b. 1943, South Korea

Lee Kang-So Biography

Lee Kang-So (b. 1943, Daegu, Korea) is a key figure in the history of Korean conceptual art. Lee mainly created performance-based works in the 1970s, however during the 1980s he shifted his focus to media including painting, pottery, and photography. He is best known for his abstract, near-monochromatic paintings.

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Lee graduated from Seoul National University’s Painting Department in 1965. He has had numerous solo exhibitions in galleries including ILWOO SPACE, Seoul, Korea; JOYART Gallery, Beijing, China; PYO Gallery LA, LA, USA; Whitebox, New York, USA; Le Palais de Congres de Paris, Paris, France; and Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. He is represented in international collections such as National Museum Of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea ; Seoul Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Seoul, Korea; Daegu Art & Culture Hall, Daegu, Korea; Open Air Sculpture Garden Asadal, Gyeongju, Korea; The International Museum Of 20th Century Arts & Cultural Center,  Laguna Beach, California, USA; and Mie Museum of Art, Miegen, Japan.

Lee lives and works in Seoul, Korea.

Lee Kang-So Featured Artworks

Becoming—08126 by Lee Kang-So contemporary artwork painting
Lee Kang-So Becoming—08126, 2008 acrylic on canvas
194 x 130 cm
Wooson Gallery Contact Gallery

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