Lot 109
  • 109

Lee Ufan

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Lee Ufan
  • From Point¬†No. 221
  • signed, titled and dated 1974.8 on the reverse
  • oil and mineral pigment on canvas
  • 24.5 by 33.5 cm. 9 5/8 by 13 1/8 in.

Provenance

Jiyugaoka Gallery, Tokyo
Private Collection, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Condition

Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the background tends more towards a light yellow with fewer red undertones, and the blue is brighter in the original. Condition: Please refer to the Contemporary Art department for the condition report.
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Catalogue Note

"Painting is not merely reproducing ready thoughts on canvas, it is engagement with the concern to create encounters."
Lee Ufan
in: Jean Fisher, Ed., Selected Writings by Lee Ufan, 1970-96, London 1996, p. 5