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Holzer, Jenny, 1950-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1950-

Biographical / Historical

Jenny Holzer (born 1950) is an American conceptual artist. Holzer lives and works in Hoosick Falls, New York. Holzer's works often speak of violence, oppression, sexuality, feminism, power, war and death. Her main concern is to enlighten, bringing to light something thought in silence and meant to remain hidden. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenny_Holzer

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Abuse of Power Comes As No Surprise / Holzer, Jenny., 1996

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Identifier: CC-30045-31439
Scope and Contents

This postcard is designed to be mailed. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

Any Surplus Is Immoral, 1991

 Item — Box 132: [Barcode: 31858072457827]
Identifier: CC-09364-9550
Scope and Contents

Each rubberstamp has one aphorism, e.g., "Words Tend To Be Inadequate." Stephen Bury in "Artist's Multiples," list the title as "Untitled," 1991. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

Art / Kennedy, Randy; Schendel M; Ferrari L; Holzer J; Nauman B; Weiner L., 2009

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Identifier: CC-49466-70512
Scope and Contents

This is a brief review of "Tangled Alphabets," at exhibition at MoMA featuring Leon Ferrari and Mira Schendel. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2009

Artweek. No.19 / Holzer J., 1991

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Identifier: CC-26148-26611
Scope and Contents

Includes interview of Jenny Holzer. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

Documenta 8 / Holzer J ; Gerz J ; Kruger B ; Cage J ; Finlay IH ; Merz M., 1987

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Identifier: CC-15480-15806
Scope and Contents

Abridged catalog written by Gunter Metken. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

Eating Through Living, 1981

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Identifier: CC-09170-9351
Scope and Contents

Jenny Holzer, a conceptual artist who represented the United States at the Venice Biennale in 1990, is known for her utilization of language as art. The opening piece in this book reads "It's a safe game to play with your nose, shutting off the air and letting it flow again. Then you can escalate and see how long you can last until you pass out, your hand relaxes and you breathe normally again." This is her first book. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Eating Through Living, 1981

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Identifier: CC-09171-9352
Scope and Contents

Jenny Holzer, a conceptual artist who represented the United States at the Venice Biennale in 1990, is known for her utilization of language as art. The opening piece in this book reads "It's a safe game to play with your nose, shutting off the air and letting it flow again. Then you can escalate and see how long you can last until you pass out, your hand relaxes and you breathe normally again." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Essay Packs / Holzer, Jenny., 1980

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Identifier: CC-49660-70713
Scope and Contents

The typographic appearance of the broadsides shows poorly printed typesetting of the texts. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

First Impressions: Early Prints by Forty-six Contempoary Artists / Acconci V ; Bartlett J ; Holzer J ; Johns J ; Nauman B ; Oldenburg C ; Rivers L ; Ruscha E ; Wiley WT ; Winters T., 1989

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Identifier: CC-11383-11599
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Armstrong curated the exhibition and wrote the catalogue essays along with Sheila McGuire. Jennifer Bartlett's print Day and Night (1978), a work held by the Sackner Archive, is documented and reproduced. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Guest Performace at Franklin Furnace / Holzer, Jenny., 2003

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Identifier: CC-42502-44517
Scope and Contents

This card was printed on the occasion of Franklin Furnace's 20th anniversary. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003