RHYS LEE

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Rhys Lee has held solo exhibitions since 2000 in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and internationally in New York, Los Angeles, Germany, Paris and New Zealand. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2019), the Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne (2015), the Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (2012), Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (2001), The University of Queensland National Artist's Self Portrait Prize (2009), the Doug Moran Prize at the State Library of New South Wales (2009) and international commercial galleries in the USA, UK, Germany, France and Belgium. Rhys Lee has a Bachelor of Visual Arts, Graphic Design from the Queensland College of Art (1997). A monograph on the artist was published in 2009. Lee's work is in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia; the National Library of France; Mima Museum, Brussels and Artbank.

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RHYS LEE ARTICLE BY ALISON KUBLER IN CURRENT ISSUE OF ART COLLECTOR

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RHYS LEE’S EXHIBITION PROFILED ON ‘THE DESIGN FILES’

Rhys Lee Shares ‘10 Paintings and 100 Drawings’ ART ‘I always want to show everything that I make… get it out there! Otherwise it just sits in a studio pile or gallery stockroom,’ tells artist Rhys Lee. In his current, epic exhibition at Nicholas Thomson Gallery, he’s certainly been able to showcase a great deal of his…

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RHYS LEE EXHIBITION PREVIEWED IN CURRENT ISSUE OF ART ALMANAC

Rhys Lee: Ten Paintings and One Hundred Drawings 29 September 2017 | Elli Walsh Rhys Lee’s painted protagonists slide between shapes and species like hallucinatory projections of subliminal currents. Bestial snouts and anthropoidean faces flicker with the familiar and strange, knocking humanity off its evolutionary throne into a shadowy subterranean world where renegade cowboys and…

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RHYS LEE’S EXHIBITION SPIT SHINE PROFILED BY ASHLEY CRAWFORD IN CURRENT ISSUE OF ‘ART COLLECTOR’ ISSUE 77

The senior artist Gareth Sansom recently made a comment about a Rhys Lee work on Instagram, suggesting that the painting shouldn’t work, “but it does.” Over a recent lunch he convinced Lee that the comment was meant as an utter compliment, however Sansom’s comment certainly was astute: There is always something “wrong” with Rhys Lee’s…

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NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY, RHYS LEE IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW’ ARTICLE ON SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY

“New at the fair this year are Melbourne’s Nicholas Thompson Gallery, which opened in March and is taking work by painter Rhys Lee” Link to article here: www.afr.com/…/a-lot-riding-on-the-success-of-sydney-contemporary-2015

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NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY & RHYS LEE FEATURED IN ‘ART COLLECTOR: SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY SPECIAL EDITION’

Bright Futures for Young Galleries …Nicholas Thompson Gallery, which opened in Melbourne early 2015 is one such gallery exhibiting in the Future Contemporary sector. “I am very excited to be involved with the fair, which is emerging as one of the most significant in our region”, says gallery director Nicholas Thompson ahead of the fair.…