stories : Paths to Japanese Modern Art – Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura, Chiba
Boule to Braid – Lisson Gallery, London
A Walk in the Park: Outdoor Sculpture at PaceWildenstein – The Pace Gallery – 545 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
In-finitum – Museo Fortuny, Venice
La pintura y sus alrededores. En torno a la Galería Nächst St. Stephan de Viena – Palacio de Sástago, Zaragoza
Kim Tschang Yeul, Park Seo-Bo, Lee Ufan – Johyun Gallery – Busan, Busan

2008

Contemporary Art for 30 years PART 1 – Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
Paik Namjune, Lee Woohwan – Gallery Mano, Seoul
Mediation Biennale 08 – Biennale Office: Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan
Summer of Contemporary Art – Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba
Roman Opalka, Gunther Uecker e Lee Ufan: La sottile linea d’ombra – Fondazione Mudima, Milan
The Thin Line of Shadow – Galleria Davide Di Maggio – Milano, Milan
Sensitive Systems – Hakgojae – Sokyuk, Seoul

2007

Modern and Contemporary Masters – Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Blue – Johyun Gallery – Seoul, Seoul
Void in Korean Art – Leeum – Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Gallery Road To The Museum Master Piece Collection – Gallery Road to the Museum, Seoul
fundacion shelter – Galería Carreras Múgica (former Colón XVI), Bilbao
fundacion shelter – Galerìa Guillermo de Osma, Madrid
Selections from the Hara Museum´s Permanent Collection – Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Time is always now! – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
Poetry in Motion – Galerie Beyeler, Basel
What is Mono-ha? – BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) – Beijing, Beijing
What is Mono-ha? – Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
Time Recorded – McCaffrey Fine Art, New York City, NY
Elastic Taboos – Koreanische Kunst der Gegenwart – Museumsquartier, Vienna

2006

6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 – Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Motion On Paper – Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
Summertime – Reflexion – Selbstreflexion – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
Und es bewegt sich doch … – Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
Contemporary Prints Applying Photography – National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection – National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
10th Anniversary Show: Vision II: 1995-2005 Collection Of The Museum – Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi

2005

Contemporary art of Korea – Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Reconsidering – Mono-ha – NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
Japanese, Korean and Chinese Art – BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) – Tokyo, Tokyo
The 35th Anniversary Exhibition – Part 2 – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

2004

Blue – Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
Why not live for Art? – Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

2003

Tradition and Innovation – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Happiness – A Survival Guide for Art and Life – Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Kaiga – Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
Art of Modern Japan – National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Anni ’70 ’80 ’90 – Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
Transition – SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo

2002

Les années 70 : l’art en cause – CAPC – Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
APT 2002 – Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 2002 – Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

2001

Kunst für Shelter – Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Kunst für Shelter – Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
Silence / Violence – SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Le Tribù dell’Arte – MACRO Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
IKIRO/Be alive – Contemporary art from Japan – 1980 to the present – Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
Vision – Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
Shelter – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

2000

Mr. Paint – Galerie Monika Reitz, Frankfurt/Main
2000 Shanghai Biennale – Spirit of Shanghai – Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
Japanese contemporary art ’60-‘80 – Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
Wood Works – Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1999

Korean Art of 50 years – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Kwang-Young Chun, Chan-Young Kim, Nam June Paik, Ufan Lee Korean – Galerie Conny Dietzschold, Cologne
Japanese Contemporary Prints I: Kano Mitsuo, Nakanishi Natsuyuki, Lee Ufan, Wakabayashi Isamu – Kamakura Annex, Kanagawa

1998

Sarajevo 2000 – Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig – MUMOK , Vienna
Les peintres du silence : huit maîtres contemporains – Musées de Montbéliard, Montbéliard

1997

25 Korean Contemporary Artists – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Small Truths – Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
Two Approaches – Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

1996

Small Truths – John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
PAPIER “Europäer” – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
70s Korean Monochrome – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

1995

Zeichnungen aus dem Bestand der Galerie – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
Bestandsaufnahme XII – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
Korean Contemporary 22 Artists – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

1994

aspects (1979-1994) – Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

1993

Korean Contemporary Symbols – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

1992

Working With Nature: Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea – Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

1991

Seven Artists: Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art – Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
25 Korean Contemporary Artists – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

1990

Bestandsaufnahme VII – Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
Blau – Farbe der Ferne – Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg

1989

Europalia Japan – SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
Drawing as itself – NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
Aus dem Würfelmuseum – Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen

1986

Japon Des Avant-Gardes – Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
Bodenskulptur – Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

1983

Minoru Kawabata, Lee U-Fan, Yoshishige Saito – Annely Juda Fine Art, London

1982

Kunst wird Material – Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1979

Unique Methods of 4 Korean Contemporary Artists – Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

1977

documenta 6 – Documenta, Kassel

1976

2nd Biennale of Sydney: Recent International Forms in Art – Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Asia Society Texas Center, Houston
Busan Municipal Museum of Art, Korea
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
FNAC, Paris
Fondazione Mudima, Milan
Fukuoka Museum of Art, Japan
Galerie Nationale de Prague, Czech Republic
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul
Hakone Open-Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Kröller-Müller Rijksmuseum, Otterloo, The Netherlands.
Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Lee Ufan Museum, Naoshima, Japan
Le Musée de Sculpture en Plein Air, Paris
Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, Japan
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan
The National Museum of Art, Osaka,
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Niigata Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Seoul Municipal Museum of Art, Korea
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Nagano, Japan
São Paulo Art Library, Brazil
Situation Kunst, Bochum, Germany
Sonja Henle-Niels Onstad Museum, Oslo, Norway
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
Städtisches Museum Leverkusen, Germany
Städtisches Museum im Städel, Frankfurt
Stuttgart Staatsgalerie, Germany
Sunjae Museum of Art, Korea
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
Tate Gallery, London
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
Total Contemporary Museum, Seoul
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
Utsunomiya City Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan