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Liza Lou

(American, b.1969)


Solo Exhibitions

Liza Lou: Color Field and Solid Gray, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York

Liza Lou: Gather (One Million), Wichita Museum of Art, Kansas

Canvas, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

ixube, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Solid/Divide, White Cube, Bermondsey, London

Liza Lou: Color Field, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

Liza Lou, White Cube, Hoxton Square, London

Liza Lou: Let the Light In, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia

Let the Light In, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia

Liza Lou, L&M Arts Los Angeles, Los Angeles [cat.]

“American Idol”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

“Liza Lou Drawings”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

“Liza Lou”, L&M Arts, New York

“Liza Lou, Maximum Security”, Lever House, New York

“Liza Lou”, White Cube, London

“The Damned”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Testimony, Deitch Projects, New York

Liza Lou, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf

Leaves of Glass, Henie Oslo Kunstsenter, Oslo [exh. cat.]

Liza Lou II, Bass Museum of Art, Miami

Trailer, Southeastern Contemporary Art Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

American Presidents 1-43, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution of American Art, Washington DC

Liza Lou, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio

American Glamorama, Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall, New York

Kitchen, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

American Presidents, Contemporary Arts Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach

Kitchen, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie. Wyoming

Liza Lou, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL
Portrait Gallery, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado

Liza Lou, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Kitchen and Back Yard, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica [exh. cat.]

Back Yard, Fundacio Joan Miró, Espai 13, Barcelona

Portrait Gallery, P.P.O.W., New York

Most Admired Disorder, Haines Gallery, San Francisco

Liza Lou, Hudson River Museum of Westchester, Yonkers, NY

Liza Lou, California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA

Liza Lou, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

Kitchen, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Forty-two American Presidents, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

Liza Lou, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA

Liza Lou, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Socks and Underwear, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY

Kitchenette, California State University Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA

Solo Performances

Smith College Art Museum, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northhampton, 7 November

Carnegie-Mellon University Art Museum, Watson Performance Festival, Philip Chosky Theatre, Pittsburgh, 7 September

CCA, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, Watson Performance Festival, San Francisco, 8 April

Deitch Projects, New York 13, 21, 28 October

Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, Center Stage Theatre, Santa Barbara, 12 July

Les Deux Cafés, Hollywood 21, 22 June

Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany 21 April

Cal State Fullerton Gallery, Fullerton, CA  

Group Exhibitions


Stories of Espai 10 and Espai 13, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

Surfacing, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Sleight of Hand: painting and illusion, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California

30 Years, Salzburg Villa Kast and Halle, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

“Disaster – The End of Days”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris-Pantin

Turn off the Sun: Selections from la Colección Jumex, ASU Art Museum, Phoenix,

The C of O Show, Kresge Gallery, Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts, New Jersey

La Belle est la Bête, L’Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France

“Lightness?”, Maison particulière, Brussels, Belgium

“Advance/Notice”, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Artist Talk”, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia

“Strange Beauty : Baroque Sensibilities in Contemporary Art”, I.D.E.A Space, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado

“Demo”, L&M Arts, Venice, California

“The Female Gaze : Women Artists Making Their World”, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, USA

Memories of the Future, The Olbricht’s Collection, curated by Wolfgang

Schoppmann, La Maison Rouge, Paris

Strange Beauty: Baroque Sensibilities in Contemporary Art, I.D.E.A Space, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

January White Sale, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York

Now What?, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Make Craft, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles

Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Curated by Jeff

Koons, New Museum, New York, New York

Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube Gallery,London, England

19th Century and Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Selections from the Permanent Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

Lust for Life, Dance of Death, Olbricht Collection, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria

Diana und Actaeon: Der Verbotene Blick Auf Die Nacktheit, Musuem Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf [cat.]

Bizarre Perfection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

In the Land of Retinal Delights, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA

Innovations In The Third Dimension: Sculpture Of Our Time, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

The Contemporary Self-Portrait, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

The Complexity of the Simple, L&M Arts, New York

Rockers Island—Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

The Death Instinct, The Haifa Museum of Art, Israel

Transitional Objects: Contemporary Still Life, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, NY

Collection of the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Metropolitan Kiba Park, Tokyo, Japan


Translation, Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Over + Over: Passion for Process, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy in Andover

Monument to Now, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, [exh. cat.]

Splat, Boom, Pow: Cartoons in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; ICA,

Boston and Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio [exh. cat.]

Domestic Odyssey, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, [exh. cat.]

Undomesticated Interiors, Smith College Art Museum at the Brown Fine Arts Center, Northhampton [exh. cat.]

Perpetual Bliss, Galerie Thaddaeaus Ropac, Paris

Skulptur03, Max Gandolph-BIbliothek, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

Shine, Boijmans Museum, Rotterdam [exh. cat.]

Melodrama, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Basque; Palacio de los Condes de Gabia/Centro Jose Guerrero, Granada and Museo de Arte Contemporànea de Vigo, Vigo [Exh. Cat]

Bingo, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Fusion Cuisine, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens

Un Art Populaire, Fondation Cartier, Paris [exh. cat.]

Give and Take, organized by Serpentine Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum, London [exh. cat.]

ARS 01, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki [exh. cat.]

Art Through the Eye of the Needle, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo

Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City; The Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, [exh. cat.]

Sharing Exoticism, Biennale de Lyon d’art Contemporain, Lyon [exh. cat.]

Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei [exh. cat.]

Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles [exh. cat.]

First Annual Post-Impeachment Show, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Site Specific, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield

A Labor of Love, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, [exh. cat.]

Art for the New Millennium, The Fabric Workshop/Museum, Philadelphia

Subversive Domesticity, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita [exh. cat.]

An Embarrassment of the Riches, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington, CA [cat.]