Performance Artist – Lee Kun-Yong

Lee Kun-Yong

Korean Artist- Performance Art, Visual Art, Body Art, Conceptual Art, Political Art

The founder of the Korean avant-garde art group Space and Time, and a pioneer of Avant-Garde, Lee Kun-Yong is considered to be one of the foremost early champions of performance art in Korea. In the 1960s and 70s, his simple, thought-provoking performance art pieces infused new spiritual energy into a Korean avant-garde art movement then beleaguered on both conceptual and political fronts, and he is called the father of Korean Performance art.

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