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Jenny Holzer

American, 1950

Biography

Jenny Holzer

  • Born in 1950, Gallipolis, US
    Lives and works in New York, US

Education

  • 1977       Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
                 Master of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US
    1972       Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Athens, US
    1970-71   University of Chicago, Chicago, US
    1968-70   Duke University, Durham, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020
    IT'S CRUCIAL TO HAVE AN ACTIVE FANTASY LIFE, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Jenny Holzer: Text Works, Krakow Witkin Gallery, Boston, US

    2019       
    For You: Jenny Holzer, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
    Jenny Holzer: Tutta la verità (The Whole Truth), GAMeC, Palazzo della Ragione, Bergamo, Italy
    Jenny Holzer: Thing Indescribable, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
    A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE, Tarmak 22, Gstaad-Saanen Airport, Gstaad, Switzerland
    Jenny Holzer: The Power of Words, Marks Art Gallery, College of the Desert, California, US

    2018       
    Artist Rooms: Jenny Holzer, Tate Modern, London, UK
    Belligerent: Works by Jenny Holzer, Printed Matter, New York, US
    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, PNCA - Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, US
    Artist Rooms: Jenny Holzer, Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

    2017       
    SOFTER: Jenny Holzer at Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Art Foundation, Woodstock, UK
    Jenny Holzer, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Jenny Holzer, MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams, US
    REJOICE! OUR TIMES ARE INTOLERABLE: Jenny Holzer's Street Posters, 1977-1982, Alden Projects, New York, US

    2016       
    Jenny Holzer: Are You Alive?, Lune Rouge and Art Projects Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
    LOSS: In memory of Babi Yar, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine 

    2015       
    Jenny Holzer: Softer Targets, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, UK
    Jenny Holzer: War Paintings, Museo Correr, Four Doors Room, Venice, Italy

    2014       
    Jenny Holzer: Dust Paintings, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Projeto Parede: Jenny Holzer, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
    Jenny Holzer: Truisms, Kennedy Museum, Ohio University, Athens, US

    2013       
    Light Stream: Jenny Holzer, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
    Jenny Holzer: Truisms, The Rooms Art Gallery, Saint John’s, Canada

    2012       
    THE FUTURE PLEASE, L&M Arts, Venice, US
    Sophisticated Devices, Sprüth Magers, London, UK
    Endgame, Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany
    Endgame, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, US


    2011       
    Jenny Holzer, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Jenny Holzer, Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland (Accompanied by light projections in Poznan)

    2010       
    Jenny Holzer: Retro, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
    PROTECT PROTECT, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
    UK, ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer, Edinburgh, UK
    Jenny Holzer: Redaction Paintings, Free Word Centre, London, UK
    TOP SECRET, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

    2009
    Jenny Holzer, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland (Accompanied by light projections in Basel, Zurich, and Baselland)
    Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
    ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer, The Lightbox, Woking, UK
    Jenny Holzer, BMW Museum, Munich, Germany
    Truisms (1977-79) and Essays (1979-82), Between the Bridges, London, UK
    Jenny Holzer, Schlosberg Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Massachusetts, US

    2008
    PROTECT PROTECT, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US (Accompanied by light projections in Chicago)
    Like Truth, Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow, Russia
    DETAINED, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, London, UK
    Jenny Holzer: Schellmann Sprüth Magers, Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany

    2007  
    PROJECTIONS, MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams, US      
    Highly Sensitive, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne, Germany
    Nothing Follows, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France 
    Archive, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, US

    2006       
    XX, MAK, Vienna (Accompanied by light projections in Vienna), Austria
    Jenny Holzer: Archive, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Night Feed, Galerie Yvon Lambert, New York, US

    2005       
    Hot Pink (with Lady Pink), Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne, Germany

    2004-05   
    Jenny Holzer, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2004       
    Hot Pink (with Lady Pink), Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich (traveled to Cologne), Germany
    Jenny Holzer (with poetry by Henri Cole), Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
    TRUTH BEFORE POWER, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (Accompanied by light projections in Vorarlberg)

    2003       
    Jenny Holzer, Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany (Accompanied by light projections in Goslar)

    2002     
    Protect Me From What I Want: The Multiples and Editioned Works of Jenny Holzer, Printed Matter, Inc., New York, US
    Jenny Holzer “Oh,Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich, Germany

    2001       
    Jenny Holzer, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Festival d’Automne à Paris, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France (Accompanied by light projections in Paris)
    Jenny Holzer, Oh, capcMusée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (Accompanied by light projections in Arcachon and in Bordeaux)
    Jenny Holzer, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (Accompanied by light projections in Berlin)

    2000-01  
    Jenny Holzer, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

    2000       
    Jenny Holzer, Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Accompanied by light projections in Buenos Aires)

    1999       
    Jenny Holzer: Proteja–Me do Que Eu Quero, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (Accompanied by light projections in Rio de Janeiro)
    Jenny Holzer: The Living Series, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
    Jenny Holzer: Blue, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, US

    1998       
    Jenny Holzer: Blue, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
    Jenny Holzer: Blue, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
    Blue, Instituto Cultural Itaú, São Paulo, Brazil

    1997       
    Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, US

    1996-97  
    Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Warth, Switzerland

    1995-96  
    Jenny Holzer: From the Laments Series, 1989, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, US

    1995       
    Lustmord, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany

    1994-95  
    Jenny Holzer, Art Gallery Atrium, Fukuoka, Japan

    1994
    Jenny Holzer, Art Tower Mito, Contemporary Art Center, Mito, Japan
    Lustmord, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US

    1993-94  
    Jenny Holzer: The Venice Installation, from the Collection of Mort and Marlene Meyerson, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, US

    1993       
    Da Wo Frauen Sterben, Bin Ich Hellwach, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
    Street Art: Jenny Holzer, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

    1992-93  
    Jenny Holzer, Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada

    1990       
    XLIV Biennale di Venezia, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, United States Pavilion, Venice, US (Traveled to Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Nov. 15, 1990–Jan. 1, 1991; Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark, Mar. 16–Apr. 28, 1991; AlbrightKnox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, July 13Sept. 1, 1991; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Sept. 22, 1991Jan. 5,1992)

    1989-90  
    Jenny Holzer, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer: Laments 1988–89, Dia Art Foundation, New York, US

    1989       
    Jenny Holzer, Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada

    1988-89  
    Jenny Holzer: Signs/Under a Rock, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

    1988       
    Jenny Holzer: Signs and Benches, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer, Hoffman Borman Gallery, Santa Monica, US

    1987       
    Jenny Holzer: Under a Rock, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, US

    1986-87  
    Jenny Holzer: Signs, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, US (Traveled to Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, Feb. 19Apr. 12, 1987; Artspace, San Francisco, May 5June 27,1987; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, as Options 30, Jenny Holzer, July 31–Sept. 27, 1987; and List Visual Arts Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Oct. 9–Nov. 29, 1987)

    1986       
    Under a Rock, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer, Galerie Crousel–Hussenot, Paris, France
    Jenny Holzer, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany

    1984-85  
    Concentrations 10: Jenny Holzer, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, US

    1984       
    Jenny Holzer und Barbara Kruger, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Jenny Holzer: Truisms and Inflammatory Essays, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, State University of New York College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, US
    Galerie’t Venster–Jenny Holzer–Lady Pink, Rotterdam Kunststichting, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    1983       
    Jenny Holzer, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
    Investigations 3: Jenny Holzer, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US

    1982       
    Plaques for Buildings: Thirty Texts from the Living Series, Cast in Bronze by Jenny Holzer and Peter Nadin, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer–Peter Nadin: Living, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

    1981       
    Living (with Peter Nadin), Le Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne, France
    Eating Friends (with Peter Nadin), Artists Space, New York, US

    1980-81  
    Living (with Peter Nadin), Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

    1979       
    Printed Matter Windows, Printed Matter, New York, US
    Fashion Moda Window, Fashion Moda, New York, US

    1978       
    Jenny Holzer Installation, Franklin Furnace, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer Painted Room: Special Project P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources at P.S. 1, New York, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021
    New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, US
    Jeder Mensch ist ein Künstler. Kosmopolitische Übungen mit Joseph Beuys, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
    New York in the 80s: Selections from the Barry Blinderman Collection, Western Exhibitions, Chicago,US

    2020 
    i’m yours: Encounters with Art in Our Times, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, US
    On Everyone’s Lips: From Pieter Bruegel to Cindy Sherman [In aller Munde. Von Pieter Bruegel bis Cindy Sherman], Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
    Spring of Democracy, Asia Cultural Center, Gwangju, Korea
    Some Day Is Now: Women, Art and Social Change, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, US
    States of Mind: Art and American Democracy, Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, US
    Push the Limits, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy
    HEART – 100 Artists. 1 Mission, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany (Travelled to: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany)
    Just Connect, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
    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], Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France
    In Focus: Statements, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Echt und falsch, Bingen am Rhein, Skulpturen-Triennale Bingen 2020, Bingen, Germany
    (Self) Portraits: Made by Artists for Parkett since 1984, Parkett Space Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Spring Selection, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, US
    Persuasive Prints, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, US
    Not in So Many Words [Niet met zoveel woorden], Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands
    Utopias, The Whitworth, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Fierce Women, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, US


    2019       
    Inaugural exhibition, Rubell Museum, Miami, US
    Looking at Words: A Poetry of Shape, Baker Museum, Naples, US
    Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011, MoMA PS1, New York, US
    Direct Message: Art, Language, and Power, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
    Ekphrasis: Writing in Art [Ekphrasis. L’écriture dans l'art / Ekphrasis. Het schrift in de kunst], Villa Empain, Brussels, Germany
    Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, US
    HERE: Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, US
    Maskulinitäten. Eine Kooperation von Bonner Kunstverein, Kölnischem Kunstverein und Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
    Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, US
    heart@geneva 2019, Palais de Justice, Geneva, Switzerland
    Up for more: News from the Würth Collection on art since 1960, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
    FICTION, Bold Tendencies, London, UK
    BEYOND THE STREETS, BEYOND THE STREETS, New York, US
    Fragments of a Crucifixion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US


    2018  
    Visual Language, Subliminal Projects / FACTION Art Projects, Los Angeles / New York, US
    Everything is Connected. Art and Conspiracy, Met Breuer, New York, US
    Grafik, Harper's Books, East Hampton, US
    Etel Adnan. A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun, MASS MoCA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, US  
    DO I HAVE TO DRAW YOU A PICTURE?, Heo
    ng Gallery, Downing College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Remote Castration, LAXART, Los Angeles, US
    MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, NGV – National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Für Barbara, Hall Art Foundation, Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany
    Bronze Age c. 3500 BC – AD 2018, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
    Beyond the Streets, Werkartz, Los Angeles, US
    Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C., US
    In the Eye of the Beholder, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, US
    Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art's Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US


    2017       
    Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11, Imperial War Museum, London, UK
    The American Dream. Pop to the Present, The British Museum, London, UK
    An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1940-2017, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
                    
    2016    
    Mother Iode, CSS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale on Hudson, US
    Phoenix Rising: The Valley Collects, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, US
    More than Words, Westport Arts Center, Westport, US
    An der Oberfläche (On the Surface), Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
    Human Condition, Former Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, Los Angeles, US
    Three Centuries of American Art from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C, US.; traveling to National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

    2015       
    Flying over the Abyss, Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    No Longer/ Not Yet, Minsheng Museum, Shanghai, China
    Black Sun, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
    Doubling, Wanås Konst, Knislinge, Sweden
    Public Works: Artists’ Interventions 1970–Now, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, US
    Women’s Work: Feminist Art from the Collection, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, US Piercing the Veil, Simmons & Simmons, London, UK
    All the World's Futures, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
    Dismaland, Tropicana, Weston-super-Mare, UK

    Apartés 2015, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
    I Dropped the Lemon Tart, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, US
    Identity XI, curated by Bradley McCallum, NCA / Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
    Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, Wellcome Collection, London, UK
    Books Beyond Artists: Words and Images, Ivorypress Space, Madrid, Spain
    Store/Fronts Façades, National Gallery of Canada at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
    40 Years / 40 Artists, University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US
    Not: The Art of Resistance, Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Manchester, UK
    Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915–2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
    The Noing uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway  

    2014               
    Post Conflict, organized by Bradley McCallum as Artist in Residence with the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, Brooklyn, US
    Words Tend to be Inadequate, Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai, China
    Goethe Dialogues, Goethe-Institut Barcelona, Spain
    Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona / San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, US
    Urban Theater: New York in the 1980s, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, US
    Drawn to Language, The Children’s Museum of Art, New York, US
    Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida / David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University, Muncie, US
    Power, Memory, People – Memorials of Today, KØS Museum for kunst i det offentlige rum, Køge, Denmark
    The Appearance of Clarity: Works in Black and White, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont, US
    The Disasters of War, 1800–2014, Musée du Louvre-Lens, Lens, France
    The Progress Trap, Dutch Electronic Arts Festival (DEAF), Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    The Disappearance of Fireflies, Collection Lambert en Avignon, SainteAnne Prison, Avignon, France
    No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984–1989, David Zwirner, New York, US

    The Grand Cyper: Hip Hop, Iran & Syria, curated by Julie Ashcraft, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, US
    The Real Estate Show Was Then: 1980, James Fuentes, New York, US
    The Last Brucennial, presented by The Bruce High Quality Foundation and Vito Schnabel, 837 Washington Street, New York, US
    Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
    Silence Unbound: The Artist’s Lexicon in the Making, Center for Book Arts, New York, US
    In These Great Times, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway  

    2013       
    The Dark Would, Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Play Things, New York Public Library Print Gallery, New York, US
    Zeichen. Sprache. Bilder. Schrift in der Kunst seit den 1960er Jahren, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Language Games: An Introduction to the Art of our Times, curated by José Jiménez, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
    Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey / Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, US
    Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, US
    Xerography, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
    Silent, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Art, Two Points. Barcelona Lives Contemporary Art, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain  
    Sign, Image, Object, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria  
    From Gesture to Language, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China
    Beg Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, US
    Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London,United Kingdom /Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland, New Zealand; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney; Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; and Benaki Museum, Pireos Street Annexe, Athens, Greece
    Merci Mercy, Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, New York, US

    2012       
    Plane Text, Miami Beach, US
    The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, US
    Enlightened: Electric Light as the Fairy of Art, Artipelag Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden
    Language Games: An Introduction to the Art of Our Times, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
    Wall Text, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, US
    Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea  
    Children of Artists from Runge to Richter, from Dix to Picasso, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden Germany
    Times Square Show Revisited, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, New York, US

    Time Capsule, Age 13 to 21: The Contemporary Art Collection of Jason Rubell, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, US
    Art Drive! The BMW Art Car Collection 1975–2010 (part of the London 2012 Festival), Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
    Summer Group Show, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, US
    Raw Materials, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, UK
    Common Ground, City Hall Park, New York, organized by Public Art Fund, New York, US
    Una mirada múltiple: Selecciones de la Colección Ella FontanalsCisneros, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
    25 Years of Talent, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, US
    Stuck Up: A Selected History of Alternative and Popular Culture Told through Stickers, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, US
    Töten, Kunstpalais, Erlangen, Germany
    Bye Bye American Pie, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina  
    ARTandPRESS, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany  
    The Armory Show 2012, Pier 92 and Pier 94, New York, US
    The Fashion Moda Stores, 1982: Selections from Documenta 7, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, US
    Postmodernismo: Stile e Sovversione 1970–1990, Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
    Bremerhaven – Berlin – Aichach, Zweigstelle Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago/ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, US
    Domination, Hegemony and the Panopticon: Works from the Farook Collection, Traffic, Dubai
    Spelling the Image, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, US
    The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973–1991, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, US
    This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
    Bye Bye American Pie, MALBA- Fundación Costantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Spelling the Image, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, US

    2011       
    The Women in Our Life: A Fifteen Year Anniversary Exhibition, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Art, Access & Decay: New York 1975-1985, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, US
    Mannerism and Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, US
    The Value of Water, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, US

    2010       
    Behind the Light, Nathan A. Bernstein & Co., Ltd., New York, US
    ANGUISH, The Memphis College of Art, Memphis, US
    IN CONTEXT: A 2010 INITIATIVE, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
    Your History is Not Our History: New York in the 1980s, Haunch of Venison, New York, US
    A Torrent of Words: Contemporary Art and Language, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, US
    fKRIEG / INDIDUUM, Ausstellungshalle Für Zeitgenössische Kunst Münster ZKM, Muenster, Germany

    2009-10  
    Under Control, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, US
    LES FEMMES, McClain Gallery, Houston, US

    2009       
    Abstractions by Gallery Artists, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    The Female Gaze: Women Look at Women, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Close Encounters: Acts of a Social Imagination, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, US
    Untitled (History Painting): Painting and Public Life in the 21st Century, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, US
    Marble, Gagosian Gallery, New York, US
    Just What Are They Saying, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, US
    Diana and Actaion-The Forbidden Sight of Nudity, Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany Liberties Under Fire: The ACLU of Utah at 50, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, US
    Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and Rebirth of Meaning in American Art, Brigham Young University, Provo, US

    2008     
    Colab Redux, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, US
    Kavalierstart 1978-1982 Aufbruch in die Kunst der 80er, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
    La collection formidable Monsieur Ledoux, Pavillon Vendôme, Aix en Provence, France
    West of Rome presents: Women in the City, various locations in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, US
    Other than yourself, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Madrid, Spain
    EYESORE, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
    The Sum of its Parts, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK

    2007       
    Meanwhile, in Baghdad, The Renaissance Society, The University of Chicago, Chicago, US
    Pretty Baby, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, US
    IM WORT, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany
    Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring: selected by artist Steven Claydon, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
    I am as you will be, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    Think with the Senses -- Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, LII Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
    Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Padiglione Italia, LII Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
    Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
    The Price of Everything…, The Art Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, US
    The Contemporary Art Collection of the Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna in Moscow, Stella Art Foundation in Moscow, Russia / Sigmund Freud Foundation in Vienna, Austria
    Freud and Contemporary Art, Yapı Kredi Sermet Çifter Exhibition Hall, Istanbul, Turkey

    2006       
    Art Metropole: The Top 100, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    WORD, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, US
    Into Me/Out of Me, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, US
    Downtown Show, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, US
    A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US
    Surprise, Surprise, ICA, London, UK
    Do the Right Bling, Stedelijk Museum, s'hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago / Rubin Museum of Art, New York, US
    Little Private Governments, University Gallery, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Visionaire 47 Taste, Visionaire Gallery, New York, US

    2005       
    L’Art De Vivre, Lehmann Maupin, New York, US 
    Contemporary Voices: Works From the UBS Art Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Flashback: Revisiting the Art of the 80s, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Faszination Kunst: Kunstmuseen in Sachsen-Ahalt, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

    Modified, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, New York, US
    Drawing from the Modern, 1975-2005, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    “…ein ring von unschätzbaren wert.” Ausgewählte preisträger des kaiserrings goslar, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, Germany
    Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism, Queens Musuem of Art, New York, US
    Big Bang: Creation and Destruction in 20th Century Art, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
    51st Biennale di Venezia, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venice, Italy
    La main dans la main, Kunstgebäude Schlosshof Bodenburg, Bodenburg, Germany
    Atelier Adamson, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
    Collection2, Château d’Arenthon, Fondation pour l’Art Contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Annecy, France
    Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-Based Art, Pace Wildenstein, New York, US
    Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women’s Health in Contemporary Art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, US

    2004       
    East Village USA, New Museum of Contemporary Art/Chelsea, New York, US
    Immersion, Boston Art Institute, Boston, US
    Stadtlicht-Lichtkunst, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
    Perspectives@25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, US
    Visions of America: Contemporary Art from the Essl Collection and the Sonnabend Collection, Sammlung Essl – Kunst der Gegenwart, Vienna, Austria
    ein-leuchten, Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria
    Some Things Happening: Twenty-Five Years of Herron Gallery Exhibitions, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, US
    Reflections, Stadhuisplein, Tongeren, Belgium
    The Voice of Art: An exhibition on the occasion of the 60th Session of the Human Rights Commission of the United Nations, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
    Transmit + Transform, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, US
    Pop/Concept: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

    2003       
    Air, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US
    Readings, Tina Kim Fin Art, New York, US
    Crimes and Misdemeanors: Politics in U.S. Art of the 1980s, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, US
    A Clear Vision – Photographic Works of the F.C. Gundlach Collection, The International House of
    Photography, Hamburg, Germany
    Salzburg - Shadow and Light, Sprüth Magers Lee, London, UK
    Eshigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Eshigo-Tsumari, Japan
    American Tableaux: Many Voices, Many Stories, Miami Art Museum, Miami, US
    S(how), Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US
    Micro Políticas II, Arte y Cotidianidad (1989-1980), Espai D’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellón de la Plana, Spain
    Visual Poetics: Art and the World, Miami Art Museum, Miami, US
    Sanctuary, Contemporary Art and Human Rights, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ameri©an Dre@m: A Survey, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, US
    Our Mutual Friend, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK
    On The Wall Contemporary Wallpaper, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design and The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Providence, US
    Banquet: Metabolism and Communication, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
    Rendez–Vous No. 4, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France

    2002       
    Total Überzogen, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany
    A History of Happiness - Melbourne Festival Visual Arts Program, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
    Sans Commune Mesure: Image et Texte dans l’Arte Actuel, Musée d’Art Moderne Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France / Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France / Le Fresnoy, Studio National, Tourcoing, France

    Gloria, White Columns, New York, US
    Public Affairs: Von Beuys bis Zittel – Das Offentliche in der Kunst, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Email Art, The Center of Attention, London, UK
    Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
    Wall Street Rising, Art Downtown, Michigan, US
    Kunst Köln 2002, KölnMesse GmbH, KUNSTKÖLN, Köln, Germany
    The Passions of the Good Citizen, Apexart, New York, US
    Vapor, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, US
    The Armory Show 2002: The International Fair of New Art, Piers 88 and 90, New York, US
    Tancat per obres: Els artistses s’apropien l’arquitectura, Collegi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Expect: Art, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US
    Mensaje de Texto (Text Message), Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain

    2001-02  
    Rendez-Vous 3, Musée d’Art Contemporain: Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France

    2001       
    Rendez–Vous No. 3, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Avignon, France
    Telling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, US
    Sculpture Contemporaine; Oeuvres de la Collection Frac Rhône–Alpes, Institut d’art contemporain, Vielleurbanne, France
    American Tableaux, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
    Signs of the Times: Jesse Howard, Jenny Holzer, Jack Pierson, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas, US
    The Lenore and Burton Gold Collection of 20th Century Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, US
    American Art from the Goetz Collection, Munich, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
    Blondies and Brownies, Das Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich, Germany

    2000
    Kölnskulptur 2, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany
    Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, US
    Couples, Cheim & Read, New York, US
    The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, Exit Art, New York, US
    lluminations: Art from Two Milennia, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
    Let’s Entertain: Life's Guilty Pleasures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US

    1999
    Un Musée en Apparartement: Une Exposition de Toutes les Gravures, Multiples et Photographies, Publiés par Parkett, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
    Art in America, Ash Fine Art, New York, US
    The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000 Part II, 1950-2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
    Memory Opens Its Doors: Contemporary Art at the Lenbachhaus, Städtische Galerie im Lenbacchaus, Munich, Germany
    Urban Mythologies: The Bronx Represented Since the 1960s, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, US
    Jenny Holzer/Sol Lewitt, The Bathhouse, Kyoto, Japan

    1998
    Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Helmut Lan, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Read My Lips, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
    Beyond Belief, Modern Art and the Religious Imagination, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

    1997
    Kölnskulptur 1, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany
    Kunst Fur Freud, Sigmund Freud Museum, Foundation for the Arts, Vienna, Austria
    Alternating Currents, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
    The Age of Modernism: Art in the Twentieth Century, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

    1996
    Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    Views from Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art II, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
    Il Tempo e la Moda, Biennale di Firenze, Florence, Italy

    1995
    Feminin-Masculin: Le Sexe de l’Art?, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

    1994
    Gewalt/Geschafte, Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
    Welt-Moral: Moralvorstellungen in der Kunst Heute, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

    1993
    Double Take – Collective Memory & Current Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Virtual Reality: An Emerging Medium, Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, US
    American Art in the Twentieth Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913-1993, Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

    1992
    Ars Pro Domo, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

    1991
    Act-Up Benefit Art Sale, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, US
    Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back at the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US

    1990
    High and Low: Modern Art & Popular Culture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    Art & Pub: Art et Publicite 1890-1990, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
    The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980’s, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art , New York, US

    1989
    Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into the Mainstream, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, US (Travelled to  New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Denver Art Museum, Denver, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, US)
    Image World: Art and Media Culture, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
    A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, MOCA, Los Angeles, US

    1988
    Committed to Print: An Exhibition of Recent American Printed Art with Social and Political Themes, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
    L’Epoque, La Mode, La Morale, La Passion, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
    Social Engagement: Women’s Video in the '80s, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

    1987
    Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany

    1986
    Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    Keith Haring – Jenny Holzer, Am Hof, Vienna, Austria

    1985
    Ecrans Politique, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada
    Secular Attitudes, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
    The Human Condition: Biennial III, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, US
    A Decade of New Art, Artist’s Space, New York, US

    1983
    Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

    1982
    Documenta 7, Kassel, Germany

    1980
    Issue: Social Strategies by Women Artists, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

    1979
    Artwords and Bookworks: An International Exhibition of Recent Artists’ Books and Ephemera, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

Selected Public Installations

  • 2019
    Selections from Truisms, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea (Inaugurated in conjunction with FOR YOU: Jenny Holzer)

    2018
    For Philadelphia, Comcast Technology Center, Philadelphia, US
    White Light, Salesforce Transit Center, San Francisco, US
    The Waging of Peace, United States Embassy, London, UK

    2017
    For the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

    2016
    For Ibiza, Can Soleil, Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Spain

    2015
    For Qualcomm, Qualcomm Headquarters, San Diego, US
    For the Garden, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, US

    2014
    I STAY (Ngaya ngalawa), 8 Chifley Square, Sydney, Australia
    Du, Talanx AG, Hanover, Germany

    2013
    Cliff Sappho, Ekeberg Sculpture and Heritage Park, Oslo, Norway

    2012
    For the FDA, FDA Headquarters, Silver Spring, US
    Kind of Blue, Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Forth Worth, US

    2011
    715 Molecules, Williams College Science Quad, Williamstown, US

    2009
    VEGAS, MGM Mirage City Center, Las Vegas, US

    2007
    For SAAM, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., US
    For MCASD, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US

    2006
    For Novartis, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland
    For Elizabeth, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, US
    For 7 World Trade, 7 World Trade Center, New York, US

    2005
    For Karlstad, Stora torget, Karlstad, Sweden
    For Pittsburgh, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, US
    For Paula Modersohn-Becker, Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen, Germany

    2003
    125 YEARS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US
    For Schlosspark Rheder, Schlosspark Rheder, Brakel, Germany (Inaugurated in conjunction with Xenon for Schlosspark Rheder)
    Nature Walk, Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, Tōkamachi, Japan
    Helmut Lang – Milan, Helmut Lang Milan, Milan, Italy
    Installation for Nantes Courthouse, Palais de Justice, Nantes, France

    2002
    Installation for Telenor, Telenor Headquarters, Fornebu, Norway
    Serpentine, Nakanoshima Mitsui Building, Osaka, Japan
    Inscription for Grotta Verde di Pradis, Grotta Verde di Pradis, Clauzetto, Italy
    Installation for Agder College, Agder University College, Gimlemoen, Norway
    Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany

    2001
    Garden Bench, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

    1999
    BLACKLIST, Fisher Museum of Art, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, US
    Memorial for Goerdeler, Neues Rathaus, Leipzig, Germany
    Installation for the Reichstag Building, Reichstag Building, Bundestag, Berlin, Germany
    Installation for the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building, United States Federal Courthouse, Sacramento, US

    1997
    Installation for Bilbao, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
    Literaturhaus München, Oskar Maria Graf Memorial, Munich, Germany
    Ceiling Snake, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

    1995
    Erlauf Peace Monument, Erlauf, Austria
    Installation for Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    1994
    Black Garden, Nordhorn, Germany

    1993
    Selections from the Living Series, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US

    1991
    Installation for Aachen, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany

Selected Projects

  • 2019
    VIGIL, Rockefeller Center, Creative Time, New York, US

    2015
    In the Garden, New York Botanical Garden, New York, US

    2011
    For Krakow, Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Poland

    2010       
    For Frankfurt, Alte Nikolaikirche and Römer Römberg, Oct. 4–12; Dreikönigskirche, Oct. 4–6; Literaturhaus, Oct. 7–8; St. Katharinenkirche, Oct. 9–10, 2010; Portikus, Oct. 11–12

    2009       
    For Prague, National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic, April 29–May 6
    For Siena, sms contemporanea, Siena, Italy, Feb. 28–May 24

    2008       
    Projection for Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Oct. 29–31; Lyric Opera and 2 N. Riverside Drive, Nov. 1.; Tribune Tower, Nov. 2; Merchandise Mart, Nov. 3
    For the Guggenheim, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, permanent installation. Inauguration Sept. 22

    2007       
    For the Capitol, projected from the Kennedy Center onto the Potomac River and Roosevelt Island, September 13–16
    For Toronto, Drake Hotel, June 8; waterfront silos, June 9; MaRS Building, June 10
    For the Academy, American Academy in Rome and the Fontana dell-Acqua Paola, May 21; Piazza Tevere, May 22; Teatro di Marcello, May 23; Castel Sant’Angelo, May 24
    For Busan, Gwangalli Beach, Korea, permanent installation. Inauguration April 5
    For Milan, Hangar Bicocca, Mar. 28; Piazza della Scala, Mar. 29, 2007; Castello Sforzesco, Mar. 30; Stazione Centrale, Mar. 31.
    For San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, and Santa Fe Depot, Jan. 19; MCASD La Jolla, Jan. 20; Scripps Pier, Jan. 21; San Diego Museum of Art, Jan.22
    For Naples, Piazza del Plebiscito, Dec. 16, 2006–Jan. 7

    2006       
    For RISD (Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island), 15 Westminster Street, RISD, Oct. 7– 8 and 10; Providence City Hall, Oct. 7 and 9–10
    For Singapore, city hall, Sept. 1. For Vienna, Rathaus, May 5; Präsidentschaftskanzlei, May 7; Parlament, May 8; Staatsoper, May 9; Stock-im-Eisen-Platz 3, May 10; Obere Donaustrasse 97-99, May 11; MAKDepot of Contemporary Art (CAT), May 12; Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, May 13; Vienna Airport Tower, May 17–24
    For London, London City Hall, Apr. 7; St. Paul’s Church, Apr. 8; Senate House, Apr. 9; Barbican Centre, Apr. 10 and 12–14; Somerset House, Apr. 11
    For Dublin, Dublin Castle, Mar. 29; Gate Theatre, Mar. 30; Liffey River and Clarence Hotel, Mar. 31; Mansion House, Apr. 1; Trinity College and Bank of Ireland, Apr. 2; General Post Office, Apr. 3

    2005       
    For the City (New York), Rockefeller Center, Sept. 29–Oct. 2; Bobst Library, New York, University, Oct. 3–5; The New York Public Library, Oct. 6–9

    2004       
    Xenon for Miami, Miami Freedom Tower, Dec. 1–5
    Xenon for D.C., 1515 14th Street Arts Building, Oct. 30–31; Gelman Library, George Washington University, Nov. 1
    For New York City, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Oct. 26; Bethesda Fountain, Oct. 27; 515 Greenwich Street, Oct. 28; Hotel Pennsylvania, Oct. 28–29; The Cooper Union, Oct. 29
    Xenon for Bregenz (Bregenz, Austria), Kunsthaus Bregenz, June 11–12; Feldkirch Schattenburg, June 13; Hohenems Steinbruch, June 14; Vermunt Stausee, June 15; Alte Pfarrkirche zum heiligen Nikolaus, Lech, June 16; Kanisfluh, June 17; Bregenzer Festspiele, June 18
    Xenon for Torino (Torino, Italy), Teatro Carignano, Nov. 8, 2003–Jan. 11, 2004; Piazza Castello Nov. 6, 2004– Jan. 16, 2005 and Nov. 11, 2005–March 19, 2006

    2003       
    Xenon for the Peggy Guggenheim, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy, Sept. 2–6
    Xenon for Cannes, Palais de Festival and Le Port et le Suquet, May 14–25
    Xenon for Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Mar. 19–23

    2001       
    Xenon for Paris, Pyramide du Louvre, Nov. 1; Colonnade du Louvre, Nov. 2; Seine and Pont-Neuf (depuis Le Pont des Arts), Nov. 3; Eglise Saint-Eustache, Nov. 3; Panthéon, Nov. 4
    Xenon for Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, July 15 and 19–20; Oficinas e Parque, July 16; Biblioteca Magna Raul Rangel Frias, July 17; La Huasteca, July 18 and 22; Loma Larga, July 21
    Xenon for Bordeaux, Dune du Pyla, May 26; Porte Caillau, May 28; Place du Palais, May 28; Place de Parlement, May 29; Cinéma Utopia, May 29; Place Camille Jullian, May 29; Saint Michel, May 30; Opéra de Bordeaux, May 30; Place de la Victoire, May 31; Garonne, quais des Chartones, May 31; Cinéma Utopia, June 1
    Xenon for Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Jan. 27 and Feb. 1–3, 2001; Matthäikirche, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Kulturforum) and Kammersmusiksaal der Philharmonie, Feb. 1–3; Bundeskanzleramt (Neubau) and Museumshöfe, Feb. 4; Berliner Rathaus and Altes Museum, Feb. 5; Grand Hyatt Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Feb. 6; Pergamonmuseum and Bodemuseum, Feb. 7; DG-Bank, DaimlerChrysler Services AG and Jüdisches Museum, Feb. 8

    2000       
    Xenon for BALTIC, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, Oct. 25 and 28; Castle Keep, Newcastle, Oct. 26; Tuxedo Princess, Gateshead, Oct. 27
    Xenon for Buenos Aires, Planetario de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Galileo-Galilei and Parque de  Palermo, Apr. 30; Centro Cultural Recoleta, May 1; Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, May 2; La Boca and Fundación Proa, May 3; Teatro Colón, May 4
    Xenon for Oslo and Lillehammer, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Jan. 22–27, Jan. 31–Feb. 3, and Feb. 7–10; Oslo Rådhus, Jan. 28–30 and Feb. 11–13; Universitetet i Oslo, Feb. 4–6; Nordster and Lysgaardsbakkene, Lillehammer, Feb. 5

    1999       
    Xenon for Venice, Fondazione Cini, June 9–13
    Xenon for Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil, May 5; Pão de Açucar, May 8; Arpoador Beach and Leme Beach, May 9 

    1998       
    Xenon for Rome, Spanish Steps, July 16

    1996     
    Xenon for Florence, Arno riverbank and facing buildings, Sept. 20–22

Selected Awards

  • 2019
    Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Creative and Performing Arts, The University of Chicago, Chicago, US

    2016
    Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Ministère de la Culture, France
    Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

    2014
    Asher B. Durand Award, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US

    2011
    Outstanding Contributions to the Arts Award, Americans for the Arts, Washington, D.C. / New York, US
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, US
    Medal of Distinction, Barnard College, New York, US


    2010
    LA MOCA Award for Distinguished Women in the Arts, Los Angeles, US

    2009
    Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Smith College, Northampton, US
    Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, US

    2006
    Urban Visionaries Award, The Cooper Union, New York, US

    2005
    Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, New School University, New York, US

    2004
    Public Art Network Award, Americans for the Arts, Washington, D.C./ New York, US
    Resident in Visual Arts, American Academy Rome, Sept. 15, 2003–Jan. 15

    2003
    Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US

    2002
    Kaiserring, City of Goslar, Germany

    2000
    Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, La Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, France
    Berlin Prize Fellowship, The American Academy in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Williams College, Williamstown, US

    1996
    Crystal Award, World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland

    1994
    Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Ohio University, Athens, US
    Skowhegan Medal for Installation, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, US

    1990
    Leone d’Oro, XLIV Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Works

Publications

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Selected Press

2021-02-00 Art In Culture
2021-01-13 VOGUE Korea
2020-10-00 Harper's Bazaar
2020-07-00 Christie's Magazine
2020-02-00 The BC
2020-01-00 Harper's Bazaar
2019-12-19 Korea Joongang Daily
2019-10-00 Wallpaper
2016-11-00 artnow
2015-05-00 Art News
2013-10-00 HEREN Art Classic Series 1
Jenny Holzer curates Louise Bourgeois: ‘She was infinite’   pdf Wallpaper*
Jenny Holzer highlights the ‘sheer murderousness’ of Louise Bourgeois’s work in unique collaboration   pdf The Art Newspaper
See the world of Louise Bourgeois through the eyes of Jenny Holzer   pdf Dazed
분노 테라피? 제니 홀저 테라피!   pdf Art In Culture
생생한 공상   pdf VOGUE Korea
kukje gallery presents jenny holzer's recent watercolors, stoneworks, and LED signs   pdf designboom
생생한 공상으로 미국 정치를 풍자하다   pdf 한겨레
Jenny Holzer returns as painter with new watercolor series in Korea   pdf The Korea Herald
어둠 속 빛줄기 같은…LED, 언어예술 되다   pdf 매일경제
'뮬러 보고서를 수채화로' 미국의 현실을 투영하는 작가들   pdf MBN
언어를 품은 대리석·LED·리넨…감각과 생각을 열다   pdf 한국경제
IT'S JENNY HOLZER'S WORLD   pdf Harper's Bazaar
Jenny Holzer    pdf Christie's Magazine
중고서점에서 ‘제니 홀저’ 연관 상품 만난다   pdf 서울신문
[정윤희의 미술이야기] 제니 홀저, 풍경 위를 고요히 흐르는 글자   pdf 경기신문
당신을 위하여   pdf The BC
당신을 위하여   pdf Harper's Bazaar
시와 소설이 흘러내리는 전시… 美 제니 홀저 ‘FOR YOU’전   pdf 동아일보
로봇LED에 흐르는 한강의 詩… 문장, 설치미술이 되다   pdf 문화일보
Jenny Holzer lets the words do the talking   pdf Korea Joongang Daily
개념미술의 거장, 한글을 처음 쓰다   pdf 국민일보
텍스트로 전하는 ‘아픈 역사의 위로’   pdf 헤럴드경제
Jenny Holzer awakens disturbing awareness in text art   pdf The Korea Times
한강·김혜순 詩, 세계적 미술가의 작품 되다   pdf 서울경제
내 마음에 꽂혔다...미술관서 쏟아진 한강의 글   pdf 서울신문
LIFE LINES   pdf Wallpaper
제니홀저 파편화된 언어는 누구를 대신해 말하고 있을까   pdf 미술세계
Softer: Jenny Holzer review – Blenheim Palace becomes a house of LED horrors   pdf the guardian
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