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Lee Ufan

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

Education
School of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, South 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

2020
Paintings, SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan

2019
Inhabiting time, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
Open Dimension, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Dia:Beacon, Beacon, NY
From Point, From Line: 1976-1982, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, France
Acorns & Wildcats & Traces, Cahiers d’Art, Paris, France 

2018
Relatum - Stage, Serpentine Galleries, London, UK
Pace Gallery, New York, NY

2017
Ceramics, Pace Gallery, New York, NY 
Pressentiment, Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours, France
Lee Ufan chez Le Corbusie, Couvent de la Tourette, Éveux, Rhone-Alpes, France
The Ha Jung-Woong Museum of Art’s Inaugural Exhibition, Gwangju Museum of Art, South
Korea
Jardin François 1er, Tours, France

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 Gallery, 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, UK
Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy
Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
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, France

2012
The Art of Emptiness, Asia Society, Houston, TX

2011
Marking Infinity, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Bilder and Skulpturen, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
Dialogue: Lee Ufan, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea

2010
Resonancia, Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid, Spain
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Kukje Galley, Seoul, South Korea
Peintures et Sculptures, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

2008
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Dahlem Museum, Berlin, Germany
Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY
Dialogue: In Watercolours, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan

2007
SCAI the Bathhouse, Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc., Tokyo, Japan
52nd Venice Biennale, Palazzo Palumbo Fossati, Venice, Italy
Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria

2006
Silence, Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
Galerie Micheline Swzajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
Terra cotta et aquarelles sur papier, IBU Gallery, Paris, France
Konggan Gallery, Busan, Korea
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Muramatsu, Tokyo, Japan

2005
The Art of Margins, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
Musee d’Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France

2004
Moderato cantabile, Lee Ufan, Simon Callery, Nishikawa, Galerie Philippe Casini, Paris, France
Peinture Sculpture, Espace d’Art Contemporain Fernet Branca, Alsace, France 
The Art of Encounter, Lisson Gallery, London, UK 

2003
Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Correspondance, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
The Search for Encounter, Ho-Am Art Gallery and Rodin Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2002
SCAI the Bathhouse, Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc; Tokyo, Japan

2001
Konggan Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Paintings 1973-2001, Kunstmusum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Sigong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

2000
Konggan Gallery, Busan, South Korea

1999
Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan New Paintings, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
70s Prints, Takeda Art Co. Inc., Tokyo, Japan

1998
Painting and Sculpture, Städelsches Museum im Städel, Frankfurt, Germany
Print Works 1970-1998, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Sigong Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Space Shimoda, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea
Gallery Bhak, Seoul, South Korea
Anche il vuoto lavora, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, Italy

1996
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Galerie J. Moussion, Paris, France
Konggan Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1995
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
Galerie m Bochum, Germany
Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

1994
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Inkong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1993
The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan
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 Busan, South Korea
Konggan Gallery, Busan, South Korea

1991
With Winds ’91, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, Italy
Inkong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan 
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan 

1990
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Inkong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

1989
With Winds, Paintings 1986/88, Galerie m Bochum, Germany
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1988
Traces of Sensitivity and Logic, Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Galerie Anselm Dreher, Berlin, Germany
Ex Oriente, Padiglione D’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

1987
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

1986
From Winds, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1984
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 
Galerie de Paris, Paris France
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1983
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1982
Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy

1981
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1980
Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Marl, Germany
Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France

1979
Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Jin Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Marl, Germany

1978
Skulpturen, Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea 
From Point–From Line, Düsseldorf Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany 
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Antwerp Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1977
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France
Sakura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan 

1976
Galerie m Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Spectrum Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

1975
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France

1974
Tamara Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1973
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1972
Myong-Dong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

1971
Pinar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1970
Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1967
Sato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2021
Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)

2020
STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Collection: The Aesthetics of Contemporary Japan, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The Eastern Gesture – Five Voices from the Korean Avant-garde, Dep Art Gallery, Milan, Italy
Three Masters of Contemporary Art: Takamatsu Jiro, Wakabayashi Isamu, and Lee Ufan, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan 
Dansaekhwa, The Columns Gallery, Singapore
Sculpture & Nature, Schlossgut Schwante Sculpture Park, Germany

2019
Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s – 1990s, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
The Challenging Souls: Yves Klein, Lee Ufan, Ding Yi, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
The Nature Rules: Dreaming of Earth Project, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Setouchi Triennale of Art, Seto Insland Sea, Japan
Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Chewing Gum III, Pace Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Mingei Now, Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
Tribute to Mono-ha, Cardi Gallery, London, UK
DECODE: Events & Materials — The Work of Art in the Age of Post-industrial Society, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Asian Art Biennial, The Strangers from beyond the Mountain and the Sea, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung City, Taiwan
Mono-Ha: The Art of Nothingness, Aki Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2018
Correlation, Yoshii Gallery, New York, NY
Nature Knows No Pause, Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
Catch It and Lose It, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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+ Pavilion, Hong Kong, China
When Attitude Become Form: Japanese Art of the 1970s through the Photography of Anzaï Shigeo, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan  

2016
Dansaehkwa and Minimalism, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Blum & Poe, New York, NY
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, Yokohama, Japan
Korean Abstract Art: Early Works, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, NY
After Drawing, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South 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
45th Anniversary of Gallery Hyundai: Korean Abstract Painting, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea Mono-ha: Works on Paper, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Takahashi Collection: Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
A Study on Abstraction, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
Venice Biennale, Dansaekhwa, Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy
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, South Korea
Genius Loci (Spirit of Place), Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy
Formes Simples, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
Korean Beauty: Two Kinds of Nature, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul,
South Korea

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: QuestJapanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art, Seoul National
University, Seoul, South 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, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Art as Magic: Visionary Artists and Their Inner Supernatural World, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

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, NY
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, NY
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, Italy 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, NY
The Thin Shadow Line, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Sensitive Systems, Hakjojae Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
La Sottile Linea d’ombra, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
1st Poznań Biennale, Poznań, Poland

2007
Elastic Taboos, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
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
52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Micro-Narrative, Belgrade, Serbia

2006
Motion on Paper, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
La force de l’art, Grand Palais, Paris, France
6th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Shelter, National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
 
2005
(In) Visible/ // (In) Corporeo, Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro. Nuoro, Italy
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, Cornwall, UK
Century City, Tate Modern, London, UK
Le Tribu dell Arte, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna e contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Ikiro - Be alive, Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

2000
Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
Mr. Paint (Bernard Frize, Katharina Grosse and Lee Ufan), Galarie Monika Reits, Frankfurt, Germany

1999
Kunstwelten im Dialog, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

1998
SARAJAEBO 2000, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Contemporary Art of Korea-Time, Ho-am Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Korean Monochromism, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea

1997
Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Made in France, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

1996
Japon 1970, Mono-ha, Musee d’ Art Moderne, Paris, France
Projet 8, Total Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Small Truths, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

1995
ASIANA-monoha, Palasso Vendramin, Venice, Italy
Joongang Biennale, Hoam Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
70, Mono-ha, The Museum of Fine Art, Yokohama, Japan Calligraphy Exhibition by TokyoGallery Artists, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1994
Japanese Art after 1945: Scream against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan; traveled to Guggenheim Museum, 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, Japan

1992
Contemporary Art from Korea, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK
7 artists of Japan, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Avanguardie Giapponesi degli anni 70, Galleria d’ Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
Anschitssachen, Gallery m, Bochum, Germany

1991
Seven Artists: Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; traveled to Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Art Institute of Portland, OR; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

1990
Blau: Farbe der Ferne, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany 
Bestandsaufnahme VII, Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
Minimal Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

1989
Croisement de Signes, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France 
20th Biennale Middleheim Japan, Middleheim Open-Air Museum, Antwerp, Belgium 
Japan in 1989, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, Belgium.
Effets de Mirror, Bibliothéque Louis-Aragon, Choisy, France 

1988
Mono-ha, Museo Labatorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Symposium of Olympic Sculpture, Seoul, South Korea 

1987
Mono-ha and Post-Mono-ha, 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, France

1986
Seoul-Paris, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France 
Mono-ha, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy and Painting, Galerie Nationale de Prague, Czech Republic

1985
40 Years of Japanese Contemporary Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo Japan 
Ecole de Seoul, Gallery Kwan-Hoon, Seoul, South Korea
Artists’ Books: Japan: Franklin Furnace, New York, NY

1984
Wiesbaderner Skulpturentage, Wiesbaden, Germany
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, Art Museum of the Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland
Tokyo Gallery in London: Minoru Kawabata, Lee Ufan and Yoshishige Saito, Juda Rowan Gallery, London, UK 

1982
Meister der Zeichnung”, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany 
Material gets Art, National Gallerie, Berlin, Germany 
Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Camden Arts Center, London, UK 

1980
Skulptur im 20 Jahrhundert, Basel, Switzerland 
Japan Kalojdoskop, Sweden
Contemporary Art in Japan, The Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden 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 
6th Brussels International Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium 
Focus 78, Centre Culturel du Marais, Paris, France

1977
Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany
13th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
100 Prints Acquisitions 1973-1976, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Drawing 5 Artists, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery Tokyo, Japan

1976
2nd Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia
International Festival of Painting, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Ecole de Seoul, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea

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, Norway Tokyo Gallery ’76, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1974
Japan Traditional Gegenwart, Städtisches Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
Japanese Art in Louisiana, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark

1973
São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil 
The Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan: 20 Years of Contemporary in Retrospective, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan 

1972
8th International Prints Biennale, Tokyo, Japan
Napoli International Exhibition, Naples, Italy
2nd International Biennale of Prints in Seoul, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea 

1971
7th Paris Biennale, Parc Floral, Paris, France 
10th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan: Man and Nature, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum,
Tokyo, Japan

1970
7th International Prints Biennale, Tokyo, Japan
The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan
Aspects of New Japanese Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

1969
São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil 
Trends in Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
9th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
5th International Young Artists Exhibition, Japan Culture Forum, Tokyo, Japan

1968
Contemporary Art of Korea, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues

2019
Storer, Russell and Eugene Tan, eds. Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. Singapore: National Gallery Singapore, 2018.
Yoshitake, Mika. Topologies. Dallas: The Warehouse, 2019, 20-21.

2018
Brodbeck, Anna Katherine, ed. Two x Two x Twenty. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 2018, 19, 188-90.

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, SKorea: 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. Milan: Fundazione Mudima. 1997.

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

1992
Lee Ufan, Space Gallery Pusan, 1992.
Chung, Chang-Sup. Working with Nature: Traditional Thought in Contemporary Art from Korea. Liverpool: Tate Gallery Liverpool, 1992.

1991    
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.

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
Love, Joseph, and Lee Ufan. The World of Lee Ufan. Dusseldorf: Dusseldorf Kunsthalle, 1978.
Ufan, Lee. Lee Ufan. Seoul: Hyondae Gallery, 1978 (cat.)

Articles and Reviews

2020
"Art in a COVID-19 Pandemic: Tokyo Show Tests If Fans Will Come.” GulfNews.com, July 31, 2020.
Gallagher, Chris. “Japan's Renowned Artists Find Inspiration from Pandemic.” Reuters.com, July 30, 2020.
“Global Art Superstars Kick off Mori Art Museum’s New Season.” MetropolisJapan.com, July 31, 2020.
"Five-Minute Tours: Lee Ufan at Asia Society Texas Center, Houston." GlassTire.com, March 26, 2020. 
Park, Yuna. “Seoul Auction to Offer Rare Modern Artworks at Upcoming Auction.” KoreaHerald.com, June 14, 2020.
Park, Yuna. “Written, Monochrome Work Highlights 2020 Gallery Calendar.” KoreaHerald.com, January 27, 2020
Tran, John L. "Lee Ufan: The Same but Different." The Japan Times, March 25, 2020. 

2019
Catlin, Roger. “Lee Ufan’s Transformative Sculptures Are in Dialogue With the Spaces They Inhabit.” SmithsonianMag.com, October 2, 2019.
Farago, Jason. “Dia Diversifies, While Staying True to Its Roots.” New York Times, June 13, 2019.
Graver, David. “Lee Ufan Installs 20,000 Steel Rods in Sand at Dia:Beacon.” Coolhunting.com, May 8, 2019.
Heinrich, Will. “The Week in Arts: ‘Pepperland,’ Moor Mother and ‘Shetland.’” New York Times, May 4, 2019.
Ormond, Cullen. “Artist Lee Ufan Presents the World as It Is with COS and Dia Art Foundation.” Lofficielusa.com, May 11, 2019. 
Sullivan, Robert. "Lee Ufan's Quietly Groundbreaking Five-Decade Career." Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2019. 
“The Week in Arts: ‘Pepperland,’ Moor Mother and ‘Shetland.’” New York Times, May 4, 2019.

2018
Small, Zachary. "The Quiet Chaos in Lee Ufan's New Paintings." Hyperallergic, October 5, 2018. 

2017
Boucher, Brian. "The Dia Art Foundation Expands Its Focus to Asian Art, Making Key New Acquisitions." Artnet News, July 10, 2017.
Freeman, Jesse. “Rhythm in Monochrome -- Korean Abstract Painting.” Tokyoartbeat.com, December 13, 2017. Twersky, Carolyn. "Dia Art Foundation Acquires Works by Lee Ufan and Kishio Suga." Artnews, July 10, 2017. 
Weisman, Alan. “Turn the Korean DMZ into a Bridge of Peace? Why Major Artists Say the Idea Isn’t Crazy.” Los Angeles Times, December 27, 2017.

2016
Cosentino, Dustin. "Relatability Theory: Lee Ufan." Kinfolk.com, December 11, 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.
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.
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.
Tomii, Reiko. "Korean Tansaekhwa." Shin Bijutsu Shinbun, July 1, 2016 (paper), July 11, 2016 (online).
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."Bijutsutecho 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. 

1976
Love, Joseph. Lee Ufan. Antwerp: Galerie Spectrum, 1976.

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, Chiba, Japan
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
FNAC, Paris, France
Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Fukuoka Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
Galerie Nationale de Prague, 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, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Kröller-Müller Rijksmuseum, Otterloo, Netherlands
Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Lee Ufan Museum, Naoshima, Japan
Le Musée de Sculpture en Plein Air, Paris, France
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, 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
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
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, Seoul, South Korea
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Nagano, Japan
São Paulo Art Library, São Paulo, Brazil
Situation Kunst, Bochum, Germany
Sonja Henle-Niels Onstad Museum, Oslo, Norway
Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
Städtisches Museum Leverkusen, Germany
Städtisches Museum im Städel, Frankfurt, Germany
Stuttgart Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
Sungjae Museum of Art, Korea
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, 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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