Lucy McKenzie is active/lives in Scotland. Lucy McKenzie is known for realist, figural abstractions.
Biography Lucy McKenzie
Scottish artist Lucy McKenzie flourishes in creating civic works that critique urban landscapes whilst simultaneously perpetuating temporary change. Born and raised in Glasgow, a city that had been ravaged by de-industrialisation and urban decay, McKenzie borrows stylistic and aesthetic anachronistic modes found in catalogues and books to highlight societal issues and implement nostalgic utopias. Her sight-specific works, which pictorially recall such diverse styles as East European propaganda, avant-garde abstraction, Art Nouveau architecture, 1920s fashion and 1980s pop music, are immersive and relational, and unveil contemporary issues in social structure. Working with close friend Paulina Olowska, born in turbulent post-war Poland and c
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