IL LEE: New Paintings / 40 Years in New York

September 22 - November 19, 2016Art Projects International

IL LEE: New Paintings / 40 Years in New York
  • 00
    Il Lee, BL-1606, 2016, ballpoint ink on canvas, 82 x 118 inches (208.3 x 299.7 cm)
  • 01
    Il Lee, BL-1507, 2015, ballpoint ink on canvas, 33 1/2 x 43 inches (85.1 x 109.2 cm)
  • 02
    Il Lee, BL-1502, 2015, ballpoint ink on canvas, 42 x 40 inches (106.7 x 101.6 cm)
  • 03
    Il Lee, BL-1505, 2015, ballpoint ink on canvas, 36 x 32 inches (91.4 x 81.3 cm)
  • 04
    Installation view of Il Lee's BL-1505 and BL-1506 (each: 2015, ballpoint ink on canvas, 60 x 42 inches, 152.4 x 106.7 cm).
  • 05
    Il Lee, BL-1602, 2016, ballpoint ink on canvas, 46 x 33 inches (116.8 x 83.8 cm)
  • 07
    Il Lee, MBL-1303, 2013, ballpoint ink on paper, 26 x 20 3/4 inches (66 x 52.7 cm)
  • 08
    Il Lee, SBL-1301, 2013, ballpoint ink on paper, 17 1/2 x 14 inches (44.5 x 35.6 cm)
  • 11
    Il Lee, ITW-1203, 2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 82 x 117 inches (208.3 x 297.2 cm)
  • 12
    Il Lee, WG-1601, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 59 x 38 inches (149.9 x 96.5 cm)
  • 13
    Il Lee, IW-1601, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 46 x 32 inches (116.8 x 81.3 cm)
  • 14
    Il Lee, BLY-1601, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 68 x 50 inches (172.7 x 127 cm)
  • 15
    Il Lee, BLY-1602, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 68 x 48 inches (172.7 x 121.9 cm)
  • 16.1
    Il Lee, IY-1501, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 28 x 26 inches (71.1 x 66 cm)
  • 16.2
    Il Lee, IY-1502, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 28 x 26 inches (71.1 x 66 cm)
  • 16.3
    Il Lee, IY-1503, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 28 x 26 inches (71.1 x 66 cm)
  • 16.5
    Il Lee, WB-1504, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 40 x 43 inches (101.6 x 109.2 cm)
  • 17
    Il Lee, IW-1503, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 24 x 28 inches (61 x 71.1 cm)
  • 18
    Il Lee, BLR-1501, 2015, acrylic and oil on canvas, 22 x 24 inches (55.9 x 61 cm)
  • 21.1
    Installation view of Il Lee's ITW-1203 (2012, acrylic and oil on canvas, 82 x 117 inches, 208.3 x 297.2 cm).
  • 21.2
    Installation view of Il Lee's BL-1606 (2016, ballpoint ink on canvas, 82 x 118 inches, 208.3 x 299.7 cm).
  • 21.3
    Installation view of Il Lee's ITW-1203 and BL-1606 in IL LEE: New Paintings / 40 Years in New York at Art Projects International, New York, 2016.
  • 21.9
    Installation view of Il Lee's BL-1505 (2015, ballpoint ink on canvas, 36 x 32 inches, 91.4 x 81.3 cm).
  • 22
    Installation view of Il Lee's BLY-1602, WG-1601 and BLY-1601 in IL LEE: New Paintings / 40 Years in New York at Art Projects International, New York, 2016.
  • 23
    Installation view of Il Lee's BLY-1602 in IL LEE: New Paintings / 40 Years in New York at Art Projects International, New York, 2016.

Also in the gallery's expanded exhibition space, a special presentation of select works from the late 1970s to the present features a range of Il Lee's styles and media over the last four decades. For more information on this special overview of his 40 years in New York, please contact ArtProjects at
212-343-2599.