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1803 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


November 15th, 2013 - December 21st, 2013
 
, Lisa SolomonLisa Solomon, Installation, Detail
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Lisa Solomon's art practice is an ongoing investigation of gender archetypes and hybridizations, as well as an examination into her own personal history. Through obsessive repetition and re-contextualization, she takes traditional feminine handicrafts and elevates them into the realm of fine art.

For this exhibition, Lisa, who was born to a Japanese mother, hones in on Japans historical and cultural fixation on the number 1000. She has created a unique interpretation of the 1000 cranes, 1000 buddhas, 1000 cherry trees, and stitched a playful version of Senninbari, the good luck belts traditionally composed of 1000 French knots, made by women and worn by their husbands to protect them while away at war. In a similar vein, she will be installing a wall of 1000 doilies, made from 100 different hues of thread, hand crocheted by herself and over 45 different women from around the world, and then arranged in a manner which will explore color and color theory. From one of each set of 10 doilies will dangle strands of thread, left purposefully to hang as a tangible testimony to process, functioning both as a remnant of the passage of time, and as a way to coax the work into a three dimensional space.


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