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Young-Sé Lee

Born in Korea in 1956, Young-Sé Lee left his native country with his parents at a very young age to settle in France. From a young age, he began painting in the studio of his father, Ungno Lee, a prominent artist in the Asian scene of the 20th century. Young-Sé then attended the National School of Applied Arts, the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
At the crossroads of two cultures, he has built a unique body of work rooted in the Korean tradition of the mid-18th century, while also embracing the modernity of the West.
As a master of hanji mulberry paper, Young-Sé's work is an odyssey between two worlds, his story a true journey between two universes. Employing a timeless technique, the artist's gesture is based on wooden matrices that he has previously sculpted. A creative magic thus transposes the form onto the support, the culmination of which both captivates and intrigues.
Pluralistic and resolutely contemporary, Young-Sé Lee's works sit in majesty, like the promise of an undeniable truth.

Portrait

Portrait

YSL109  31 x 31 cm

YSL109 31 x 31 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL113 130 x 130 cm Helios

YSL113 130 x 130 cm Helios

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL108 70 x 85 cm

YSL108 70 x 85 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL110 31 x 31 cm

YSL110 31 x 31 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL107 100 x 100 cm

YSL107 100 x 100 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL105 50 x 50 cm

YSL105 50 x 50 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL104 50 x 50 cm

YSL104 50 x 50 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL111 130 x 130 cm

YSL111 130 x 130 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL106 100 x 100 cm

YSL106 100 x 100 cm

YSL112 105 x 105 cm

YSL112 105 x 105 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL102 Matrice

YSL102 Matrice

Bois sculpté

YSL101 170 x 100 cm

YSL101 170 x 100 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL104 50 x 509 cm

YSL104 50 x 509 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL103 50 x 50 cm

YSL103 50 x 50 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

YSL111 130 x 130 cm

YSL111 130 x 130 cm

Hanji paper on canvas

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