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WHERE I WORK

Lee Bul

BY HG MASTERS

LEE BUL in her studio. Photo by HG Masters for ArtAsiaPacific

The ascent to Lee Bul’s home and studio by car requires a series of perilous hairpin turns, up narrow streets lined with vine-covered walls and imposing portals, into the hills of northern Seoul. At the end of one almost impassibly tight alley is a metal gate, behind which is the compound where the artist and her husband have lived for more than a decade. Once inside, a panoramic vista opens up, looking back in the…

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