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Jenny Holzer

Truisms 5, 1992

Electronic mini LED screen with color-changing diodes, contained in the original black painted metal frame specified by the artist
4 × 5 × 1 1/2 in
10.2 × 12.7 × 3.8 cm
Edition 53/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
P
Phillips

Signed in black ink, titled and numbered 53/100 on a label affixed to the reverse.

Signed in black ink, titled and numbered 53/100 on a label affixed to the reverse.

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Print
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 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 (sometimes mistaken for advertising when installed in public spaces) is designed to agitate and disturb. Holzer’s recent work ranges from silk-screened paintings of declassified government memos to a large-scale poetry and light installation in the lobby of 7 World Trade Center, New York. In 1990, Holzer received the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale.

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About the work
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Phillips

Signed in black ink, titled and numbered 53/100 on a label affixed to the reverse.

Signed in black ink, titled and numbered 53/100 on a label affixed to the reverse.

Medium
Print
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 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 (sometimes mistaken for advertising when installed in public spaces) is designed to agitate and disturb. Holzer’s recent work ranges from silk-screened paintings of declassified government memos to a large-scale poetry and light installation in the lobby of 7 World Trade Center, New York. In 1990, Holzer received the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale.

Jenny Holzer

Truisms 5, 1992

Electronic mini LED screen with color-changing diodes, contained in the original black painted metal frame specified by the artist
4 × 5 × 1 1/2 in
10.2 × 12.7 × 3.8 cm
Edition 53/100
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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