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Jenny Holzer

Inflammatory Essays, 2010

10 offset lithographs, each 10 x 10 in. (in a 22x62 in. frame)
22 × 62 × 1/2 in
55.9 × 157.5 × 1.3 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
$2,000
location
Pasadena
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Provenance
Gallery 30 South
Pasadena
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The Inflammatory Essays present a range of provocative statements which were inspired by the texts …

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The Inflammatory Essays present a range of provocative statements which were inspired by the texts of political theorists, religious fanatics and impassioned 'folk' literature. Since childhood, Holzer has been interested in 'rapturous writing' and wanted to write 'ecstatic, fantastic things'.

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Inflammatory Essays is a set of 10 printed posters in different colors. Abrasive, biting commentary is hardly organized in a ramble of thoughts and ideas, though Holzer's stream-of-consciousness is a valuable source of insight—her feminist dogmas rise to the surface in the allusions to "him" as a perpetrator of violence.
Publisher
The Temporary Contemporary at MOCA LA
Signature
Unsigned edition
Jenny Holzer
American, b. 1950
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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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About the work
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Provenance
Gallery 30 South
Pasadena
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The Inflammatory Essays present a range of provocative statements which were inspired by the texts …

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The Inflammatory Essays present a range of provocative statements which were inspired by the texts of political theorists, religious fanatics and impassioned 'folk' literature. Since childhood, Holzer has been interested in 'rapturous writing' and wanted to write 'ecstatic, fantastic things'.

Read more
Series
Inflammatory Essays is a set of 10 printed posters in different colors. Abrasive, biting commentary is hardly organized in a ramble of thoughts and ideas, though Holzer's stream-of-consciousness is a valuable source of insight—her feminist dogmas rise to the surface in the allusions to "him" as a perpetrator of violence.
Publisher
The Temporary Contemporary at MOCA LA
Signature
Unsigned edition
Jenny Holzer
American, b. 1950
Follow

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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Jenny Holzer

Inflammatory Essays, 2010

10 offset lithographs, each 10 x 10 in. (in a 22x62 in. frame)
22 × 62 × 1/2 in
55.9 × 157.5 × 1.3 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
$2,000
location
Pasadena
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