Vancouver Art Gallery’s new public artwork Red, Green and Blue by artist Khan Lee lights up the Gallery’s Offsite in the heart of downtown Vancouver. On view from November 5, 2016 until April 17, 2017, this movement-
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Building on a sense of theatricality, Khan Lee’s installation acts as an elaborate set composed of three-
Although an oasis literally refers to the greenery within a desert, it also describes a peaceful location or imagined place where one might escape the rigours of everyday life. Lee’s oasis unfolds into an array of colourful and contemplative possibilities that break up the monotony of grey surroundings.
Offsite: Khan Lee is presented as part of Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, a triennial exhibition surveying contemporary art in Vancouver presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery from December 3, 2016 to April 17, 2017.
About the artist
Khan Lee produces sculpture, video, installation and performance art, which frequently draws on everyday objects and situations. Stacks of ceramic plates, three-
Lee was born in Seoul and studied architecture at Hongik University before moving to Vancouver, where he studied art at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Recent exhibitions of his work have taken place at Kamloops Art Gallery; Centre A, Vancouver; and Surrey Art Gallery. Lee is a founding member of the Vancouver-
Khan Lee, Red, Green, Blue, 2016. Site-
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