Solo exhibitions
 
2015
Liza Lou: Color Field and Solid Gray, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
 
Liza Lou: Gather (One Million), Wichita Museum of Art, Kansas

 
2014
Canvas, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

ixube, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Solid/Divide, White Cube, Bermondsey, London

 
2013
Liza Lou: Color Field, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

 
2012
Liza Lou, White Cube, Hoxton Square, London
 
Liza Lou: Let the Light In, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia
 
2011
Let the Light In, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia

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

 
2010 
"American Idol", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

"Liza Lou Drawings", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

 
2008
"Liza Lou", L&M Arts, New York

"Liza Lou, Maximum Security", Lever House, New York

 
2006
"Liza Lou", White Cube, London

 
2004
"The Damned", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

 
2002
Testimony, Deitch Projects, New York

Liza Lou, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf

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

 
2001
Liza Lou II, Bass Museum of Art, Miami

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

 
2000
American Presidents 1-43, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution of American Art, Washington DC

Liza Lou, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio

 
1999
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

 
1998
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

 
1997
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

 
1996
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

 
1995
Socks and Underwear, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY

 
1994
Kitchenette, California State University Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA

 
Solo performances
 
2003
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

 
2002
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

 
1994          
Cal State Fullerton Gallery, Fullerton, CA

 

 

Group exhibitions
2014 

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

 
2013
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

 
2012
"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

 
2011
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 

 
2010  
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

 
2009
Diana und Actaeon: Der Verbotene Blick Auf Die Nacktheit, Musuem Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf [cat.]

 
2008
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

 
2007
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

 
2006
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

 

2005
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

 
2004
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.]

 
2003
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.]

 
2002
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

 
2001
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

 
2000
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.]

 
1999
First Annual Post-Impeachment Show, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 
1998
Site Specific, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield

 
1996
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.]