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Lee Ufan

Born in 1936

Lives and works in Paris, France, Kamakura, Japan

Overview

Lee Ufan is a painter, sculptor, writer, and philosopher who is widely recognized for his unconventional artistic processes which emphasize the relationship between the viewer, the work, and the spaces that they inhabit. He rose to prominence in the late 1960s as a leading practical and theoretical proponent of the avant-garde Mono-ha (Object School) with Nobuo Sekine, Takamatsu Jirō, and Kishio Suga. Being part of the first Japanese contemporary art movement to gain international recognition, M...Read more