For the last 20 years, South Korean artist Me Kyeoung Lee has traveled around her home country, armed with acrylic inks and a penchant for painting quaint little convenience stores. Throughout her childhood, Lee recalls frequenting these charming corner stores that are now becoming few and far between in modern-day South Korea. In each painting, she captures every little detail, highlighting each store’s idyllic features, its traditional signage, and miscellaneous bric-à-brac.
过去20年，韩国艺术家Me Kyeoung Lee带着她的丙烯颜料上路，走遍了韩国许多地方，寻找那些旧式街边小店。在时髦的韩国城市街头，这样传统的杂物小店越来越少，甚至只能在她的童年回忆中才能找到 ，Lee决定用画画的方式将它们保存下来。在这些作品中，Lee仔细描绘每间小店的一砖一瓦，画出小店丰富的杂物细节，也保留了它的传统特征和质朴的风味，
Contributor: Whitney Ng
供稿人: Whitney Ng