- The London-born, New York-based abstract artist tells EVE CLAXTON about her unusual route into the art world and a life filled with color
Photographs by Peter Ash Lee
Styling by TRACY TAYLOR
Sarah Morris is sitting in her all-white, Paul Rudolph-designed apartment on New York’s Upper East Side. Dressed simply in a black tank and lounging pants, her dark brown hair is pulled back, a swipe of bright scarlet lipstick creating a dramatic flash of color. Beyond us, there is a view of the gritty East River waters, decorated by the swirling reflection of the giant Pepsi Cola sign on the opposite bank in Queens.
Being faced with so many bold contrasts, hard edges and graphic flourishes is akin to stepping into one of Morris’ paintings – brilliant, flawless
Jumpsuit by Bottega Veneta; shoes by Charlotte Olympia