Dranoff Fine Art

Liza Lou

(American, born 1969)

lightbulb by liza lou

Liza Lou

Lightbulb, 1999

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Born in New York City
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
Pew Charitable Trust, Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative Grant
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Liza Lou, L&M Arts. Los Angeles, CA (solo)
January White Sale, DeWoody, Beth Rudin, curator, Loretta Howard Gallery. New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, Academy of Arts and Letters. New York, NY
2010 - 2011
The Artist's Museum, Morse, Rebecca, Jeffrey Deitch, Lisa Gabrielle Mark, Alma Ruiz and Bennett Simpson, curator, Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles, CA
Now What?, Brutvan, Cheryl and Charlie Stainback, curator, Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach, FL
Liza Lou Drawings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France (solo)
Make: Craft, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Watts, Patricia, curator, Los Angeles, CA
Lust for Life and Dance of Death, Olbricht Collection, Kunsthalle Krems, Schoppmann, Wolfgang and Hans-Peter Wipplinger, curator, Krems, Austria
American Idol Works from 1995-2010, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France (solo)
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Koons, Jeff, curator, New Museum. New York, NY

Public Collections

Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Fondation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain, Paris, France
François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Fundación Privada Sorigué, Lleida, Spain
Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Honart Museum. Tehran, Iran
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Thomas Olbricht Collection, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany


Heartney, Eleanor, Arthur Lubow, Peter Schjedahl, and Lawrence Weschler; Isabel Venero, ed. Liza Lou. New York: Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc. 2001
Prose, Francine and Michael Duncan, texts. Liza Lou. Los Angeles, California: L&M Arts, 2011
Diederichsen, Diedrich and Christoph Doswald, texts. Liza Lou: American Idol. Paris, France: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 2010
Pincus-Witten, Robert and Linda Nochlin. Liza Lou. New York: L&M Arts, 2008
Marlow, Tim and Jeanette Winterson. Liza Lou. London: White Cube, 2006