- Lee Aertson
Aertson Midtown Hotel
Jaehyo Lee’s suspended stone commission installed at the Aertson Midtown Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Lee Decordova
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Installed on deCordova’s main lawn, 0121-1110=113035 (Lotus) is a 20-foot pillar comprised of chestnut logs that have been burned, hand-carved, and assembled into a massive inverted cone. The sculpture bursts upwards like a tornado; its verticality resonates with the towering nearby trees on deCordova’s grounds. The surface of Lotus is highly polished to emphasize the natural beauty and variation of the bark and wood grain.
- Jaehyo Lee Walpole
JAEHYO LEE & JONGRYE CHA
October 29 – December 3, 2016
The Barn @ 28 Main Street, Walpole, NH
CYNTHIA-REEVES is pleased to be present the works of two noted Korean artists, JongRye Cha and JaeHyo Lee. Both artists have chosen wood as their main form of artistic expression. In this exhibition, works of masterful craftsmanship are shown together, synthesizing both artists influence of the natural world.
- Lee – Lotus RI
On view through 2016
Downtown, Providence, RI
CYNTHIA-REEVES is pleased to announce that Lotus, JaeHyo Lee’s seminal wooden pillar, is featured in Influx 2015, the inaugural outdoor public art exhibition of the Avenue Concept. The Avenue Concept promotes public art and artists in Providence, Rhode Island. Cited for its meticulous craftmanship, Lotus is shaped, and hand carved, stretching twenty feet high on a steel armature. Lee originally debuted the sculpture in New York City’s Union Square Park in the spring of 2013, a collaboration with the NYC Parks and the Union Square Association, and CYNTHIA-REEVES Projects, before it traveled to Sarasota, Florida for annual season of Sculpture Exhibition in 2014.
- Jaehyo Lee MoCA
June 11 – July 24, 2016
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams MA
CYNTHIA-REEVES is pleased to announce an exhibition of noted Korean artist, JaeHyo Lee. Working with wood and metal, JaeHyo Lee produces immaculately formed, intricate sculptures that reveal a mastery of his materials and a winking, sophisticated wit. Lee eschews traditional distinctions between the fine and applied arts and makes both functional and functionless works, presenting benches, stools, and tables alongside abstract, biomorphic forms. Burnt-black wood often serves as the sculptural ground into which Lee embeds discs of fresh wood or bent steel bolts and nails.
Exhibition Catalog (pdf)
- Jaehyo Lee MFA Boston
CRAFTED: OBJECTS IN FLUX
August 25, 2015 – January 10, 2016
MFA Boston, Henry and Lois Foster Gallery
Crafted explores this moment of “flux” in the field, focusing on contemporary craft-based artists who bridge cutting-edge concepts and traditional skills as they embrace and explore the increasingly blurred boundaries between art, craft, and design. Featuring a selection of works from across the landscape of contemporary craft, the exhibition includes more than 30 emerging and established international artists. Looking to a broad range of materials and practices, the exhibition explores the connections between craft and performance; the opportunities provided by new technologies and materials; and the power of rethinking craft’s interactions with architecture and space.
- Jaehyo Lee Walking with Nature
WALKING WITH NATURE
May 5 – July 3, 2016
Seongnam Art Center, South Korea
Sculptor Lee JaeHyo held a large-scale exhibition to compile his artistry with 25 years of history. As a master of manipulation, Lee turns discarded pieces of wood into attention-grabbing pieces of art that are both elegant and functional. The true joy of the art of the artist is the unassuming manner in which he shares his profound and wide philosophical understanding of life in novel and at times prosaic forms, employing in the process, a rich array of materials to realize objects of great beauty. Feast your eyes with Lee’s astonishing artworks.
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