The New York TimesApril 5, 2013
The New York Times review of Extreme Drawing at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.
Il Lee’s inclusion in Extreme Drawing–Ballpoint Pen Drawing Since 1950 at The Aldrich has been featured in the review by Martha Schwendener.
“Ballpoint Pen Drawing Since 1950,” features work by nearly a dozen artists created with the humble ballpoint pen… Here you have ballpoint masters like Il Lee, whose abstract “BL-120” (2011) uses the pen’s minute hatching capabilities, as well as the shininess of its ink, to full effect…
– Martha Schwendener