I’d paint long strips of canvas and abandon them on the beach, or put bread out in geometric patterns for the pigeons downtown. I wanted people to find something nice and intriguing to puzzle over. Then I’d go back to see if the things were still there, or if anyone would notice.
I moved to New York in the 1970s and started writing when I was at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program.
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|Birth:||29th July, 1950|
Jenny Holzer was born in Gallipolis, Ohio, USA. She is an American neo-conceptual artist, based in Hoosick Falls, New York. The main focus of her work is the delivery of words and ideas in public spaces. Her contemporaries include Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Sarah Charlesworth, and Louise Lawler. She studied at Duke University in Durham and then painting, printmaking and drawing at the University of Chicago before completing her BFA at Ohio University, Athens. Holzer’s work has been shown in exhibitions worldwide, including Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland.
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