Jenny Holzer. Living: Some days you wake and immediately.... 1980-82

Jenny Holzer

Living: Some days you wake and immediately...

1980-82

Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
8 x 10" (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Credit
Committee on Painting and Sculpture Funds
Object number
6.2007
Copyright
© 2017 Jenny Holzer / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Jenny Holzer has 21 works  online.
There are 1,556 sculptures online.

Since the late 1970s Holzer has used text as her primary artistic vehicle. Many works have had a public presence; her pithy, ironic, and often disturbing statements have been presented on posters, T-shirts, baseball caps, and a flashing screen in Times Square, New York. In the Living series, she has adopted the bronze plaque in order "to have the look of a voice of authority, of the establishment," she has said.

Gallery label from Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, November 21, 2007-July 28, 2008

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