LEE, YONG DEOK (*1959, in Seoul, South Korea)

Education

1997 Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Meisterschüler (Prof. K. H. Biederbick)
1996 Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Bildhauerei
1989 M.F.A, Department of Sculpture, Graduate School of Seoul National University
1982 B.F.A, Department of Sculpture, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University

Awards

2016 The 15th Moonshin Fine-Art Award
2011 The 25th Kimseajoong Sculpture Prize
1987 The 6th Korean Fine Art Grand Prize Exhibition – Grand Prize
1986 The 5th Korean Fine Art Grand Prize Exhibition – Superior Prize

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 Indivisibility, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea
2017 Moonshin Fine-Art Award, Moonshin Museum, Masan, Korea
2011 It Was Just There, 7S Art Gallery, Zandhoven, Belgium
2010 On the Threshold, PYO Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China
2009 On the Threshold, PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Depth of Shadow, PYO Gallery LA, Los Angeles, U.S.A

2006 Boutwell, Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Depth of Shadow, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Depth of Shadow, Macao Cultural Centre, Macao Museum of Art, Macao, China
Without Boundary, PYO Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China

2005 Depth of Shadow, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2004 METRIX A – Transfer-Still, The 3rd Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Transfer-Still, PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Transfer, Art Chicago/PYO Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, U.S.A.

2003 Transfer-Backward, PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Transfer-the Both Sides of Existence, KIAF/PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2000 The Both Sides of Existence, Moran Museum of Art, Namyangju, Korea

1997 Kl. k. 7d. 24. 10. 1920. BERLIN, Schulmuseum, Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin, Germany
1991 Reception of Contradiction, Choi Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1988 The 1st Lee, Yong Deok Sculpture Solo Exhibition, Fine Art Center, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Postmodern Real, Seoul National University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Pohang Steel Art Festival, Youngilman Beach, Pohang, Korea

2016 Exposed Concrete, JCC Museum, Seoul, Korea
The Wizard of Art, Severance Art Space, Seoul, Korea
Kim SeaJoong Sculpture Award 30 Anniversary Exhibition, Cultural Art Space Joy of Art, Seoul, Korea

2015 The Wolf and the Tiger–Italian Sculpture and Korea, Museo della Permanete via
FilippoTurati, Milano
The Treasure Island, Yangpyeong Art Museum, Yangpyeong, Korea
Unfold A Dream Art, Angeli Art Museum, Yongin, Korea

2014 [Wall] Collection Highlights, MMCA, Seoul, Korea
East Bridge 2014, Beijing 798 Creative Industry Investment Co., LTD. Beijing, China
Seoul Sculptors Society Exhibition, Artspace H, Seoul, Korea
Nakwoo Sculpture Society, Chosunilbo Museum, Seoul, Korea

2013 Sphere-Body-Landscape: Healing Ground, SOMA, Seoul, Korea
Sculpture, from Liberation to Today, Independence Hall of Korea, Cheonan, Korea
Trace of Korean Art, Seoul Natiopnal University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
The Lights from a Black Stream, Art Center Luvina, Sungnam, Korea
Nakwoo Sculpture Society, Chosunilbo Museum, Seoul, Korea

2012 The Magic Land, Yangpyung, Yangpyung Art Museum, Korea
Jingyeong, Interalia, Seoul, Korea
SCULPTURA LUX MEA, Kim Chong Yung Sculpture Museum, Seoul, Korea
Chaeyongsin and Portrait Paintings in Korea, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea
After Inganjeon 1980, JMG Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Now Dance, Seoul National University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Sculptors Society Exhibition, Moran Museum of Art, Namyangju, Korea
ILLUMINATION-Light in Today’s Art, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
New Scape I~A Study on Landscape, Art Season Gallery, Singapore

2011 Exhibition of Seoul Catholic Artists’ Association, Seoul art Center, Seoul, Korea,
Kinetic Art, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Unfamiliarity, Kwangju Shinseagea Gallery, Kwangju, Korea
Nakwoo Sculpture Society, Chosunilbo Museum, Seoul, Korea
An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Korea & China, Korean Cultural Center Beijing, Beijing, China
Villa de’art and Artists, Topo House, Seoul, Korea
7S Group exhibition, 7S Art Gallery, Zandhoven, Belgium
Reviewing Korean Sculpture-amplitude and vibration, SOMA, Seoul, Korea,

2010 The Analog Forest, Seoul Modern Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Nakwoo Sculpture Society, 315 Art Center, Masan, Korea
Seoul Sculptors Society Exhibition, Seoul Art Center Gongpyeong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The Seoul Art Exhibition 2010, Seoul Modern Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
LA Art Show, LA Convention Center, U.S.A.
Korean Art Show, 4F 521 West 25th Street New York, U.S.A
ART HK 2010, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong, China
Depth of Shadow Ⅱ, PYO Gallery LA, U.S.A.
Opening Commemoration Exhibition, Leeyoonsoo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2009 Korean Eye-Moon Generation, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K.
Body Language, Gallery Touch Art, Paju, Korea
Current of Korean Modern Sculpture, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea
ANTIPODES, ICAM Museum, Suwon, Korea
Exhibition of Seoul Catholic Artists’ Association, Seoul art Center, Korea,
Art Dubai, Madinat Arena and FortIsland, Dubai, UAE
Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center,
Hongkong, China
ALTO ART FAIR BUSAN 2009, Asian Art Works, Inc., Busan, Korea
Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair 09, Grand Hayat Hotel, Seoul, Korea
KIAF, COEX, Seoul, Korea,
Seoul Sculptors Society Exhibition, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Wizard of Oz, Shinseagea Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008 Singapore Biennale 2008, Singapore City Hall, Singapore, Singapore
Seville Biennale 2008, Seville, Spain
Transcendence: Modernity and beyond in Korean Art, Singapore Art Museum,
Singapore, Singapore
Your Mind’s Eye Digital Spectrum, Seoul Modern Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Negative Image, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Expression of Art, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York, New York, U.S.A
Hong Kong International Antique & Art Fair, Hong Kong COEX, Hong Kong, China
Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Singapore Art Fair, SUNTEC Singapore, Singapore
Taipei Art Fair, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Art Hong Kong, Hong Kong COEX, Hong Kong, China

2007 Hommage 100, Korea Art Center, Busan, Korea
Have You Eaten Yet? 2007 Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts,
Taipei, Taiwan
Art Cologne, KolelnmessePlatz, Koeln, Germany
Art Chicago, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, U.S.A.
Asian Contemporary Art Fair, Pier 92, New York, U.S.A.
KIAF, Coex, Seoul, Korea
Shanghai Contemporary, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Taipei art Fair, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Art Hong Kong, Hong Kong COEX, Hong Kong, China
CIGE, China World Trade Center, Beijing, China
Art Beijing, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, China
Art Cologne Mallorca, Terminal A of Palma de Mallorca Airport, Palma de Mallorca,
Spain

2006 Without Boundary, PYO Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
China International Gallery Exposition, China World Trade Center, Beijing, China

2005 Korean Modernism, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
North Beijing Art Fair, Beijing, China
A New Summit of Asian Innovation-Shanghai COOL, Shanghai Duolun Museum of
Modern Art, Shanghai, China
China International Gallery Exposition, China World Trade Center, Beijing, China
The Harmony of 9 Voice Colors, Mitsukoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004 San Francisco Art Exposition, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai Mart Hall, Shanghai, China
China International Gallery Exposition, China International Science and Technology
Center, Beijing, China
Art and Playing, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Self-Portrait Landscape, Woojegil Art Museum, Gwangju, Korea
The 1st Autumn Art Salon in Beijing, National Museum of China, Beijing, China
Sculpture Now- Looking Back: The Contemporary Korean Sculpture, Moran Museum
of Art, Seoul, Korea
Exhibition of Seoul Catholic Artists’ Association, Catholic Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2003 Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai, China
Figurative Sculptures, Mokgeumto Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Sculpture from Korea and China, Caso Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Light of the East 2 – Special Exhibition, KIAF, Coex_PYO Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Art in Landscape, Heiri Art Valley, Paju, Korea
Life and Humour in these Days, SejongArt Center, Seoul, Korea

2002 Art Festival in Bundang, Gallery Samsung Plaza, Seongnam, Korea
Exhibition of invited Artists in Suwon, Open Air Sculpture Park in Suwon Soccer Stadium, Suwon, Korea
Exhibition of 9 Prime Artists, Catholic Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Newspaper-Sculpture, TheKorean Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2001 Exhibition of Catholic Artists’ Association, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Art Festival in Bundang, Gallery Samsung Plaza, Seongnam, Korea
Exhibition of Exchange Interuniversity 2001, Gallery Beronanos, Paris, France
Exhibition of Prime Artists, Kyunggi Culture Foundation, Suwon, Korea
Prospect of Korean Sculpture in the 20th Century, Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

2000 Media City Seoul 2000, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Exhibition of Catholic Artists’ Association, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Sculpture Now 2000, Moran Museum of Art, Maseok, Korea

1999 Symbol of Korean Modern Sculpture, Gallery Woodeok, Seoul, Korea
Art Festival in Naju, Art Hall of Dongshin University, Naju, Korea
Millennium 2000, Wellside Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1998 Modern Korean Sculpture Invitational Exhibition, MBC, Seoul, Korea

1997 Master’s Degree Show, GalerieQuer, Berlin, Germany
Artists’ Camp in ASO, Vol. 5’, Oguni Open Place, Oguni, Japan
Re-FlexTwo Person Show, Choi Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1996 International Symposium: Korean Earth and Fire, Seongnam Ceramic, Iksan, Korea
New Works, Galerie Franz Richter, Berlin, Germany
Small Sculpture Triennale, Walkerhill Museum, Seoul, Korea

1994 Mordim Museum, Heimat Museum, Berlin, Germany

1991 The 1st Opening Exhibition Commemorating of Icon Gallery, Icon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1990 The 1st Opening Exhibition Commemorating of Sonamoo Gallery: From Tiger to
Pig, Sonamoo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
´90 Modern Sculpture, Choheung Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1989 Language of Space, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Human: A Way of Looking of 7 Artists, Gallery Now, Seoul, Korea
Small Sculpture, Gallery Seomi, Seoul, Korea
The Figurative Arts of 1980’s, Kumho Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Present·Image, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

1988 22 Sculptors, Dong Soong Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition in the Open Air, MBC, Seoul, Korea
Today’s 25 Figure Sculptor, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea

1987 Prize Winners Exhibition, Fine Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
B35-’87, Fine Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Korean Sculpture Today, Total Outdoor Museum, Seoul, Korea
10 Sculptors, Il Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1986 79 Artists in Seoul, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1983 52 Artists, Young Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Drawing of Sculptor, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul, Korea
83-21, Growrich Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Selected Solo Exhibitions