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Happy General - Black
These new series of print is specially made after the successful sculptural show with National Museum Singapore in 2009/10, title “Lost in the City”
The work is a celebration of life in today’s modern society with the blend of East and West culture.
Silkscreen on paper
This artwork will come rolled
- Medium: Printmaking
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Justin Lee was awarded Mont Blanc Young Artist World Patronage Project 2006, Hamburg, German. He was also awarded the NAFA Scholarship for his BA degree course in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore in 2005 and the National Art Council, Georgette-Chen Arts Scholarship for his Diploma in Fine Arts from the Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore which he completed in 1999. In 2000, he was selected to complete a 6-months intensive training programme at the Tyler Print Workshop in New York, under Mr. Ken Tyler’s supervision. He returned and worked as an apprentice with the Singapore Tyler Institute for two years.View Profile »
Justin Lee's series of works bring a different understanding of today’s Singaporean society and lifestyle with a blend of east and west cultures. He believes that art plays an important role in helping people to grow in self-awareness and encourages reflection on how text influences and controls our daily lives. His works also reflect on words and images from the mass media like signage, billboards and consumer products which control our thoughts and expression.
Justin has also participated in several exhibitions in Singapore and his first solo art exhibition “Double Happiness, a Fantasy in Red” (2003) and second solo “Toy Nation” (2003). His 3rd Solo Exhibited at Esplanade Tunnel, and level 3 Community Wall (April/July2005), and also has been invited to participate in the Singapore Art Festival in Japan (24 July 05, Aoyama kottou douri, Tokyo), Gwang Ju National Museum and Okgwa Museum in Korea, “6th Culture and Art Festival of Songzhuang” in Beijing, Bangkok (BACC), Taipei- Taiwan, “CausewayEXchange-2011” in Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia and current works “Art Garden” at Singapore Art Museum-2011 & 2012, Singapore National Museum and “Life after Death” at Asia Civilizations Museum, Singapore (2011) and Japan “Itoshima Arts Farm” (2012). His up current experimental short video work is show casing in Singapore Art Museum, Panorama: Recent Art from Contemporary Asia, starting now till 25 December 2012.