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Lee Bae

UNION
Until June 20, 2021

About the exhibition

The PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art is pleased to present the exhibition Lee Bae: UNION. Born in South Korea, artist Lee Bae uprooted himself and relocated to Paris in 1989. The displacement from the familiar surroundings of his home country activated an engagement with memory, which would become his main matière. This deeper union with the Self would ultimately reacquaint the artist with charcoal as a physical, mental, and spiritual extension of memory. Dissatisfied with the ...

About the Foundation

Established in 2007 by Phoebe Greenberg, the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing impactful experiences with contemporary art to the public. Each year, the Foundation presents two to three major exhibitions, a series of public events, special collaborative projects, and a forward-thinking education and public engagement program.

International in scope while responsive to the local context, all of its programming is free of charge to reinforce its commitment to accessibility and inclusion. Driven by a desire to foster connection through art, the Foundation is a gathering place, committed to nurturing convivial exchanges aimed at spontaneity and respect.

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