Details:

This work depicts a nude female figure standing before a red cow. The artist is driven by a longing to feel at home, with painting serving as a temporary shelter—a kind of happy place where she can conceal herself.
Unframed
Signed

① Artwork:

Red Cow

This work depicts a nude female figure standing before a red cow. A blue moon is seen in the night sky, framed by a blue branch. The subject's hand overlays another unseen figure's hand. The artist is driven by a longing to feel at home, with painting creating a temporary shelter—a kind of happy place where she can conceal herself. Lee's work explores themes of fertility and motherhood, as well as the artist's ongoing battle with melancholy. Lee's compositions evoke a place where life blossoms, oftentimes in the shape of a pregnant woman flanked by animals that act as guides into motherhood.

Specs:

11 inches
14 inches

③ Artist:

Mickey Lee

For Mickey Lee, the act of painting acts as a place where she can conceal herself, with work functioning as a temporary shelter. The artist is driven by a longing to feel at home, and her work explores fertility, motherhood, lust, desire and an on-going battle with melancholy. Lee’s paintings evoke a place where life blossoms, oftentimes in the shape of a pregnant woman flanked by animals that act as guides into motherhood.

Mickey Lee:
Red Cow, 2022
Pastel on paper
14.0 × 11.0 inches /