Lot 226 - Lee Johnson - Brompton Cemetery II
Oil on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Lee Johnson was born in Wiltshire, and has lived and worked in London since 2000. His works are held in the collections of Soho House, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, and University of the Arts London, as well as numerous private collections worldwide (including UK, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, USA, and Australia).
Lee begins by painting objects or images close to hand - the daily essentials that make us who we are. These images then take on different forms through the painting process, where the transmutation from the original object or image slowly frees the painting to become something else entirely.
Lee's paintings are not strictly still lives or portraits, or pure abstractions, as they are composed in the painting of the painting. They are drawn and characterised through the process of painting, creating a soulful construct of what the object or environment could be.
MA Fine Art from Central Saint Martins School of Art in 2001
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