Chateau Mouton Rothschild Label Artist -
2013: Lee Ufan

Lee Ufan (b. 1936)

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2013 Lee Ufan 
The label designed by Lee Ufan for the Château Mouton Rothschild 2013.<br>Photo: Courtesy Château Mouton Rothschild Château Mouton Rothschild selected reputed minimalist painter and sculptor Lee Ufan to design the label of the 2013 vintage release. This year's label design was selected by Philippe Sereys de Rothschild,
her three children have taken over the running of the estate. The family ow - See more at:
son of the Baroness Philippine Rothschild, who has taken over management of the property with his two siblings since her passing at 80 years of age in August of 2014.

Korean born Lee Ufan moved to Japan in 1956 where he studied philosophy and art. Ufan's  minimalist style is reflected in the design for the 2013 Mouton Rothschild label which shows shades of deepening purple that evoke the colors of the wine.

In 1997, Lee was invited to serve as visiting professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He received the UNESCO Prize at the Shanghai Biennale in 2000; the Ho-Am Prize of the Samsung Foundation in Korea in 2001; and the 13th Praemium Imperiale for painting in 2001. In 2010, the Lee Ufan Museum, a building designed by Tadao Ando and operated by Benesse, opened on the island of Naoshima, Japan.

In 2014, Lee was the fourth guest artist selected for the contemporary art program of the Palace of Versailles.

was awarded the Unesco Prize at the Shanghai Biennale in 2000. - See more at:
was awarded the Unesco Prize at the Shanghai Biennale in 2000 - See more at:
Lee Ufan's works of art can be found in some of the most important museums in the world including: MoMA, New York, The Guggenheim Museum, New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, The Tate Gallery, London; and the National Museums of Modern Art in Tokyo Japan.

Ufan divides his time between Kamakura, Japan and Paris, France.
Mouton Rothschild 2012 Label featuring artwork by Miquel Barceló
was awarded the Unesco Prize at the Shanghai Biennale in 2000 - See more at:
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