Biography

1936Born in Korea
1956Interrupted studies at Seoul National University and came to Japan
1961Graduated from Nihon University, Department of Philosophy, Tokyo
1969Awarded prize for critical writing "From Object to Being"
1990Cultural Decoration, Republic of Korea
1991Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Letters, Republique Fran aise
1973-93Professor of Tama Art University, Tokyo
1997-98Invited Professor at Ecole National Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
 Currently lives and works in Japan and France

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1970Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1973Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1974Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1975Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France
1976Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
1977Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France
1978Hyondae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1978Dusseldorf Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
1980Marl Sculpture Museum, Germany
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Eric Fabre, Paris, France
1982Studio Marconi, Milano, Italy
1983Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1984Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
Hyondae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1985Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1986Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
1987Hyondae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1988The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan
Padiglione D'Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Italy
1989Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
1990Hyondae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1991Lorenzelli Arte, Milano, Italy
1991Hara Museum ARC, Japan
1992Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
1993The Museum of Modern Art Kamakura, Japan
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1994The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Fodazione Mudima, Milano, Italy
Hyondae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1995Stadtisches Museum Leverkusen, Germany
Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
Galerie de Paris, Paris, France
1996Lisson Gallery, London, England
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1997Galerie National de ju de Paume, Paris
Lorenzelli Arte, Milano, Italy
Hyondae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1998Stadtisches Museum im Stadel, Frankfurt
1999Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

1968Contemporary Art of Korea, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
1969The 5th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1969Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brasil
1970Aspects of New Japanese Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
19717th Paris Biennial, Paris, France
1973Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brasil
1974Japan Traditional Gegnwart, Stadische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
19753rd Triennial India, National Academy of Art, India
19762nd Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia
197713th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Awarded prize of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Kassel Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1978Z.B. Sculpture, Stadtische Galerie im Stadeischen Kunstinstilut, Frankfurt, Germany
 Focus 78, Centre Culturel du Marais, Paris
19791st Henry Moore Grand Prize Exhibition, Hakone Open Air Museum, Awarded Superlative Prize, Kanagawa Japan
1980Skluptur im 20 Jhrhundert, Basel, Switzerland
1982Meister der Zeichung, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Germany
 Material Gets Art, National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
 Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Camden Arts Center, London, England
1983ARS 83 Helsinki, Finland
 M. Kawabata, Lee Ufan, and Y. Saito Exhibition Juda Rowan Gallery, London England
1984Wiesbanderner Skulpturentage, Wiesbaden, Germany
198540 Yeards of Japanese Contemporary Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1986Seoul-Paris, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France
1986-87Le Japon des Avant-Gardes, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1987Mono-ha and Post Mono-ha, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1988Mono-ha Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporarnea, Roma, Italy
1989Croisement de Signes, Instilut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
 Japan 1989, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, Belgium
 Effels de Miroir, Bibliotheque Lois Aragon, Ile de France, Choisy, France
1990Blau, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
1991-92Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art The Santa Monica
 Museum of Art, Portland Museum, U.S.A.
 Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
1992Contemporary Art from Korea, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England Avanguardie
 Giaponnesi degli Anni 70, Galleria d'Arte Moderna Bologna, Italy
1994Japanese Contemporary Art, Guggenheim's Soho Museum, New York
1995Asiana, Venezia, Italy
1996Japon 1970 Mono-ha, Musee O'art Moderne Steliene France
 Project 8, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
1997"Two Approaches" Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 "Made in France:" Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Geroge Pompidou, Paris
1998"SARAJEBO 2000", Museum Moderna Kunst stiftung Ludwimg, Wien
 "Korean Contemporary Art-Portics of Time", Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

李 禹煥 略歴

1936韓国慶尚南道に生れる
1956ソウル大学校美術大学中退後、来日
1961日本大学文学部哲学科卒業
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