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Myoung Ho Lee at Yossi Milo Gallery

Studio portraits and landscape photography merge in Myoung Ho Lee’s series of trees in Mongolia and Korea, set against a white canvas backdrop. Lee digitally removes ropes and assistants, suggesting a less mediated encounter with a solitary and wonderful product of nature. (At Yossi Milo Gallery in Chelsea through Aug 25th). Myoung Ho Lee, Tree…#9, archival inkjet print, 15 ¾ x 22 1/8 inches (image), 2017.

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Myoung Ho Lee’s photos use a complicated process to create a simple image: trees separated from their surroundings, hinting at the world beyond. The canvas that frames each tree is there by human design, turning the object into a subject, pulling it out of the landscape.

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ART: Myoung Ho Lee’s “Tree” Series

Seoul-based Myoung Ho Lee’s photos use a complicated process to create a simple image: trees separated from their surroundings, hinting at the world beyond. In this series, “TREE,” the “photography-act” is more than a click. The canvas that frames each tree is there by human design, turning the object into a subject, pulling it out of the landscape. More after the jump:

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