Jisoo Lee

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Stillness, 2010 Oil On Canvas 58x80inches © Jisoo Lee
wall corner, 2010 Oil On Canvas 24x22inches © Jisoo Lee
peach, 2010 Oil On Canvas 40x40inches © Jisoo Lee
Reflection, 2009 Oil On Canvas 30x80inches © Jisoo Lee
shade, 2010 Oil On Canvas 24x90inches © Jisoo Lee
White,Black&Shade, 2009 Oil On Canvas © Jisoo Lee
Quick Facts
Seoul, Korea
Lives in
New York
Works in
New York
Representing galleries
modern, research, figurative, gallery

Light from Colour - Colour from Light

My focus is on color and light.

Light facinates me. I find many kinds of light attractive, such as city light, sunshine, and light of fire; they draw me into an illusory world. I create optical illusion that impact eyes and let viewers into it. Sometimes my emotion is expressed through light images and luminosity with ambiguous images, however, some of my paintings just stand by themselves and do not need a narrative for support. I hope my painting invites the eye so that the viewer might enter into its aura

In my paintings, I impose limits. I am trying to say the most with the least. I am very involved minimalist artistic practice. The working process is to reduce and remove elements until only my feelings remain. To me, art is a mirror of my personal feelings, reason, and desire, and color is the primary way through which I show them. Colors are intuitively painted and repainted until the desired amount of light and luminosity is reached.

Simplicity and serenity is my purpose.

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