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Liza Lou

(American, b.1969)

Light Bulb

Hand-applied colored glass beads over cast polyester resin
Edition of 10
Signed, dated, numbered and titled on an Artist’s Certificate
Overall: 5 x 2 ¾ x 2 ¾ inches (13 x 7 x 7 cm)

Price on request

Executed in 1999, the present work and edition was created by the artist to benefit the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut.


Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

Private Collection, New York

Dranoff Fine Art, New York

Acquired directly from the above


According to the artist:

“There is the association between light bulbs and ideas — Light Bulb is deliberately misshapen and was made to be nipple-like and heavy. Light Bulb is about the awkwardness and difficulty of ideas and the surprising weight of the smallest undertaking.”