Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer:

“When I was in graduate school I had done some public things, but they were unsuccessful. They didn’t mean anything, they were abstract. I started writing on my paintings, but that didn’t work either. So when I came to New York the painting fell away and the writing became dominant. I then figured out how to take this writing public – I thought posters would be appropriate. It made sense as a public project.”


Jenny Holzer. (1950) “When I was in graduate… | Art Listings Professional.