Lee Ufan
April 14May 21, 2016
Installation view
January 16March 12, 2016
Installation view
Curated by Joan Kee
September 13November 8, 2014
Phase-Mother Earth
Curated by Mika Yoshitake
February 25April 14, 2012
Installation view
January 16February 20, 2010
Installation View
October 3November 14, 2009

LEE UFAN

Born in Haman-gun, Gyeongsang Nam-do, Korea, 1936

Education
School of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1956 (moved to Japan)
Nihon University, Department of Philosophy, Tokyo, Japan, 1961

Lives and works in Kamakura, Japan and Paris, France

One-Person Exhibitions

2018
Relatum - Stage, Serpentine Galleries, London, UK

2017
Ceramics, Pace Gallery, New York, NY 

2016
The Cane of Titan, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
House of Air, Chateau La Coste, Le Puy-Ste-Réparade, France
kamel mennour, Paris, France
Fragments and Window, Sèvres Gallery, Paris, France

2015
New Works, Pace Gallery, Hong Kong, China
From Point, From Line, From Wind, Pace Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy
Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Color Halation / Space Halation, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan 

2014
Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

2013
Dissonance
, Chapelle Saint-Laurent - Le Capitole, Arles, France
Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, France
Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, Franc

2012
Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX

2011                 
Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
 
2010                 
Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid, Spain
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
 
2009                 
Kukje Galley, Seoul, Korea
Lee Ufan: Peintures et Sculptures, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
 
2008                 
Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Dahlem Museum, Berlin
Pace Wildenstein, New York
Dialogue: In Watercolours, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
                 
2007                                                     
SCAI the Bathhouse, Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Lee Ufan, Resonance, 52th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Palumbo Fossati, Venice, Italy
Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria
 
2006                                                      
Lee Ufan Silence, Galerie m Bochum’ Bochum
Galerie Micheline Szajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
IBU Gallery, Paris, France
Konggan Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Muramatsu, Tokyo, Japan
 
2005                                                     
Lee Ufan; The Art of Margins, Yokohama Museum of Art
Exposition Lee Ufan, Musee d’Art Moderne, Saint-Etienn, France
 
2004                                                      
Moderato cantabile, Lee Ufan, simon Callery, Nishikawa, Galerie Philippe Casini,
Musee St. Louis Fernet Branca, Alsace
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
 
2003                                                     
Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Correspondance, Lisson Gallery, London
 
2002                                                      
SCAI the Bathhouse, Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc; Tokyo, Japan
 
2001                                                      
Konggan Gallery, Busan, Korea
Kunstmusum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Sigong Gallery, Taegoo, Korea
 
2000                                                     
Konggan Gallery, Busan, Korea
 
1999                                                      
Liliane & Michel Durand - Dessert, Paris, France
Lee Ufan: New Paintings, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1998                                                      
Bilder und Skulpturen, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und
Städtisches Museum im STADEL, Frankfurt, Germany
Sigong Gallery, Taegoo, Korea
Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Nigata City Art Mseum, Japan
 
1997                                                      
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Space Shimoda, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Bhak, Seoul, Korea
Lorenzelli Arte, Milan
 
1996                                                      
Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Galarie J. Moussion, Paris, France
Konggan Gallery, Busan, Korea
 
1995                                                      
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Stadtisches Museum Leverkusen, Germany
 
1994                                                      
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Inkong Gallery, Seoul
 
1993                                                      
The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan
Lee Ufan: Works from ‘70s & ‘80s, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1992                                                      
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
SAGA - mmg, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Space Gallery Pusan, Korea (cat.)
Konggan Gallery, Busan, Korea
 
1991                                                     
Lorenzelli Arte, Milan (cat.)
Inkong Gallery, Seoul                                                     
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Hara Museum ARC, Japan
 
1990                                                      
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Inkong Gallery, Seoul
Hyondae Gallery, Seoul (cat.)
 
1989                                                      
Galerie m, Bochum, Germany (cat.)
Galerie de Paris, Paris
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Hara Museum ARC, Japan
 
1988                                                      
The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan
Galerie Anselm Dreher, Berlin
Padiglione D’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy (cat.)
 
1987                                                      
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul (Exh. cat.)
 
1986                                                     
Lee Ufan: From Winds, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie de Paris, Paris
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1985                                                      
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1984                                                      
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul (cat.)
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1983                  
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1982                                                      
Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy
 
1980                                                     
Marl Sculpture Museum, Germany
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris
 
1979                                                      
Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo
Jin Gallery, Seoul
Skulpturenmuseum Glastaken, Marl, Germany
 
1978                                                      
Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul (cat.)
Düsseldorf Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.)
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Antwerp Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1977                                                      
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France
 
1976                                                      
Gallerie m, Bochum, Germany
Spectrum Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
 
1975                                                      
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France
 
1974                                                      
Tamara Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1973                                                      
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1972                                                      
Myong-Dong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
 
1971                                                      
Pinar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1970                                                      
Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1967                                                      
Sato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
 
Group Exhibitions

2017
SCAI Park, Tokyo, Japan
Rhythm in Monochrome: Korean Abstract Painting, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan 
Who Can Be Strangers? The Art of Mono-ha and Dansaekhwa, Blum & Poe at Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
What is the Relationship Between Ceramics and Contemporary Art?, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Weight of Lightness: Ink Art at M+, M+ Pavillion, Hong Kong 
Unpacked: Contemporary Works from Private Collections of Northern California, Museums of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA
When Attitude Become Form: Japanese Art of the 1970s through the Photography of Anzaï Shigeo, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
DOUBLES, DOBROS, PLIEGUES, PARES, TWINS, MITADES, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX 

2016
Dansaekhwa and Minimalism, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Blum & Poe, New York
When Process Becomes Form: Dansaekhwa and Korean Abstraction, Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection: From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
Korean Abstract Art: Early Works, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, NY 
After Drawing, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea 

2015
MOT Collection: Postwar Art in Close-Up, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Things: Rethinking Japanese Photography and Art in 1970s, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art From 1950 to the Present, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
Enrico Castellani and Lee Ufan: Surfaces and Correspondences, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, Italy
Mono-ha, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Dansaekhwa, Palazzo Contarini-Polignac, Venice, Italy
45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai: Korean Abstract Painting, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
Mono-ha: Works on Paper, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, JapanTakahashi Collection: Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
A Study on Abstraction, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
Unidades y Continuidades, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico 

2014
From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction
, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Unconstraint Creation, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Lee Mingwei and His Relations, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Hara Museum Collection at 35, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mono-ha Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa, Japan
1974, Part Two: A Turning Point in Postwar Japanese Art, Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
Making Links: 25 Years, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
Other Primary Structures (Others 2: 1967 - 1970), Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Mono-ha by Anzai: Photographs 1970-1976, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
Chronicle 1964-2014 : History of Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
Lee Ufan + Kishio Suga Print Exhibition, Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Overcoming the Modern, Dansaekhwa: The Korean Monochrome Movement, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY
The Art of Dansaekhwa, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Genius Loci (Spirit of Place), Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy

2013
Mingei Are You Here?, Pace, London, UK; traveled to Pace, New York, NY
Word + Work, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
Donated Art Work: Drawings; Moon Shin, Lee Ufan
, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
Re: Quest―Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Takahashi Collection: Mindfulness!, Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
 
2012                 
Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The ‘70s in Japan: 1968-1982, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; traveled to Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
John Latham/Lee Ufan, Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy
Summer Group Show 2012, The Pace Gallery, New York
 
2011                 
Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Il mondo vi appartiene (The World Belongs to You), Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Silence and Time, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Tricks & Humor, Yokosuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
Pure Clay: Young Sook Park and Lee Ufan, RH Gallery, New York, USA
In Praise of Doubt, Punta della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy
Beijing Voice: Leaving Realism Behind, Pace Gallery, Beijing, China 

2010                 
Personal Structures: Time-Space-Existence, Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Austria
Setouchi International Art Festival, Naoshima, Japan
Micro Salon 60, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
50 Years at Pace, Pace Gallery, New York
Painting: Process and Expansion: From the 1950s to the Present Day, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria

2009                 
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Qui a peur des artistes?, Palais des Arts, Dinard, France
Infinitum, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
Drawing Story I 1960-1990, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Essential Experience, Galleria Regionale della Sicilia, Palermo, Italy
 
2008                                                     
Sotto Voce, Yvon Lambert, New York
The Thin Shadow Line, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Sensitive Systems, Hakjojae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
La Sottile Linea d’ombra, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
1st Poznań Biennale, Poznań, Poland

2007                                                     
Elastic Taboos, Kunsthalle, Wien
Living in the Material World: Things in the Art of the 20th Century and Beyond
L’art de Monet et sa Posterite, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
52th Venice Biennale, Italy
Micro-Narrative, Belgrade, Serbia
 
2006                                                      
Motion on Paper, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom
La force de l’art, Grand Palais, Paris, France
6th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South KoreaShelter, National Galerie, Berlin

 
2005                                                      
(In) Visible/ // (In) Corporeo
, Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro
Reconsidering Mono-ha, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Permanent Exhibition I: Japanese, Korean and Chinese Art, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
                                                     
2004                                                     
Rimpa - Ecole De Rimpa, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
L’art au future anterieur 1975-2004, Musee du Grenoble, France
The New Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
 
2003                                                      
Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
 
2002                  
Les années 70: l’art en cause, Musée d’art contemporain Entrepôt, Bordeaux, France
The Pacific Triennale, Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane, Australia
 
2001                                                      
Mono-ha - school of things, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge & Newlyn Art Gallery
Century City, Tate Modern, London
Le Tribu dell Arte, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moerna e contemporanea, Roma
Ikiro - Be alive, Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo
                                                     
2000                                                     
Gwangju Biennale, Korea
Shanghai Biennale, China
Mr. Paint (Bernard Frize, Katharina Grosse and Lee Ufan), Galarie Monika Reits, Frankfurt Germany
 
1999                                                     
Kunstwelten im Dialog, Museum Ludwig, Koln

1998                                                     
SARAJAEBO 2000, Museum Moderna Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Contemporary Art of Korea-Time, Hoam Art Gallery, Seoul
Korean Monochromism, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Korea
 
1997                                                      
Jeu de Paume, Paris
Made in France, Musse National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
 
1996                                                      
Japon 1970, Mono-ha, Musee d’ Art Moderne, France.
Projet 8, Total Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Small Truths, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton, England
 
1995                                                      
ASIANA-monoha, Palasso Vendramin, Venice, Italy
Joongang Biennale, Hoam Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
70, Mono-ha, Museum of Fine Art, Yokohama, Japan
Calligraphy Exhibition by Tokyo Gallery Artists, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1994
Japanese Art after 1945: Scream against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; traveled to Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1993                  
Spiritual in Art, Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Reconstructed and Quotation, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
 
1992                                                      
Contemporary Art from Korea, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England (cat.)
7 artists of Japan, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan.
Avanguardie Giapponesi degli anni 70, Galleria d’ Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy (cat.)
Anschitssachen, Gallery m Bochum, Germany (cat.)
 
1991-2                                    
Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art, The Santa Monica Museum of Art,
Santa Monica, California. (traveled to The Portland Art Museum, Oregon Art
Institute, Oregon; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City Contemporary Art
Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA), (cat.)
 
1990                                                      
Blau, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany (cat.)
Minimal Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan.
 
1989                                                      
Croisement de Signes, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France (cat.)
Biennale Middleheim Japan, Middleheim Open-Air Museum, Antwerp, Belgium (Exh. cat.)
Japan in 1989, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, Belgium.
Effets de Mirror, Bibliotheque Louis-Aragon, Choisy, France (cat.)
 
1988                                                      
Mono-ha, Museo Labatorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy.
Symposium of Olympic Sculpture, Seoul, Korea (cat.)
 
1987                                                      
Mono-ha and Post-Mono-ha, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Painting 1977-87, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Le Japon des Avants-Gardes, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (cat.)
 
1986                                                      
Seoul-Paris, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France (cat.)
Mono-ha, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy and Painting, Galerie Nationale de Prague, Czechoslovakia
 
1985                                                      
40 Years of Japanese Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)
 
1984                                                      
Wiesbaderner Skulpturentage, Wiesbaden, Germany (cat.)
Trends of Contemporary Japanese Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Human Documents ‘84/’85-5, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Exhibition of Original Illustrations to Commemorate the Launch of a Picture Book, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo Japan
Korean Contemporary Art, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1983
                                                     
ARS 83, Helsinski, Finland.
M. Kawabata, Lee Ufan and Y. Saito Exhibition, Juda Rowan Gallery, London (cat.)
 
1982                                                      
Meister der Zeichnung”, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany (cat.)
Material gets Art, National Gallerie, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Camden Arts Center, London (cat.)
 
1980                                                      
Skulptur im 20 Jahrhundert, Basel, Switzerland (cat.)
Japan Kalojdoskop, Sweden (cat.)
Contemporary Art in Japan, The Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm
Small Works, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Paper Expression, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1979                                                      
11th International Biennale Exhibition of Prints, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
First Henry Moore Grand Prize Exhibition, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
Small Works, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1978                                                      
Z.B. Sculpture, Stadtische Museum im STADEL, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.)
6th Brussels International Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
Focus 78, Centre Culturel du Marais, Paris, France (cat.)
 
1977                                                      
Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany (cat.)
13th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
100 Prints Acquisitions 1973-1976, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Drawing 5 Artists, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery Tokyo, Japan
 
1976                                                      
Cagnes-Sue-Mer, International Painting Fair, Cagnes sur Mer, France
Ecole de Seoul, Seoul
2nd Sydney Biennale, Australia
 
1975                                                      
3rd Triennale India, National Academy of Art, New Delhi, India
Contemporary Art of Japan, The museum of Ietevorg, Stockholm
Contemporary Art of Japan, Sonja Henle-Niels Onstad Museum Oslo
Tokyo Gallery ’76, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1974                                                      
Japan Traditional Gegenwart, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Japanese Art in Louisiana, Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark 
 
1973                                                      
11th Contemporary Art Exhibition: A Retrospective 20 Years of Contemporary
Japanese Art, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan
São Paolo Biennale, Brazil (Exh. cat.)
 
1972                                                     
8th International Prints Biennale in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2nd Seoul Prints Biennale, Seoul, Korea
Napoli International Exhibition, Napoli, Italy
 
1971                                                      
7th Paris Biennale, Paris (cat.)
Tokyo Gallery 1971, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
1970                                                      
Aspects of New Japanese Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
7th International Prints Biennale in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
 
1969                                                      
São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil (cat.)
5th International Young Artists Exhibition, Japan Culture Forum, Tokyo
The 9th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Trends in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
 
1968                                                      
Contemporary Art of Korea, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues  

2017
Chae-Duporge, Okyang. Lee Ufan: Untouched Space. Translated by Rachel Zerner. Paris: Éditions Cercle d'Art, 2017.

2016
Jeongmu, Yang. After Drawing. Seoul: Gallery Hyundai, 2016.  

2015
Fukutake, Soichiro, Lee Ufan, Silke von Berswordt-Wallrabe, and Okyang Chae-Duporge. Lee Ufan Museum. Naoshima: Fukutake Foundation, 2015.
Di Maggio, Gino, Achille Bonito Oliva, Yasuyuki Nakai, Kiyoshi Okada, and Masahiro Aoki. Mono-ha. Milan: Fondazione Mudima, 2015. 
Kee, Joan. From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2015.
Lee, Youngwoo, ed. Dansaekhwa. Texts by Youngwoo Lee, Doryun Chong, Jeremy Lewison, Joan Kee, Mika Yoshitake, Melissa Chiu, Alexandra Munroe, Yoon Jin Sup, Tina Kim. Seoul: Kukje Gallery; New York: Tina Kim Gallery, 2015.
Oh, Kwangsu and Song Missok. Korean Abstract Painting: 45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai. Seoul: Gallery Hyundai, 2015.
Rose, Barbara. Lee Ufan. New York: Pace Gallery, 2015

2014
Furuichi, Yasuko and Juri Murakami. Re: Quest - Japanese Contemporary Art Since the 1970s. Tokyo: Japan Foundation, 2013.
Keehan, Ruben and Shihoko Iida. We Can Make Another Future: Japanese Art After 1989. Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, 2014.
Mono-ha Artists. Karuizawa: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2014.
Pacquement, Alfred. Lee Ufan: Versailles. Paris: Réunions des musées nationaux, 2014.
Tanaka, Tatsuya, Yuri Matsushita, and Seiko Sato. 1974: A Turning Point in Postwar Japanese Art. Gunma: Museum of Modern Art, 2014.
Yoon Jin Sup, Alexandra Munroe, Sam Bardaouil, and Till Fellrath. The Art of Dansaekhwa. Seoul: Kukje Gallery, 2014.

2013
Bourgeois, Caroline and Michael Govan. Prima materia. Venice: Palazzo Grassi; Milan: Mondadori Electa, 2013.
Enrici, Michel, and Ukai Satoshi. Lee Ufan. Arles: Actes Sude, 2013.
Furuichi, Yasuko and Juri Murakami. Re: Quest - Japanese Contemporary Art Since the 1970s. Tokyo: Japan Foundation, 2013.
Kee, Joan. Contemporary Korean Art: Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

2012
Yoon, Jin Sup. Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting.  Gwacheon, South Korea: National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2012.
Yoshitake, Mika. Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2012.

2009
Lee, Kyong-hee, ed. Modern Korean Artists. Seoul: Korea Foundation, 2009.

2008
Kee, Joan. “Points, Lines, Encounters, Worlds: Tansaekhwa and the Formation of Contemporary Korean Art.” PhD diss., New York University, 2008.

2007
Berswordt-Wallrabe, Silke. Lee Ufan: Encounters with the Other. Göttingen: Steidl, 2007.

2001
Blazwick, Iwona. Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis. London: Tate Gallery Publishing, 2001.

2000
O, Kwang-su and Ichirō Hariu. Kwangju Biennale 2000: Man + Space: The Special Exhibition.Kwangju, Korea: Kwangju Biennale Foundation, 2000. 

1998
Mozziconacci, Jean-François. Corée d'hier et d'aujourd'hui. Paris: Biro; Montbéliard, 1998.

1997
Lee Ufan: Anche in Vuoto Lavora. Milan: Lorenzelli Arte, 1997.
Maggio, Gino. Lee Ufan, Fundazione Mudima, Milano (cat.)

1994
Munroe, Alexandra. Japanese Art after 1945: Scream against the Sky. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1994.

1992
Lee Ufan. Busan: Space Gallery Pusan (cat.) 1992

1991
Chung, Chang-Sup. Working with Nature: Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea. Liverpool: Tate Gallery Liverpool, 1992.
Gualdoni, Flaminio. Lee Ufan: "with Winds '91 at Milano." Milan: Lorenzelli Arte, 1991.
Koplos, Janet. Contemporary Japanese Sculpture. New York: Abbeville Press, 1991.
Silva, Arturo. With Winds. Tokyo: Gallery Ueda, 1991.
Yamawaki, Kazuo. Seven Artists, Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art, Santa Monica: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 1991.

1990
Gercke, Hans, and Sigrid Niederhausen. Blau, Farbe der Ferne. Heidelberg: Wunderhorn, 1990.
Lee Ufan. Seoul: Hyondae Gallery, 1990.

1989
Lee Ufan: with winds ; Bilder 1986/88. Bochum: M-Bochum-Galerie, 1989.
Minemura, Toshiaki. 20th Biennale Middleheim-Japan. Antwerp: Open Air Museum, 1989.
Nuridsany, Michel. Effets de miroir. Ivry-sur-Seine: Information arts plastiques Ile-de-France (IAPIF), 1989.
Croisement de signes: Ben Bella, Degottex, Gysin, Lee Ufan, Shakir Hassan. Paris: Institut du monde arabe, 1989.

1988
Pontiggia, Elena. Lee U Fan: ex oriente. Torino: Il Quadrante, 1988.
Parc olympique de sculpture. [Seoul]: Oympic Committee, 1988.

1987
Pontiggia, Elena and Pierre Lee Restany. Ufan, Milan: Padiglione d’ Arte Contemporanea, Milano, 1987.

1986
Seoul-Paris. Seoul: Fondation Culturelle Franco-Coreene, 1986.
Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy and Painting. Prague: National Gallery of Prague, 1986.
Japon des avant gardes: 1910-1970. Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 1986.

1984
Wiesbadener Skulpturentage. Wiesbaden: Magistrat, 1984.
Lee Ufan. Seoul: Hyondae Gallery, 1984.

1983
Tokyo Gallery in London: Juda Rowan Gallery's Selection from Tokyo Gallery: Minoru Kawabata, Lee U-Fan, Yoshishige Saito. Tokyo: The Gallery, 1983.

1982
Zeichnung heute: 2. Internationale Jugendtriennale der Zeichnung. Nuremberg: Kunsthalle Nurnberg, 1982.
Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition. London: Camden Art Center, 1982.
Material gets Art. Berlin: National Galerie, 1981.

1980
Beyeler, Ernst, Reinhold Hohl, Martin Schwander, and Theodora Vischer. Skulptur im 20. Jahrhundert. [Basel]: Werner Druck, 1984.
Love, Joseph. Japanskt Kalejdoskop. Åhus, Sweden: Kalejdoskop, 1980.

1978
Z.B. Sculpture, Städtische Museum Frankfurt des Städel, Germany (cat.)
Love, Joseph, and Lee Ufan. The World of Lee Ufan. Dusseldorf: Dusseldorf Kunsthalle, 1978 (cat.)
6th Brussels International Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
Ufan, Lee. Lee Ufan. Seoul: Hyondae Gallery, 1978 (cat.)
Focus 78, Centre Culturel du Marais, Paris, France (cat.)

1977
Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany (cat.)

1976
Love, Joseph. Lee Ufan. Antwerp: Galerie Spectrum, 1976 (cat.)

1973
São Paolo Biennale, Brazil (cat.)

1971
7th Paris Biennale (cat.)

1969
São Paulo Biennale (cat.)

 

Articles and Reviews

2017
Boucher, Brian. "The Dia Art Foundation Expands Its Focus to Asian Art, Making Key New Acquisitions." Artnet News, July 10, 2017.
Twersky, Carolyn. "Dia Art Foundation Acquires Works by Lee Ufan and Kishio Suga." Artnews, July 10, 2017. 

2016
Creahan, D. Review of "Dansaekhwa & Minimalism." Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. ArtObserved.com, February 26, 2016.
Goldman, Edward. "Minimalism, Maximalism, and a Severed Head." Huffington Post, February 23, 2016.
Goldman, Edward. "Minimalism, Maximalism, and a Severed Head." KCRW.com, February 22, 2016.
Hegert, Natalie. “The Rise of Dansaekwha.” MutualArt.com, January 20, 2016.
"Lee Ufan on the Moon Jar." The Artist Project video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2:46, April 2016. http://artistproject.metmuseum.org/5/lee-ufan/
Lee Woo-young. "Dansaekhwa in Limelight in Art Hubs." Korea Herald, April 20, 2016.
Martinique, Elena. "Blum and Poe Presents the First Survey of Korean Monochrome Painting Dansaekhwa With American Minimalism." Widewalls.ch, April 2016.
Matsui, Midori. "Interview: Lee Ufan – Touch, Response, and Vibration." Bijutsu Techo Special Issue (Spring 2016): 16–25.
Morgan, Robert C. "Hunting for Stone: A Conversation with Lee Ufan." Sculpture 35, no. 1 (January/February 2016): 50-55.
Rajgopal, Ambika. “Dansaekhwa: Less is More.” Asian Art, September 2016: 12-13.
Sharp, Rob. “A Surging Auction Market Points to Korean Minimalism as the Next Gutai.” Artsy.net, January 16, 2016.
Spencer, Samuel. "K Auction Brings Early Works of Korean Abstract Art to New York." BlouinArtInfo, April 19, 2016.
Tomii, Reiko. "Korean Tansaekhwa." Shin Bijutsu Shinbun, July 1, 2016 (paper), July 11, 2016 (online).
Wee, Darryl. "Dansaekhwa and Korean Abstraction at Boghossian Foundation in Brussels." BlouinArtinfo, February 16, 2016.
Wee, Darryl. "Lee Ufan's 'Dialogue' at Kamel Mennour, Paris." BlouinArtInfo, June 8, 2016.
Wee, Darryl. "Lee Ufan Presents New Works at Château la Coste in Provence." BlouinArtInfo, April 25, 2016.
Yoshitake, Mika. "Mono-ha's Afterlife." Bijutsu Techo Special Issue (Spring 2016): 62-64. 

2015
Bardaouil, Sam, Till Fellrath, Joan Kee, and Yoon Jin Sup. "Skin and Surface." Frieze, no. 169 (March 2015): 138-45.
Basilan, Marvie. “Story: Lee Ufan Shares How He Makes Money Through Paintings ‘Devoid of Being.’” Christian Post, December 8, 2015.
Buck, Louisa. "Mayhem and Mediation: Anish Kapoor and Lee Ufan at Lisson Gallery." Telegraph [UK], March 27, 2015.
Buhmann, Stephanie. “Buhmann on Art: Lee Ufan at Pace Gallery.” Villager (New York), July 15, 2015.
Cho Il Sang, ed.. Space Lee Ufan. Busan: Busan Museum of Art, 2015.
Compton, Nick. "Trauma and Tranquility: Anish Kapoor and Minimalist Lee Ufan Take over London's Lisson Gallery." Wallpaper, March 26, 2015.
Degen, Natasha and Kibum Kim. “The Koreans at the Top of the Art World.” New Yorker, September 30, 2015.
Frank, Peter. "Haiku Reviews: ART 2014 Roundup V." Huffington Post, January 14, 2015.
Gayford, Martin. “Solitary Soul: Interview with Lee Ufan.” Apollo Magazine Blog, November 16, 2015.
Gayford, Martin. “”Dansaekhwa” Shows Context Is Everything in Venice Collateral Event.” Blouartinfo.com, June 30, 2015.
Gottschalk, Molly. “Art Stage Singapore Director Lorenzo Rudolf on Helping Asia Kick Its Addiction to Art as Investment.” Artsy.com, January 19, 2016.
“How ‘the School of White’ Became Auction Favorites.” CNN, December 9, 2015.
"Lee Ufan." Artforum.com, June 17, 2015.
Li, Jennifer S. “From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction.” ArtAsiaPacific no.92 (March-April 2015): 154.
McKnight-Abrams, Amah-Rose. "Rare Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Artist Lee Ufan Opens in London." Huffington Post (United Kingdom), May 28, 2015.
Moon, Kavior. "From All Sides: Tansaekhwa on Abstraction." Artforum 53, no. 7 (March 2015): 287.
Morgan, Robert C. "Korea's Monochrome Turns Global." Asian Art News no. 6, vol. 25 (Nov/Dec 2015): 50-53.
Teo, Wenny. "Lee Ufan." ArtReview Asia 3, no. 2 (Summer 2015): 62–67.

2014     
Bailey, Stephanie. "Beyond Influence: The Legacy of Korean Monochrome Painting, Tansaekhwa." Ocula, October 14, 2014
Cheng, Susan. “The Best Art Exhibitions to See This Month.” Complex.com, August 5, 2014.
Forrest, Nicholas. "Lee Ufan Exhibition Opens at Palace of Versailles." Blouin Artinfo, June 24, 2014.
Hygelund, Anne. "A Reductionist Revival: Review of Frieze Masters, 2014." San Francisco Art Quarterly, viewed October 17, 2014.
Kwon, Mee-yoo. "Foreign Collectors Eye Korea's Modern Art." Korean Times, June 11, 2014.
Kwon, Mee-yoo. “Lee U-fan: Most Expensive Living Korean Artist.” Korea Times, October 8, 2014
Kwon, Mee-yoo. "Versailles Stages Lee U-Fan's Artworks." Korean Times, June 25, 2014.
Lee, Woo-young. "'Dansaekhwa' Under a Global Spotlight." Korean Herald, September 17, 2014.
Lee, Woo-young. "Korean Artists Featured in Frieze Art Fair London." Korean Herald, October 16, 2014.
Lee, Diana Seo Hyung. “Overcoming the Modern; Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Movement.” Art Asia Pacific, March 28, 2014.
Mason, Shana Beth. “Overcoming the Modern, Dansaekhwa: The Korean Monochrome Movement.” This is Tomorrow, March 26, 2014.
Munro, Cait. "Lee Ufan Exhibition Storms Versailles." Artnet, June 12, 2014.
Murakami, Haruko. “Master of Mono-ha Lee Ufan Makes an Arch over a Palace and Digs a Grave in a Garden.” Bijutsu techo 66, no. 1014 (November 2014): 134.
Pagel, David. "'From All Sides' at Blum & Poe Sticks to Basics to Magnificent Effect." Los Angeles Times, October 3, 2014.
Wei, Lilly. “Other Primary Structures.” Art News, September 2014: 97.
Zara, Janelle. "Minimalist Art Graces the Lawns at the Palace of Versailles." Architectural Digest, June 30, 2014. 

2013
Barrilà, Silvia Anna. "Giapponesi graditi all'America." Il Sole 24 Ore, no. 581 (October 2013): 20-21.
Creahan, Daniel. "Lee Ufan at Kammel Mennour." Artobserved.com, November 25, 2013.
Goodall, Hollis. "Roundtable." Review of Japanese Culture and Society, no. 25 (December 2013): 235-37.
Hall, Doug. "It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time." ArtAsiaPacific, no. 83 (May-June 2013): 79-80.
Lee Ufan. "Beyond Being and Nothingness: On Sekine Nobuo (1970-71)." Review of Japanese Culture and Society, no. 25 (December 2013): 238-61.
Min, Ines. “Busan Museum to Open Lee Ufan Gallery.” Blouinartinfo.com, July 15, 2013.
Morikawa, Manami. "Special Report: 'Tokyo 1950-1975: A New Avant-Garde' Exhibition." Bijutsu techo 65, no. 982 (April 2013): 98-112.
Sidell, Peter. "Lee Ufan Museum, Naoshima: A Relaxing Art Experience, Surrounded by Nature." Japan Tourist, March 13, 2013.
Tomii, Reiko. "Six Contraditions of Mono-ha." Review of Japanese Culture and Society, no. 25 (December 2013): 214-22.
Yoshitake, Mika. "What is Mono-ha?" Review of Japanese Culture and Society, no. 25 (December 2013): 202-13.
Yoshitake, Mika. "Roudtable Discussion: Dialogue 2, Lee Ufan and Suga Kishio." Review of Japanese Culture and Society, no. 25 (December 2013): 228-31.

2012                 
Balestin, Juliana. "Group Exhibitions 'Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha' at Gladstone Gallery, New York." Purple.fr, July 22, 2012.
Berardini, Andrew. “Mono-ha, the Japanese ‘School of Things,’ at Blum & Poe,” LA Weekly, March 8, 2012.
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Mono-ha Revisited,” KCRW.com, February 23, 2012.
Favell, Adrian. “Mono-ha in LA,” ArtiT, February 27, 2012.
Haber, John. "Zen and the Art of Minimalism." Haberarts.com, August 3, 2012. 
Halperin, Julia. “Blum & Poe’s Survey Touches Off Mono-ha Mania—And It’s Coming to New York,” Artinfo.com, April 23, 2012.
Halperin, Julia. "One-Line Reviews: Our Staff's Pithy Takes on the Mono-ha Retrospective, Summer's First Group Shows, and More." Artinfo.com, June 29, 2012.
Hiro, Rika. "Exhibition Report-Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha in LA" Bijutsu Techo, no. 6 (June 2012): 212-19.
Hiro, Rika. “’Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha’ in Los Angeles: Encounters with Objects, Mono-ha, and the World.” Bijutsu techo (English Supplement), no. 2 (Spring 2012): 3-5.
Johnson, Caitlin. "Mono-ha at Blum & Poe," Los Angeles I’m Yours, April 9, 2012.
Kee, Joan. “‘Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha.’” Artforum 50, no. 9 (May 2012): 316.
Knight, Christopher. “Worldly, Refined,” Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2012.
Momen, Motin. "Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha." StyleZeitgeist.com (blog)July 2012.
Myers, Holly. "Simple, Elegant Design," Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2012.
Raffel, Amy. "Gladstone Gallery, Requiem for the Sun: the Art of Mono-ha.” Workspacesllc.com (blog), July, 26, 2012.
Schad, Ed. “Requiem for the Sun.” ArtReview, no. 59 (May 2012): 122-123.

2011                             
Budick, Ariella. “Serenity on the Surface,” Financial Times, July 6, 2011.
Chiu, Melissa. “On Reflection.” Frieze, no. 140 (June-August 2011): 188-193.
Genocchio, Benjamin. “In the Studio: Lee Ufan.” Art + Auction 34, no. 9 (May 2011): 70-74.
Gómez, Edward M. “Whose Modernism is it Anyway?,” Brooklyn Rail, July-August, 2011.
Johnson, Ken. “A Fine Line: Style or Philosophy,” New York Times, June 23, 2011.
Kee, Joan. “Lee Ufan: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.” Artforum 50, no. 2 (September 2011): 305-306.
Kee, Joan. “Previews: ‘Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity.’” Artforum 49, no. 9 (May 2011): 132-133.
Loos, Ted. “Squeezing Essence from a Stone,” New York Times, June 22, 2011.
Mina, Lee. “Lee Ufan.” L’uomo Vogue, no. 421 (May-June 2011): 177.
Nathan, Emily. “Lee Ufan: Mild Majesty,” Artnet.com, July 11, 2011.
Rosenberg, Bonnie. “Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity.” Art Newspaper, July 2011.
Schwabsky, Barry. “An Ambiguous Medium: On Lee Ufan,” Nation, September 20, 2011.
Wallis, Stephen. "Mono-ha Moment." Art in America 99, no. 11 (December 2011): 65-66.

2009                             
Rawlings, Ashley. “Lee Ufan: Illusions and Interrelationships.” Art Asia Pacific, (March-April 2009): 7, 80-87.

2008                             
First Exhibition of Traditional Korean Painting at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.” ArtDaily.org, March 5, 2009.
Gluckman, Nell. “Galleries Awaken From Summer Slumber.” New York Sun, August 25, 2008.
Harris, Gareth. “Lee Ufan.” Artforum.com, April 2008.
Schwabsky, Barry. “Lee Ufan: Lisson Gallery.” Artforum (September 2008)
Tully, Judd. “Dollars? Who Needs ‘Em?” Artinfo, June 4, 2008.
Westfall, Stephen. “Lee Ufan.” Art In America (December 2008): 114-119.

2007                             
Dagan , Philippe. “Lee Ufan: in ascete de l’extreme,” Le Monde, June 14, 2007, Paris.
Morgan, Robert C. “Lee Ufan: Resonance & Artempo: Where Time Becomes Art,” The Brooklyn Rail, July 2007.
Vogel, Carol. “Art in the Present Tense: Politics, Loss and Beauty,” New York Times, June 11, 2007.

2006
Goodman, Jonathan. “Il Lee, Chun Kwang-Young and Lee Ufan.” Art Asia Pacific, no. 51 (Winter 2007): 98-101.

2001
Safe, Emma. “Mono-ha - School of things.” Art Monthly, (July-August 2001): 34-35.

1997
Hunt, Ian. “Looking Back.” Art Monthly, no. 204 (March 1997).
MacRitchie, Lynn. “Lee Ufan at Lisson.” Art in America (April 1997).
Worsdale, Godfrey. “Small Truths.Art Monthly, no. 204 (March 1997).

1996                 
Cork, Richard. “Never Call Them the Gentler Sex,” The Times, November 5, 1996.
Lee Ufan,” Time Out, November 13, 1996.
“Lee Ufan: “On Infinity”. Domus, no. 779 (February 1996).
Restany, Pierre. “Lee Ufan and the Mono-ha Revolution.” Domus, no. 779 (February 1996).

1995
Perron, Joel. “Mono-Ha takes matter into account,” The Daily Yomiuri, November.
Reed, Robert. “Stroke of the Orient,” Daily Yomiuri, November, 1995.
Silva, Arturo. “Lee Ufan in confrontation with himself,” Japan Times, November, 1995. 

1992
Lee, Kung Yong. “Lee Ufan.Art Now, Korea, (Spring 1992): 9-15.

1991                 
Cassim, Julia. “Encountering passive abstraction,” Japan Times, June, 1991.
Hinatsu, Tsuyuhiko. “Fighting Spirit,” Asahi Daily News, June, 1991.
“Lee Ufan” Hara Museum Review, no. 16 (May 1991)

1990
Francblin, Catherina. “Lee Ufan.” Art Press, no. 97 (January 1990)
Koplos, Janet. “Contemporary Art in Japan.” Art in America (April 1990): 201-210.
Kim, Yongik and Bum, Moon. “Dialogue with Lee Ufan.” Space, (September 1990): 60-97.

1989
Siegmann, Markus. “Lee Ufan.” Das Kunstwerk (September 1989): 90-91.
Schneider, Katharina. “Biennale in Middleheim,” Das Kunstwerk, (December 1989): 66-67.

1988
“Lee Ufan,” Hara Museum Review, no. 7, Summer.
Gorgnati, Martina. “Lee Ufan,” Flash Art (December 1988): 101.
Dalesio, Gabriella. “MONOHA,” NIKE, (September 1988): 37-38.

1987
Silva, Arturo. “MONOHA,” Art Forum (January 1987): 129-130.
Schaarschmidt-Richter, Irmtraud. “Austellungs-Rückshau.” Das Kunstwerk, (January 1987): 56-60.
Silva, Arturo. “Tokyo, Lee Ufan.” Art Forum (February 1987): 132.
Robert, James. “Tokyo Report.” Art Scribe (May 1987): 7-10.
Toshiaki, Minemura. The cosmos and the meteoric, November 1987.

1986
Chiba, Shigeo. “Japanische Kunst heute,” Noema, no. 5, Germany.

1984
Nurisdany, Michel. “Lee Ufan.” Art Press, (May 1984): 62.
Chiba, Shigeo. “Modern Art from a Japanese Viewpoint.” Artforum, (October 1984): 55-61.
Park, Seobo. Meeting Lee Ufan, The Gallery, no. 45, Seoul: Hyondae Gallery, 1984.

1983
Okabe, Aomi and Shigeo, Chiba. “Dossier Mono-Ha.” Artistes, no.16, (1983): 6-17.

1982
Parmesani, Loredana. “Lee Ufan.” Flash Art (Summer 1982).

1981
Schaarschmidt-Richter, Irmtraud. ”Kunstbrief aus Tokyo.” Das Kunstwerk, Germany, January p. 55.

1980
Bouissiet, Maiten. “Lee Ufan.” Opus, no. 78 (1980): 45-46.
Dupuis, Sylvie. “Lee Ufan.” Art Press (May 1980): 36.

1979
Micha, Rene. “Lettres de Paris,” Art International 23, (Summer 1979): 52.

1978
“Lee Ufan,” Canal, no. 2, France.
Harris, T.J.G. “Lee Ufan.” Art International 22 (May 1978): 16-38.

1977
Friedrich, Yvone. “Lee Ufan.” Das Kunstwerk (August 1977): 81.
“Kunstbrief aus Tokyo”, Das Kunstwerk (August 1977): 44.

1975
Love, Joseph. “Exhibition in Tokyo.” Art Spectrum (January 1975).

1974
“Lee Ufan.” Revue de la Pensee D’ aujourd’ hui, (June 1974): 54-59.
“Lee Ufan.”  Revy, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.

1971
Love, Joseph. “Tokyo Letter.” Art International 15 (1971)

1970
“Giappone”, D’ Ars, no. 55. 
Love, Joseph. “Exhibition in Tokyo - Lee Ufan” Art International 14, (June 1970): 108-109.

 

Museum and Public Collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX
Busan Municipal Museum of Art, South Korea
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
FNAC, Paris, France
Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Fukuoka Museum of Art, Japan
Galerie Nationale de Prague, Czech Republic
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
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, NY
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Kröller-Müller Rijksmuseum, Otterloo, The Netherlands
Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Lee Ufan Museum, Naoshima, Japan
Le Musée de Sculpture en Plein Air, Paris, France
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, NY
Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Niigata Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Seoul Municipal Museum of Art, South 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, Germany
Stuttgart Staatsgalerie, Germany
Sunjae Museum of Art, South Korea
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
Total Contemporary Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
Utsunomiya City Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan

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Kee, Joan. "Lee Ufan: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York." Artforum 50, no. 2 (September 2011).
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Loos, Ted. "Squeezing Essence from a Stone," New York Times, June 22, 2011.
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Kee, Joan. "Previews; 'Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity." Artforum 49, no. 9 (May 2011).
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