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Jenny Holzer

Selected Works

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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VOTING IS YOUR SUPERPOWER from the series YOU VOTE, Atlanta Georgia, December 15, 2020

Jenny Holzer VOTING IS YOUR SUPERPOWER from the series YOU VOTE, Atlanta Georgia, December 15, 2020 2021 Pigment print

Edition of 12
Image size: 30 5/8 x 45 7/8 inches (77.8 x 116.5 cm)
Paper size: 33 5/8 x 48 7/8 inches (85.4 x 124.1 cm)
Signed and numbered lower right in graphite
(Inventory #33672)

Jenny Holzer VOTING IS YOUR SUPERPOWER from the series YOU VOTE, Atlanta Georgia, December 15, 2020, 2021
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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HUMANISM IS OBSOLETE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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SOFT AND LOVELY

Jenny Holzer SOFT AND LOVELY 2018 Set of 6 Irish linen double damask napkins with satin band finish and bespoke embroidery.

Text: Survival, 1983-85:
TURN SOFT AND LOVELY ANY TIME YOU HAVE A CHANCE
IT IS IN YOUR SELF-INTEREST TO FIND A WAY TO BE VERY TENDER
SAVOUR KINDNESS BECAUSE CRUELTY IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE LATER
Edition of 30, AP 1/10
22 x 22 inches (56 x 56 cm)
(Inventory #33690)

Jenny Holzer SOFT AND LOVELY, 2018
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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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Related Information

  • Artist’s Exhibitions at Krakow Witkin Gallery
  • Jenny Holzer Biography
  • Jenny Holzer Press