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Christie brings legendary Korean artist Lee Jung-Seob’s masterpieces to life

Christie E Series projectors deployed to showcase Lee’s most endearing artworks at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
Posted 6/2/2016

SEOUL, South Korea – (June 3, 2016) – Christie® visual solutions is bringing the artworks of legendary Korean painter Lee Jung-Seob to life with digital projections of his masterpieces during a five-month exhibition at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea from June 3 to October 3, 2016.


Titled “The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Korean Modern Masters – Lee Jung-Seob,” the event pays tribute to the painter, known as Korea’s national artist, for his contributions to the introduction of western-style painting in the country. Lee is most famous for his works featuring oxen and family, acclaimed for their artistic and historical value. His masterpieces – created during the nation’s turbulent history from Japan’s colonial rule of Korea and liberation to the Korean War and after – are highly treasured for symbolizing the indomitable spirit of the Korean people. The paintings also epitomize the artist’s strong yearnings for his family and his passionate artistic essence.​

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