Location: Exchange Terrace and Francis Street
Completion Date: September 2015
JaeHyo Lee’s work emphasizes the essential nature and inherently complex texture of the materials. His wood-on-wood combinations can be seen as playful meditations on the multifaceted nature of wood itself.
“I certainly do not have the power to create ‘beauty.’ I just hope to reveal the beauty in what is usually seen but not noticed. If one looks closely, one sees how beautiful simple elements can be.” – JaeHyo Lee
Lee explores the essential nature and complex texture of the natural materials he works with. Often minimalistic and monumental, his work centers on circular motifs and issues of gravity. Based in Seoul, Korea, his works are held in public and private collections around the world.