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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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Myoung Ho Lee

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 project “Tree” | Myoung Ho Lee

Instead of painting landscapes on canvas, he puts the canvas behind the trees, so that wildlife is beginning to seem installation. So ordinary trees, which nobody watches in everyday life, become the main subject. Using a white canvas and camera angle Myoung Ho Lee plays with the viewer’s attention.