CinemArt Screening: About Jenny Holzer

  • Sun 29 December 2019
  • 5.30 pm

Claudia Müller ‧ D ‧ 2011 ‧ 53 min ‧ E/d Jenny Holzer’s art questions our perceptions and the way we are influenced by media and politics. She shows us how everyday visual and textual stimuli can unknowingly seduce and manipulate us. Claudia Müller’s film follows the artist over a decade at work, making Holzer’s art tangible as it traces her career, from a young artist putting up posters in New York in the late 1970’s to one of the most influential female artists of today. CinemArt is a film series presented by Hauser & Wirth in collaboration with Ciné Theatre Gstaad. A cinematic journey into the art world, this series offers unique views into the lives and work of significant international artists, including a selection connected to Hauser & Wirth’s programme. The selected documentaries and films feature artists and renowned art world figures including Jenny Holzer, Alberto Giacometti, Wilhelm Sasnal, Dieter Roth, Frida Khalo, Pablo Picasso, and Joan Miró.