Suwon Lee. Lights On. 2011

Suwon Lee Lights On 2011

  • MoMA, Floor 3, 3 East The Robert B. Menschel Galleries

Venezuelan artist Suwon Lee made this series at major landmarks—such as El Ávila in Caracas—that have appeared in representations of the Latin American landscape throughout history. In each instance, Lee turned her back on the traditional views of the sites, countering them with images that show the current lived reality of those cities.

Gallery label from Chosen Memories, April 30–September 9, 2023
Inkjet print
36 1/4 × 47 1/4" (92 × 120 cm)
Promised gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros through the Latin American and Caribbean Fund in honor of Carolina Cisneros Phelps
Object number
© 2023 Suwon Lee

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