‘The 100’ #23 – Jenny Holzer…

Protect Me… Jenny Holzer. Electronic Billboard in Times Square, NY.

Jenny Holzer (b. 1950) is an American feminist Neo-conceptual artist, activist and writer.  She is mostly known for her large-scale public displays including billboard ads, projections on buildings and other architectural structures as well as illuminated electronic displays.

Words, Landmines…Jenny Holzer. Light Projection.

The main focus of her work is the presentation of words and ideas in a variety of public spaces.

Witness. Jenny Holzer. LED display.

LED signs became Holzer’s most visible medium of expression and have been exhibited in major galleries throughout the world.

Light Installation at MassMoCA. Jenny Holzer. 2008
Light Installation at MassMoCA. Jenny Holzer. 2008

Holzer’s art also incorporates a wide array of media including bronze plaques, painted signs, stone benches and footstools, stickers, T-shirts, condoms, paintings, photographs, sound, video, light projection and the Internet.

Jenny Holzer T-Shirt

Information from artcyclopedia.com and Wikipedia. Images from Google Images.

‘The 100′ series was initiated by my 100th Post in April 2012. As Words and Images are the essence of my blog my intention is to present 100 pieces of textual art from historical and contemporary artists and from my own hand. To view the series to date click on ‘The 100’ in my Category Menu. Thank you for viewing.

4 thoughts on “‘The 100’ #23 – Jenny Holzer…

    1. Hi Billimarie, thanks, this is like time travel, back to May 2012, interesting to see how i was posting then, makes me want to go back and change layouts as i have learned a lot since…hope you’re fine


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