Jennie Jieun Lee, ‘Untitled No. 28’, 2016, Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction
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Untitled No. 28, 2016

Stoneware slipcast, glaze
10 × 6 × 6 in
25.4 × 15.2 × 15.2 cm
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Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction

Jennie Jieun Lee’s work is strikingly dynamic, drawing from an expressive approach to painting and …

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Courtesy of the artist and Martos Gallery, New York
Jennie Jieun Lee
Korean-American, b. 1973
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Jennie Jieun Lee makes expressive, richly textured ceramics covered in abstract paintings with hints of representational imagery. “While I am working I think of the humorous events in my life along with people’s interesting mannerisms and notions. Much of my visual language is fueled by experimentation [with] thoughts and color,” she has said. Although Lee has worked in printmaking and photography, ceramics are her focus. She creates an array of objects, including wheel-thrown, hand-altered vessels; masks with morphing, multipart features; and collections of vibrant mugs, plates, planters, and trays that she calls “glazemoods.” All of these works are unified by their colorful surfaces, which, according to Lee, “mimic, articulate, and navigate emotional and psychological spaces.”

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Jennie Jieun Lee’s work is strikingly dynamic, drawing from an expressive approach to painting and sculpture — applied to ceramics. Lee’s process reads as both fixed and fluid, registered in the poured and pooled glazes that coat, shape and animate her sculptures. Trained in painting, printmaking and ceramics, Lee …

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Sculpture
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Signed.
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Martos Gallery, New York
Jennie Jieun Lee
Korean-American, b. 1973
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Jennie Jieun Lee makes expressive, richly textured ceramics covered in abstract paintings with hints of representational imagery. “While I am working I think of the humorous events in my life along with people’s interesting mannerisms and notions. Much of my visual language is fueled by experimentation [with] thoughts and color,” she has said. Although Lee has worked in printmaking and photography, ceramics are her focus. She creates an array of objects, including wheel-thrown, hand-altered vessels; masks with morphing, multipart features; and collections of vibrant mugs, plates, planters, and trays that she calls “glazemoods.” All of these works are unified by their colorful surfaces, which, according to Lee, “mimic, articulate, and navigate emotional and psychological spaces.”

Untitled No. 28, 2016

Stoneware slipcast, glaze
10 × 6 × 6 in
25.4 × 15.2 × 15.2 cm
Bidding closed
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