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Jenny Holzer

Truisms (set of four), from 1994

Four screenprints in red ink
3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
9 × 14 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
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Four screenprints in red ink, circa 1994, from the second edition, each on wood, printed and …

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Four screenprints in red ink, circa 1994, from the second edition, each on wood, printed and published by Fotofolio, each sheet 90 x 140mm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2in) (unframed) (4)

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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Four screenprints in red ink, circa 1994, from the second edition, each on wood, printed and …

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Four screenprints in red ink, circa 1994, from the second edition, each on wood, printed and published by Fotofolio, each sheet 90 x 140mm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2in) (unframed) (4)

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 (set of four), from 1994

Four screenprints in red ink
3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
9 × 14 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
Bidding closed
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