Maximum Security at Lever House

It seemed fitting to visit Liza Lou's new installation Maximum Security Fence, currently on exhibition at New York City's Lever House, while the U.N. General Assembly was in session last week and midtown Manhattan was...


with sparkling glass beads, the piece is dark but completely mesmerizing; it’s impossible not to feel, as Lou told W’s Chris Bagley, that Maximum Security Fence is “big enough to love anyone, forgive anything.”

Lou’s other recent works are also on view at L&M Arts through Nov. 15; Maximum Security Fence is on display at Lever House until Nov. 29.

Photos by Scott Rudd.