Liza Lou


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Liza Lou on group exhibition in Massachusetts

Maximum Security by Liza Lou is featured on deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s group exhibition, Screens: Virtual Material, in Lincoln, Massachusetts (6 October – 18 March). The exhibition, conceptualised by the institution’s Associate Curator Sarah Montross, showcases how contemporary artists create innovative works that reveal the powerful ways screens shape people’s vision, behavior, and beliefs.

Various artists on inaugural group show at Zeitz MOCAA

Nine Goodman Gallery artists – Ghada Amer, Hasan and Husain Essop, Kendell Geers, Samson Kambalu, William Kentridge, Liza Lou, Misheck Masamvu, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Hank Willis Thomas – are included on the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) inaugural exhibition,_ All things being equal…_, in Cape Town (22 September – 19 February). The launch of Zeitz MOCAA marks the opening of the first major museum in Africa dedicated to contemporary art. This show is the first in the museum’s initiative to host international exhibitions, while developing educational and enrichment programmes, encouraging intercultural understanding and facilitating access for all.

Liza Lou on group show in Pennsylvania

Liza Lou participates in a group show, Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms, at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia (17 September – 18 March). Curated by Laurel McLaughlin and Mechella Yezernitskaya, the exhibition proposes seven thematic constellations for subverting and reclaiming the “feminine” beyond biological, aesthetic, and social boundaries.

Liza Lou talks at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Lou will deliver the 2017 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (18 May). She will speak on the social consciousness and materiality in her large-scale beaded installations.

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  • Solo exhibitions

    Liza Lou / Canvas / 2014

    Group exhibitions

    Summer Show / 2016

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Edge of Silence / 2015

    Other People's Memories / 2015

    Surfacing / 2014

    Editions / 2013

    Advance/...Notice / 2012

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  • Press for Liza Lou

    SP-Arte / Folha de S.Paulo / Brazil / 3 April 2015

    Equal in inequality, Brazil and South Africa lock dialogue in SP-Arte By Silas Marti (769.7 KB)

    Liza Lou / KMUW Wichita Public Radio / Kansas / 10 June 2015

    Three Exhibits Share Contemporary Approach To The Landscape By Lindsey Herkommer Devries (2.2 MB)

    Liza Lou / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 22 - 28 August 2014

    Knee-deep in SA's paradoxes by Sean O'Toole (327 KB)

    Liza Lou / Designboom / London / 31 July 2013

    Mesmerizing Beaded Environments by Liza Lou by Nina Azzarello (1.2 MB)

    Liza Lou / Los Angeles Times / Los Angeles / 28 April 2011

    Art Review: Liza Lou at L&M by Leah Ollman (6.4 MB)

    Liza Lou / Art In America / United States / 1 November 2008

    Liza Lou by Steven C. Dubin (377.5 KB)

    Liza Lou / W Magazine / United States / September 2008

    Liza Lou Once ostracized because she dared to use beads instead of paint, artist Liza Lou is now a favorite of collectors and curators. Here, A visit to her South African studio by Christopher Bagley (250.6 KB)

    Liza Lou / The Guardian / United Kingdom / 21 March 2006

    String of Violence by Adrian Searle (276.8 KB)