Jeannes This & That

03 Jan

Colour Melting by Na Young Lee

By Jeanne Goutelle

The work of Na Young Lee, a young Korean artist, is all about how painted colours melt into each other: do they blend? Are they attracting each other or do they refuse the contact? Do they create a meeting point, line or surface? The artist seems to suggest that it's up to our eyes and sensitivity to answer these questions and create new lines of perception to see both figurative and indeterminate shapes at once.


Colour Melting 1 Na Young Lee


Her use of gouache allows for explorations in layering, connections, appearance, disappearance, recovery and fusion. For instance, what might appear accidental is highlighted as an appealing imperfection. I love the series Drunken Point with its subtle colours showing a diversity of very soft tints. Her points make me think of little clouds, but perhaps others would see mouths! You can find more of her work at Eena Market.

Colour Melting 3 Na Young Lee

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