Tim Lee

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Lisson Gallery, London, New York, Shanghai
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

Tim Lee Curriculum Vitae May 2019 Biography 1975 Born in Seoul, Korea Lives and works in Vancouver, Canada Education 2002 Master of Fine Arts, University of British Columbia 1999 Bachelor of Design, University of Alberta Solo Exhibitions 2018 One Hundred And Sixty Two People, Korean Cultural Centre, Ottawa 2014 Musicircus, New Media Gallery, New Westminister 2013 Asia Society, New York 2010 Streichquartett Op. 1, daadgalerie, Berlin Solo Quintet (1897-1979), Lisson Gallery, London Solo, Duo, Trio (2001-09), Arthur Boskamp Foundation, Hohenlockstedt 2009 Hayward Gallery, London Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne Errors (2001-08), Goodwater Gallery, Toronto 2008 Capp Street Project, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston Remakes, Variations (1741-2049), Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary Klavierübung: Goldberg-Variationen, Johnen Galerie, Berlin Cohan & Leslie, New York 2007 Remakes, Variations (1741-2049), Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich 2006 Lisson Gallery, London Cohan & Leslie, New York 2005 Togetherness, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver 2004 Cohan & Leslie, New York Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver 2003 Sight Gags, YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto 2002 Louie Louie, Or Gallery, Vancouver 2001 The Move, Western Front, Vancouver Group Exhibitions 2019 100 Years of Bauhaus, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin The Metamorphosis, Vancouver Art Gallery 2018 1000 kHz, JohnenPrivat, Berlin Paperwork, Haubrokshows, Berlin 2017 The Arcades Project, Jewish Museum, New York N. Vancouver, Polygon Gallery, North Vancouver Present Elsewhere, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong 2016 “… and yet one more world”, Kunsthaus Hamburg Let There Be Light, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco Kitchen Midden, Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver Surrogates, Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver 2015 Stand-up, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego Flesh of the World, University of Toronto The Collection, Audain Art Museum, Whistler 2014 Piano Arte, Salzburg Musuem, Salzburg 2013 Lens Drawings, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris Piano, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit 2012 9th Shanghai Biennale Klang und Stille, Haus der Kunst, Munich When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco No disaster, Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg The Devil’s Fidelity, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris Marxism, 303 Gallery, New York State of the Art, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf The Record, Miami Art Museum Lo bueno y lo malo, Galeria Nara Roesler Nuit Blanche, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto 2011 Untitled, Istanbul Biennial Play Bach, Circuit Contemporary Art Center, Lausanne Walking Forward-Running Past, Art In General, New York Shore, Forest and Beyond, Vancouver Art Gallery The Record, ICA Boston Thank You, Haubrokshows, Berlin 2010 Conjuring Houdini, Jewish Museum, New York The Record, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco Searching Songs, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography Der diskrete Charme des blinden Flecks, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster It Is What It Is, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa CUE: Artist’s Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery R for Replicant, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco Conversation Pieces, Johnen Galerie, Berlin Broken Fall (Geometric), Astuni Public Projects, Bologna Scene Grammar, Parra & Romero, Madrid Prospect 1.5: Resounding, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans 2009 Pete and Repeat, 176 Projects, London No Visible Means of Escape, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich Zeigen, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin Arena, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto Celebrities of the Self, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops 2008 Revolutions – Forms that Turn, Biennale of Sydney Time Crevasse, Yokohama Triennale Unknown Pleasures, Aspen Art Museum Comic Relief, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Exponential Future, Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver Trust in Me, Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver This Is Not A Void, Galerie Luisa Strina, Sao Paolo I Am Never At Home, Johnen Galerie, Berlin 2007 All About Laughter, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo Passengers, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco Acting the Part, Vancouver Art Gallery For Sale, Cristina Guerra, Lisbon 2006 Sliding Doors, Tate Modern, London Equilibrium and Derivatives, Casa del Lago, Mexico City Distor, Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City Sound and Vision, Musée des beaux-arts, Montréal Portrait of a Citizen, Vancouver Art Gallery Make Believe, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton Wrong, Klosterfelde, Berlin 2005 New Work/New Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York Intertidal, MuHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen Appearances, Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates I Really Should…, Lisson Gallery, London 2004 Anxiety of Influence, Stadtgalerie and Kunstmuseum Bern Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Vancouver Art Gallery; CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco Artist’s Favourites, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Confidence, Passagen Konsthall, Lindkoping Building the Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Soundtracks, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina; Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa Game Over, SAW Gallery, Ottawa 2003 Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast in Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum Video Heroes, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal First Prague Biennial Soundtracks, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton The Blackwood Gallery, Toronto 2002 Vancouver Video, Nuova Icona, Venice Binocular Parallax, Consolidated Works, Seattle Dogwood, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver Suite, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver 2001 Documents, Para/Site ArtSpace, Hong Kong Curatorial Projects 2011 The Object of Observation (Changes by Being Observed), Johnen Galerie 2004 Artists’ Favourites, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 2003 At Work, Clint Burnham, Western Front, Vancouver Awards & Residencies 2011 IASPIS Artist-in-Residence, Stockholm 2009 DAAD Artist-in-Residence, Berlin 2008 Sobey Art Prize 2008 VIVA Art Award Public Collections 101 Collection, San Francisco Arario Gallery, Seoul Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Audain Art Museum, Whistler Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto, Mississauga Goetz Collection, Munich Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin JohnenPrivat Collection, Berlin Musée des beaux-arts, Montreal Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid Museum of Modern Art, New York National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Ringier Collection, Zürich Tate Modern, London Vancouver Art Gallery Zabludowicz Collection, London Selected Bibliography Bouchard, Gilbert A. “Visual art and music: Twain meet”. Edmonton Journal. Jun. 27, 2003. Burnham, Clint. “Tim Lee is a Joke”. YYZINE. Oct. 2003. Burnham, Clint. “Tim Lee”. Flash Art. Jan./Feb. 2005. Milroy, Sarah. “Not-so-stupid art tricks”. The Globe and Mail. Jul. 5, 2005. “100 Future Greats”. Art Review. Dec. 2005. Baker, Kenneth. “Contemporary art through a Left Coast lens”. San Francisco Chronicle. Oct. 13, 2004. Brayshaw, Christopher. “Hello Nasty”. Last Call. Summer 2001. Brayshaw, Christopher. “Changing Illusions of ‘Reality’”. The Globe and Mail. Nov. 6, 2004. Burnham, Clint. Does the Internet Have an Unconscious? Slavoj Žižek and Digital Culture, Bloomsbury Academic. 2018. Chasin, Noah. “Tim Lee”. Art Review. June/July/August 2004. DeVuono, Frances. “Binocular Parallax at Consolidated Works”. ArtWeek. Dec. 2002.. DeVuono, Frances. “Baja to Vancouver”. ArtWeek. Dec. 2003/Jan. 04. Faguet, Michele. “Coversation Pieces: A Chamber Play”. Artforum. Jan. 2010. Fusco, Maria. “The Vancouver Special”. Frieze. Dec. 2006. Graf, Andrea. “Tim Lee”. Art das kunstmagazin. Mar. 2010. Hackett, Regina. “Binocular Parallax”. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Sep. 20, 2002. Helfand, Glen. “Baja to Vancouver”. Artforum. Dec. 2003. p. 150. Hellman, Michel. “Rever sa vie en vidéo”. Le Devoir. Jan. 3-4, 2004. Henderson, Lee. “Canadian artists”. Vancouver Sun. May 19, 2004. Hirschmann, Thomas. “Soundtracks”. Now Magazine. Oct. 16-22, 2003. Hoby, Hermione.”Being There”. The Observer. Sep. 5, 2010. Hoffmann, Jens. “When the Serious is Tinted with Humour, it Makes a Nicer Colour”, Spur04, 2004. Jahn, Jeff. “Baja to Vancouver”. Modern Painters. Jan. 2004. Johnson, Ken. “Tim Lee”. The New York Times. Jun. 11, 2004. “The Object of Observation (Changes by Being Observed)”, Mitteschön, August 2011. Kamps, Toby. “Tim Lee’s Untitled (Alexander Rodchenko, 1928), 2008”. Spot. Houston Center for Photography, 2008. Neal-Smith, Sarah. “Tim Lee”. Frieze. Jul. 2008. Powell, Lisa. “Tim Lee: Perspectives 161”. ArtKrush. Jul. 2008. Rosenberg, Karen. “Northern Lights”. New York. May 31, 2004. Rosenberg, Karen. “Marxism”. New York Times. July 19, 2012. Scott, Michael. “Separating West Coast dream from reality”. Vancouver Sun. Jun. 5, 2004. Turner, Michael. “Not so quiet on the Western front”. The Globe and Mail. Jul. 14, 2004. Wilson, Michael. “Tim Lee”. Artforum. Summer 2006. p. 349.. Publications & Catalogues Present Elsewhere, Asia Art Archive, 2017. The Collection, Audain Art Museum, 2016. One Hundred And Sixty Two People, Presentation House Gallery, 2015. Lens Drawings, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, 2012. Shanghai Biennale, 2012. When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Wattis Institute, 2012. Marxism, 303 Gallery, New York, 2012. State of the Art, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, 2012. The Record, Miami Art Museum, 2012. Lo bueno y lo malo, Galeria Nara Roesler, 2012. Untitled, Istanbul Biennial, 2011. Shore, Forest and Beyond, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2011. The Record, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, 2011. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, 2011. Searching Songs, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, 2011. Der diskrete Charme des blinden Flecks, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, 2011. It Is What It Is, National Gallery of Canada, 2011. Conjuring Houdini, Jewish Museum, New York, 2011. Conversation Pieces, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, 2010. Pete and Repeat, 176 Projects, London, 2009. Time Crevasse, Yokohama Triennale, 2009. Tim Lee: Capp Street Project, CCA Wattis Institute, 2008. Remakes, Variations (1741-2092), Presentation House Gallery, 2008. Exponential Future, Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 2008. Revolutions – Forms that Turn, Biennale of Sydney, 2008. Arena, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, 2009. Ice Cream, Phaidon Press, 2007. All About Laughter, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2007. Modern Optical Experiments in Typography (Univers Ultra Light Oblique), JRP Ringier, 2007. Vitamin Ph, Phaidon Press, 2006. Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, 2005. Appearances, Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal, 2005. Sharjah Biennial, 2005. Art Works: Perform, Thames & Hudson. 2005. The Next Documenta Should Be Curated By An Artist, Revolver Press, 2004. Baja to Vancouver: The West Coast in Contemporary Art, CCA Wattis Institute, 2003. First Prague Biennale, 2003. d’Or, Or Gallery, 2003. Dogwood, Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 2002.