Bul Lee is active/lives in South Korea. Bul Lee is known for Drawing, painting, sculpture, performance, installation, and video.
Biography Bul Lee
One of the foremost contemporary artists in Korea today, Lee Bul first emerged into the New York art scene in 1997 at the Museum of Modern Art with a glittering installation of raw, freshly caught fish, each one meticulously encrusted with sequins and gold flowers. The striking aesthetic, of incongruous beauty and exquisite splendor underlain with a lurking sense of foreboding, followed Lee throughout her career. The dazzlingly evocative Sternbau represents the artist at her very best: the chillingly resplendent chandelier-like structure evokes a sublimely sinister beauty, evoking past eras of grandeur and foretelling catastrophes of utopian desire.
The work is inspired by futurist architect Bruno Taut’s fantastical visions of an “Alpine
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