American artist Liza Lou spent years creating her incredibly detailed artwork using glass beads as a medium. First she was recognized as an artist in 1996 when her full-sized project “Kitchen” was presented at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. It took Lou 5 years (1991-1996) to complete the installation covered with millions of beads carefully installed one by one with tweezers.
Later on in 1999 Lou came out with the new creation – “Backyard”; this time she used 30 million beads, most of which went on covering the grass.
This year Liza Lou presented another project called “Color Field” inspired by grasslands of South Africa. It will be displayed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, California through November 3rd.