Guggenheim Museum Produces a Special Exhibition Site for Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity

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NEW YORK, N.Y.- For the exhibition Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity, on view through September 28, 2011, the Guggenheim has produced a special exhibition site charting Lee Ufan’s creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical terrain that has radically expanded the possibilities for painting and sculpture since the 1960s. View the exhibition site. Organized chronologically by series, the site traces Lee’s work starting with his involvement in Mono-ha, an antiformalist, materials-based art movement that developed in Tokyo around a series of seminal writings Lee published between 1968 and 1971, through his recent Dialogue series of paintings, which incorporates peformative elements. For each series, explanatory overview texts and curatorial analysis of selected works are provided along with a slideshow of images. Excerpts from Lee’s writings, drawn from his critical and philosophical essays, appear throughout, o