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    Hangang Woodcut Print Exhibition, 1984
    woodcut print
    51 × 29.5 cm

    The Fifth Woodcut Community “Namu” Exhibition, 1985
    woodcut print
    62 × 38.5 cm

    Won-chul Jung Woodcut Print Exhibition, 1985
    woodcut print
    38.5 × 41 cm

    Jinha Kim Woodcut Print Solo Exhibition, 1988
    woodcut print
    33.5 × 29 cm

    The Seventh Woodcut Community “Namu” Exhibition, 1987
    woodcut print
    62 × 38.5 cm
    Private collection

    The Turn of the History, 1989
    woodcut print
    67 × 42 cm
    Courtesy of the artist

     

    Sop Lee (b. 1960, Seoul, Korea) received a BFA in western painting from Hongik University, Seoul in 1983. He is a founding member of the drawing community Practice and the woodcut community Namu and worked as a curator of Namu Artist Space and Namu Curation from 1990 to 1996. From 1996 until 2010, he was a curator at Art Consulting Seoul and, since then, he has worked as an independent curator and art consultant. He received his master’s and doctorate degree in philosophy from the Catholic University of Korea in 2008 and 2018, respectively, and has explored ontology and hermeneutics in contemporary philosophy. Representative exhibitions include Artworks of Sop Lee (Hangang Art Museum, Seoul, 1984), Trio Exhibitions of Jae-hong Kim, Jinha Kim, Sop Lee (Hangang Art Museum, Seoul, 1987), The Time of Humans (Hangang Art Museum, Seoul, 1986) and Woodcut Group Namu Exhibition (Hangang Art Museum, Seoul, 1987).