Informal with Simple, Silent Appeal, Recent Creation of Figure
Yi Heui-yeong (Art critic)
The artist has been painted from very young. She painted friends and neighbors in childhood and reproduced teacher’s face with her own style on blank space of books in school days. These practices became structure of development and modification for her own style form drawings and sketching in training period. Today, the happiness of production which identifies relationship between friends and her visually showed interests of artist towards human and build up her unique pictorial sources of intimacy.
Her painting produced human body as fast drawing captured in moment and expression implied of facial expression and muscle texture by brush strokes and colorings. Nevertheless, she did not stay on it. Artist referred characters to her experiences constantly and tried modification of obvious feeling in reality. She did not stay it as well built stuff but gain sympathy with spectator. His trial can be found at simplifying transformation.
Figure is a media and a subject in Lee’s Artistic history covered all. The spectators feel familiar with confidence in front of her figure painting and have opportunity to recover freshness of life and pleasure. She experimented traditional practices and intense expression of human body, her production which always put experience easy way into painting create character of simple expression with positive manner to identify that art can be media of recovery and cure.
Memory 145.5x112cm Oil on canvas 2018 USD12000 / £9400
Passion 91x91cm Oil on canvas 2009 USD10000 / £7800
Passion 90x72cm Oil on canvas 2013 USD6000 / £4700
Passion 110x60cm Pastel on Hard Board 2009 USD8000 / £6300