DANIEL LEE

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Beginning from stark portraits photographed with a high resolution digital camera, Daniel Lee submits his pictorial subjects to the digital wringer, provoking their unsettling metamorphosis into animal-like forms. He appropriately entitled these series “Manimals”, “Judgement”, “108 Windows”, “Origin” and “Nightlife” initially shown at O.K. Harris Works of Art Gallery in New York since 1993, in addition, these works attracted the attention of publications like PBS Television, BBC News, New York Times, American Photo, Zoom, Wired, Art Life, Harper’s, Creative Technology magazines and gallery and museum exhibitions in France, Italy, England, Japan, Taiwan, Portugal, Canada, Germany, Austria and Australia.

Known as Lee Xiaojing in Chinese, born in Chunking, China (1945) and raised in Taiwan. He moved to United States after he received his BFA in painting from College of Chinese Culture. Then he got his MA degree majored in Photography and Film from Philadelphia College of Art and worked as an Art Director in New York until the late seventies, at which point he changed to photography as a career. Within one and a half decades, he went through different stages in fashion, people to still life collage. Since 1993, computer technology allowed him to combine his various drawing, photographic and fine art skills in one medium.

Daniel Lee’s work has been shown internationally in solo exhibitions at O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York (1993, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2005), the East Gallery, Taipei (2005), Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2004), CCB Center, Lisbon (1999), the Galerie du Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse (1995), the Fotofo Gallery, Bratislava (1995), both of his “108 Windows” and “Origin” in video installation have been shown in the 2003 Biennale of Venice, and to be chosen as the logo artist by Ars Electronica 2005, Linz, Austria.

Lee has lectured at the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University (2005), Maryland Institute College of Art (1997), Ithaca College, New York (1998); the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York (1990); the Beijing Central Art Institute (1986) and the Art School of Shanghai University (1984). Lee lives in New York City with his wife and two sons.
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source: danielseunglee

Daniel Seung Lee (pronounced “sung,” like tongue) is a photographer based in New York City. His perspective on everyday life & the people he interacts with is unlike anyone I know, allowing him to create work that is at once subtle and breathtaking. He also has great hair.

He is available for assignment in New York, his hometown of Los Angeles, or anywhere else you want to send him! He already has a small toothpaste and everything.
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source: v2gg

五颜六色、五光十色、七彩斑斓、绚丽多姿,是人们对花朵最常用的赞美。得益于多彩的颜色,花儿总是会赢得人们的倾心。可大家是否想过,一旦当花朵失去颜色,它们是否还那么令人沉醉?

艺术家Daniel Seung Lee所进行的一个名为“Corolla”的项目就是将花儿全部处理成炭灰色,并放置在同样炭灰色的背景之中。最终所得到的效果令人咋舌。Daniel称,他所进行的这个艺术实践,为的就是在排除色彩的影响时,质地和形式所能承载的表达力。