Lee wen new item exhibition "Birds"
Drawing work of first in Japan exhibition
In "3331 GALLERY which arts Chiyoda 3331 runs," we hold artist from Singapore, drawing private exhibition "Birds" of Lee wen (plum sentence).
Blue << birds >> drawn with colored pencil symbolizes peace that he prays for in the times to deepen confusion. Through display of drawing work that 3331 is released for the first time in Japan unfolding as place of ** of various people, place of communication, we send vision of Lee wen.
(the left) Journey of a Yellow Man No. 13: Fragmented Bodies/Shifting Ground
1999 / Perfromance at the 3rd Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia / Photography by Andrea Higgins
(the right) Ping-Pong Go Round / 1998 - / Plywood, table tennis paraphernalia, mixed media / The 5th Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan R.O.C.
It was born in Lee wen (plum sentence) 1957. In Singapore, it is one of domain crossing-like contemporary artists known as international activity mainly. He visualizes it for personal critical mind and value system like social structure through performance and installation work frequently and poses question. We performed performance to cover oneself up with a large quantity of yellow paint early in activity after ** with alternative art group The Artists Village in Singapore and announced series that we exaggerated race as Singaporean figuratively and expressed << Yellow Man >>. With this work, we would get the international recognition rapidly, and this performance went around the world widely. Lee wen is assuming Singapore and Tokyo headquarters now.