LEE Bae

Born in 1956, Cheongdo, South Korea
Lives and works in Paris, France

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

Plus de Lumière, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
Black Mapping, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France

2017

Mir Gallery, Pohang, South Korea

2016

Johyun Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
La Cohue, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Vannes, France
Issu du feu, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
Suspens, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France

2015

Carte Blanche à Lee Bae, Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet, Paris, France

2014

Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Daegu Museum of Art, Daegu, South Korea
Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, France
Galerie RX, Paris, France

2013

Holly Hunt, New York, USA

2012

Phosphorus & Carbon Gallery, Daegu/Ulleung, South Korea

2011

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Étienne, France
Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie IBU, Paris, France
Galerie RX, Paris, France
Winter Gallery, Wiesbaden, Germany

2010

Gallery 604, Busan, South Korea
Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2009

Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
White Box Gallery, New York, USA
Seok Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

2008

Galerie RX, Paris, France
Artist of the year, Centre culturel coréen, Paris, France
Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2007

Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2006

Galerie RX, Paris, France

2005

Galerie IBU, Paris, France
Galerie Ci-Gong, Daegu, South Korea
Galerie M, Daegu, South Korea
Galerie Kawafune, Tokyo, Japan

2004

FIAC (Gallery Ci-Gong), Paris, France

2003

Johyun Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

2000

Artist of the year, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon/Seoul, South Korea
Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
Gana Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Gong-Gan Gallery, Busan, South Korea

1999

Gong-Gan Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
SIAF Korea Intenational Art Fair (Gana Gallery), Seoul, South Korea

1998

Galerie Gana-Beaubourg, Paris, France

1997

Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

1996

Galerie Willy d’Huysser, Bruxelles, Belgium
Gallery Seo Mi, Seoul, South Korea

1995

Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

1994

Galerie Bellefroid, Paris, France

1993

Espace Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

1991

Espace Bateau-Lavoir, Paris, France

1988

Soo Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1986

Kyung-In Museum, Seoul, South Korea

1983

Soo Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

1982

Kwan-Hoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Hong Kong Art Basel, Johyung Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2017

FIAC, Galerie Perrotin, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Hong Kong Art Basel, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong, China
Art Central Hong Kong, Johyun Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2016

KIAF, Johyun Gallery, P&C Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
ART 16, London’s Global Art Fair, London Olympia, Galerie RX, London, UK
Changwon Sculpture Biennale, Changwon, South Korea
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Art Paris Art Fair 2016, Galerie RX, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Winter, Galerie RX, Paris, France
Nouvel acquisition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

2015

Séoul – Paris – Séoul, Musée Cernuschi, Paris, France
Biennale d’Issy, Issy les Moulineaux, France

2014

Overcoming the Modern, Dansaekhwa, The Korean Monochrome Movement, Alexander Gray Gallery, New York, USA
Busan Biennale, Busan Metropolitan Museum, Busan, South Korea
Hong Kong Art Basel, Hakgojae Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2013

International drawing exhibition, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Rijeka, Croatia

2012

Plaisir, Galerie RX, Paris, France
Dansaekhwa: Korean Monochrome Painting, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon/Seoul, South Korea
Nature in Contemporary Art, Museum of Art of Yang Pyong, Yang Pyong, South Korea

2011

Artist of the Year 1995-2010, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Gwacheon/Seoul, South Korea
MoA Picks, Museum of Seoul National University,
 Seoul, South Korea

2010

International architectural ceramic exhibition, Clayarch Museum of Gimhae, Gimhae, South Korea
New year, Galerie RX, Paris, France

2009

Vide et Plénitude, Espace Commines, Paris, France

2008

Paris – Seoul, Hangaram Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Daegu International Textile Art Documenta, Daegu Art and Culture Center, Daegu, South Korea

2006

A Look At Korean Contemporary Art, Galerie Jean Fournier, France
IBU Galerie, Paris, France
Christianity in Contemporary Art, Lumen Galerie, Paris, France
La frontière, Musée du Montparnasse, Paris, France

1999

Berlin-Seoul, Galerie Communale, Berlin, Germany
Nature in Contemporary Art, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, France
Prospect of Painting, Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

1997

Independent, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1996

Contemporary Art 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy, KOEX Seoul, South Korea
Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art 90, Museum
of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art 90, International Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan
Black and White, Gallery Seo Mi, Seoul, South Korea
One Place, Seven Spaces, Manufacture des Oeillets, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

1995

L’autre Grand Format, Espace Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Le Complot, with Faust Cardinali and Jean de Piépape, Artsenal-Paris, Paris, France
New and Powerful Art from Artsenal, Art Beam Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
94 Daegu Workshop, Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
Deux Jours comme deux Nuit, Ateliers Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Inauguration of l’Espace Artsenal-Paris, Paris, France

1993

Three Korean Artists, Galerie Bellefroid, Paris, France
Biennale de Peintures Sud 92, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Artistes d’Arsenal, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France

1992

Nouvelle Plaque, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France
Paris là-bas, Musée Kwak-on, Paris, France
Portraits d’artistes, Arsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

1991

Europe Factory, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Pantin, France
Jeunes artistes, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France

1988

A Look at Korean Contemporary Painting,
 Centre d’Art Albert Chanot, Paris, France
Origines, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
C-519, Kwan Hoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1987

Up Down, Baek-Song Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Young Artists, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Representation 87, Baek-Song Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Artistes d’Arsenal, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France

1992

Nouvelle Plaque, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France
Paris là-bas, Musée Kwak-on, Paris, France
Portraits d’artistes, Arsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

1991

Europe Factory, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Pantin, France
Jeunes artistes, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France

1988

A Look at Korean Contemporary Painting,
 Centre d’Art Albert Chanot, Paris, France
Origines, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
C-519, Kwan Hoon Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1987

Up Down, Baek-Song Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Young Artists, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Representation 87, Baek-Song Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Heterodox, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France
Nouvel Esprit, Gallery Trois, Seoul, South Korea
Relation between modern painting and primitivism,
 Baek-Song Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Heterodox, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France
Nouvel Esprit, Gallery Trois, Seoul, South Korea
Relation between modern painting and primitivism,
 Baek-Song Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Artbank of South Korea, Gwacheon/Seoul, South Korea
Baruj Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, South Korea
CNAP(Centre National des Arts Plastiques), Paris, France
Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, South Korea
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, South Korea
FNAC(Fonds National d’art Contemporain), Paris, France
Fondation Carmignac, Paris, France
Fondation Colas, Paris, France
Gyeongnam Art Museum, Gyeongnam, South Korea
Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, South Korea
Leeum-Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Ministry of Culture and Communication, Paris, France
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Étienne, France
Musée des Beaux-Arts – La Cohue, Vannes, France
Musée National des Arts Asiatiques – Guimet, Paris, France
Museum of Art of Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon/Seoul, South Korea
Privada Allegro Foundation, Madrid, Spain
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

AWARDS

2013

National Association Price of Art Critics, South Korea

2009

Artist of the Year, Korean Cultural Center, Paris

2000

Artist of the Year, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon/Seoul, South Korea

PUBLICATIONS

2017

Chantal Colleu-Dumond, “Art et nature à Chaumont-sur-Loire”, Flammarion, Paris View book
Kim Yisoon, Young June Kiehm, Wonbang Kim, “Lee Bae”, Contemporary Artist Archive, Seoul, South Korea View Book

2016

Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae”, Johyun Gallery, Busan, South Korea View catalogue
Olivier Kaeppelin, “Lee Bae”, Musée des Beaux-Arts – La Cohue, Vannes, France

2015

Eric Lefebvre, “Carte Blanche à Lee Bae”, Musée National des Arts Asiatiques – Guimet, Paris, France View catalogue
Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae”, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea View catalogue

2014

Eunlog Sim and Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae, The Streams Rise In The Firmament”, Daegu Museum of Art, Daegu, South Korea View catalogue
Jean-Michel Wilmotte, “Lee Bae”, Fondation Fernet-Branca, France View catalogue

2011

Sam Bardauil & Till Fellrath, “Lee Bae”, Nicholas Robinson Gallery,
 New York, USA View catalogue
Lóránd Hegyi, “Lee Bae”, Skira, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain
de Saint-Étienne, France view catalogue

2009

Raul Zamudio, “Lee Bae”, Today Art Museum,
Beijing, China
Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae”, White Box, Limited Edition, New York, USA View catalogue

2008

Oh Kwang Soo, “Lee Bae”, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Kim Soo Hyun, “Vers l’intérieur, Lee Bae”, Centre Culturel Coréen,
 Paris, France

2007

Philippe Piguet, “Lee Bae”, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2005

Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae, Rencontre”, Ci-Gong Gallery,
 Daegu, South Korea

2000

Jeong Jun Mo, “Artist of the Year 2000 – Lee Bae”, National Museum
of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

1994

Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae”, exposition collective, “Daegu Workshop, 10 artists from the Artsenal Paris”, Ci-Gong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
Henri-François Debailleux, “Lee Bae”, Galerie Bellefroid, Paris, France View catalogue

PRESS – ARTICLES

2017

이영균, “포스트 단색화의 두 얼굴”, Noblesse, March, Seoul
안동선, “검은 고독 흰 고독”, Bazaar, January, Seoul
Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, “흑과 백의 순환, 개념과 형식 사이”, Art in Culture, January, Seoul

2016

“이배의 숯”, Art Now, Winter, Seoul
박정민, “새까만 덩어리에 수천 년 문명이 있다”, 국제신문, November 26, 2016
박진흥, “숯의 화가 이배와 6년 만의 재회”, 부산일보, November 16, 2016
권혜진, “숯의 화가 이배, 부산 조현화랑서 개인전”, 연합뉴스, November 14, 2016
“Lee Bae”, 미술세계, November, Seoul
“Lee Bae”, Noblesse, October, Seoul
Myriam Boutoulle, “Lee Bae, la part du feu”, Connaissance des arts, Hors-Série, n° 721, Arts&Nature 2016
Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, “The Conceptual Formalist”, Art in culture, June
Anne-Sophie Perraudin, “Lee Bae: une calligraphie grandeur nature”, La Nouvelle République, May
Myriam Boutoulle, “Lee Bae, un art incandescent”, Connaissance des Arts, May VIEW ARTICLE
Léa Bouquerot, “Chaumont unit art et nature”, La Nouvelle République, April
“Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire”, Connaissance des Art, Hors-série, n° 679
Isabelle Johancik, “Lee Bae, un pur artiste coréen à Kerguéhennec”, Ouest-France, March
Caroline d’Esneval, “Lee Bae, the Korean Master of black charcoal”, The Gaze of a Parisienne
Julie Crenn, “Lee Bae”, Artpress
Itzhak Goldberg, “Couleurs extrêmes”, Le Journal des Arts, n° 449

2015

Seo Dong Hui, “Lee Bae Carte Blanche”, Monthly Art, December
Eun Hee Kim, “Lee Bae”, Magazine Q, January
B. Der., “Le monde en blanc et noir de Lee Bae”, Le Figaro Scope, 13th October
“Lee Bae: « En France, la différence est acceptée »”, Le Parisien
Virginie Duchesne and Isabelle Manca, “La Corée en trois expositions”, L’œil, 15th October
Isabelle Manca, “La Corée du sud en France”, L’œil, 15th September

2014

Olivia Sand, “Lee Bae”, Interview, Asian Art, November
Henri-François Debailleux, “Exposition Lee Bae, Fondation Fernet- Branca”, Journal des Arts, n° 414
Thierry Hay, “Lee Bae: un concentré d’énergie et de spiritualité”, France TV Info
Philippe Piguet,  “Lee Bae, Lee Ufan”, L’œil, n° 669
Florence Guionneau Joie, “Lee Bae, Foundation Fernet Branca”, Interview, Station Ausone, Bordeaux
“Lee Bae, Exposition Foundation Fernet Branca”, Revue Centre culture Coréenne, Paris

2013

“Special reportage, Artist Lee Bae”, Maeil Shinmoon, South Korea
“Artiste invité d’honneur 2013”, Public ART, December

2012

Vivre Côté Paris, May

2011

“Exposition Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne”, Beaux-Arts Magazine, October

2010

Henri-François Debailleux, “Suspendre l’instant dans l’espace”,
Art absolument, January/February

2009

“Pages d’écriture”, Le Figaro Magazine, March
Air France Magazine, October

2008

Art Exit, August
Anne de Coninck, “Lee Bae et le fusain”, Azart, n° 33, July/August
Connaissance des Arts, n° 662
“Lee Bae mise sur nocturne”, by Henri-François Debailleux, Le Figaro, 11th June
“Art Paris, Métamorphoses”, Le Figaro Magazine, n°19860, June
Exporama, June
“Lee Bae, œuvres récentes”, Almanart, July
Art in Culture, September

2006

Henri-François Debailleux, “Exposition Lee Bae, Galerie RX”, Libération, 5th April

2002

“Artist Lee Bae”, Korea Art, December
Yoo Gun Ho, “Artist of the Year, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea”, Monthly Art, October

1998

Henri-François Debailleux, “Exposition Lee Bae, Galerie Gana Beaubourg, Paris”, Gana Art Magazine, Paris

MEDIA

Culture Four Color, Art Docu Who Are You, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, n° 519, December 21, 2016 view video
Carte blanche à Lee Bae au Musée Guimet, TV5MONDE, December 1, 2015 view video : see from 1′ 36″
Lee Bae, Foundation Fernet Branca, Interview by Florence Guionneau Joie, Station Ausone, Bordeaux, April 30, 2014 view video
Exposition Lee Bae à la Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint Louis TV, April 2014 view video
Saint-Louis : les oeuvres de Lee Bae exposées à la Fondation Fernet Branca, France 3 Grand Est, April 30, 2014 france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr