The series of works displayed is heavily inspired by Lee’s close circle of friends who influence the groups of female figures in her works.
Lee states, “what are these girls? Is this me? Or is this just a painting?”, and in doing so ask us to consider her subjects as symbols of friendship, our own relationships with ourselves and others and also intimate parts of the artist herself.
Lee also takes great inspiration from the tranquillising presence of nature in her hometown Jeju Island..,
..and her works reflecting this this often include backdrops of cityscapes with thick leafy plants surrounding groups of female figures.
Lee’s works are a true celebration of female friendship, sisterhood, and all that lies in-between.
Featured artist Sujin Lee.