Singaporean performance art pioneer Lee Wen dies at 61
Acclaimed performance artist Lee Wen, best known for his Yellow Man series, died of a lung infection yesterday. He was 61.
The Cultural Medallion recipient, who also had Parkinson's disease, is survived by his wife, Japanese artist Satoko Lee, 57, and 19-year-old son Masatoshi.
Lee died at Alexandra Hospital surrounded by his family and members of the arts community.
Lee worked as a logistics officer, computer operator and bank officer before he quit his day job in 1987 to p...