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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 174

    Bien-U Bae (B. 1950)

    Tahiti, 2002

    Price Realised  

    Bien-U Bae (B. 1950)
    Tahiti, 2002
    Numbered 2/5, titled and dated Tahiti. 2002 and signed in Hangul and in Roman script Bae Bien U in pencil
    C-print, mounted on aluminum and with acrylic
    10 5/8 x 22 1/16in. (27 x 56cm.)


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    Bae graduated from Hong-Ik University in 1974 and he has had one-person exhibitions at Kwan Hoon Gallery, Seoul, in 1982; Galerie Gana-Beaubourg, Paris, in 2002 and 2004 and Gana Art, New York, in 2008. His work was exhibited at the Thyssen Museum, Madrid in 2006. Bae's work in the collections of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, the Ho-Am Art Museum, Seoul (Leeum Samsung Museum of Art), and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.