Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca 90039
OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS
13 – November 8, 2007
reception: Saturday, October 13, 7-10pm
Los Angeles, CA 90039
in Atwater Village
– LittleBird Gallery is pleased to present Lisa Solomon’s first southland
exhibition, “Over the River and Through the Woods”. Incorporating themes
of domesticity, nature and man-made environment, Solomon brings new meaning to
the intricate doilies that bring us such fond memories of family.
focus of Solomon’s exhibition at LittleBird is her gallery-wide installation
incorporating hand-made doilies and repeating the motif by painting them
directly on the walls, relating the idea of “nesting” to our larger urban
surroundings. In taking this imagery out of the home and placing it into our
shared urban spaces, Solomon asks us to open our eyes to the small signs of
home while we travel through our natural and built environments. Perhaps, she
suggests, we are always at home.
the installation, the gallery will also display her hand-stitched drawings.
Breaking the boundaries of what we know as “crafting,” Solomon stitches
directly on paper and found objects often leaving the back-side visible, the
threads hanging proof of the labor and process involved. Her series of
bed/chair and doily drawings draw on the relationship between environment and
self, representing the unattainable interior worlds in which we strive to
In conjunction with
Lisa’s exhibition, LittleBird Gallery is proud to be one of Atwater Village’s
first art spaces to be involved in LA’s Eastside Art Crawl. The opening
reception of “Over the River and Through the Woods,” on the night of October
13th, coincides with the heart of Art Crawl X’s schedule.