b. 1969, USA

Liza Lou Related Press

Celebrating Outstanding Glass Artists Who Happen to Be Women Related Press Celebrating Outstanding Glass Artists Who Happen to Be Women 8 January 2018, Hyperallergic

Toledo, Ohio — Whenever I encounter a museum exhibition that frames itself as presenting exclusively female artists, I have to run through the same internal debate about emphasizing artists' gender.

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One artist's surprising, powerful new subject, 1000 dishcloths Related Press One artist's surprising, powerful new subject, 1000 dishcloths 12 May 2016, The New York TImes

In 1996, Liza Lou unveiled The Kitchen  — a lifesize suburban kitchen rendered entirely in beads. The piece, which included a box of glittering Frosted Flakes and a cherry pie that gleamed like the crown jewels, took the artist five years to make. Soon followed Backyard, a vast suburban lawn, beaded down to the blades of grass. Since...

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One Artist’s Surprising, Powerful New Subject: 1,000 Dishcloths Related Press One Artist’s Surprising, Powerful New Subject: 1,000 Dishcloths 12 May 2016, The New York Times

In 1996, Liza Lou unveiled The Kitchen — a lifesize suburban kitchen rendered entirely in beads. The piece, which included a box of glittering Frosted Flakes and a cherry pie that gleamed like the

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Liza Lou’s Handmade Sea of Sparkling Glass Related Press Liza Lou’s Handmade Sea of Sparkling Glass 2 January 2016, The New York Times

For those who wear glasses, the artist Liza Lou suggests taking them off when viewing her newest work, Color Field. The site-specific installation, a monumental, iridescent grid of colors, is part o

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Visit Liza Lou’s “Color Field,” a 1,100 Square-Foot Installation at the Neuberger Museum of Art Related Press Visit Liza Lou’s “Color Field,” a 1,100 Square-Foot Installation at the Neuberger Museum of Art 6 November 2015, Hyperallergic

It took a village — over 500 people beading, sorting, and arranging under Liza Lou's watchful eyes and plan — to install Color Field, Lou's new 1,100-square-foot work, on view at the Neuberger Mus

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Artist Liza Lou Drapes The Floor Of The Neuberger Museum In A Vibrant 'Color Field' Of Beads Related Press Artist Liza Lou Drapes The Floor Of The Neuberger Museum In A Vibrant 'Color Field' Of Beads 21 October 2015, Forbes

Los Angeles-based artist Liza Lou couldn't grasp the importance of being an artist at first. That is, until an ancient material with no trace of scope in the canon of art history grabbed her. That mat

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Liza Lou, Solid/Divide At White Cube Related Press Liza Lou, Solid/Divide At White Cube 28 November 2014, Bojana Kozarevic for I-D Magazine / 25 November, 2014

The American, whose pieces with glass beading have won her critical acclaim, is known for her demanding and arduous way of working. In 2005, Liza Lou travelled to Durban, South Africa, to initiate an art project with Zulu bead-workers. The project began with 12 women and then grew to 25, all of them coming together under the art initiative to...

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Liza Lou: Knee-deep in SA's paradoxes Related Press Liza Lou: Knee-deep in SA's paradoxes 22 August 2014, Mail & Guardian

In 2005, artist Liza Lou made a trip from her hillside home in Topanga Canyon, outside Los Angeles, to Hartford, a town four hours north of New York by train. She wanted to commission bead workers in

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