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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 contemporary art experiences to the public. Its programming is international in scope, responsive to the local context, and free of charge to reinforce PHI’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion. The Foundation is driven by a desire to foster connection through art and deliver programming that sparks critical thinking and joy. In this way, the Foundation is a gathering place, committed to nurturing convivial exchanges that celebrate art as part of our everyday lives.

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