Lee Kit Biography

Born in 1978, Hong Kong. Lee Kit has in recent years presented paintings that focus on quotidian objects, like various kinds of skincare products (Nivea, Vaseline), and works that address seemingly ordinary daily rituals, like having a cup of tea. He is represented in New York by Lombard-Freid Projects, and was included in the 2012 New Museum Triennial, the 2012 Liverpool Biennial, and recent exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern and the Hong Kong Museum of Art. Artist Lee Kit has been selected to represent Hong Kong at the 2013 Venice Biennale.