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Lee Kyu-tak


Lee Kyu-tak specialises in buncheong, a technique indigenous to Korea, which is characterised by earthy colours and white slip decoration.

Lee’s body of work is very varied, showing the artist’s versatility and creative output. 

Portrait of Lee Kyu-tak. Image courtesy Icheon Ceramic.


Ye Studio. Image courtesy Icheon Ceramic.

On the one hand, he embraces the natural flow of the glaze on the pot and the unpredictable nature of the firing process; on the other he brings to life finely decorated works or plane surfaces. 


Ye Studio. Image courtesy Icheon Ceramic.

Selected Exhibitions

2019 Collect, London, UK
2018 Salon International Du Patrimoine Culturel, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France 2012 Solo Exhibition, Takashimaya Department Store, Tokyo, Japan


Selected Collections

National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Museo Nacional de las Culturas del Mundo, Mexico City, Mexico

Media, techniques and areas of interest

Korean ceramic tradition, celadon, jars, vases, home decor, open-work

Ye Studio. Image courtesy Icheon Ceramic.

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