Jenny Holzer

American, born 1950

7,152 followers

Jenny Holzer

American, born 1950

7,152 followers

Jenny Holzer’s truisms, such as “Abuse of power comes as no surprise” and “Protect me from what I …

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Jenny Holzer’s truisms, such as “Abuse of power comes as no surprise” and “Protect me from what I want,” have appeared on posters, billboards, and even condoms, and as LED signs and monumental light projections. Whether questioning consumerism, describing torture, or lamenting death and disease, her use of language …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern, and 6 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 15 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 1 more
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