JENNY HOLZER "I SMELL YOU ON MY SKIN" PHOTO, 1996
In September 1996, over a three-day period, Jenny Holzer realized one of her first legendary public "projections" occurring in Florence, Italy on the Arno Riverbank.
In the succeeding years the poem/text of "You Are My Own" has been projected/exhibited in public spaces in over 40 countries.
This work is one of nine images of this seminal and iconic projection that comprises the "Xenon" portfolio.
This particular image epitomizes Holzer's mastery of text and its impact in public spaces. This saying "I smell you on my skin" is highly ambiguous and thought-provoking. Is it a romantic sentiment? A victim's statement? Or a comment about the relationship between the city and the Arno river?
Holzer has an important exhibition history in Italy: In 1990 Holzer was the first woman to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale.
That year she won the Leone D'Oro - the event's top honor.
During her career, while Holzer has created numerous memorable works, She has produced very few that are domestically proportioned.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire an affordable work by one of the most distinctive artists of the 20th century.
Questions about this artwork? Contact us or call +1.844.440.4287
"I Smell You On My Skin", 1996/2001
C-print photograph, 8 from an edition of 10.
Signed and numbered by the artist on the colophon page
Numbered, dated and initialed by the artist verso.
- Where does the inventory ship from?
Our inventory is divided between New York and Toronto.
- Where do you ship to?
We can ship anywhere. Typically when we ship within North America we prefer to use FedEx Ground. To Europe, Asia and beyond we generally use DHL. Occasionally we use CanadaPost, but will notify the client if this is the best option.
- How much does it cost to ship?
For shipments within North America, we typically charge a flat rate fee. Many items on our site will list the rate. For shipping outside of North America, we can easily provide a quote and will look for the most efficient and economical option.
Most of the items on our site can be easily shipped internationally.
Occasionally we will recommend that an artwork be removed from its frame for shipping. Larger framed works are typically framed with plexiglass. We export over 80% of what we sell, so we are comfortable shipping anywhere.
- Are there additional taxes or fees?
When a work is valued above $2,500 usd there is a possibility of tax of 0.35%, but this is applied sporadically. There can similarly be an additional fee for customs brokerage and this can range from $20 - $65. US Taxes, duties and customs brokerage are not included in our flat rate shipping. However most of our shipments to the US enter without any additional fees.
- Do you provide a certificate of authenticity?
Yes, we guarantee everything we sell. We can provide both a digital and printed version of our certificate of authenticity.
What is your return policy?
- Caviar20 wants you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. We have a 7 day no-questions full refund return policy for your purchase. Shipping charges are non-refundable. Return shipping is the responsibility of the customer. After 8 days returns are given a credit note. There is no expiration for our credit notes.