Liza Lou created this beaded kitchen in 1996. It was her first such piece of art; she has done other, increasingly elaborate ( works, including a backyard with 250,000 individually-beaded blades of grass. Each of the beads in her elaboratelly detailed works of art is applied with tweezers. American-born Liza Lou now lives in South Africa. In 2002 she was awarded a MacArthur Genius grant.