Monthly Archives: November 2009

Myoung Ho Lee … Present and Represent

The illusion in Myoung Ho Lee’s photograph stirs an intense curiosity: everyone checks again as to whether the tree at the center of the picture is a real tree or an illusory image. Even after checking, some may mistake it for a painting or another photograph. In this way, provoking an oscillation between the real and illusion, Lee raises questions about representation itself.

Trees © Myung Ho Lee
Trees © Myung Ho Lee

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