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Blue Blue, text: Blue 1998

Blue Blue, text: Blue 1998

Jenny Holzer Blue Blue, text: Blue 1998 2003 Electronic LED signs with color diodes and anodized aluminum housing

Vertical dimensions:  16 1/2 x 2 x 1/2 inches (41.9 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm)
Horizontal dimensions: 2 x 16 1/2 x 1/2 inches (5.1 x 41.9 x 1.3 cm)
Edition of 20
(Inventory #17338)

Text: BLUE (1998), More lyrical and obliquely narrated than Holzer’s earlier works, Blue touches on the pervasive fallout of abuse and bad sex. The text examines how individual memory can be situated next to and within unnamed but global catastrophe. By addressing and eliding individual and mass trauma, this text indicates that no disaster is purely local but leaks into the world’s political and psychological groundwater.

can be installed horizontally or vertically-LED switches automatically

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