Lee Kit

Lee Kit

Tender, 2012

Lee Kit (b. 1978) currently lives and works in Hong Kong and Taipei, Taiwan.

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. 

Lee Kit has participated in many important exhibitions, festivals and biennials, including: Solo Exhibition “Resonance of a sad smile”, Art Sonje Centre, Seoul (KR, 2019); Solo Exhibition “We used to be more sensitive”, Hara Museum, Tokyo (JP, 2018); Solo Exhibition “Linger on, your lit-up shade”, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno (IT, 2018); Solo Exhibition “I didn’t know that I was dead”, OCAT, Shenzhen (CN, 2018); “All watched over by the machines of loving grace”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR, 2017); Solo Exhibition “A small sound in your head”, S.M.A.K., Ghent (BE, 2016); Solo Exhibition “Hold your breath, dance slowly”, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis (US, 2016); Ural Industrial Biennial, Yekaterinburg (RU, 2015); “Generosity, the Art of Giving”, National Gallery in Prague (CZ, 2016); Sharjah Biennial (UAE, 2015); Solo Exhibition “The voice behind me”, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo (JP, 2015);  “Room Service”, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden Baden (DE, 2014); “Beating in the Bush”, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastrich (NL, 2014); Hugo Boss Asia Art, Rockbund Museum, Shanghai (CN, 2013); Solo Exhibition “You (you).”, The 55th Venice Biennale Hong Kong Pavilion, Italy (2013); “Print/Out”, MoMA, New York,  (US, 2012); “No soul for sale”, Tate Modern, London (UK, 2010).


"Can you puff that sound away?"

February 18 – March 24, 2012