Lee Lozano



The Artist Lee Lozano 1930 1999 Began Her Career As A Painter Her Work Rapidly Evolved From Figuration To Abstraction In The Late 1960s, She Created A Major Series Of Eleven Monochromatic Wave Paintings, Her Last In The Medium Despite Her Achievements As A Painter, Lozano Is Best Known For Two Acts Of Refusal, Both Of Which She Undertook As Artworks Untitled General Strike Piece , Begun In 1969, In Which She Cut Herself Off From The Commercial Art World For A Time And The So Called Boycott Piece, Which Began In 1971 As A Month Long Experiment Intended To Improve Communication But Became A Permanent Hiatus From Speaking To Or Directly Interacting With Women In This Book, Sarah Lehrer Graiwer Examines Lozano S Dropout Piece, The Culmination Of Her Practice, Her Greatest Experiment In Art And Endurance, Encompassing All Her Withdrawals, And Ending Only With Her Burial In An Unmarked Grave.And Yet, Although Dropout Piece Is Among Lozano S Most Important Works, It Might Not Exist At All There Is No Conventional Artwork To Be Exhibited, No Performance Event To Be Documented Lehrer Graiwer Views Dropout Piece As Leveraging The Artist S Entire Practice And Embodying Her Creative Intelligence, Her Radicality, And Her Intensity Combining Art History, Analytical Inquiry, And Journalistic Investigation, Lehrer Graiwer Examines Not Only Lozano S Act Of Dropping Out But Also The Evolution Over Time Of Dropout Piece In The Context Of The Artist S Practice In New York And Her Subsequent Life In Dallas.Lee Lozano

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 120 pages
  • Lee Lozano
  • Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
  • English
  • 15 March 2018

10 thoughts on “Lee Lozano

  1. says:

    I wanted to love this so much and I did at firstLozano is such a compelling individual and lived her life art in such an inspiring way But it was messy and, in the end, self destructive I wish Lehrer Graiwer had taken this into account, though I understand why she didn t the tragic artist narrative is dull, and not as joyous as seeing life in the way Lee did The author is completely aware of her acceptance of Lee s narrative as Lee herself would probably have painted it I just felt that in the chapters where Lee is actuallyy know beating up friends and family and living hand to mouth, there had been some acknowledgement of the real world effects on those around her, andin the end, on the art itself I also felt that Lehrer Graiwer was complacent about the fact that Lozano s art was so self centred at a time when shit was going down 1968 She acknowledges the move inwards, but doesn t look into the probl...

  2. says:

    Early in this book Lehrer Graiwer asks Duchamp s question, Can one make works which are not works of art In or just before 1970, Lee Lozano began the aporetic task of dropping out of the art world while remaining an artist, and her experience suggests that the answer to Duchamp s question is basical...

  3. says:

    Important record of an artist whose work inherently defies recording.

  4. says:

    There s a very interesting story here, but sadly it s buried in overinterpretation and academic obfuscation.

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