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Jennifer J. Lee

Born in 1977

Lives and works in Brooklyn, United States

Overview

Jennifer Lee's oil paintings are not brought into being on typical canvas, she weaves jute into a coarse burlap to create stunning and highly realistic pieces based on images she finds on internet forums and online shopping websites. The rough texture of the jute forces the image into a low-resolution representation as quasi-photorealistic and rendered on a small scale, giving everyday objects a psychological depth and undermining the mechanical aspect of photography while paradoxically mimickin...Read more