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REVIEWS

LOS ANGELES

Sara Lee Artworks & Projects

Lawrence Yun

BY COLLETTE CHATTOPADHYAY

LAWRENCE YUN, Bouquet-ready (Bird of Paradise and Rose),• 2005.• Watercolor on paper.• 31 " x 24”.• Courtesy Sarah Lee Gallery.

At first glance, the sophisticated and finely wrought watercolors of Lawrence Yun seem to extend a celebration of life's transient bounties in the manner of 17th-century Dutch and 19th-century American still-life paintings. Yun's flawless trompe l'oeil execution of flowers, leaves and stems bathed in the illusion of diffused light are a feast for the eyes. In one image, Bouquet-ready (2005), deep…

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