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Sovereign – Jocelyn Lee

May 19, 2020

Sensual. Vibrant. Self-possessed. The women visualized in Jocelyn Lee’s new monograph SOVEREIGN are individual, yet iconic in how she chooses to frame each one, subtly shifting focus and leading the viewer to engage subject and environment equally in the immersive scenes of her creation.

Sovereign, emerged out of two bodies of work (“Dark Matter” and the series and traveling exhibition “The Appearance of Things”) and a decades-long practice of what Lee refers to as a longitudinal study, portraits of people over time.

Jocelyn Lee (1962, Naples, Italy; resides in Maine) is a 2001 Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship, among others.

Her works are in the collections of Maison Europeen de la Photographie, Paris, France; The Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; The Yale Museum of Art, New Haven, CT; The List Center at MIT, Cambridge, Mass.; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, and others; as well as numerous private collections including the Agnes Gund and Martin Z. Margulies collections.

Lee has been published in The New York Times MagazineThe New YorkerNew York magazine, Real SimpleAllegra (The Netherlands), DoubleTakeHarpers and others.

Order the book here at Minor Matters Publishers

Order that arrive before June 16th, can have their names listed in the book!



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