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Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

Join Artbook at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Bookstore at 3 PM on Sunday, February 18, for the launch of Lisa Lapinski: Miss Swiss, published by Inventory Press and Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Artist Lisa Lapinski will be in conversation with MOCA curator Bennett Simpson, with book signing to follow. Join in-person or livestream on Instagram at @artbookhwla. Register for the event and order a signed copy here!

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

Miss Swiss is the most comprehensive monograph to date on Los Angeles–based artist Lisa Lapinski, celebrated for her formally complex sculpture in a variety of mediums—including wood, wire, cement and clay—in addition to painting, photography, drawing and found material, often containing philosophical and historical references.

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

Published on the occasion of Lisa Lapinski: Drunk Hawking, her 2020 midcareer survey at the Visual Arts Center (VAC) at the University of Texas at Austin, Lisa Lapinski: Miss Swiss includes previously unpublished images of Lapinski’s exhibitions and artworks from 2000 to the present. It also features contributions by Bruce Hainley, Graham Bader, Kyle Dancewicz, Sabrina Tarasoff and MacKenzie Stevens, as well as a conversation between the artist and linguist Viola Schmitt.

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

Lisa Lapinski is an artist living and working in Houston, Texas. She received her BA from University of California, San Diego, an MFA from Art Center College of Design and is currently an Associate Professor of Art at Rice University. She was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004.

Bennett Simpson is Senior Curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA.

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

ARTBOOK AT HAUSER & WIRTH LOS ANGELES BOOKSTORE
Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

Sunday, February 18: 3 PM PST
917 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: 213-988-7413
Click here to pre-order a signed copy
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'

Lisa Lapinski: Miss Swiss

Lisa Lapinski: Miss Swiss

Inventory Press/Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas at Austin
Hbk, 7.5 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 75 color.