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Yoora Lee

Born in 1990, South West, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Chicago, United States


A millennial born in 1990, Yoora Lee memorialises her first decade, spent growing up in South Korea. The Nineties permeate most of her scenes – a longed-for world just as the technologies which are now all-pervading were also in their infancy. A mainstay in Lee’s library of references are screenshots from cult K-drama ‘Reply 1994’, narrated by a group of seven millennial teenagers on their path to adulthood, as they journey from the Nineties to the present day. Lee’s paintings similarly heighten...Read more