Jenny Holzer, Lady Pink. Trust visions that don't feature buckets of blood. 1983-84

Jenny Holzer, Lady Pink Trust visions that don't feature buckets of blood 1983-84

In the 1980s, Jenny Holzer and Lady Pink both used New York City as a canvas for their artworks. Holzer wheat-pasted posters and slogans throughout Manhattan, while Lady Pink spray-painted graffiti on buildings and subway cars. During that time, Holzer and Lady Pink collaborated on a series of canvases, on which Lady Pink painted and Holzer composed phrases. This painting is based on a photograph by Susan Meiselas taken during the armed conflict in Nicaragua, which served as a political flashpoint for many artists.

Gallery label from 2019
Medium
Spray paint on canvas
Dimensions
107 7/8 x 119 3/4" (274 x 304 cm)
Credit
Committee on Painting and Sculpture Funds, and gift of The Modern Women's Fund
Object number
731.2018
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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