The Guggenheim Acquires Three Seminal Works by Artist, Philosopher, and Poet Lee Ufan.

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NEW YORK, NY.- The Guggenheim Museum recently acquired three seminal works by artist, philosopher, and poet Lee Ufan. The two sculptures and one painting come into the collection on the eve of this summer’s retrospective Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity and are generous gifts of Lisson Gallery, London; Kukje Gallery, Seoul; Blum & Poe, Los Angeles; and The Pace Gallery, New York, in honor of the artist. Active in Korea, Japan, and France since the 1960s, Lee’s creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical terrain has radically expanded the possibilities for Post-Minimalist painting and sculpture. Lee’s innovative body of work revolves around the notion of encounter—seeing the bare existence of what is actually before