Working with wood and metal, Korean artist Jae Hyo Lee creates pristine formed and intricate sculptures. Lee designs functional furniture and artistic sculptures, benches, stools, and tables figured of abstract and biomorphic forms. Each piece crafted by Jae Hyo Lee is composed of an engaging shape and has an inherently domestic purpose at the same time. The artist plays with the boundaries between modern art and design while demonstrating a solid respect for raw materials and an innovative approach for displaying their characteristics. Revealing a subtly humorous and unsentimental attitude to nature Lee believes that the beauty of art is a product of the labor from where it comes from.
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