Selected Works

Liza Lou
Love Letter, 2012 to 2014
Woven glass beads on linen
200 x 180 cm
Liza Lou
Untitled, #1, 2012
Woven glass beads and wood
90 x 70 x 15 cm
Liza Lou
Gather (forty), 2010
Gold plated beads, stainless steel
25 x 12 cm / 9.84 " x 4.72 "
Liza Lou
Untitled, #12, 2011
66 x 66.5cm
Work: 66 x 66.5 x 2.5 cm
Liza Lou
Dirty White, 2011-2014
Woven glass beads on cotton
163 x 175 cm
Liza Lou
Untitled (Grid), 2012-2014
Woven glass beads on linen
66 x 65 cm
Liza Lou
Continuous Mile, 2006-2008
Cotton and white glass beads
80 x 140 x 140 cm


Liza Lou was born in New York City in 1969 and has lived in Los Angeles since 1990. She has had numerous solo exhibitions at venues including the Stiftung Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf; Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo; White Cube, London; Aspen Art Museum, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Group shows include The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Serpentine, London; Biennale d’art Contemporain de Lyon, and Taipei Biennale, among many others. The Dakis Joannou Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Fondation Cartier, the Olbricht Collection, the François Pinault Foundation, and the Brant Foundation are but a few of the international collections that own her work.

In 2002, she was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
Lou has exhibited in numerous museums and galleries around the world, including, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis; Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica; and Smithsonian Institution of American Art, Washington, D.C.
The artist currently lives and works between Los Angeles and South Africa.