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Lee Ufan

24 Jun - 28 Sep 2011

Lee Ufan, Relatum—a signal, 2005. Steel and stone, steel plate, 3 x 260 x 240 cm; stone, 100 cm high. Naoshima Fukutake Art Museum Foundation, Japan. Installation view: Permanent installation, Lee Ufan Museum, Benesse Art Site, Naoshima, Japan. Photo: Tadasu Yamamoto
LEE UFAN
Marking Infinity
24 June – 28 September, 2011

The Guggenheim presents the first U.S. retrospective of the artist, philosopher, and poet Lee Ufan, charting the artist’s creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical language that has expanded the possibilities for sculpture and painting. For Lee, each artwork mediates a dynamic encounter between the viewer, object, and site that opens up “a realm of infinity where one can continuously bring one’s self back to nothingness.”
 

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