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Tokamachi City, Japan

July 26 – September 13, 2015

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Gwangju Biennale

September 5 – November 9, 2014

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Lee Bul

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Financial Times

January 11, 2017

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Video: Lee Bul’s Monumental Sydney Biennale Dreamscape Artinfo

April 14 2016

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'Embassy of The Real': a Biennale of Sydney satellite show on Cockatoo Island Wallpaper* Magazine

March 24 2016

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Artist Talk: Lee Bul 20th Biennale of Sydney

March 18, 2016, 1PM
Turbine Hall, Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, Australia

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Sydney Biennale review – contemporary art meets sci-fi in wide-reaching show The Guardian

March 18 2016

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Sydney Biennale Announces Artist List Artforum

October 28 2015

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Lee Bul’s Fog-Covered Installation at Palais de Tokyo ARTINFO

October 21 2015

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The Korea Herald

October 1, 2014

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The Korea Herald

September 11, 2014

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The Brooklyn Rail

July 15, 2014

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June 10, 2014

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The Creator's Project

May 22, 2014

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May 22, 2014

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May 15, 2014

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May 5, 2014

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May 2014

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October 2013

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Whitewall

March 20, 2013

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Artinfo

March 14, 2013

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Time Out Hong Kong

March 13, 2013

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March 13, 2013

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Art Asia Pacific Where I Work: Lee Bul

March/April 2013

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Lehmann Maupin's Inaugural Hong Kong Exhibition Features New Work by Leading Korean Artist Lee Bul 14 March - 11 May 2013

January 28 2013

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The Creator's Project

September 20, 2012

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Real Tokyo

April 5, 2012

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The Japan Times

April 5, 2012

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Art Asia Pacific

February 29, 2012

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The Korea Herald

February 5, 2012

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Artforum

January 2012

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Sculpture

April 30, 2011

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W Magazine

October 31, 2010

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Art + Auction

October 31, 2010

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Guardian

July 21, 2010

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June 3, 2010

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May 15, 2010

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April 9, 2010

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February 5, 2010

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Art In America

August 31, 2008

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June 14, 2008

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June 9, 2008

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Art + Auction

June 1, 2008

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May 30, 2008

The Creator's Project

September 20, 2012

The Infinite Reflections Embedded In Lee Bul's Transformational Installations
By: Hae Yoon


Witnessing Lee Bul’s installation work is a transformative experience that finds the viewer trekking through an alien landscape fitted with structures that defy perception. Her new large scale installation Via Negativa is composed of one-way glass panels that produce a seemingly infinite receding space by reflecting its interior.


Via Negativa is on display alongside several other works by Bul for her show at Artsonje Center, which opened September 9th and runs until November 4, 2012. The show is divided into two parts, presenting her new work alongside other works that were featured in the Mori Museum at the beginning of this year, as well as a “Studio” section where you can see approximately 220 drawings, models, and preparatory studies for some of her best-known works.


Also appearing is one the works from her Mon Grand Recit series titled Bunker(M. Bakhtin), an organically shaped sculptural installation that elicits audience participation, allowing visitors to affect sounds within the piece and hear them back through headsets.


This solo exhibition tries to build a relationship with the audience’s physical presence, expanding Bul’s ideas in a more architectural way as opposed to her previous sculpture series Cyborgs, which focused on the idea of individuality and identity locked within social phenomena. With this collection, it is clear that Lee Bul has expanded her body of a work into a new direction reflecting an idealism inherent in her art.