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Liza Lou

Woven, 2016

Lithograph printed in Handschy Proofing Black ink printed on 140lb High White Arches watercolor paper
28 × 22 in
71.1 × 55.9 cm
Edition of 28
This is part of a limited edition set.
About the work
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WHE
World House Editions
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The image size of this work is 12 x 10 inches (30.48 x 25.4 cm).

For Woven, Liza Lou commissioned a …

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The image size of this work is 12 x 10 inches (30.48 x 25.4 cm).

For Woven, Liza Lou commissioned a cloth to be woven out of silver beads in Durban, South Africa. Once the cloth was in her Los Angeles studio, the artist laid a sheet of heavy Mylar over the weaving and then traced over every bead using a needle-thin …

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Print
Condition
In very fine condition, unframed.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and numbered in pencil.
Publisher
World House Editions
Liza Lou
American, b. 1969
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In 1996, Liza Lou launched a highly successful international career with her exhibition of Kitchen (1991-95) at the New Museum in New York, a laboriously detailed, tongue-in-cheek re-creation of a kitchen, every inch of it covered in shimmering glass beads. Like Kitchen, much of Lou’s work is about work, and all of her sculptures, installations, and wall pieces are covered with glass beads. She explores darker themes, like endurance and the division of labor between the sexes, races, and classes, and lighter ones, like the pleasure of looking, in her work. “You are drawn in by the sheer volume of material and form and care and love,” she explains. “My work almost argues that the pleasure of looking is part of what it is to be alive.”

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About the work
Provenance
WHE
World House Editions
Follow

The image size of this work is 12 x 10 inches (30.48 x 25.4 cm).

For Woven, Liza Lou commissioned a …

Read more

The image size of this work is 12 x 10 inches (30.48 x 25.4 cm).

For Woven, Liza Lou commissioned a cloth to be woven out of silver beads in Durban, South Africa. Once the cloth was in her Los Angeles studio, the artist laid a sheet of heavy Mylar over the weaving and then traced over every bead using a needle-thin …

Read more
Medium
Print
Condition
In very fine condition, unframed.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and numbered in pencil.
Publisher
World House Editions
Liza Lou
American, b. 1969
Follow

In 1996, Liza Lou launched a highly successful international career with her exhibition of Kitchen (1991-95) at the New Museum in New York, a laboriously detailed, tongue-in-cheek re-creation of a kitchen, every inch of it covered in shimmering glass beads. Like Kitchen, much of Lou’s work is about work, and all of her sculptures, installations, and wall pieces are covered with glass beads. She explores darker themes, like endurance and the division of labor between the sexes, races, and classes, and lighter ones, like the pleasure of looking, in her work. “You are drawn in by the sheer volume of material and form and care and love,” she explains. “My work almost argues that the pleasure of looking is part of what it is to be alive.”

Liza Lou

Woven, 2016

Lithograph printed in Handschy Proofing Black ink printed on 140lb High White Arches watercolor paper
28 × 22 in
71.1 × 55.9 cm
Edition of 28
This is part of a limited edition set.
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