Minneapolis Institute of Art – Two Major Works by IL LEE

2017

Minneapolis Institute of Art – Two Major Works by IL LEE

Art Projects International is pleased to announce that the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) has recently been designated as… Read More Minneapolis Institute of Art – Two Major Works by IL LEE

Il Lee featured in the book “The Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look at Art”

2017

Il Lee featured in the book “The Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look at Art”

Il Lee is featured in the book The Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look at Art, published by Phaidon, London, in… Read More Il Lee featured in the book “The Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look at Art”

IL LEE: New Paintings/40 Years in New York reviewed in ATLAS

2016

IL LEE: New Paintings/40 Years in New York reviewed in ATLAS

40 years of his work is currently on view at Art Projects International. The lovingly compiled exhibition highlights a recent body of… Read More IL LEE: New Paintings/40 Years in New York reviewed in ATLAS

Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of IL LEE: New Paintings/40 Years in New York

2016

Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of IL LEE: New Paintings/40 Years in New York

Published on the occasion of the exhibition presented at Art Projects International, New York, from September 22 - November 19, 2016. Read More Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of IL LEE: New Paintings/40 Years in New York

Il Lee featured in ARTnews

2016

Il Lee featured in ARTnews

...[Trent Morse] traces a more venerable trajectory for the pen and its users, tracking its evolution back to Giacometti, with his… Read More Il Lee featured in ARTnews

Il Lee featured in The Guardian

2016

Il Lee featured in The Guardian

‘Many people would classify Il Lee’s tang led ballpoint lines as “scribbles”,’ Morse writes. ‘Those people would be missing the point.… Read More Il Lee featured in The Guardian

Il Lee featured in Ballpoint Art by Trent Morse published by Laurence King, London

2016

Il Lee featured in Ballpoint Art by Trent Morse published by Laurence King, London

"In many ways, Lee is a godfather of ballpoint art. Along with Alighiero Boetti and Jan Fabre, he was one of the first artists to… Read More Il Lee featured in Ballpoint Art by Trent Morse published by Laurence King, London

IL LEE at the Palm Springs Art Museum, California, May 25 - September 4, 2016

2016

IL LEE at the Palm Springs Art Museum, California, May 25 - September 4, 2016

Il Lee's ballpoint pen ink work on paper will be featured in First Hand: Architects, Artists, and Designers from the L.J. CellaRead More IL LEE at the Palm Springs Art Museum, California, May 25 - September 4, 2016

Drawing by IL LEE enters the Palm Springs Art Museum

2016

Drawing by IL LEE enters the Palm Springs Art Museum

Art Projects International is pleased to announce SW-18 (2006), a ballpoint pen ink work on paper by IL LEE, recently entered the Palm… Read More Drawing by IL LEE enters the Palm Springs Art Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquires drawing by IL LEE

2016

The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquires drawing by IL LEE

Art Projects International is pleased to announce The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently acquired Untitled 303 (2003) by Il Lee for… Read More The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquires drawing by IL LEE

IL LEE in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Artist Project

2015

IL LEE in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Artist Project

Watch IL LEE discuss Rembrandt portraits in Season 2 of The Artist Project produced by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan… Read More IL LEE in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Artist Project

IL LEE at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, May 4 - July 26, 2015

2015

IL LEE at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, May 4 - July 26, 2015

Il Lee in MMCA Collection Highlights: Untitled at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, May 4 - July 26, 2015 Read More IL LEE at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, May 4 - July 26, 2015

Il Lee at the San Jose Museum of Art, California, October 2, 2014 - February 22, 2015

2014

Il Lee at the San Jose Museum of Art, California, October 2, 2014 - February 22, 2015

Il Lee in Momentum: An Experiment in the Unexpected at the San Jose Museum of Art, California, October 2, 2014 - February 22, 2015. Read More Il Lee at the San Jose Museum of Art, California, October 2, 2014 - February 22, 2015

Il Lee’s painting featured in InStyle Magazine

2014

Il Lee’s painting featured in InStyle Magazine

Il Lee’s painting is featured in October 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine's article “Secrets of the Super Stylish” that profiles high… Read More Il Lee’s painting featured in InStyle Magazine

Il Lee featured in Design House Magazine

2014

Il Lee featured in Design House Magazine

A behind the scenes article about Il Lee is featured in the August 2014 issue of Home Living & Style (행복이가득한집) magazine published by… Read More Il Lee featured in Design House Magazine

Artist Talk with Il Lee at Art Projects International, June 12, 2014

2014

Artist Talk with Il Lee at Art Projects International, June 12, 2014

Artist talk with Il Lee on Thursday, June 12, 3pm, at Art Projects International. Read More Artist Talk with Il Lee at Art Projects International, June 12, 2014

Il Lee featured in ARTnews

2014

Il Lee featured in ARTnews

Il Lee is featured in the ARTnews (January 2014 issue) cover article "Making Cutting-Edge Art with Ballpoint Pens" by Trent Morse. Read More Il Lee featured in ARTnews

Il Lee in Asia Art Archive Fundraiser Auction in Hong Kong

2013

Il Lee in Asia Art Archive Fundraiser Auction in Hong Kong

Preview: November 21-25 at Christie's Hong Kong. Read More Il Lee in Asia Art Archive Fundraiser Auction in Hong Kong

The New York Times review of ‘Extreme Drawing’ at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

2013

The New York Times review of ‘Extreme Drawing’ at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Il Lee's inclusion in The Aldrich's Extreme Drawing–Ballpoint Pen Drawing Since 1950 has been featured in the review by Martha… Read More The New York Times review of ‘Extreme Drawing’ at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Il Lee at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, March 24 - August 25, 2013

2013

Il Lee at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, March 24 - August 25, 2013

With the rise of anti-art movements such as Fluxus in the 1960s, a number of notable artists made drawings using the ballpoint pen. The… Read More Il Lee at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, March 24 - August 25, 2013

Il Lee at the San Francisco State University Art Gallery, February 23 - March 23, 2013

2013

Il Lee at the San Francisco State University Art Gallery, February 23 - March 23, 2013

Il Lee in The Moment for Ink at the San Francisco University Art Gallery, California, from February 23 - March 23, 2013. Read More Il Lee at the San Francisco State University Art Gallery, February 23 - March 23, 2013

Il Lee in 44th Collector’s Show at the Arkansas Arts Center, November 30 - December 30, 2012

2012

Il Lee in 44th Collector’s Show at the Arkansas Arts Center, November 30 - December 30, 2012

First organized in 1968, The Collector's Show has evolved to an annual tradition that brings the New York gallery scene to Little Rock.… Read More Il Lee in 44th Collector’s Show at the Arkansas Arts Center, November 30 - December 30, 2012

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art Acquires Il Lee’s Works

2012

Leeum Samsung Museum of Art Acquires Il Lee’s Works

Two large-scale works by IL Lee were recently acquired for the museum's permanent collection. Read More Leeum Samsung Museum of Art Acquires Il Lee’s Works

Il Lee Solo Exhibition at Gallery Hyundai in Seoul, Korea, June 19 - July 15, 2012

2012

Il Lee Solo Exhibition at Gallery Hyundai in Seoul, Korea, June 19 - July 15, 2012

Gallery Hyundai in Seoul, Korea, will present IL LEE and The Line of Duration, a major solo exhibition of works by Il Lee from June… Read More Il Lee Solo Exhibition at Gallery Hyundai in Seoul, Korea, June 19 - July 15, 2012

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires IL Lee’s Works

2012

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires IL Lee’s Works

The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired four monoprints by IL Lee for the museum's permanent collection. These four works were first… Read More The Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires IL Lee’s Works

Il Lee in 11th National Drawing Invitational at the Arkansas Arts Center, April 20 - Sept 9, 2012

2012

Il Lee in 11th National Drawing Invitational at the Arkansas Arts Center, April 20 - Sept 9, 2012

Il Lee in the 11th National Drawing Invitational: New York, Singular Drawings at Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, April 20 -… Read More Il Lee in 11th National Drawing Invitational at the Arkansas Arts Center, April 20 - Sept 9, 2012

Il Lee on Cover of “Stolen Air: A Selection of Poems by Osip Mandelstam” Published by HarperCollins

2012

Il Lee on Cover of “Stolen Air: A Selection of Poems by Osip Mandelstam” Published by HarperCollins

Il Lee's BLW-002 is on the cover of the forthcoming book: Stolen Air: A Selection of Poems by Osip Mandelstam by Christian Wiman with… Read More Il Lee on Cover of “Stolen Air: A Selection of Poems by Osip Mandelstam” Published by HarperCollins

In Conversation: IL LEE with Jane DeBevoise

2011

In Conversation: IL LEE with Jane DeBevoise

Il Lee with Jane DeBevoise (Chair, Asia Art Archive), Jung Lee Sanders (Director, Art Projects International) and Ali Van (AAA-A… Read More In Conversation: IL LEE with Jane DeBevoise

Gallery Talk with Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 4, 2011

2011

Gallery Talk with Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 4, 2011

Gallery Talk with Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 4, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Read More Gallery Talk with Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 4, 2011

Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 23, 2010 - March 20, 2011

2010

Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 23, 2010 - March 20, 2011

A special installation of Il Lee's new large-scale work on canvas accompanied by a ballpoint pen work on paper is on view in the Arts… Read More Il Lee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 23, 2010 - March 20, 2011

Il Lee at Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas

2010

Il Lee at Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas

IL Lee in INK, Inc. at Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX from June 19 - August 14, 2010. Read More Il Lee at Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas

Il Lee Solo Exhibition at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas

2010

Il Lee Solo Exhibition at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas

New Vision: Ballpoint Drawings by IL LEE at the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Texas, from May 22 - September 26, 2010. Read More Il Lee Solo Exhibition at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas

Il Lee in Architecture and Abstraction at Gensler, New York

2010

Il Lee in Architecture and Abstraction at Gensler, New York

IL LEE in Architecture and Abstraction: Building Images Real and Imagined at Gensler, Rockefeller Center, NYC, through June 4, 2010. Read More Il Lee in Architecture and Abstraction at Gensler, New York

Il Lee at Texas State University

2009

Il Lee at Texas State University

Il Lee in On, Of or About: 50 paper works at Texas State University–San Marcos, September 22 - October 22, 2009 Read More Il Lee at Texas State University

Il Lee Solo Exhibition in Santa Fe, August 7 - September 26, 2009

2009

Il Lee Solo Exhibition in Santa Fe, August 7 - September 26, 2009

A major solo exhibition of Il Lee's new ballpoint works in Santa Fe,
August 7 - September 26, 2009. Read More Il Lee Solo Exhibition in Santa Fe, August 7 - September 26, 2009

Il Lee at ART HK 09

2009

Il Lee at ART HK 09

Il Lee at ART HK 09 - Hong Kong International Art Fair, May 14-17, 2009. Read More Il Lee at ART HK 09

IL LEE at the Vilcek Foundation

2008

IL LEE at the Vilcek Foundation

Art Projects International is pleased to announce that the Vilcek Foundation will present an exhibition of recent works by IL LEE. The… Read More IL LEE at the Vilcek Foundation

IL Lee: Ballpoint Drawings at the Queens Museum of Art

2007

IL Lee: Ballpoint Drawings at the Queens Museum of Art

IL LEE: Ballpoint Drawings at the Queens Museum of Art, New York, July 19 - September 20, 2007 Read More IL Lee: Ballpoint Drawings at the Queens Museum of Art

IL LEE: Ballpoint Abstractions at the San Jose Museum of Art

2007

IL LEE: Ballpoint Abstractions at the San Jose Museum of Art

IL LEE: Ballpoint Abstractions will be on view at the San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA) from March 11 to July 8, 2007. Read More IL LEE: Ballpoint Abstractions at the San Jose Museum of Art