“They represent the materials, such as wood or stone, we sculptors use in our art,” he said. After thinking for a moment, he added, “They do look like sausage links.”
Lee is an artist who doesn’t take himself too seriously, even though he works with Buddhist and Platonic concepts. The simplicity of his later work reflects Lee’s recent approaches to sculpture, one that finds him stripping away all extraneous form. “It’s minimalist,” he said.