The Heart of Home

Nothing warms the heart in the winter like a great home-cooked meal made in one’s own kitchen. In accordance with the compelling work in our current exhibition, Home Again, Home Again, and the dropping temperatures outside, Liza Lou’s critically acclaimed installation, Kitchen, comes to mind.

From 1991-1996, “The Queen of Beads” worked to cover every inch of a normal kitchen with glass beads using only a pair of tweezers! What better way to honor the heart of the home than through a labor of love such as this?

Kitchen by Liza Lou, Installation1, 1991-1996

Kitchen by Liza Lou, Installation1, 1991-1996

Detail, Kitchen by Liza Lou 

Liza Lou is an American artist that has exhibited her work in museums and galleries across the world, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. She received the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2002. You can view more of her amazing work at www.lizalou.com.

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One response to “The Heart of Home

  1. This is really amazing. What a painstaking process but the results are incredible.

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