Fair Director’s Pick: Lydia Lee
As part of our ongoing series highlighting exceptional artists showing in The Other Art Fair Los Angeles, we asked Los Angeles Fair Director Nicole Garton to select the artists she is most excited for people to discover. This week, she shares her insights into her latest pick.
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Fair Director’s Pick for the Week of November 5
Lydia Lee is a Korean artist, based in Seoul, whose vibrant, gestural paintings—by turns abstract and figurative—reflect her travels through the American West and the Mediterranean. Her expressive paint strokes, which she describes as “fundamentally related to the Baroque,” capture the enthralling grandeur of natural phenomena and the complexity of the massive structures that make up Seoul’s built environment.
I Just Can’t Get Enough by Lydia Lee | $2,160
As Nicole forms her recommendations, she is considering key aspects of an artist’s work that demand special recognition—whether it be a fully articulated style that is unique and arresting, a mastery of technical skill that reveals an uncommon talent, or a strong underpinning of ideas that is fresh and provocative. It is our hope this this series will help you discover an artist whose works you really love.
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