jaehyo lee: transformations
jaehyo lee: transformations jaehyo lee: transformations
oct 03, 2012

jaehyo lee: transformations

‘1 0121-1110=1110611’ from ‘transitions’ by lee jaehyo, 2012wood (larch) 72x99x99cm (28x39x39in)all images courtesy of albemarle gallery

korean artist jaehyo lee creates sculptures and furniture pieces from metal and chopped wood. these elements are bound together in such a way that the often-times linear building components become curved semi-geometric works of art. each piece crafted by jaehyo lee is both an engaging shape within a given space while also existing as an object with an inherently domestic purpose. the artist’s most recent exhibition, ‘transformations’, is comprised of a series of useful art objects through which the artist has continued to actualize his exploration of the materiality of his chosen media.

jaehyo lee’s ‘transformations’ is on show from october 11th until november 3rd, 2012 at albemarle gallery in london, england.

‘6 0121-1110=111068’ wood (big cone pine) 57x84x126cm&52x55x79cm (22x33x50in&20x22x31in)

’16 0121-1110=112027′ wood (camellia) 270x32x32cm(106x13x13in)

’11 0121-1110=1110610′ wood (chestnut) 44x75x114cm (17x30x45in)

’18 0121-1110=1111223′

stainless steel bolts, nails & wood 36 x 41 x 36 cm (14 x 16 x 14 in)

‘8 0121-1110=112053’ stainless steel bolts, nails & wood 54 x 172 x 52 cm (21 x 68 x 20 in)

’10 0121-1110=111048′ stainless steel bolts, nails & wood 53x53x8cm (21x21x3in)

‘7 0121-1110=1081220’ stainless steel bolts, nails & wood 40x69x8cm (16x27x3in)

  • Wow. I\’ll take them! All of these would look fantastic in that giant home I don\’t own.

    Failing my greedy hoarding of these pieces, however, I hope they find their way to a decent museum. It\’s wonderful to see such conceptually simply art executed so sensitively and creatively.

    Naimit says:
  • absolutely stunning

    katherine says:
  • I am so glad texture is on its way back!

    ROEM says:
  • @ROEM

    I’ve noticed this trend as well and I hope so too!

    Silvia says:

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