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LEE CHUN-YI (LI JUNYI, B. 1965)
FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION
LEE CHUN-YI (LI JUNYI, B. 1965)

Winter Landscape

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LEE CHUN-YI (LI JUNYI, B. 1965)
Winter Landscape
Scroll, mounted and framed
Ink and colour on paper
44.5 x 29.8 cm. (17 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Acquired by the present owner from Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong.
Exhibited
Hong Kong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Wordplay: Paintings by Lee Chun-yi, 5-19 September 2000.
Post Lot Text
LEE CHUN-YI (B.1965)
Selected exhibitions
2014 National Taiwan Arts Education Center, Taipei, Taiwan (solo)
2013 Shandong Museum, China (group)
2012 Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (group)
2011 Guan Shangyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China (group)
2010 Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, USA (group)
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China (group)
2009 Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA (group)
2008 Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong (group)

Notable collections
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California, USA
The Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK
The National Arts Education Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
The Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Lee Chun-Yi was born in Taiwan in 1965 and settled in Hong Kong in 1970. He studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tunghai University in Taiwan, and the Arizona State University. He currently teaches at the National Taiwan Normal University. Originally trained as a biochemist, Lee met mentor Liu Kuo-sung at a painting class and was encouraged to create paintings with innovative tools and technique. He thus created small soft wood cubic stamps and imprinted them with ink on paper to compose his landscape and flower paintings. Such pixelated images are interpreted as a complete, atmospheric picture from afar, but up close one can see tens of thousands of uniformly-sized squares, each different from the other. By combining the wisdom of Northern Wei stone rubbing and Northern Song landscape painting, Lee expresses an elegant aesthetic through a rational, well-planned execution and his continued appreciation of Chinese classical art.

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