The many lives of Lee Bul by Jaeseok Kim

The many lives of Lee Bul

Jaeseok Kim

Ahead of Art Basel Hong Kong, Art-in-Culture editor in chief Jaeseok Kim meets the artist who put contemporary Korean art on the map


Lee Bul, Willing To Be Vulnerable - Metalized Balloon, 2015-2016. Installation view of ‘Lee Bul: Crashing’ at the Hayward Gallery, London, 2018. A smaller version of the work will be on view in art Basel Hong Kong's Encounters sector. Courtesy of Studio Lee Bul; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, Paris, and Salzburg; Lehmann Maupin, New York City, Hong Kong, and Seoul; and PKM Gallery, Seoul.. Photo by Mark Blower. © Lee Bul.
Lee Bul, Willing To Be Vulnerable - Metalized Balloon, 2015-2016. Installation view of ‘Lee Bul: Crashing’ at the Hayward Gallery, London, 2018. A smaller version of the work will be on view in art Basel Hong Kong's Encounters sector. Courtesy of Studio Lee Bul; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, Paris, and Salzburg; Lehmann Maupin, New York City, Hong Kong, and Seoul; and PKM Gallery, Seoul.. Photo by Mark Blower. © Lee Bul.