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Jenny Holzer

Selected Works

Pearl’s Truisms & Survival

Jenny Holzer Pearl’s Truisms & Survival 2013 Horizontal LED sign: RGB diodes, stainless steel housing

Text: Truisms (1977-79) and Survival (1983-85)
9 3/8 x 68 x 2 3/8 inches  (23.6 x 173 x 6.1 cm)
Edition of 6
Signed and numbered on reverse
(Inventory #31516)

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Jenny Holzer Pearl’s Truisms & Survival, 2013
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Amber Truisms Living

Jenny Holzer Amber Truisms Living 2008 Semi-circular electronic LED sign with amber diodes, electro-polish aluminum housing with seamless light filter

2 x 21 x 10 3/4 inches  (5.1 x 53.3 x 27.3 cm)
Edition of 25
Signed and numbered on label on reverse
(Inventory #29671)

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Jenny Holzer Amber Truisms Living, 2008
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Truism Footstool (Starvation is nature’s way…)

Jenny Holzer Truism Footstool (Starvation is nature’s way…) 1988 Granite

Edition of 40
16 x 23 x 15 3/4 inches (40.6 x 58.4 x 40 cm)
(Inventory #32089)

TEXT READS ON TOP:
AN ELITE IS INEVITABLE
ANY SURPLUS IS IMMORAL
HUMANISM IS OBSOLETE
HUMOR IS A RELEASE
MONEY CREATES TASTE
MURDER HAS IT’S SEXUAL SIDE
SOLITUDE IS ENRICHING
TRUE FREEDOM IS FRIGHTFUL
WAR IS A PURIFICATION RITE

FRONT SIDE TEXT READS:
STARVATION IS NATURE’S WAY

BACK SIDE TEXT READS:
EATING TOO MUCH IS CRIMINAL

Jenny Holzer Truism Footstool (Starvation is nature’s way…), 1988
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AKA

Jenny Holzer AKA 2006 Set of five etchings

Image size: 19 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches each (49 x 37.5 cm each)
Paper size: 29 13/16 x 22 5/16 inches each (75.7 x 56.7 cm each)
Edition of 40
Signed lower right and numbered lower left on the first print of the set
(Inventory #30934)

Jenny Holzer AKA, 2006
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10 Inflammatory Essays

Jenny Holzer 10 Inflammatory Essays 1979-82 Set of 10 offset posters on colored paper

Image/paper size: 17 x 17 inches each 43.2 x 43.2 cm each)
Signed lower right on the white page
(Inventory #33753)

Jenny Holzer 10 Inflammatory Essays, 1979-82
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8 Truisms

Jenny Holzer 8 Truisms 1977-79 Set of eight offset posters on paper

Image/paper size:  34 3/4 x 22 7/8 inches  (88.3 x 58.1 cm)
Signed lower right on last sheet
(Inventory #30422)

Jenny Holzer 8 Truisms, 1977-79
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Conclusion black

Jenny Holzer Conclusion black 2016 Aquatint and white ground etching

Text: U.S. government document
Edition of 35, 10 AP
Image/plate size: 22 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
Paper size: 27 x 21 1/2 inches (68.6 x 54.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #33096)

Jenny Holzer Conclusion black, 2016
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Conclusion yellow

Jenny Holzer Conclusion yellow 2016 Aquatint and white ground etching

Text: U.S. government document
Edition of 35, 10 AP
Image/plate size: 22 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
Paper size: 27 x 21 1/2 inches (68.6 x 54.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #33098)

Jenny Holzer Conclusion yellow, 2016
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Conclusion red

Jenny Holzer Conclusion red 2016 Aquatint and white ground etching

Text: U.S. government document
Edition of 35, 10 AP
Image/plate size: 22 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
Paper size: 27 x 21 1/2 inches (68.6 x 54.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #33099)

Jenny Holzer Conclusion red, 2016
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Selection from ‘Living 1980 – 1982’

Jenny Holzer Selection from ‘Living 1980 – 1982’ 1999 Heliogravure on Zerkall rag paper

Edition of 99
Image size: 14 7/16 x 21 3/8 inches (36.7 x 54.3 cm)
Plate size: 14 5/8 x 22 5/8 inches (37.1 x 57.5 cm)
Paper size: 17 5/8 x 24 1/4 inches (44.8 x 61.6 cm)
Signed lower right, numbered lower left
(Inventory #30266)

Jenny Holzer Selection from ‘Living 1980 – 1982’, 1999
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BRITISH FRIENDS

Jenny Holzer BRITISH FRIENDS 2017 Set of 6 Irish linen double damask napkins with satin band finish and bespoke embroidery

Text: Survival, 1983-85
Edition of 25, 5 AP
22 x 22 inches (56 x 56 cm)
The napkins are embroidered with the following line from “Survival”:

IN A DREAM YOU
SAW A WAY TO
SURVIVE
AND YOU WERE
FULL OF JOY
(Inventory #33689)

Jenny Holzer BRITISH FRIENDS, 2017
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Money Creates Taste from Truisms, 1977-79

Jenny Holzer Money Creates Taste from Truisms, 1977-79 2004 Glass paperweight multiple engraved with the words "Money Creates Taste"

Edition of 90, plus 10 AP
3 x 3 inches (7.6 x 7.6 cm)
Accompanied with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist
(Inventory #31852)

Jenny Holzer Money Creates Taste from Truisms, 1977-79, 2004
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Exhibition Views

Jenny Holzer Exhibition Views

Jenny Holzer: 1977-2013
March 21, 2015 – April 25, 2015, Barbara Krakow Gallery

Jenny Holzer Exhibition Views,
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Exhibition Views

Jenny Holzer Exhibition Views

Jenny Holzer: Archive
April 28, 2007 – June 6, 2007, Barbara Krakow Gallery

Jenny Holzer Exhibition Views,
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