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Liza Lou

(American, b.1969)

Light Bulb

1999
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)

 
Not for sale

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

Provenance:

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

Private Collection, New York
Dranoff Fine Art, New York
Acquired directly from the above
 

Notes:

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.”