Jenny Holzer


Jenny Holzer has created a body of work consistently menacing, provocative and disturbing...only using text and often relying on modes of communication typically used by advertising. 

While Holzer has worked in an array of media, her major works are typically public whether they be projections on buildings, public seating or monuments and advertising. 

Unlike her contemporary Barbara Kruger, there is a complete absence of figuration or imagery in Holzer's work. 

Instead Holzer uses texts, both her own and appropriated to deliver often highly unsettling social commentary including:

"Protect Me From What I Want"

"Abuse of Power Comes As No Surprise"

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. 

Holzer has produced very few works 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 +1.416.704.1720

"Selection from Living 1980-82", 1999

Heliogravure on rag paper, from an edition of 99.

Signed and numbered 51 by the artist  

18” x 24” (unframed)


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