Lee Kit “The Voice Behind Me”

Shiseido Gallery

poster for Lee Kit “The Voice Behind Me”

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Lee’s keywords for this exhibition include concepts like “fear,” “solitude,” and “breathing.” Many of these chosen terms reflect frustration with political and social inequalities, the stresses that accompany daily life, and inescapable solitude. On display are around ten works, among them “Scratching the Table Surface” and other past representative pieces, new works including paintings on cloth with text, paintings on cardboard, and video created for the gallery’s unique space. While Lee’s works do not speak their messages loudly, they embody a refined wit. The Japanese public, having passed through its own period of high economic prosperity, is now standing at a turning point. These works include some hints for the Japanese to cope with their current situation.

[Related Event]
Gallery Tour by Lee Kit
The artist will discuss his works (with Japanese-English interpretation)
Date: Jun. 6 (Sat) 14:00–14:30
Admission: Free of charge

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from June 02, 2015 to July 26, 2015

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Lee Kit

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李傑(リー・キット)「The voice behind me」レビュー

都会の喧噪から一歩足を踏み入れたところに広がる、誰の個人的な思い出でもない静けさ。そこでは、見る人がそれぞれに自分の空間としてカスタマイズして、心の置き場所を見つけることができる。

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