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Lee Jeonglok (Korean, b.1971)
LOT ID: 81798
"Seaside no. 2 (Mythic-Scape Series)", 2007

Pigment Print
35.45 х 47.25 in. (90.04 x 120.02 cm.)
Signed, inscribed, by the artist on the photograph. Comes with formal certificate from the artist/gallery.
Print/Casting Year 2007
Edition 1 of 6
Lot description
"Seaside no. 2 (Mythic-scape Series)" (2007) is a stunning and ethereal color photograph by one of the most notable Korean photographers working today, Lee Jeong Lok (Korea, b. 1971). This is edition 1 of 6, is unframed in excellent condition, and measures 35.45 x 47.25 inches (90 x 120 cm). This image is of a nude woman, who appears to sit cross-legged as if meditating inside a clear bubble, which floats serenely upon surface of the water, framed by two, infinite two mythical rows of branches that seem to grow out of the lake itself. This image belongs to the artist's famed "Mythic-Scape" series of transcendental color photographs all based on nature.

In 1996, Lee Jeong Lok received his B.F.A from Qwangji University, Korea an M.F.A in Photo Design from the Graduate School of Hongik University 1998 and an M.F.A in Fine Art Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology, New York U.S. in 2002. His photographs have been included in top Museum and Gallery exhibitions world-wide, including: 2012: "Mudeung Tales" (TODAY ART MUSEUM, Beijing, China) and also in 2012; Gwangju Biennale - Round Table, in 2011: "Mythology Today", Pohang Museum of Art, Korea and "Magical Country", Yangpyeong Art Museum, Korea. In 2010 his works were exhibited in "On the Cutting Edge: Aspects of Korean Contemporary Photography", at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and in 2009 in "New Digital Age", Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia and in 2008: "Contemporary Korean Art", Korean Cultural Centre, London, UK. The artist was awarded the Grand Prize from Shinsegae Art Awards in 2006. His work is held in selected Collections including the Daelim Museum of Art, Seoul, Art Bank, and National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea. The artist lives and works in Korea.
Seaside no. 2 (Mythic-Scape Series) by Lee Jeonglok
  • Seaside no. 2 (Mythic-Scape Series) by Lee Jeonglok
  • Seaside no. 2 (Mythic-Scape Series) by Lee Jeonglok
  • Seaside no. 2 (Mythic-Scape Series) by Lee Jeonglok
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