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 Jenny Holzer  (1950 - )

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Lived/Active: New York/Ohio      Known for: sculptor-text installations, conceptual

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Jenny Holzer
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
1950 (Gallipolis, Ohio)
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New York/Ohio sculptor-text installations, conceptual
Methods
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Easel Painting
* Installation
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Aluminum
* Assemblage
* Bronze
* Enamel, Enameling
* Glass, Glass Design, Glass Art
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Marble
* Metal, Metalwork, Metal Plates, Metal Point
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Neon Light, Projected Light, Illumination
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Stone and/or Limestone Carving

  
Styles
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Conceptual
* Pop Art
* Words, Text, Calligraphy, Letters

  
Subjects
* Pure Abstraction, Line, Shape, Color, Texture
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views

  
Schools
* Rhode Island School of Design, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* Dia Art Foundation Support
* Whitney Fellowship

  
Chronology
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* The Stuart Collection

  
Added Description
* Printmaking Specialty

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Venice Biennale

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Museum of Modern Art, New York

  
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© 2001 Jenny Holzer / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  
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