Nothing, But / Myoung Ho Lee
Dec 5, 2018 – Jan 6, 2019

Myoung Ho Lee

Gallery Hyundai is pleased to present Nothing, But, a solo exhibition of photographer Myoung Ho Lee who has earned international acclaim for his poetic yet philosophical work. This exhibition introduces his key series Tree and Mirage as well as previously undisclosed works Nothing But and 9 Minutes’ Layers.

 

Myoung Ho Lee

Myoung Ho Lee

Myoung Ho Lee

If Myoung Ho Lee’s Art-Act Project uncovered reality in installing a canvas behind a tree, or created an unreality by placing it in the middle of a desert, the canvas within Nothing, But, merely stands. Having relinquished the function of revealing or creating something, the canvas encompasses everything precisely because it does not offer anything in specific. This gesture infinitely expands Lee’s creative world of approaching traces of being and the essence of existence.

 

Myoung Ho Lee

Captured from a vertical perspective, the new series Tree… and Stone… presents the relationship between the observer and subject, and extended sense of time and space. This exhibition, composed of works rooting from reality and unreality, the in-between or even territories beyond, does not limit itself to the shift in perception based on materialized images – instead, it aims to encompass even the experiences of the invisible.

 

Myoung Ho Lee (detail)

Myoung Ho Lee

Born in 1975, Myoung Ho Lee studied photography at Chung-Ang University, proceeding to hold solo exhibitions at Yossi Milo Gallery (New York, 2009/2017), Sungkok Art Museum (Seoul, 2013), Savina Museum (Seoul, 2017), and others. His works are housed at major art institutions including the Bibliothèque nationale de France, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, National Gallery of Victoria, Museo Arte Contemporáneo in Salta, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, and Seoul Museum of Art. The artist lives and works in Seoul, pursuing various projects such as the Player Project celebrating the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, public campaign Awakening the Senses organized by Korean Teachers’ Credit Union and Vine Project in collaboration with Château Laroque.

 

Nothing, But / Myoung Ho Lee
December 5, 2018 – January 6, 2019 / Gallery Hyundai
Visit the exhibition page >

We Are One
A Global Film Festival
This festival is born out of the idea that the film community can come together in times of crises,...
+
#WhileBlack
Race relations in America
America has had its complicated history from its colonialist exchanges with the natives, through the slavery of Africans. Today's...
+
ARTPIL / Prescription .113
Dunning, Kruger & Co.
Confinement has been wearisome with severe economic consequences. The world is now looking to reopening with varying levels of...
+
Frank Walter: A Retrospective
May 16 – Nov 15, 2020
There is no typical Frank Walter. His abstract works are systematic, the individuality of his figurative painting is captivating,...
+
Flavio-Shiró
Margaux Fitoussi & Adam Tanaka
Flavio-Shiró is a cult artist, a painter’s painter. His work defies categorization or association with any artistic group or...
+
Indie Folk
New Art from the Pacific NW
Indie Folk: New Art from the Pacific NW identifies a group of contemporary artists working in this unique and...
+
Diary of a Pandemic / Part II
Magnum photographers
As part of an ongoing initiative, Magnum photographers are sharing information and new work made in these strange and...
+
World Press Photo 2020
Winners & Nominees
For six decades, World Press Photo has been expanding its mission as an independent nonprofit, drawing on experience to...
+
We Are One
A Global Film Festival
This festival is born out of the idea that the film community can come together in times of crises,...
+
#WhileBlack
Race relations in America
America has had its complicated history from its colonialist exchanges with the natives, through the slavery of Africans. Today's...
+
ARTPIL / Prescription .113
Dunning, Kruger & Co.
Confinement has been wearisome with severe economic consequences. The world is now looking to reopening with varying levels of...
+
Frank Walter: A Retrospective
May 16 – Nov 15, 2020
There is no typical Frank Walter. His abstract works are systematic, the individuality of his figurative painting is captivating,...
+
Flavio-Shiró
Margaux Fitoussi & Adam Tanaka
Flavio-Shiró is a cult artist, a painter’s painter. His work defies categorization or association with any artistic group or...
+
Indie Folk
New Art from the Pacific NW
Indie Folk: New Art from the Pacific NW identifies a group of contemporary artists working in this unique and...
+
Diary of a Pandemic / Part II
Magnum photographers
As part of an ongoing initiative, Magnum photographers are sharing information and new work made in these strange and...
+
World Press Photo 2020
Winners & Nominees
For six decades, World Press Photo has been expanding its mission as an independent nonprofit, drawing on experience to...
+