Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Il Lee: Some Kind of Wonderful

Il Lee’s ballpoint pen works on paper and canvas are innovative and historically grounded. Using ballpoint pens, Il Lee creates intimate to large-scale blue and black ink on white paper drawings and large format, subtly colored works on canvas. These works are contemporary and clearly reference traditional Asian ink painting while remaining accessible and conceptually rigorous. Lee’s work with its unorthodox media and distinctive style are widely appreciated by art-viewing audiences worldwide, with recent important exhibitions of his works at major museums, galleries, and cultural institutions both nationally and internationally. (

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