Jenny Holzer

born 1950

Jenny Holzer, ‘Phase III - Decisive Operations violet’ 2007
Phase III - Decisive Operations violet 2007
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Biography

Jenny Holzer (born July 29, 1950) is an American neo-conceptual artist, based in Hoosick, New York. The main focus of her work is the delivery of words and ideas in public spaces and includes large-scale installations, advertising billboards, projections on buildings and other structures, and illuminated electronic displays.

Holzer belongs to the feminist branch of a generation of artists that emerged around 1980, and was an active member of Colab during this time, participating in the famous The Times Square Show.

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