Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer is an American conceptual and installation artist whose work deploys text in public spaces across an array of media, including electronic signs, carved stone, paintings, billboards, and printed materials. Holzer’s oeuvre provokes public debate and illuminates social and political justice. Celebrated for her inimitable use of language and projects in the public sphere, Holzer creates a powerful tension between the realms of feeling and knowledge, with a practice that encompasses both individual and collective experiences of power and violence, vulnerability and tenderness.

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Jenny Holzer


Print Biography
Gallipolis OH, 1950

Duke University, Durham NC 1968–1970
University of Chicago, Chicago IL 1970–1971
BFA, Ohio University, Athens OH, 1972
Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY, 1976–1977
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, 1977

Lives and works in New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Hauser & Wirth, 'Jenny Holzer', New York NY
Krakow Witkin Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: Text Works', Boston MA
Tarmak 22, Gstaad-Saanen Airport, 'A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE', Gstaad, Switzerland
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, 'FOR YOU: Jenny Holzer', Seoul, Korea
GAMeC, Palazzo della Ragione, 'Tutta la verità (The Whole Truth)', Bergamo, Italy
Guggenheim Bilbao, 'Jenny Holzer: Thing Indescribable', Bilbao, Spain
Marks Art Gallery, College of the Desert, 'Jenny Holzer: The Power of Words', Palm Desert CA
Tate Modern, 'ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer', London, United Kingdom
PNCA – Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at Pacific Northwest College of Art, 'Use What is Dominant in a Culture to Change it Quickly: Jenny Holzer's Sentences and Sentiments from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation', Portland OR
mac birmingham, 'Artist Rooms: Jenny Holzer', Birmingham, United Kingdom
Printed Matter, 'Belligerent: Works by Jenny Holzer', New York NY
Blenheim Art Foundation, 'SOFTER: Jenny Holzer at Blenheim Palace', Woodstock, United Kingdom
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, 'Jenny Holzer', Zurich, Switzerland
Dorotheum London, 'Jenny Holzer', London, United Kingdom
MASS MoCA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Jenny Holzer', North Adams MA
Alden Projects, 'REJOICE! OUR TIMES ARE INTOLERABLE: Jenny Holzer’s Street Posters, 1977–1982', New York NY (Travelled to: Barker Hangar, Santa Monica/CA)
Art Projects Ibiza and Lune Rouge, 'ARE YOU ALIVE?', Ibiza, Spain
Pinchuk Art Centre, 'LOSS: In memory of Babi Yar', Kiev, Ukraine
Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 'Softer Targets', Somerset, United Kingdom
Museo Correr, 'War Paintings', Venice, Italy
Barbara Krakow Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: 1977-2013', Boston MA
Cheim & Read, 'Jenny Holzer: Dust Paintings', New York NY
Kennedy Museum, Ohio University, 'Jenny Holzer: Truisms', Athens OH
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, 'Jenny Holzer', São Paulo, Brazil
Pearl Lam Galleries, 'Light Stream', Hong Kong, China
The Rooms Art Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: Truisms', St. John's, Canada
L&M Arts, 'THE FUTURE PLEASE', Los Angeles CA
Sprüth Magers, 'Sophisticated Devices', London, United Kingdom
Sprüth Magers, 'Endgame', Berlin, Germany
Skarstedt Gallery, 'Endgame', New York NY
Kukje Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer', Seoul, South Korea
Art Station Foundation, 'Jenny Holzer', Poznan, Poland (accompanied by light projections)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, 'TOP SECRET', Paris, France
DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, 'Jenny Holzer', Montreal, Canada (Traveling Exhibition)
Talbot Rice Gallery, 'UK, ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer', Edinburgh, United Kingdom
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, 'Jenny Holzer', Gateshead, United Kingdom (Traveling Exhibition)
Free Word Centre, 'Jenny Holzer: Redaction Paintings', London, United Kingdom (FLOW Festival 2010)
Skarstedt Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer. Retro', New York NY
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 'Jenny Holzer', Melbourne, Australia (Traveling Exhibition)
Fondation Beyeler, 'Jenny Holzer', Basel, Switzerland (accompanied by light projections) (Traveling Exhibition)
The Lightbox, 'ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer', Woking, England (Traveling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT', New York NY (Traveling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT', Chicago IL (accompanied by light projections)
BMW Museum, 'Jenny Holzer', Munich, Germany
Between Bridges, 'Truisms (1977–79) and Essays (1979–82)', London, United Kingdom
Schlosberg Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, 'Jenny Holzer', Beverly MA
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT', Chicago IL (accompanied by light projections) (Traveling Exhibition)
Sprüth Magers, 'Jenny Holzer: Schellmann Sprüth Magers', Berlin, Germany
Diehl + Gallery One, 'Like Truth', Moscow, Russia
Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, 'DETAINED', London, United Kingdom
Mass MoCA Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 'PROJECTIONS', North Adams MA
Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, 'Highly Sensitive', Cologne, Germany
Barbara Krakow Gallery, 'Archive', Boston MA
Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, 'SECRET', Munich, Germany
Galerie Yvon Lambert, 'Nothing Follows', Paris, France
beaumontpublic Luxembourg, 'Jenny Holzer', Luxembourg
Skissernas Museum, Lund University, 'Jenny Holzer', Lund, Sweden
Galería Javier López, 'Jenny Holzer', Madrid, Spain
Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, 'Jenny Holzer: Recent Works', Honolulu HI
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, 'Jenny Holzer: Untitled (German Language LED Signs)', Munich, Germany
SCAI the Bathhouse, 'Jenny Holzer', Tokyo, Japan
MAK, 'Jenny Holzer XX', Vienna, Austria (accompanied by light projections)
Cheim & Read, 'Archive', New York NY
Galerie Yvon Lambert, 'Night Feed', New York NY
Carl Solway Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: Multiple Editions', Cincinnati OH
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 'Jenny Holzer: twice told', Lancaster OH
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 'Under a Rock', Santa Barbara CA
Sprüth Magers, 'Hot Pink' (with Lady Pink), Cologne, Germany
Sprüth Magers Lee, 'Jenny Holzer', London, United Kingdom
Kukje Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer', Seoul, South Korea
Sprüth Magers, 'Hot Pink (with Lady Pink), Munich, Germany
Galerie Yvon Lambert, 'Jenny Holzer', Paris, France (with poetry by Henri Cole)
Kunsthaus Bregenz, 'Truth Before Power', Bregenz, Austria (accompanied by light projections)
Housatonic Museum of Art, 'Interface: Jenny Holzer and Media Art', Bridgeport CT
Mönchehaus Museum, 'Jenny Holzer', Goslar, Germany (accompanied by light projections)
Printed Matter, Inc., 'Protect Me from What I Want: The Multiples and Editioned Works of Jenny Hozler, ', New York NY
Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, 'Jenny Holzer: Oh', Munich, Germany
Cheim & Read, 'Jenny Holzer', New York NY
Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière, 'Installation for the Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière’, Paris, France (accompanied by light projections)
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, ‘Jenny Holzer’, Monterrey, Mexico
CAPC Museé d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, 'Jenny Holzer', Bordeaux, France (accompanied by light projections)
Neue Natioanalgalerie, 'Jenny Holzer: OH', Berlin, Germany (accompanied by light projections)
Galeria Luisa Strina, 'Jenny Holzer', São Paulo, Brazil
Fundación Proa, 'Jenny Holzer', Buenos Aires, Argentina (accompanied by light projections)
Nova Galeria, 'Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD', São Paulo, Brazil
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, 'Jenny Holzer: Proteja-me do que eu quero', Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, 'Jenny Holzer: The Living Series', Munich, Germany
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: Blue', Chicago IL
Vaknin Schwartz Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: The Living Series', Atlanta GA
Galerie Yvon Lambert, 'Jenny Holzer: Blue', Paris, France
Monika Sprüth Galerie, 'Jenny Holzer: Blue', Cologne, Germany
University of South Australia Art Museum, 'Jenny Holzer: Lustmord', Adelaide, Australia (Traveling Exhibition)
Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, 'Jenny Holzer: Lustmord', Melbourne, Australia (Traveling Exhibition)
Instituto Cultural Itaù, 'Blue', São Paulo, Brazil
Index Gallery, 'The Power of Words and Signs: The Fourth Brain', Osaka, Japan
Contemporary Arts Museum, 'Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD', Houston TX (Traveling Exhibition)
Kunstmuseum Thurgau, 'Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD', Warth, Switzerland
Galerie Rähnitzgasse der Landeshauptstadt Dresden, 'Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD', Dresden, Germany
Williams College Museum of Art, 'Jenny Holzer: From the Laments Series, 1989', Williamstown MA
Monika Sprüth Galerie, 'LUSTMORD', Cologne, Germany
Allentown Art Museum, 'Jenny Holzer', Allentown PA
Städtische Galerie, 'Black Garden. Umgestaltung eines Kriegerdenkmals', Nordhorn, Germany
Art Tower Mito, Contemporary Art Center, 'Jenny Holzer', Mito, Japan (Traveling Exhibition)
Art Gallery Artium, 'Jenny Holzer', Fukuoka, Japan (Traveling Exhibition)
Barbara Galdstone Gallery, 'LUSTMORD', New York NY
Bergen Billedgalleri, 'LYSTMORD: Jeg er våken på stedet hvor kvinner dør', Bergen, Norway
Dallas Museum of Art, 'Jenny Holzer: The Venice Installation, from the Collection of Mort and Marlene Meyerson', Dallas TX
Barry Whistler Gallery, 'The Living Series', Dallas TX
Haus der Kunst, 'Da wo Frauen sterben, bin ich hellwach', Munich, Germany
Centre for Contemporary Art, 'Street Art: Jenny Holzer', Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, 'Jenny Holzer', Toronto, Canada
Claremont Graduate School, 'Selections from the Living Series: 1980–1982', Claremont CA (Traveling Exhibition)
North Dakota Museum of Art, 'Selections from the Living Series: 1980–1982', Grand Forks ND (Traveling Exhibition)
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, 'Selections from the Living Series: 1980–1982', Santa Fe NM (Traveling Exhibition)
Williams College Museum of Art, 'Jenny Holzer: Laments, 1989', Williamstown MA
Louisiana Museum, 'Venice: The Venice Biennale', Humlebaek, Denmark (Traveling Exhibition)
Walker Art Center, 'Venice: The Venice Biennale', Minneapolis MN (Traveling Exhibition)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 'Venice: The Venice Biennale', Buffalo NY
Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, United States Pavilion, 'XLIV Biennale di Venezia', Venice, Italy (Traveling Exhibition)
Städtische Kunsthalle, 'Venice: The Venice Biennale', Düsseldorf, Germany (Traveling Exhibition)
Dia Art Foundation, 'Jenny Holzer: Laments 1988-89', New York NY
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 'Jenny Holzer', New York NY
Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, 'Jenny Holzer', Toronto, Canada
ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, 'Jenny Holzer: Signs / Under a Rock', London, United Kingdom
Interim Art Gallery, 'Plaques: The Living Series 1980–82, The Survival Series 1983–85', London, United Kingdom
Brooklyn Museum of Art, 'Jenny Holzer: Signs and Benches', Brooklyn NY
Hoffman Borman Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer', Santa Monica CA
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: Under a Rock', Chicago IL
Aspen Art Museum, 'Jenny Holzer: Signs', Aspen CO (Traveling Exhibition)
Artspace, 'Jenny Holzer: Signs', San Francisco CA (Traveling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Options 30: Jenny Holzer', Chicago IL (Traveling Exhibition)
List Visual Arts Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 'Jenny Holzer: Signs', Cambridge MA (Traveling Exhibition)
Des Moines Art Center, 'Jenny Holzer: Signs', Des Moines IA (Traveling Exhibition)
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 'Under a Rock', New York NY
Galerie Crousel – Hussenot, 'Jenny Holzer', Paris, France
Monika Sprüth Galerie, 'Jenny Holzer', Cologne, Germany
Dallas Museum of Art, 'Concentrations 10: Jenny Holzer', Dallas TX
University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 'Jenny Holzer', Amherst MA
Kunsthalle Basel, 'Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger', Basel, Switzerland (Traveling Exhibition)
Le Nouveau Musée, 'Jenny Holzer', Villeurbanne, France (Traveling Exhibition)
Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer: Truisms and Inflammatory Essays', State University of New York College at Old Westbury, New York NY
Rotterdam Kunststichting, 'Galerie't Venster-Jenny Holzer-Lady Pink', Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 'Jenny Holzer', New York NY
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 'Investigations 3: Jenny Holzer', Philadelphia PA (accompanied by outdoor electronic sign)
Institute of Contemporary Arts, 'Essays, Survival Series', London, United Kingdom
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 'Plaques for Buildings: Thirty Texts from the Living Series, Cast in Bronze by Jenny Holzer and Peter Nadin', New York NY
Galerie Chantal Crousel, 'Jenny Holzer – Peter Nadin: Living', Paris, France
Le Nouveau Musée, 'Living (with Peter Nadin)', Villeurbanne, France
Artists Space, 'Eating Friends (with Peter Nadin)', New York NY
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, 'Living (with Peter Nadin) ', Munich, Germany
Dumaine Picture Framing, 'Jenny Holzer / Sentence Philosophy', New Orleans LA
Printed Matter, 'Printed Matter Window', New York NY
Fashion Moda, 'Fashion Moda Window', New York NY
Franklin Furnace, 'Jenny Holzer Installation', New York NY
Institute for Art and Urban Resources at P.S.1, 'Jenny Holzer Painted Room: Special Project P.S.1', New York NY
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Selected Group Exhibitions

Rubell Museum DC, 'What's Going On', Washington DC
Hauser & Wirth, 'Chromophilia', Zurich, Switzerland
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, 'Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation', Washington DC
Hauser & Wirth, 'Drawing On The Mind', cur. Zhang Enli, Central, Hong Kong
University of Arizona Museum of Art, 'The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation', Tucson AZ
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, 'Womanology. José Ramón Prieto Collection', Bilbao, Spain
CAFA Art Museum, CAFAM Techne Triennial, 'Topologies of the Real', Beijing, China
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 'New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century', Berkeley CA
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 'Hey! Did you know that Art does not exist... The Sylvio Perlstein Collection: From Dada to Now', cur. David Rosenberg, Noa Rosenberg, Tel Aviv, Israel
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, 'Jeder Mensch ist ein Künstler. Kosmopolitische Übungen mit Joseph Beuys', Dusseldorf, Germany
Western Exhibitions, Chicago, 'New York in the 80s: Selections from the Barry Blinderman Collection', Chicago IL
Institute of Contemporary Art, 'i’m yours: Encounters with Art in Our Times', Boston MA
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 'On Everyone’s Lips: From Pieter Bruegel to Cindy Sherman [In aller Munde. Von Pieter Bruegel bis Cindy Sherman]', Wolfsburg, Germany
Hauser & Wirth, 'To Form a More Perfect Union', New York NY
Asia Cultural Center, 'Spring of Democracy', Gwangju, South Korea
New Britain Museum of American Art, 'Some Day Is Now: Women, Art and Social Change', New Britain CT
Hauser & Wirth, 'Artists for New York', New York NY
Burnaby Art Gallery, 'Reading Art', Burnaby, British Columbia
Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, 'States of Mind: Art and American Democracy', Houston TX
Fondazione Merz, 'Push the Limits', Turin, Italy
Kunstmuseum Bonn, 'HEART – 100 Artists. 1 Mission', Bonn, Germany (Travelled to: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg/DE; Berlinische Galerie, Berlin/DE)
Galería Marta Cervera, 'Jenny Holzer, Raha Raissnia y Alex Reynolds', Madrid, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 'Just Connect', Chicago IL
Collection Lambert en Avignon, 'I Reflect What You Are: From Nan Goldin to Roni Horn; Intimacy in the Collection Lambert [Je refléterai ce que tu es... De Nan Goldin à Roni Horn: L’intime dans la Collection Lambert]', Avignon, France
Copenhagen Contemporary, 'In Focus: Statements', Copenhagen, Denmark
Hauser & Wirth St. Moritz, 'Stronger than Language', St. Moritz, Switzerland
Bingen am Rhein, Skulpturen-Triennale Bingen 2020, 'Echt und falsch', Bingen, Germany
Krakow Witkin Gallery, 'Now and Later', Boston MA
Parkett Space Zürich, '(Self) Portraits: Made by Artists for Parkett since 1984', Zürich, Switzerland
Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, 'Spring Selection', New York NY
CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder, 'Persuasive Prints', Boulder CO
Kröller-Müller Museum, 'Not in So Many Words [Niet met zoveel woorden]', Otterlo, Netherlands
The Whitworth, University of Manchester, 'Utopias', Manchester, England
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 'Fierce Women', Blacksburg VA
Susan Inglett Gallery, 'By/Buy Me', New York NY
Rubell Museum, 'Inaugural exhibition', Miami FL
Baker Museum, 'Looking at Words: A Poetry of Shape', Naples FL
MoMA PS1, 'Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011', New York NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power', Chicago IL
Villa Empain, 'Ekphrasis: Writing in Art [Ekphrasis. L’écriture dans l'art / Ekphrasis. Het schrift in de kunst]', Brussels, Germany
Franklin Street Works, 'Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text', Stamford CT
Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, 'HERE: Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin', Columbus OH
Bonner Kunstverein, 'Maskulinitäten. Eine Kooperation von Bonner Kunstverein, Kölnischem Kunstverein und Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf', Bonn, Germany
SVA Chelsea Gallery, 'Look Both Ways: The Illicit Liaison between Image and Information', New York NY
Hauser & Wirth, 'Material Actions', St. Moritz, Switzerland
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 'Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts', Brunswick ME
Palais de Justice, '[email protected] 2019', Geneva, Switzerland
Kunsthalle Würth, 'Lust auf mehr - Neues aus der Sammlung Würth zur Kunst nach 1960', Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Tarmak 22, Gstaad-Saanen Airport, 'Heimat – Selected Works from the Alex Hank Collection', Gstaad, Switzerland
Bold Tendencies, 'FICTION', London, United Kingdom
Sprüth Magers, 'Eau de Cologne', Hong Kong
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Fragments of a Crucifixion', Chicago IL
Subliminal Projects / FACTION Art Projects, 'Visual Language', Los Angeles CA / New York NY
Met Breuer, 'Everything is Connected. Art and Conspiracy', New York NY
Harper's Books, 'Grafik', East Hampton NY
MASS MoCA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Etel Adnan. A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun', North Adams MA
Heong Gallery, Downing College, University of Cambridge, 'DO I HAVE TO DRAW YOU A PICTURE?', (cur. Elisa Schaar), Cambridge, United Kingdom
NGV – National Gallery of Victoria, 'MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art', Melbourne, Australia
Hall Art Foundation, Schloss Derneburg Museum, 'Für Barbara', (cur. Leo Koenig), Derneburg, Germany
Firstsite, 'Bronze Age c. 3500 BC – AD 2018', (cur. Mary Beard, Neil Wenman), Colchester, United Kingdom
Hirshhorn Museum, 'Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s', (cur. Gianni Jetzer), Washington DC
Werkartz, 'Beyond the Streets', (cur. Roger Gastman), Los Angeles CA
Tarble Arts Center, 'In the Eye of the Beholder', Charleston IL
Carnegie Museum of Art, 'Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art's Collection', Pittsburgh PA
British Museum, 'The American Dream: Pop to the Present', London, United Kingdom
Imperial War Museum, 'Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11', London, United Kingdom
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney's Collection,1940-2017', New York NY
Sprüth Magers, 'Eau de Cologne', Los Angeles CA
CSS Bard Hessel Museum, 'Mother Iode', Annandale on Hudson NY
Phoenix Art Museum, 'Phoenix Rising: The Valley Collects', Phoenix AZ
Westport Arts Center, 'More than Words', Westport CA
Lehmbruck Museum, 'An der Oberfläche (On the Surface)', Duisburg, Germany
Rubell Family Collection, 'NO MAN'S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection', Miami FL
Sprüth Magers, 'Eau de Cologne', Berlin, Germany
San José Museum of Art, 'Covert Operations', San José CA
56th Venice Biennale, 'All the World's Futures', Venice, Italy
Whitney Museum, 'America is Hard to See', New York NY
Holden Gallery, 'Not: The Art of Resistance', Manchester, United Kingdom
MCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Light Show', Sydney, Australia (Traveling Exhibition)
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 'Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s', Fort Worth TX
Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, 'Objects and Fictions', New York NY
Dutch Electronic Art Festival, 'The Progress Trap', Rotterdam, Netherlands
David Zwirner, 'No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989', New York NY
Hammer Museum, 'Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology', Los Angeles CA
Museo D’Arte Moderna de Sao Paolo, 'Projeto Parede: O Corredor e Seu Proprio Corredor', Sao Paolo, Brazil
Boca Museum of Art, 'Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation', Boca Raton FL
Auckland Art Gallery, 'Light Show', Auckland, New Zealand (Traveling Exhibition)
Skarstedt Gallery, 'Variations in Abstraction', New York NY
Summerhall, 'The Dark World', Edinburgh, Scotland
Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Zeichen. Sprache. Bilder. Schrift in der Kunst seit 1960', Karlsruhe, Germany
Palazzo delle Esposizinoi, Gli Anni Settana. Arte a Roma', Rome, Italy
Firstsite, 'Xerography', Colchester, United Kingdom
Avlskarl Gallery, 'Silent', Copenhagen, Denmark
V1 Gallery, 'Independents', Copenhagen, Denmark
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani, 'Art, Two Points', Barcelona, Spain
Hayward Gallery, 'Light Show', London, United Kingdom
Seattle Art Museum, 'Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou', Seattle WA
ZKM, 'Art and press Kunst. Wahreit. Wirklighkeit', Karlsruhe, Germany
MALBA, 'Bye Bye American Pie', Buenos Aires, Argentina
Martin Gropius Bau, 'Art and press Kunst. Wahreit. Wirklighkeit', Berlin, Germany
Traffic, 'Domination, Hegemony, and the Panopticon Works from the Farook Collection', Dubai, UAE
Ursula Blickle Stiftung, 'In the End was the Word', Kraichtal, Germany
Victoria and Albert Museum, 'Postmodernism: Style and Subversion, 1970 to 1990', London, United Kingdom
Nasher Museum of Art, 'The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1990', Duke University, Durham NC (Traveling Exhibition)
Neuberger Museum of Art, 'The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1990', Purchase College, New York NY (Traveling Exhibition)
Schirn Kunsthalle, Geheimgesellschaften. Wissen Wagen Wollen Schweigen', Frankfurt, Germany
The Serravales Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Off the Wall', Porto, Portugal
Vanhaerents Art Collection, 'Sympathy for the Devil', Brussels, Belgium
Sprüth Magers, 'Selections: Morris, Trockel, Holzer & Pink', Berlin, Germany
Museum on the Seam, 'The Right to Protest', Jerusalem, Israel
Skarstedt Gallery, 'Retro', New York NY
Kunsthalle Wien, 'Street and Studio: From Basquiat to Séripop', Vienna, Austria
Pinchuk Art Center, 'Sexuality and Transcendence', Kiev, Ukraine
The Rubell Family Collection Museum, 'Beg Borrow and Steal', Miami FL
Fisher Landau Center for Art, 'We are the World: Figures and Portraits', Long Island City NY
Lucerne Kunstmuseum, 'Blasted Allegories – Werke aus der Sammlung Ringier', Luzern, Germany
Osborne Samuel, 'Modern and Contemporary Prints', London, United Kingdom
Barbican, 'Martin Museum of Terrestrial Art', London, United Kingdom
Skulpturenpark Köln, 'Kölnskulptur 4', Cologne, Germany
Kunsthalle Göppingen, 'Im Wort', Göppingen, Germany
The Museum of Modern Art, 'Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now', New York NY
Mireille Mosler Ltd., 'Memento Mori', New York NY
Kunst-Werke Berlin, 'Into Me/Out of Me', Berlin, Germany
Foundation Beyerler, 'Eros in der Kunst der Moderne', Basel, Switzerland
ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, 'Surprise Surprise', London, United Kingdom
Sprüth Magers, 'Mondi Possibili', Cologne, Germany
Stedelijk Museum, 'Do the Right Bling', S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Singapore Biennale, 'Belief', Singapore, Singapore
Cheim & Read, 'For 7 World Trade', New York NY
Kunstforum & Kunsthalle, 'Superstars: From Warhol to Madonna', Vienna, Austria
Andrea Rosen Gallery, 'Looking at Words', New York NY
Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, 'Flashback – Eine Revision der Kunst der 80er Jahre', Basel, Switzerland
Centre Pompidou, 'Big Bang – Destruction and Creation in 20th Century Art', Paris, France
Austin Museum of Art, 'Color/Pattern/Grid', Austin TX
Museum of Modern Art, 'Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Collection', New York NY
Fondation Beyeler, 'Contemporary Voices', Basel, Switzerland
US Pavilion Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Iris B. and Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, 'Jenny Holzer: Sol Lewitt: Sol Lewitt on the Roof: Splotches, Whirls and Twirls', Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY
New Museum of Contemporary Art, 'East Village USA', New York NY
Sprüth Magers, 'Hot Pink', Munich, Germany
Kunsthaus Klosterneuberg, 'Visions of America', Vienna, Austria
The Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Love/Hate: From Magritte to Cattelan: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art', Chicago IL
Sprüth Magers, 'Shadow and Light', Salzburg, Austria
Sprüth Magers, '20th Anniversary Show', Cologne, Germany
Museum Morsbroich, 'Talking Pieces: Text und Bild in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst’, Leverkusen, Germany
Kunsthaus Schloss Wendlinghausen, 'Poème/Image', Wendlinghausen, Germany
Galerie Gabriele Rivet, 'Formen der Gewalt', Cologne, Germany
Skulpturenpark Köln, 'Kölnskulptur 3', Cologne, Germany
Skulpturenpark Köln, 'Kölnskulptur 2', Cologne, Germany
MoMA PS1, 'Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties', Long Island City NY
'Couples', Cheim & Read, New York NY
FIT, 'The Intuitive Eye: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Collection', Los Angeles CA
Exit Art, 'The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture', New York NY
Museet for Samtidskunst, 'Illuminations: Art from Two Milennia', Oslo, Norway
Walker Art Center, 'Let’s Entertain: Life’s Guilty Pleasures', Minneapolis, Minnesota
Centre d’Art Contemporain, 'Un Musée en Apparartement: Une Exposition de Toutes les Gravures, Multiples et Photographies, Publiés par Parkett', Geneva, Switzerland
Ash Fine Art, 'Art in America',New York NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 Part II, 1950-2000', New York NY
Städtische Galerie im Lenbacchaus, 'Memory Opens Its Doors: Contemporary Art at the Lenbachhaus', Munich, Germany
Bronx Museum of the Arts, 'Urban Mythologies: The Bronx Represented Since the 1960s', New York NY
The Bathhouse, 'Jenny Holzer/Sol Lewitt', Kyoto, Japan
Kunsthalle Wien, 'Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Helmut Lan', Vienna, Austria
National Gallery of Australia, 'Read My Lips', Canberra, Australia
'Beyond Belief, Modern Art and the Religious Imagination', National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
The Museum of Modern Art, 'On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner and Elaine Dannheisser Collection', New York NY
Skulpturenpark Köln, 'Kölnskulptur 1', Cologne, Germany
Sigmund Freud Museum, Foundation for the Arts, 'Kunst Fur Freud', Vienna, Austria
The Museum of Modern Art, 'The Elaine Dannheisser Collection', New York NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Alternating Currents', New York NY
Ubu Gallery, 'One Line Drawing', New York NY
Martin-Gropius Bau, 'The Age of Modernism: Art in the Twentieth Century', Berlin, Germany
The Museum of Modern Art, 'Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95', New York NY
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Views from Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art II', New York NY
Biennale di Firenze, 'Il Tempo e la Moda', Florence, Italy
Leccesse-Sprüth, 'Jahreswechsel 1995-96', Cologne, Germany
Centre Pompidou, 'Feminin-Masculin: Le Sexe de l’Art?', Paris, France
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection', New York NY
ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, 'The Institute of Cultural Anxiety: Works from the Collection', London, United Kingdom
Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst, 'Gewalt/Geschafte', Berlin, Germany
Kunsthalle Basel, 'Welt-Moral: Moralvorstellungen in der Kunst Heute', Basel, Switzerland
Galerie Monika Sprüth, 'Eau de Cologne 83-93', Cologne, Germany
Kunsthalle Wien, 'Double Take – Collective Memory & Current Art', Vienna, Austria
Guggenheim Museum Soho, 'Virtual Reality: An Emerging Medium', New York NY
Martin Gropius-Bau, 'American Art in the Twentieth Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913-1993', Berlin, Germany
Museum Ludwig, 'Ars Pro Domo', Cologne, Germany
The Museum of Modern Art, 'Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing', New York NY
Paula Cooper Gallery, 'Act-Up Benefit Art Sale', New York NY
Institute of Contemporary Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 'Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back at the Eighties', Philadelphia PA
The Nasher Museum of Art, 'Contemporary Art from the Collection of Jason Rubell', Duke University, Durham NC
'High and Low: Modern Art & Popular Culture', The Museum of Modern Art, New York NY
'Art & Pub: Art et Publicite 1890-1990', Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art ,'The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980’s', New York NY
'Scripta Manent – Verba Volant', Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Cincinnati Art Museum, 'Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into the Mainstream', Cincinnati OH (Traveling Exhibition)
New Orleans Museum of Art, 'Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into the Mainstream', New Orleans LA (Traveling Exhibition)
Denver Art Museum, 'Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into the Mainstream', Denver CO (Traveling Exhibition)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 'Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into the Mainstream', Philadelphia PA (Traveling Exhibition)
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Image World: Art and Media Culture', New York NY
MOCA, 'A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation', Los Angeles CA
The Museum of Modern Art, 'Committed to Print: An Exhibition of Recent American Printed Art with Social and Political Themes', New York NY
Centre Pompidou, 'L’Epoque, La Mode, La Morale, La Passion', Paris, France
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Social Engagement: Women’s Video in the ‘80s', New York NY
Monika Sprüth Galerie, 'Eau de Cologne', Cologne, Germany
Monika Sprüth Galerie, 'Künstler der Galerie', Cologne, Germany
Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany
The Israel Museum, 'Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer', Jerusalem, Israel
Am Hof, 'Keith Haring – Jenny Holzer', Vienna, Austria
Monika Sprüth Galerie, 'Eau de Cologne', Cologne, Germany
Musée dArt Contemporain, 'Ecrans Politiques', Montréal, Canada
Institute of Contemporary Art, 'Secular Attitudes', Los Angeles CA
Museum of Modern Art, 'The Human Condition: Biennial III', San Francisco CA
Artist’s Space, 'A Decade of New Art', New York NY
Gallerie Engstrom, '1984: Women in New York', Stockholm, Sweden
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Biennial', New York NY
Ronald Feldman Gallery, '1984 – A Preview', New York NY
Documenta 7, Kassel, Germany
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, ‘Living’, Munich, Germany (with Peter Nadin)
Institute of Contemporary Arts, ‘Issue: Social Strategies by Women Artists’, London, England
5 Times Square, ‘The Times Square Show’, New York NY
David Amico, ‘Pleasure/Function’, Los Angeles CA
Institute of Contemporary Art, 'Artwords and Bookworks: An International Exhibition of Recent Artists’ Books and Ephemera', Los Angeles CA
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Selected Permanent Installations

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, 'Selections from Truisms', Gwacheon, South Korea (Inaugurated in conjunction with 'FOR YOU: Jenny Holzer')
Comcast Technology Center, 'For Philadelphia', Philadelphia PA
Salesforce Transit Center, 'White Light', San Francisco CA
United States Embassy, 'The Waging of Peace', London, United Kingdom
Louvre Abu Dhabi, 'For the Louvre Abu Dhabi', Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
New York City AIDS Memorial, 'You Have Given Me Love', New York NY
Can Soleil, 'For Ibiza', Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain
Qualcomm Headquarters, ‘For Qualcomm’, San Diego CA
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, ‘For the Garden’, Grand Rapids MI
Wilshire Boulevard Temple, 'For Wilshire Boulevard Temple', Los Angeles CA
8 Chifley Square, 'I STAY (Ngaya ngalawa)', Sydney, Australia
Talanx AG, 'Du', Hanover, Germany
Ekeberg Sculpture and Heritage Park, 'Cliff Sappho', Oslo, Norway
Schloss Crottorf, 'Break Me to Pieces', Friesenhagen, Germany
FDA Headquarters, 'For the FDA', Silver Spring MD
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 'Kind of Blue', Fort Worth TX
AT&T Stadium, 'For Cowboys', Arlington TX
Williams College Science Quad, ‘715 Molecules’, Williamstown MA
MGM Mirage City Center, ‘VEGAS’, Las Vegas NV
Smithsonian American Art Museum, ‘For SAAM’, Washington DC
Gwangalli Beach, ‘For Busan’, Busan, South Korea
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, ‘For MCASD’, San Diego CA
Novartis Pharma AG, 'For Novartis', Basel, Switzerland
Vassar College, 'For Elizabeth', Poughkeepsie NY
7 World Trade Center, 'For 7 World Trade', New York NY
Stora torget, 'For Karlstad', Karlstad, Sweden
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 'For Pittsburgh', Pittsburgh PA
Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, 'For Paula Modersohn-Becker', Bremen, Germany
Stadion Galgenwaard, 'For FC Utrecht', Utrecht, Netherlands (Electronic scoreboard installation; transferred to stadium’s video walls in 2008)
Hill Square, University of Pennsylvania, '125 YEARS', Pennsylvania PA
Helmut Lang Paris, 'Helmut Lang – Paris', Paris, France (Inaugurated in conjunction with Xenon for Lang Paris)
Schlosspark Rheder, 'For Schlosspark Rheder', Brakel, Germany (Inaugurated in conjunction with Xenon for Schlosspark Rheder).
Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, 'Nature Walk', Tōkamachi, Japan
Helmut Lang Milan, 'Helmut Lang – Milan', Milan, Italy
Palais de Justice, 'Installation for Nantes Courthouse', Nantes, France
Telenor Headquarters, 'Installation for Telenor', Fornebu, Norway
Wanås Konst, 'Wanås Wall', Knislinge, Sweden
Nakanoshima Mitsui Building, 'Serpentine', Osaka, Japan
Grotta Verde di Pradis, 'Inscription for Grotta Verde di Pradis', Clauzetto, Italy
Agder University College, 'Installation for Agder College', Gimlemoen, Norway
Neue Nationalgalerie, 'Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie', Berlin Germany
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, ‘Garden Bench’, Venice, Italy
Fisher Museum of Art, University of Southern California, ‘BLACKLIST’, Los Angeles CA
Neues Rathaus, ‘Memorial for Goerdeler’, Leipzig, Germany
Bundestag, ‘Installation for the Reichstag’, Berlin, Germany
United States Federal Courthouse, ‘Installation for the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building’, Sacramento CA
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, ‘Installation for the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao’, Bilbao, Spain
Literaturhaus München, ‘Oskar Maria Graf Memorial’, Munich, Germany
Hamburger Kunsthalle, ‘Ceiling Snake’, Hamburg, Germany
Erlauf Peace Monument’, Erlauf, Austria
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, ‘Installation for Schiphol Airport’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
‘Black Garden’, Nordhorn, Germany
Walker Art Center, ‘Selections from the Living Series’, Minneapolis MN
Ludwig Forum for International Art, ‘Installation for Aachen’, Aachen, Germany
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Selected Light Projections

Rockefeller Center, Creative Time, 'VIGIL', New York NY
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, 'For Bilbao', Bilbao, Spain
'It Is Guns', Los Angeles CA / New York NY / Washington DC / Miami FL / Tallahassee FL / Chicago IL / Dallas TX / Atlanta GA
Blenheim Palace, 'On War', Woodstock, England
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 'For North Adams', North Adams MA
Aarhus Teater, 'For Aarhus', Aarhus, Denmark
Wawel Royal Castle, ‘For Krakow’, Krakow, Poland
Alte Nikolaikirche, Römer, Dreikönigskirche, Literaturhaus, St. Katharinenkirche and Portikus, ‘For Frankfurt’, Frankfurt, Germany
Institute of Contemporary Art, ‘For Richard and Miguel’, Boston MA (collaboration with Miguel Gutierrez)
Fondation Beyeler, Basel Town Hall, Basel Minster, Basel Railway Station and Margarethenhügel, ‘For Basel’, Basel, Switzerland
National Museum, ‘For Prague’, Prague, Czech Republic
Santa Maria della Scala, ‘For Siena’, Siena, Italy
Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyric Opera, 2 North Riverside Drive, Tribune Tower, Merchandise Mart, ‘Projection for Chicago’, Chicago IL
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘For the Guggenheim’, New York NY
Theodore Roosevelt Island, ‘For the Capitol’, Washington DC
Drake Hotel, Parliament Street silos and MaRS Building, ‘For Toronto’, Toronto, Canada
American Academy, Fontana dell’Acqua Paola, Piazza Tevere, Teatro di Marcello and Castel Sant’Angelo, ‘For the Academy’, Rome, Italy
HangarBicocca, Piazza della Scala, Castello Sforzesco and Stazione Centrale, ‘For Milan’, Milan, Italy
MCASD Downtown, Santa Fe Depot, MCASD La Jolla, Scripps Pier, San Diego Museum of Art and Qualcomm Campus, ‘For San Diego’, San Diego CA
Palazzo Reale, Basilica di San Francesco di Paola, Palazzo della Prefettura and Palazzo Salerno, ‘For Naples’, Naples, Italy
Fleet Library and City Hall, ‘For RISD’, Providence RI
City Hall, ‘For Singapore’, Singapore
MAK Depot of Contemporary Art, Vienna City Hall, Hofburg Palace, Austrian Parliament, Vienna State Opera, Stock-im-Eisen-Platz 3, Obere Donaustraße 97–99, Austrian National Library and Vienna International Airport Tower, ‘For Vienna’, Vienna, Austria
London City Hall, St. Paul’s Covent Garden, Senate House, Barbican Sculpture Court, Somerset House and St. Giles’ Cripplegate, ‘For London’, London, England
Dublin Castle, Gate Theatre, Clarence Hotel, Mansion House, Trinity College, Bank of Ireland and General Post Office, ‘For Dublin’, Dublin, Ireland
Rockefeller Center, Bobst Library and New York Public Library, ‘For the City’, New York NY
Freedom Tower, ‘Xenon for Miami’, Miami FL
1515 14th Street and Gelman Library, ‘Xenon for D.C.’, Washington DC
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Bethesda Fountain, 515 Greenwich Street, Hotel Pennsylvania and Cooper Union, ‘For New York City’, New York NY
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Schattenburg Castle, Steinbruch Hohenems, Vermunt Stausee, Pfarrkirche Lech, Kanisfluh and Bregenz Festival Seebühne, ‘Xenon for Bregenz’, Bregenz and Vorarlberg, Austria
Palazzo Carignano, ‘Xenon for Torino’, Turin, Italy (repeated in 2004 and 2005 at Palazzo Madama)
Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Palazzo Corner, ‘Xenon for the Peggy Guggenheim’, Venice, Italy
Palais de Festival, Old Harbor and Le Suquet, ‘Xenon for Cannes’, Cannes, France
Tate Liverpool, ‘Xenon for Liverpool’, Liverpool, England
Kaiserpfalz and Rathaus, ‘Xenon for Goslar’, Goslar, Germany
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Oficinas en el Parque, Biblioteca Magna Raúl Rangel Frias, La Huasteca and Loma Larga, ‘Xenon for Monterrey’, Monterrey, Mexico
Dune du Pyla, Porte Cailhau, Place du Parlement, Cinéma Utopia, Basilique Saint-Michel, Opéra National de Bordeaux, Place de la Victoire, Quai des Chartrons, Louvre Museum, Square du Vert-Galant, Pont-Neuf, Église Saint-Eustache, and Panthéon, ‘Xenon for Bordeaux and Paris’, Paris, Bordeaux and Pyla-sur-Mer, France
Neue Nationalgalerie, St.-Matthäus-Kirche, Staatsbibliothek, Philharmonie, Federal Chancellery, Museumshöfe, Berlin City Hall, Altes Museum, Grand Hyatt, Humboldt-Universität, Pergamon Museum, Bode Museum, DG Bank, DaimlerChrysler Services and Jewish Museum, ‘Xenon for Berlin’, Berlin, Germany
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Castle Keep and Tuxedo Princess, ‘Xenon for BALTIC’, Gateshead and Newcastle, England
Planetario Galileo-Galilei, Bosques de Palermo, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Facultad de Derecho), Riachuelo, Fundación Proa and Teatro Colón, ‘Xenon for Buenos Aires’, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo Rådhus, University of Oslo and Lysgårdsbakkene, ‘Xenon for Oslo and Lillehammer’, Oslo and Lillehammer, Norway
Fondazione Cini, ‘Xenon for Venice’, Venice, Italy
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Urca Hill, Sugarloaf Mountain, Arpoador Beach, Leme Beach and Leme Hill, ‘Xenon for Rio de Janeiro’, Rio de Janeiro
Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsquartier and Ringturm, ‘Xenon for Vienna,’ Vienna, Austria
Spanish Steps, ‘Xenon for Rome’, Rome, Italy
Arno River at Palazzo Tempi, ‘Xenon for Florence’, Florence, Italy
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Selected Awards and Memberships

Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Creative and Performing Arts, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Ministère de la Culture, France
Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Asher B. Durand Award, Brooklyn Museum, New York NY
Outstanding Contributions to the Arts Award, Americans for the Arts, Washington DC and New York NY
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge MA
Medal of Distinction, Barnard College, New York NY
LA MOCA Award for Distinguished Women in the Arts, Los Angeles CA
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Smith College, Northampton MA
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly MA
Urban Visionaries Award, Cooper Union, New York NY
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, New School University, New York NY
Public Art Network Award, Americans for the Arts, Washington DC and New York NY
Resident in Visual Arts, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Kaiserring, City of Goslar, Germany
Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Ministère de la Culture, France
Berlin Prize Fellowship, American Academy in Berlin, Germany
Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Williams College, Williamstown MA
Crystal Award, World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland
Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Ohio University, Athens OH
Skowhegan Medal for Installation, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison ME
Leone d’Oro, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
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Tricot, Xavier, ‘I Am As You Will Be. The Skeleton in Art. August 31, 2007’, New York: Cheim & Read, 2017 (exh. cat.)
Asp, Kristen (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. War Paintings’, Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2015
Hauser & Wirth (eds.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Softer Targets (Education Guide)’, Bruton: Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2015 (exh. cat.)
Cole, Henri, ’Jenny Holzer. Dust Paintings’, New York: Cheim & Read, 2014
Bünau (ed.), Friederike von, Henri Cole, Rose-Maria Gropp + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer. For Frankfurt’, Bielefeld: Kerber, 2012 (exh. cat.)
Levine, Carey, ’Jenny Holzer. Endgame’, New York: Skarstedt, 2012 (exh. cat.)
Levine, Carey, ’Jenny Holzer. Retro’, New York: Skarstedt, 2011 (exh. cat.)
Joselit, David, Simon, Joan + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer’, London: Phaidon, 1998/2010 Levine, Carey S., ’Jenny Holzer. Retro’, New York: Skarstedt, 2011 (exh. cat.)
Breslin, David (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer’, Basel: Foundation Beyeler, Chicago: The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2008
Storr, Robert, ‘Jenny Holzer. Redaction Paintings’, New York: Cheim & Read, 2006 (exh. cat.) Dinkla, Söke (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Die Macht Des Wortes (I Can’t Tell You)’, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Verlag, New York: D.A.P. – Distributed Arts Publishers, 2006 (exh. cat.)
Noever, Peter (ed.), ’Jenny Holzer. XX’, Vienna: MAK – The Austrian Museum of Art and Industry/SCHLEBRUGGE.EDITOR Vienna, 2006
Dinkla, Söke (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Xenon for Duisenberg’, Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2005 (exh. cat.)
Schneider, Eckhard (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Truth Before Power’, Bregenz: Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2004 (exh. cat.)
Waldman, Diane (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Protect Me From What I Want’, New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2nd edition, 1997/2003 (exh. cat.)
Bernadec, Marie-Laure, ‘Je lis te peau (I read your skin). Jenny Holzer. Festival d’automne 2001’, Paris: Editions du Regard, 2002 (exh. cat.)
Auping, Michael (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Monterrey 2001’, Monterrey: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, 2001 (exh. cat.)
Banz, Stefan, Whitridge, Thomas (eds.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Xenon’, Küsnacht: Ink Tree Editions, 2001 (exh. cat.)
Bernadac, Marie-Laure, ’Jenny Holzer. OH’, Bordeaux: capcMusée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux / Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 2001 (exh. cat.)
Cheim, John, Whitridge, Tom (eds.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin’, Berlin: American Academy Berlin / Nationalgalerie Berlin, Köln: DuMont, 2001 (exh. cat.)
Joselit, David, Simon, Joan + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer’, London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1998
Ruf, Beatrix, Volkart, Yvonne + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer. Lustmord’, Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 1997 (exh. cat.)
Waldman, Diane, ‘Jenny Holzer. Protect Me From What I Want’, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum / H. N. Abrams, 1997 (exh. cat.)
Werner, Klaus (ed.), ’Jenny Holzer. KriegsZustand’, Leipzig: Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, 1997
Baumer, Susanne, Smolik, Noemi + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer. Writing/Schriften’, Ostfildern/Ruit: Cantz Verlag, 1996
Ruf, Beatrix, Volkart, Yvonne + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer. Lustmord’, Dresden: Rähnitzgasse, Warth: Kunstmuseum Kartause Ittingen, 1996 (exh. cat.)
Komov, Oleg Konstantinovich, ‘Erlauf Peace Monument’, Vienna: Niederösterreichisches Landemuseum, 1995
Contemporary Art Center (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Art Tower Mito’, Mito: Contemporary Art Center, 1994
Dylla, Sabine (ed.), ‘Black Garden’, Nordhom: Städische Galerie Nordham, 1994
Ślizińska, Milada (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Street Art’, Warsaw: Center for Contemporary Art
Ujazdowski Castle, 1993 (exh. cat.)
Smolik, Noemi, Jenny Holzer. In conversation with Noemi Smolik’, Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1993
Auping, Michael, ‘Jenny Holzer. Universe Series on Women Artists’, New York: Universe Publishing, 1992
Auping, Michael (ed.), ’Jenny Holzer. The Venice Installation. Buffalo’, Buffalo: The Albright-Knox Gallery, 1990 (exh. cat.)
Auping, Michael, Spaulding, Karen Lee (ed.), ’Jenny Holzer. The Venice Installation’, Buffalo: The Albright-Knox Gallery, 1990 (exh. cat.)
Simon, Joan, ‘Jenny Holzer. Signs’ [2nd ed.], London: Institute of Contemporary Arts’, 1989 (exh. cat.)
Waldman, Diane, ‘Jenny Holzer. Money Creates Taste’, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1989
Simon, Joan, Ferguson, Bruce + [et al.], ‘Jenny Holzer. Signs / Under a Rock’, London: Institute of Contemporary Arts’, 1988
Simon, Joan, ‘Jenny Holzer. Signs’ [1st ed.], Des Moines: Des Moines Art Center, 1986 (exh. cat.)
Ammann, Jean-Christophe, ‘Jenny Holzer. Private Property Created Crime’, Basel: Kunsthalle Basel / Paris: Le Nouveau Musée, 1984 (exh. cat.)
Graze, Sue, ‘Jenny Holzer’, Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1984
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Artist Books and Writings

Holzer, Jenny, Haldemann, Anita (eds.), 'Louise Bourgeois x Jenny Holzer: The Violence of Handwriting Across a Page', Geneva: JRP|EDITIONS, 2022, ill. (exh. cat.)
Jenny Holzer, Joshua Craze (ed.), ‘Belligerent’, Madrid: Ivorypress, 2017
Jenny Holzer, ‘Jenny Holzer. Projections’, Berlin: Steidl, 2014
Jenny Holzer, ‘One-Liner’ [audiovisual], London: Sedition Ltd., 2012 (Ed. of 100)
Jenny Holzer, ‘Sense’ [audiovisual], London: Sedition Ltd., 2012 (Ed. of 100)
Jenny Holzer, ‘Sensibility’ [audiovisual], London: Sedition Ltd., 2012 (Ed. of 100)
Jenny Holzer with Kiki Smith, ‘Jenny Holzer by Kiki Smith’ [interview], in: Interview Magazine, New York, March 2012, ill.
Jenny Holzer with Peter Lindbergh, ‘Vogue Italia. A New Age’, in: Vogue Italia, Milan, no. 745, September 2012 pp. 52-75, ill.
Jenny Holzer with Calvin Tomkins, ‘After the Towers. Nine Hours Imagine a Memorial’, in: The New Yorker, New York, 15 July 2002, pp. 59-67
Jenny Holzer, ‘Living’, Paris: Yvonne Lambert Galerie, 1998
Jenny Holzer, ‘Truisms and Essays’, New York: Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 1994
Jenny Holzer with Noemi Smolik, ‘Jenny Holzer. In conversation with Noemi Smolik’, in: Kunst Heute, Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, no. 9, 1993
Jenny Holzer, ‘Lustmord’, in: Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, Munich, 19 November 1993, pp. 1-31
Jenny Holzer. The Living Series’, Santa Fe: Tallgrass Press, New York: Barbara Gladstone Gallery,1992
Jenny Holzer, ‘Messages’ [sticker book, multiples], New York: Franklin Furnace/Jenny Holzer, 1990 (ed. unspecified)
Jenny Holzer, ‘Why Jane Can’t Draw...’, in: Newsweek Special Edition (Articles about Arts and Education), New York, Winter 1990, p. 44 (ill.)
Jenny Holzer, ‘The Venice Installation’ [posters, multiples], Buffalo: Albright-Knox Gallery, Venice: Progetto Venezia, 1990
Jenny Holzer, ‘Shriek when the pain hits during interrogation...’, in: Art Metropole Catalogue Series, Toronto: Art Metropole, no. 13, 1989
Jenny Holzer, ‘Laments 1988-989’, New York: Dia Art Foundation, 1989 (artist book and videorecording, ‘Jenny Holzer. Laments’)
Jenny Holzer, ‘Black Book’ [poster books], self-published, 1989 (ed. unspecified)
Jenny Holzer, ‘What is Pornography?’ in: ARTnews, New York, vol. 88, no. 8, October 1989, p. 141, ill.
Jenny Holzer with Barbara Kruger, Mike Glier + [et al.], ‘Inserts. Group Materials’ [booklet insert in the N.Y.T.], New York: Public Art Fund Inc./Barbara Gladstone Gallery/Mary Boone Gallery/John Baer Gallery/John Weber Gallery/Metro Pictures, 1988
‘Jenny Holzer. Protect me from what I want’ (with Keith Haring), Vienna: Weiner Festwochen (Vienna Festival), 1986
Jenny Holzer, ‘Laugh Hard at the Absurdly Evil’, in: New Observations, New York, pp. 6-7 Jenny Holzer, ‘Inflammatory Posters Series’ [posters, multiples), New York: Franklin Furnace,1985
Jenny Holzer, ‘When someone beats you with a flashlight you make light shine in all directions’ [sticker book, multiples], New York: Franklin Furnace, 1985
‘Jenny Holzer’, Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, Villeurbanne: Nouveau Musée, 1984
Jenny Holzer, ‘Truisms and Essays’, Halifax: Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1983
Jenny Holzer, ‘The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Laughter’ [poster], New York: PADD – Political Art Distribution/Documentation, 1983 (exh. mat.)
Jenny Holzer, ‘(no title)’, in: Control Magazine, London, issue 13, 1982
Jenny Holzer with Peter Nadin, ‘Eating Through Living’, New York: Tanam Press, 1981
Jenny Holzer with Peter Nadin, ‘Eating Friends’, in: Top Stories [periodical], Buffalo, no. 7, 1981
Jenny Holzer, ‘Black Book’, New York: self-published, 1980
Jenny Holzer with Peter Nadin, ‘Living’, in: Hotel, New York: Tanam Press, 1980
Jenny Holzer with Peter Nadin, ‘Position Papers’, in: Artforum, New York, February 1980
Jenny Holzer, ‘A little knowledge can go a long way / Your oldest fears are the worst ones’’, New York: self-published, 1979
Jenny Holzer, ‘Diagrams. A Collection of Diagrams from Many Sources’, New York: self-published, 1977
Jenny Holzer, ‘A Cruel But Ancient Law Demands an Eye for an Eye’, New York: self-published, 1970
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Le Thorel, Pascale, 'L'art contemporain par les femmes', Paris; Larousse, 2022, pp. 112-115, ill.
Emelife, Aindrea, 'A Brief History of Protest Art', London: Tate Enterprises, 2022, pp. 15, 110-111, ill.
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (ed.), 'Everyone Is an Artist. Cosmopolitical Exercises with Joseph Beuys', Düsseldorf: Hatje Cantz, 2021, pp. 76-81, ill. (exh. cat.)
Fogle, Douglas, Skerath, Hanneke (eds.), 'Making Strange. The Chara Schreyer Collection', New York: DelMonico Books, 2021, p. 321, ill.
DiQuinzio, Apsara, Bottici, Chiara, Webster, Jamieson (et al.), 'New Time. Art & Feminisms in the 21st Century', Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2021, pp. 174-175, ill. (exh. cat.)
Gioia, Claudia, Merz, Beatrice (eds.), 'Push the Limits', Turin: Hopefulmonster, 2020, pp. 160-163, ill. (exh. cat.)
Obrist, Hans Ulrich (ed.), 'It’s Urgent! A Luma project curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist', Cologne: Walther König, 2020, pp. 244-245, ill.
Beitin, Andreas, Böhme, Hartmut, Bredekamp, Horst (et al.), 'In Aller Munde. Das Orale in Kunst und Kultur', Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2020, ill.
Alteveer, Ian, Eckland, Douglas + [et al.], ‘Everything is Connected. Art and Conspiracy’, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018 (exh. cat.)
Friedman, Samantha, Kinchin, Juliet + [et al.], 'MoMA at NGV', Melbourne: National Gallery of Australia, 2018
Gosling, Lucinda, Reckitt, Helena + [et al.], ‘The Art of Feminism. Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality’, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2018
Jäger, Joachim, Martin, Constanze von + [et al.], ‘Die Ausstellungen. Neue Nationalgalerie 1968-2015’, Berlin: Nationalgalerie/Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 2018 (exh. cat.)
Schaar, Elisa, Prasad, Prerona (eds.), ‘Do I Have to Draw You a Picture?’, Cambridge: Downing College, Cambridge, 2018
Shiffman, Victor, Zeppetelli, John, ‘Leonard Cohen. A Crack in Everything’, Montréal: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, 2018, pp. 4-5, 121-123, ill. in colour (exh. cat.)
Roberts, Mike, ‘How Art Made Pop (And Pop Became Art)’, London: Tate Publishing, 2018
Szech, Anna (ed.), ‘Paul Klee. The Abstract Dimension’, Basel: Fondation Beyeler, Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2017 (exh. cat.)
Schumann, Max (ed.), ‘A Book About Colab (and other related activities)’, New York: Printed Matter, 2015 (exh. cat.)
Illich, Ivan, Bonami, Francesco (ed.), ‘Word by word’, London: Luxembourg & Dayan, 2015 (exh. cat.)
Nickas, Bob, Diederichsen, Diedrich, ‘No Problem. Cologne 1984-1989’, New York: David Zwirner Books, 2015 (exh. cat.)
Shanken, Edward A., ‘Art and Electronic Media’, London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 2014
Barron, Jeannette Montgomery, ‘Scene’, Brooklyn: Power House Books, 2013
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Schmidt, Lisa Marei, Lotz, Antonia, ‘Aufruf zur Alternative (Call for the Alternative)’, Düsseldorf: Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Wesfalen, 2011 (exh. cat.)
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Anastas, Rhea, Brenson, Michael (eds.), ‘Witness to her Art. Art and Writings by Adrian Piper, Mona Hatoum, Cady Noland, Jenny Holzer, Kara Walker; Daniela Rossell and Eau de Cologne’, Celant, Germano, Dennison, Lisa (eds.), ‘New York New York. Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography, and Video’, Milano: Skira, Monaco: Grimaldi Forum, 2006 (exh, cat.)
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Nannucci, Maurizio, Detterer, Gabriele (eds.), ‘Bookmakers. Une Exposition de livres de l’artistes de Zona Archives’, Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche : Pays Paysages, 1995 (exh. cat.)
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Marincola, Paula, ‘Independence Sites. Sculpture for Public Spaces’, Philadelphia: Collaborations Inc., 1987 (exh. cat.)
Puvogel, Renate, ‘Room Enough. Bilder und Objekte. Schürmann Collection’, Aashen: Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, 1987 (exh. cat.)
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Muntades, Antoni (ed.), ‘Secular Attitudes’, Los Angeles: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, 1985 (exh. cat.)
Olander, William, ‘Holzer, Kruger, Prince’, Charlotte: Knight Gallery / Spirit Square Arts Center, 1984 (exh. cat.)
Debbaut, Jan, Fuchs, R.H., ‘Walter Dahn, René Daniels, Isa Genzken, Jenny Holzer, Robert Longo, Henk Visch’, Eindhoven: Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum,1983 (exh. cat.)
Beckman, Ericka, ‘Cave Canem. Stories and Pictures’, New York: Cave Canem Press, 1982
Styron, Thomas, ‘Crimes of Compassion’, New York: The Chrysler Museum, 1981 (exh. cat.)
Lippard, Lucy R., ‘Issue. Social Strategies by Women Artists’, London: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1980 (exh. cat.)
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Vanzo, Marcella, 'Louise Bourgeois x Jenny Holzer: viaggio dentro a uno schermo', on:, 29 June 2022, ill.
Pippin, Sheila, 'Artists Andrea Bowers, Mark Bradford, And Jenny Holzer | Bring Provoking Art To Los Angeles', on:, 14 June 2022, ill.
Cox, Will, 'Jenny Holzer Is Projecting Onto The Queen Victoria Women’s Centre', on:, 19 May 2022, ill.
Glauner, Max, 'Basel. Louise Bourgeois x Jenny Holzer. The Violence of Handwriting Across a Page', in: Kunstforum International, 2 May 2022, pp. 290-291, ill.
SRF Swiss Radio and Television, 'Kulturplatz: Women in Art' [interview with Jenny Holzer about exhibition with Louise Bourgeois], 17 March 2022
Benhamou, Judith, 'Louise Bourgeois revisitée par Jenny Holzer', on:, 7 March 2022, ill.
Dumont, Etienne, 'Jenny Holzer dialogue avec Louise Bourgeois', on:, 6 March 2022, ill.
Voss, Julia, 'Die Rückverwandlung' [review], on: [Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung], 4 March 2022, ill.
Park, Yuna, 'Jenny Holzer returns as painter with new watercolor series in Korea', on:, 16 December 2020, ill.
Lee, Mini, 'Jenny Holzer's works hit home at a 'time for questions', on:, 12 December 2020, ill.
Gerlis, Melanie, 'Politics in the spotlight at OVR: Miami Beach', on:, 27 November 2020, ill.
Lloyd-Smith, Harriet, 'Artists step up to the plate to aid homeless New Yorkers', on:, 19 November 2020, ill.
Sporn, Stephanie, 'Feast Your Eyes on 50 Artist-Designed Plates Being Sold to Fight Homelessness', on:, 16 November 2020
Tully, Kathryn, 'With Augmented Reality You Can Now Superimpose Publicly Exhibited Artworks in Your Home', on:, 4 November 2020, ill.
Kristof, Nicholas, Bruni, Frank, Goldberg, Michelle (et al.), 'What Have We Lost', in: The New York Times, New York, 1 November 2020, p. 14, ill.
Hodges, Michael H., 'Artist Jenny Holzer's projections on DIA facade to boost the vote', on:, 28 October 2020, ill.
Pauly, Alexandra, 'Yoshitomo Nara and Other Renowned Artists Design Exclusive Plates for Charity', on:, 27 October 2020, ill.
Lopez, Ruth, 'Chicago students help Jenny Holzer get out the vote', in: The Art Newspaper, London, 26 October 2020, ill.
Marius, Marley, 'Jenny Holzer’s Latest Body of Work Is a Call to Action for Voters', on:, 16 October 2020, ill.
Kamp, Justin, 'Jenny Holzer launched a new public artwork campaign encouraging voter participation in swing states', on:, 15 October 2020, ill.
Frantz, Natalie, 'These Artists Want You to Vote', on:, 14 October 2020, ill.
Estiler, Keith, 'Jenny Holzer Wants You to Vote for Your Future', on:, 13 October 2020, ill.
Waite, Thom, 'Art collective For Freedoms launches billboards for Indigenous Peoples’ Day', on:, 11 October 2020, ill.
Barandy, Kat, 'Jenny Holzer debuts timely virtual public artwork "You Be My Ally" in Chicago', on:, 8 October 2020, ill.
Finkel, Jori, 'Jenny Holzer App to Bring "Great Books" Home', on:, 4 October 2020, ill.
___, 'Una selección de las mejores OBRAS de ARTE de ART BASEL online' [A selection of the best ART WORKS by ART BASEL online], in: AD Spain, 23 September 2020, ill.
Westall, Mark, 'Ackermann, Barlow, Holzer, and Rottenberg in Art Basel OVR:2020', on:, 22 September 2020, ill.
Morgan, Nicholas C., 'It's Jenny Holzer's World', on:, 16 September 2020, ill.
Holmes, Helen, 'Over 100 Famous Artists Are Donating Work to Support 14 NYC Nonprofits', on:, 10 September 2020, ill.
Cormack, Rachel, 'Hauser & Wirth Is Selling Blue-Chip Artworks to Aid New York’s Reeling Cultural Institutions', on:, 10 September 2020, ill.
___, 'Renowned artist Jenny Holzer to debut project at UChicago using augmented reality', on:, 10 September 2020, ill.
Leung, Gabrielle, 'Jenny Holzer and Avant Arte's New Work Raises Awareness of Fight Against AIDS', on:, 30 July 2020, ill.
Westall, Mark, 'Jenny Holzer x Avant Arte launch limited edition in collaboration with the New York City AIDS Memorial', on:, 29 July 2020, ill.
Waite, Thom, 'Jenny Holzer launches a new artwork with NYC Aids Memorial', on:, 29 July 2020, ill.
Kuhn, Nicola, 'A wide awake woman', on:, 29 July 2020, ill.
Eckardt, Stephanie, '15 Face Masks and Bandannas That Are Works of Art', on:, 18 August 2020, ill.
Leung, Gabrielle, 'Jenny Holzer, Shepard Fairey and More Want You to Vote in the 2020 Election', on:, 17 August 2020, ill.
Giusti, Marianna, Woodcock, Victoria, 'How To Give It: four inspiring art initiatives', on:, 17 August 2020
Silver, Hannah, 'Artist-designed face masks raise money for Covid-19 relief efforts', on:, 13 August 2020, ill.
Kane, Ashleigh, 'Jenny Holzer debuts public video installation honouring NYC’s key workers', on:, 18 May 2020, ill.
Sahai, Fred, 'Jenny Holzer Reminds You to Wash Your Thumbs Too', on:, 18 May 2020, ill.
Klingelfuss, Jessica, 'West Side Story', in: Wallpaper, May 2020, pp. 92-112, ill.
Whittle, Andrea, 'Jenny Holzer Made a Limited-Edition Print in Honor of Earth Day', on:, 22 April 2020, ill.
Corbett, Rachel, '"I’m Frightened, Dismayed, Disgusted": Jenny Holzer on How Artists Can Use Outrage to Expose the Hypocrisies of Our Time' [interview], on:, 22 April 2020, ill.
Shurvell, Joanne, 'Limited-Edition Print By Jenny Holzer Created For Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary Will Benefit Two Great Causes', on:, 22 April 2020, ill.
___, 'Jenny Holzer Debuts New Truism Work for Earth Day', on:, 22 April 2020, ill.
Leung, Gabrielle, 'Jenny Holzer Reflects on Climate Crisis With Earth Day Benefit Print', on:, 21 April 2020, ill.
Berghöfer, Mira, 'VIGIL: A Night Prayer for Victims of Army Violence', on, 16 April 2020, ill.
___, ‘Gstaad hosts Holzer & Picasso CinemArt A cinematic journey into the world of art’ in: Moral Moda Magazine, Geneva, 23 January 2020, ill.
Mack, Gerhard, ‘Ich will eine Frau mit Plan’, in: NZZ am Sonntag, Zürich, 12 January 2020, ill.
___, ‘Hauser & Wirth exhibits works by Jenny Holzer at Tarmak 22 in Gstaad-Saanen Airport’ on:, Gstaad, January 2020, ill.
___, ‘Jenny Holzer: das Licht, das Wort und das Schreckliche’, in: Anzeiger von Saanen, Gstaad, 12 January 2020, ill.
___, ‘Der Palast spricht. Tupp der Woche: Jenny Holzer erschütternde Ausstellung’, in: Sonntagszeitung, Zürich, 5 January 2020, ill.
Jang Yong-joon, ‘National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea Commission for Project: Jenny Holzer’, on:, Seoul, South Korea, 29 December 2019, ill.
Estiler, Keith, ‘Jenny Holzer Addresses Gun Violence in 'VIGIL' Text-Based Light Projections’, on:, New York NY, 9 October 2019, ill.
Cashdan, Marina, Holzer, Jenny (guest ed.)), ‘Life Lines’ in: Wallpaper*, London, October 2019, ill.
Smith, Roberta, ‘The Guggenheim’s Collection, as Seen by Six Art Stars’, on: , New York, 27 June 2019, ill.
Kennedy, Randy, ‘“I Can See Empty Space as a Three-Dimensional Solid”: Artist Jenny Holzer on How She Fuses Architecture With Language’, on:, New York, 3 June 2019, ill.
Holzer, Jenny, ‘Jenny Holzer Takes Her Anti-Gun Message on the Road’, on:, New York, 1 May 2019, ill.
Schwarz, Gabrielle, ‘“I want people to attend to the content”—an interview with Jenny Holzer’, on:, London, 20 April 2019, ill.
Weiss, Holloway, Holzer, Jenny (artwork), ‘Sarah Chadwick, Laura Dern, & Diane Kruger Fight for Gun Violence Prevention’, in: Bazaar, New York, March 2019, ill.
Finkel, Jori, ‘Hits and misses at second Desert X biennial’, in: The Art Newspaper, Los Angeles, Frieze Los Angeles dailies, Issue 1, 14-15 February 2019
Goldstein, Caroline, ‘We Are Beholden to Nature. Why Desert X Scrapped Jenny Holzer’s Light Projections Over Concerns for Bighorn Sheep’, on:, Los Angeles, 5 February 2019, ill.
Vankin, Deborah, ‘Desert X art show puts a Jenny Holzer installation on hold over animal welfare worries’, on:, Los Angeles, 5 February 2019, ill.
Makarova, Olya, ‘Jenny Holzer at the Tate. An Exhibition for Instagram’, on:, Oxford, 29 January 2019, ill.
Woodward, Daisy, ‘Why the ICA is Selling Artworks’, on:, London, 23 January 2019, ill.
Judah, Hettie, ‘The Exhibitions Worth Travelling For In 2019. Jenny Holzer. A Retrospective’, on:, London, 19 January 2019, ill.
Wexelman, Alex, ‘Why Jenny Holzer’s ‘Inflammatory Essays’ Is the Perfect Work for Our Times’, on:, New York, 16 January 2019, ill.
Cohen, Alina, ‘13 Artists Who Highlight the Power of Words’, on:, New York, 5 January 2019, ill.
Goldstein, Andrew (ed.), ‘It’s Necessary to Be Emotionally Engaged. Jenny Holzer on Using LED Lights to Expose Injustice’, on:, New York, 3 January 2019, ill.
Estiler, Keith, ‘Jenny Holzer Addresses Gun Violence in 'VIGIL' Text-Based Light Projections’, on:, New York NY, 9 October 2019, ill.
___, ‘Jenny Holzer’s Next Public Artwork at Rockefeller Center Will Address the Gun Violence Crisis’, on:, Philadelphia PA, 2 October 2019, ill.
Dafoe, Taylor, ‘In a Moving Public Art Project, Jenny Holzer Will Project Firsthand Accounts of Gun Violence Onto Rockefeller Center’, on:, New York NY, 27 September 2019, ill.
Dafoe, Taylor, ‘In a Moving Public Art Project, Jenny Holzer Will Project Firsthand Accounts of Gun Violence Onto Rockefeller Center’, on:, New York NY, 27 September 2019, ill.
___, ‘Art Review: HERE: Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin’, on:, Columbus OH, 20 November 2019, ill.
Westall, Mark, ‘Paul Stolper + ICA Editions’, on:, London, 21 December 2018
Tsui, Enid, ‘Art that makes you do a double take: Roni Horn’s mesmerising sculptures in Hong Kong’, on:, Hong Kong, 4 December 2018, ill.
___, ‘Ronnie Horn's first exhibition in Greater China to explore the volatility of cognition’, on:, Hong Kong, 13 November 2018, ill.
Binlot, Ann, ‘Jenny Holzer’s powerful AIDS Day performance reminds us to keep fighting’, on:, New York, 3 December 2018, ill.
Picardi, Phillip, ‘'George Bush, Serial Killer’. ACT UP’s Fight Against the President’ (int.), on:, New York, 1 December 2018, ill.
Budds, Diana, ‘An activist art installation is coming to Manhattan’, on:, New York, 30 November 2018, ill.
Phaidon Editors, ‘Jenny Holzer will Light The Fight in NYC this weekend’ (int.), on:, New York, 30 November 2018, ill.
Habercorn, Tobias, 'The Coming Calamity', on:, Hamburg, 7 November 2018, ill.
Jen, Alex, 'The New Menil Drawing Institute Is Perfect for a Medium So Intimate', on:, Williamstown, 6 November 2018, ill.
Zara, Janelle, 'The Menil Drawing Institute’s New $40 Million Building Opens in Houston With a Lofty Goal. To Redefine the Medium', on:, Houston, 2 November 2018
The Editors, 'Jenny Holzer Teams Up with March For Our Lives to Get Out the Vote', on:, New York, 5 November 2018, ill.
___, ‘2018 Power 100. This Year’s Most Influential People in the Contemporary Art World’, in: ArtReview, London, November 2018, p. 137
Morgan, Tiernan, 'The Decade that Changed the Art World: Money, Media, and Brands in the 1980s’, on: Hyperallergic, New York, 10 May 2018
Dawson, Neil F., 'Jenny Holzer: ‘How could I be on Twitter? I have watercolours to attend to, man’’, on: The Times, New York, 2 April 2018
Schulman, Sarah, 'The Art of Protesting’, in: T Magazine, New York, 22 April 2018, p. 41
Pavia, Will, 'Jenny Holzer: ‘How could I be on Twitter? I have watercolours to attend to’, on: The Times, London, 2 April 2018
Kelly, Maura, 'Bad Girls to the Rescue’, in: ARTNEWS, New York, 27 March 2018, pp. 31-34
Chan, Hera, 'In Memory of a Free Public: Harbour Arts Sculpture Park’, on: Ocula, Auckland, 16 March 2018
Salema, Isabel, 'A megagaleria que mais parece um museu', in: Ipsilon, Lisbon, 23 February 2018, pp. 12-14
___, 'Disembodied legs and a giant pumpkin: Sculpture park opens at Hong Kong harbourfront', on:, Hong Kong, 23 February 2018
Pes, Javier, 'Take a Sneak Peek at the Epic Sculpture Martin Puryear Just Finished for the US Embassy in Beijing', on:, New York, 22 February 2018
Italie, Hillel, 'Eugenides, Chernow voted into American Academy of Arts and Letters', on:, Eugene, 21 February 2018
___, 'Auction Preview: Contemporary Art Online at Sotheby’s, New York, Feb 21', on:, New York, 8 February 2018
Sisario, Ben, 'Female Executives Rebuke the Grammys', in: The New York Times, New York, 6 February 2018, pp. C1, C4
Morgan, Tiernan, 'Art Movements', on:, New York, 2 February 2018
McKenzie, Lesley, 'Jenny Holzer, the feminist artist behind Lorde's Grammys gown message, isn't a stranger to the fashion world', on:, Los Angeles, 30 January 2018
Barr, Sabrina, 'Grammy Awards 2018: Lorde's Dress Carries a Powerful Feminist Message from Jenny Holzer', on:, London, 29 January 2018
Bulut, Seim, 'Lorde wore a feminist essay to the Grammys', on:, London, 29 January 2018
Entenman, Elizabeth, 'Lorde sewed a poem by feminist artist Jenny Holzer to the back of her 2018 Grammys dress', on:, Los Angeles, 29 January 2018
___, 'Lorde's Grammys dress carries essay by 70s feminist Jenny Holzer', on:, Wellington, 29 January 2018
Bruce-Smith, Alex, 'Lorde’s Grammys Dress Included A Feminist Poem In Support Of #TimesUp', on:, Sydney, 29 January 2018
Fernandez, Celia, 'Lorde's Grammys Dress Has a Secret Call to Action — Sewn Into the Back', on:, London, 29 January 2018
Chuba, Kirsten, 'Lorde Supports #MeToo Movement With Quote Sewn Into Grammy Dress', on:, Los Angeles, 28 January 2018
Gaca, Anna, 'Grammys 2018: Lorde Sews Passage From Feminist Artist Jenny Holzer Into Dress', on:, 28 January 2018
Valentine, Claire, 'Lorde Attends Grammys, Rocks a Jenny Holzer Poem', on:, New York, 28 January 2018
Pes, Javier, 'Trump Slams the New Art-Filled US Embassy in London Ahead of Its Opening', on:, New York, 12 January 2018
Nembhard, Candice, 'OFF-WHITE Pants Are a Must Cop for Spring', on:, New York, 12 January 2018
___, 'Out in the Open', in: Almanac, Hong Kong, January 2018, p. 53
Woo-hyun, Shim, 'MMCA seeks to lead arts scene in Asia', on:, Seoul, 10 January 2018
Kompanek, Chris, 'On the Culture Front: Singapore’s Emerging Art Week', on:, New York, 9 January 2018
Panizza, Raffaele, 'The Cotton Revolution', on:, Milan, 9 January 2018
Ortved, John, 'See the Art That Tavi Gevinson Collects', on:, New York, 3 January 2018
Biancolli, Amy, 'Mass MoCA a colossal hub of regional art scene', on:, Albany, 31 December 2017.
Micchelli, Thomas, 'The Pursuit of Art, 2017', on:, New York, 30 December 2017
Cassidy, Benjamin, 'Art in the Berkshires: Picasso, Frankenthaler and Building 6 make big statements', on:, Pittsfield, 29 December 2017
Heathcote, Edwin, 'US surrounds new London embassy with a moat', on:, London, 14 December 2017
Valentine, Claire, 'Virgil Abloh and Jenny Holzer Team Up For Planned Parenthood', on:, New York, 2 December 2017
Petty, Felix, 'Jenny Holzer and Virgil Abloh Collaborate to Support Planned Parenthood', on:, London, 1 December 2017
Rysman, Laura, ‘I Don’t Wear Jewelry. I Wear Art’, on:, New York, 1 December 2017
___, 'The Art World's Highs and Lows, Jenny Holzer', in: The Art Newspaper, London, December 2017, p. 6
Drescher, Cynthia, 'Louvre Abu Dhabi: Inside the Art World's Most Exciting New Opening', on:, London, 30 November 2017
Maneker, Marion, 'Bradford, Bourgeois & Nauman at Hauser + Wirth ABMB', on:, New York, 30 November 2017
Cotter, Holland, 'Arabic-Galactic Wonder', in: The New York Times, New York, 29 November 2017
Zaman, Samihah, 'Louvre Abu Dhabi: A Global Stage', on:, Dubai, 28 November 2017
___, 'He's gone a year: how do 20 artists such as Jenny Holzer salute the music poet?', on:, Guangzhou, 21 November 2017
Crompton, Sarah, 'On Show', in: Christie's Magazine, New York NY, November - December 2017, p. 18
Press, Michael, 'As the New Museum of the Bible Opens, Questions About its Scholarship Remain', on:, New York, 20 November 2017
Siganporia, Shahnaz, 'Is Abu Dhabi the new art capital of the Middle East?', on:, Mumbai, 19 November 2017
Ferrarini, Paolo, 'Inside the Brand New Louvre Abu Dhabi', on:, New York, 17 November 2017
Lambert, Molly, 'St. Vincent Didn’t Mean to Write a Political Album', on:, New York NY, 15 November 2017
Roux, Caroline, 'Inside the Louvre Abu Dhabi with architect Jean Nouvel', on:, London, UK, 14 November 2017
D'bayan, Igan, 'Yokohama Triennale: Contemporary art in our floating world', on:, Taguig City, Philippines, 13 November 2017
Halperin, Julia, 'Hallelujah! Jenny Holzer, Tacita Dean, and Others Pay Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Montreal', on:, New York NY, 13 November 2017
Ghosh, Sudeshna, 'The top nine exhibits to check out at the Louvre Abu Dhabi', on:, Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, 11 November 2017
Everett-Green, Robert, 'Montreal's salute to Leonard Cohen', on:, Toronto, Canada, 10 November 2017
Harris, Gareth, 'In the afterglow of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s opening, Abu Dhabi Art moves up a notch', on:, London, UK, 9 November 2017
'It's on! The MAC opens the exhibition Leonard Cohen: Une brèche en toute chose / A Crack in Everything', on:, New York NY, 8 November 2017
Pes, Javier, 'The Louvre Abu Dhabi Puts a $1 Billion Spotlight on Globalization—But Makes Some Glaring Historical Omissions', on:, New York NY, 8 November 2017
Carvajal, Doreen, 'Museum Diplomacy, Finally', on:, New York NY, 7 November 2017, pp. C1, C9
McGillis, Ian, 'McGillis: Leonard Cohen at the MAC — a show of devotion', on:, Montreal, Canada, 3 November 2017
Buck, Louisa, 'Jenny Holzer occupies Blenheim', in: The Art Newspaper, London, UK, November 2017, p. 18
Miller, Nicole, 'Anger Management', on:, New York NY, 2 November 2017
Leech, Nick, 'Watch: First look at one of the Louvre Abu Dhabi's contemporary commissions', on:, Abu Dhabi, 1 November 2017
Shapiro, Rachel, 'JCC Manhattan Renamed for Marlene Meyerson After $20M Donation in Her Name', on:, New York NY, 1 November 2017
'Art news daily', on:, London, UK, 30 October 2017
'Art Since 9/11 Capturing The Age Of Terror By Edward Lucie-Smith', on:, London, UK, 30 October 2017
Brewer, Jenny, 'Artists including Cindy Sherman and Jenny Holzer call out sexual harassment in the art world', on:, London, UK, 30 October 2017
Chow, Andrew R., 'Female Artists Sign Letter Against Sexual Harassment', on:, New York NY, 30 October 2017
'JCC Manhattan will add donors’ name after $20 million gift', on:, New York NY, 30 October 2017
Lindsay, Kathryn, '500 Women Artists Have Signed An Open Letter Condemning Sexual Misconduct In Their Community', on:, London, UK, 30 October 2017
'Some 2,000 art professionals denounce sexual harassment in their sector',, Istanbul, Turkey, 30 October 2017
'‘We Are Not Surprised’: Read the Blistering Open Letter That Art-World Women Wrote About Artforum', on:, New York NY, 30 October 2017
Corbett, Rachel, 'As Women of the Art World Join Together to Condemn Sexism, Artforum Promises Change', on:, New York NY, 29 October 2017
Pogrebin, Robin, 'J.C.C. Manhattan Gets $20 Million Gift and Jenny Holzer Artwork', on:, New York NY, 26 October 2017
Kuchnir, Abby, 'MCA Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Renewed Commitment to Chicago', on:, Chicago IL, 23 October 2017
Elmhirst, Sophie, 'In the Beginning Was the Word', in: Harper's Bazaar Art, London, UK, November 2017, pp. 48-53
Epps, Philomena, 'Jenny Holzer is the Contemporary Artist You Can Not Know', on:, Milan, Italy, 18 October 2017
Arnold, Janice, 'Leonard Cohen's Son Says Montreal Concert Accords with Father's Wishes', on:, Montreal, Canada, 17 October 2017
Wrathall, Claire, ''The world's first universal museum': the Louvre Abu Dhabi revealed', on:, London, UK, 16 October 2017
Buck, Louisa, 'Softer: Jenny Holzer at Blenheim Palace', on:, London, UK, 13 October 2017
Mutter, Zoe, 'Art and augmented reality collide', on:, Croydon, UK, 12 October 2017
Joselit, David, 'On Aggregators', in: Bijutsu Techo, Tokyo, Japan, October 2017, p. 148-156
Ewens, Hannah, 'Jenny Holzer's Art Is Powerful on and off the Screen', on:, New York NY, 9 October 2017
'From Matisse to Mapplethorpe, step this way for the St James’s Art and Design Walk', on:, London, UK, 6 October 2017
Jiang, Edwin, 'Why do artists collaborate with fashion designers?', on:, Mumbai, India, 6 October 2017
MacAlister, Katherine, 'Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum shares artistic impressions of life in wartime', on:, Oxford, UK, 6 October 2017
Loos, Ted, 'Attracting new blood and pushing boundaries', in: The International New York Times, London, UK, 5 October 2017
Sherwin, Skye, 'Softer: Jenny Holzer review – Blenheim Palace becomes a house of LED horrors', on:, London, UK, 2 October 2017
Elderton, Louise, 'Jenny Holzer', in: Flash Art, Milan, Italy, September/October 2017, p. 98
'Exhibition shines light on raw memories of war', on:, Lyon, France, 2 October 2017
'Pictures: Blenheim Palace taken over by Jenny Holzer's illuminating art featuring words of war veterans', on:, Oxford, UK, 30 September 2017
Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, 'Jenny Holzer Explores the Complexities of War at England’s Blenheim Palace’, on:, New York NY, 28 September 2017
Eckardt, Stephanie, 'Thongs, Temporary Tattoos, and Other Fun Ways Barbara Kruger, Marilyn Minter, and 70 Other Angry Artists Are Now Resisting Donald Trump', on:, New York NY, 28 September 2017
Gayford, Martin, 'Inside the Mind of Jenny Holzer Hon RA', in: RA, London, UK, Autumn 2017, pp. 26-27
Pearson-Jones, Bridie, 'Get a new view of World Heritage Site Blenheim Palace at augmented reality exhibition', on:, Oxford, UK, 15 September, 2017
Phelps, Nicole, 'Helmut Lang', on:, New York NY, 11 September 2017
Ollman, Leah, ‘Enter the artist’s Berlin studio – without leaving LA’, on:, 18 August 2017
Ortved, John, ‘With All Eyes on the South, the Most Important Art Show in America Is Underway in Pittsburgh’, on:, 18 August 2017
Knecht, Lyndsay, ‘An Introduction to Your New FrontRow Editor, And a Call For Pitches’, on:, 17 August 2017
‘Jonathan Monk at Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles’, on:, 17 August 2017
Budick, Ariella, ‘A revelation round every corner’, in: The Financial Times, London, UK, 3 August 2017, p. 8
Roux, Caroline, ‘Jenny Holzer’, in: Wallpaper*, London, UK, July 2017, cover, pp. 60–64
Remsen, Nick, ‘Virgil Abloh’s Empty Gallery for Off-White Pops Up in Paris’, on:, 22 June 2017
‘Jenny Holzer’, in: Monopol, Berlin, Germany, June 2017, pp. 98–110
‘Hauser & Wirth Zurich Stages A Major Show of New Work by Jenny Holzer’, in: Widewalls, Ermatigen, Switzerland, 19 June 2017
Smith, Roberta, ‘It’s a Site for All Eyes: Mass MOCA Keeps Expanding Giving Populism a Good Name’, in: The New York Times, 16 June 2017
Porter, Charlie, ‘The next fashion collaboration: Off-White and Jenny Holzer’, in: The Financial Times, London, UK, 16 June 2017
‘Jenny Holzer’s Classified Constructivism’, in: Phaidon, London, UK, 13 June 2017
Trebay, Guy, ‘Virgil Abloh Projects Politics Into His Florence Fashion Show’ in: The International New York Times, New York NY, 12 June 2017, p. A13
Roux, Caroline, ’Battle Lines: In two shows artist Jenny Holzer proves that words are weapons’, in: Wallpaper, London, UK, July 2017, pp. cover, 60–64,
Jen, Alex, ‘Meandering Through Mass MoCA’s Vast Expansion’, on:,
Sisson, Patrick, ‘Can contemporary art help revitalize rural America?’, on:, 31 May 2017
Sheets, Hilarie M., ‘A Museum Where Giant Art Has Room to Breathe’, on:, 26 May 2017
Harris, Gareth, ’Jenny Holzer to use augmented reality in Blenheim Palace show’, on:, 6 March 2017
’US artist Jenny Holzer chosen for Blenheim Palace installations’, on:, 5 March 2017
Dambrot, Shana, ‘Fine Art Extraordinaire
The Chino Canyon Project reinvents staged architecture as an A-List contemporary art presentation.’, on:, 14 Feburary 2017
Holzer, Jenny, ‘Jenny Holzer’s Favorite Things’, on:, 6 February 2017
Eckardt, Stephanie, ‘Here are the Best Art Inspirations for your Protest Signs’, on:, 28 January 2017
Frank, Priscilla, ‘Jenny Holzer’s ‘Nasty’ Essays Will Get You Ready For A Revolution’, on:, 24 January 2017
‘Jenny Holzer to Pay Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Giant Projection’, on:, 24 January 2017
Johnson, Ken, ‘The Female Gaze. Part Two. Women Look at Men’, in: The New York Times, New York, 16 July 2016, p. C23
Slenske, Michael, ‘Double team. Jenny Holzer and Marco Brambilla open shows across Ibiza’, on:, London, 11 July 2016, ill.
Harris, Gareth, ‘Jenny Holzer Draws Walt Whitman for Aids Memorial’, in: The Art Newspaper, London, 27 January 2015, ill.
Pofalia, Boris, ‘Mit Licht gemalt’, in: Monopol, Berlin, February 2015, pp. 38-45
Villarreal, Jose, ‘Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia opens exhibition of Jenny Holzer’s war paintings’, on:, New York, 19 May 2015, ill.
Florian, Frederico, ‘La Germania in oggetto’, in: l Giomale Dell’Arte, Torino, May 2015, p. 33 Von Drathen, Doris, ‘Jenny Holzer’ [interview]’, in: L’Uomo Vogue, Milan, June 2015, pp. 158-161
McQuaid, Cate, ‘Codified at Krakow’, in: The Boston Globe, Boston, 14 April 2015, ill.
Menetto, Silva, ‘Dipinti di guerra, Holzer denuncia gli abusi degli Usa sui prigionieri (In’War Paintings, Holzer Denounces US Treatment of Prisoners’, in: La Nuova Venezia, Venice, 7 May 2015, p. 38
Russeth, Andrew, ‘Black Marks. In Venice, Jenny Holzer Examines the War on Terror’, on:, New York, 6 May 2019, ill.
Hoffmann, Gabriele, ‘Kunst gibt zu lessen (Art to Read)’, on:, Zurich, 10 January 2014 Kriegisch, Thomas, ‘Stadt Nordhorn gedenkt voll Scham (Nordham Commemorates Shame)’, on:, Nordhorn, 20 February 2014
Kriegisch, Thomas, ‘Auch noch 70 Jahre nach Kriegesende Entsetzen (Even 70 Years after the end of the war horrors)’, on:, Nordhorn, 22 February 2014
Laster, Paul, ‘Jenny Holzer. Lack of content is the message’ [interview], in: Time Out Magazine, New York, 9 September 2014
Lubin, Gus, ‘These Haunting Paintings Are Based On Redacted War on Terror Documents’, in: Business Insider, New York, 15 September 2014
Smith, Fiona. ‘Jenny Holzer’s Sydney installation shines a light on indigenous stories’, in: The Australian Financial Review, Sydney, 17 May 2014
Sheets, Hilarie M., ‘Jenny Holzer. Cheim & Read’ [review], in: Art in America, New York, November 2014, ill.
Atwood, Roger, ‘Light Show’, in: Art News, New York, vol. 112, no. 6, 6 June 2013, p. 102 Gerlis, Melanie, ‘Holzer cracks Chinese text’, in: The Art Newspaper, London, vol. XXIII, no. 250, October 2013, p. 31
Herd, Colin, ‘Enlightened Spaces‘, in: Aesthetica, York, Issue 51, February/March 2013, pp. 52-57
Kock, Gerhard H., ‘Jenny Holzers mahnende Bänke im Schlossgarten sind nicht zum Sitzen gemacht (Jenny Holzer’s ‘warning benches’ in the castle courtyard are not made for sitting)‘, on:, Nordhorn, 3 April 2013
Lee, Edmund, ‘Arts Preview. Jenny Holzer shows first Chinese-language text work at Pearl Lam‘, on: (South China Morning Post), Hong Kong, 10 October 2013 2013
Lin, Jenny, ‘From Gesture to Language’, Frieze, New York, no. 158, October 2013, pp. 258-259 Searle, Adrian, ‘The Shining‘, in: The Guardian, London, 29 January 2013, Section G2, p. 16 Miranda, Carolina A., ‘The New World of Net Art’, on:, New York
TCP Staff, ‘Jenny Holzer’s Popular Truisms Get First Chinese LED Texts’, on:, New York, 19 September 2013, ill.
Jeffries, Stuart, ‘Jenny Holzer. Drawn to the Dark Side’, on:, London, 4 June 2012, ill.
Johnson, Ken, ‘Jenny Holzer. Endgame’, in: The New York Times, New York, 16 March 2012, p. C30
Ackermann, Tim, ‘Unmöglich. Zu unbegabt (Impossible. Too Bad)’, in: Welt am Sonntag, Berlin, no. 20, 13 May 2012, p. 56.
Jeffries, Stuart, ‘Jenny Holzer. Drawn to the dark side’, on:, London, 4 June 2012
Strom, Sharon, ‘Jenny Holzer’s Loud Provocative Statements’ [review], on:, London, 8 June 2012
McNay, Anna, ‘Jenny Holzer. Sophisticated Devices’, on:, New York, 26 June 2012, ill.
Neulinger, Jakob, ‘United States of Censorship. Jenny Holzer & Andy Boot’, in: Spex, Berlin, no. 339, July/August 2012, pp. 76-78, 115, ill.
Ravini, Sinziana, ‘Secret Societies‘, in: Artforum, New York, vol. 50, no. 8, April 2012, pp. 224-225, ill.
Rosenblum, Dan,‘Jenny Holzer returns to Painting. Discusses Russian Suprematism, Women and the Arab Spring, Secret military documents’, on:, Arlington, 2 March 2012, ill.
Russeth, Andrew, ‘Jenny Holzer Makes Art fort he Dallas Cowboys Stadium’, on:, New York, 2 October 2012, ill.
Sijnja, Juliette, ‘Jenny Holzer. Sophisticated Devices’, on:, London, 31 July 2012
Wang, Victor, ‘Jenny Holzer’, on:, New York, 16 May 2012
Woeller, Marcus: ‘Viel Licht erzeugt viel Schatten (A Lot of Light Creates a Lot of Shade)’, in: Die Welt, Berlin, 28 April 2012, p. 29
Wyma, Chloe, ‘Jenny Holzer Returns to Painting. Makes a case for Abstraction in a Post-Wikileaks World', on:, New York, 3 April 2012
Klei, Alice van der, ‘Les truisms de Jenny Holzer, ou la fluidité des mots’, in: Spirale Reveu, Montréal, no. 236, Spring 2011, pp. 35-36, ill. in colour
Smee, Sebastian, ‘Illuminated Poetry Delivers Insights at ICA’, on:, Boston, 26 July 2010, ill.
Obourn, Nick, ‘Jenny Holzer. Whitney Museum of American Art’ [review], in: Art in America, New York, May 2009, ill.
Smith, Roberta, ‘Sounding the Alarm, in Words and Light’, in: The New York Times, New York, 13 March 2009, ill.
Buchloh, Benjamin, Barliant, Claire (ed.), ‘Jenny Holzer. To Whom it May Concern’ [interview], in: Modern Painters, New York, November 2008, pp. 63-69, cover, ill.
Charles Atlas (ed.), ‘Art 21. Art in the 21st Century. Protest’ [vid.], in: The PBS Video Collection, Second Edition, Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service, New York: Art 21 Ltd., Season 4, Ep. 2, 2007 (ft. Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, An-My Lê, and Nancy Spero)
Brodeur, Michael, ‘Jenny Holzer. Writing on the Wall’, in: The Boston Weekly Dig, Boston, Issue 9, no. 20,16 May 2007
Cook, Greg, ‘Fighting Words. The ‘war on terror’ in Jenny Holzer’s declassified documents’, in: The Boston Phoenix, Boston, 1 June 2007, ill.
Johnson, Ken, ‘In Two Exhibits, Politics and War are Held Up for Scrutiny’, on:, Boston, 16 May 2007, ill.
Massey, Bob, ‘A Protest in Light’, in: The Washington Post, Washington D.C., 13 September 2007, p. E7, ill.
Lebowitz, Cathy, ‘Protect Us From What We Don’t Know’, in: Art in America, New York, October 2006, pp. 162-165, 167, ill.
Wilson, Michael, ‘Jenny Holzer. Cheim & Read / Yvon Lambert’ [review], in: Artforum International, New York, September 2006, ill.
Heuer, Megan, ‘Jenny Holzer. Cheim & Read and Yvon Lambert’ [review[, in: ARTnews, New York, September 2006, ill.
Pollack, Barbara, ‘Jenny Holzer. Archive’ [review], in: TimeOut New York, New York, Issue 559, 15-21 June 2006, ill.
Rosenberg, Karen, ‘Lines in the Sand. Is Jenny Holzer’s art in danger of being washed away by the digital storm that surrounds her?’, in: New York Magazine, New York, 3 October 2005, pp. 71-72, ill.
Jenny Holzer, Mark Pellingham (prod.), ‘Jenny Holzer. Laments [vid.]’, New York: Dia Art Foundation, 1989 (videorecording and artist book, exh. mat. for ‘Jenny Holzer. Laments’, Dia Art Foundation, New York, I March 1989 – 18 February 1990)
Glueck, Grace, ‘And Now, a Few Words from Jenny Holzer’, in: The New York Times Magazine, New York, vol. CXXXIX, no. 48,073, 3 December 1989, pp. 42-43, 108-113, ill.
Jenny Holzer, Laura Millim (prod.), ‘Untitled Audio Works 1985’ [audio], in: Radio COCA – The Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle: The Center on Contemporary Arts, 1985 (cassette exhibition)
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