Sarah Lee turning to look directly into the camera

Sarah Lee

Post-internet abstraction finds form in eerie moonlit snowscapes.

Lee’s dreamlike paintings look like digital renders of themselves. Bulbous, icy landscapes coexist with abstract figuration in a palette centred on deep blues and black, lit by a series of eerie light sources in acidic pastels. The artist’s recent works use oil paint on canvas, lusciously pigmented and seamlessly blended to echo the airbrushed gradients of her earlier paintings. Nature is a key in...

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Sarah Lee is a contemporary artist who was born in Seoul, Korea, and now lives and works in New York City, USA.

At Auction

Helping to raise money to combat racial hate crimes that arose in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lee's work was included in the Artists Against Anti-Asian Violence Benefit Auction, organised by The Here and There Collective and Artsy in 2021.

Did you know?

In 2017 the artist founded Nail in a Pocket, a non-profit, artist-run project space in Pilsen, Chicago, where she also studies for her MFA in Painting and Drawing - graduating in 2017.

Collaborations with Sarah Lee

Avant Arte and Sarah Lee have one upcoming collaboration.