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Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee

Estate of Doris Lee, Courtesy D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.


...runs at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens through January 15, 2023.

The New York Times calls Doris Lee "unjustly forgotten" and "a painter and illustrator at the nexus of folk art and Modernism." Darel Snodgrass talks with Julie Pierotti, Martha R. Robinson Curator at the Dixon, about this important opportunity to rediscover one of the most popular figurative arts in American art. Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee | Dixon Gallery & Gardens

I began piano lessons at age 6, trumpet at age 9, and began teaching myself the guitar at 10. My electronics knowledge comes from my father, who had the RCA television and stereo shop in my hometown of Pocahontas, Arkansas for nearly 20 years. My dad is still fixing televisions at age 79.