Photo copyright: Sebastian Schutyser


was founded
in 2012
by Gil Bauwens
and Minyoung Lee.

As a meeting point between Asia and Europe, Lee-Bauwens has been introducing and connecting the two cultures in the art scene by representing influential artists from both worlds. Prominent Korean artists such as Chun Kwang-Young, Nam Tchun-Mo, Kim Hyun-Sik, Moon-Pil Shim and Meekyoung Shin were introduced to the Belgian public for the first time, and talented emerging artists such as Jiana Kim, Sunghong Min and Jukhee Kwon were discovered and nurtured in their growth. Likewise, the works of Aurelie Nemours, Ode Bertrand, Maurice Frydman, Paola Pezzi, Javier León Pérez, Esther Stocker and Lucas Leffler were introduced in Korea through various exhibition programs.

Having worked as a curator at the Asia Museum in Korea, Minyoung Lee works closely with art institutions and museums. In 2022, Minyoung Lee coordinate with the curators Yongwoo Lee, Manuela Luca-Dazio and Boghossian Fondation for, Times Reimagined, Solo Show of Chun Kwang Young as a Collateral Event of 59th Venice Biennale.

In an ongoing effort to bring the two worlds closer, in 2019, Min Young Lee-Bauwens collaborated at the seminal exhibition Brussels in SongEun: Imagining Cities Beyond Technology 2.0 to commemorate the official visit of the King of Belgium to Korea. And the gallery also partnered in holding René Magritte, The Revealing Image, Photos & Films exhibition at two different Korean museums (Ground & Wooyang).

Lee-Bauwens Gallery hopes to always be an open and intimate space where artists, collectors, and institutions may communicate freely sharing what touches them most deeply today in contemporary art, reflecting on what has happened, and experimenting on what’s to come.

Lee-Bauwens Gallery
Open Thursday to Saturday
14:00 - 18:00 or by appointment

36 rue du Charme
1190 Brussels

Gil Bauwens
+ 32 475 411 963

Minyoung Lee
+ 32 496 88 25 23

Quentin Bauwens

Alexia Struye

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