Lee Sang Hyun
Lee Sang Hyun, an internationally renowned South Korean artist, is considered one of the country’s most important of his generation. In 1988 it saw the commencement of Lee’s artistic career and by 1995 he was one of South Korea’s most prominent. In 1999 Lee’s career took an unprecedented turn when he produced and starred in a controversial film titled Lie. Lie challenged the cultural acceptance of masculine dominance and the film was banned nationwide, resulting in mass criticism, misfortune and detrimental fame for the artist.