15 November 2022


Jenny Holzer Becomes Whitechapel Art Icon Award’s Tenth Winner

Whitechapel Gallery has announced that Jenny Holzer is the tenth artist to receive its prestigious annual Art Icon award.

6 March 2017

Jenny Holzer Major New Exhibition At Blenheim Palace Announced

A major new Jenny Holzer exhibition at Blenheim Palace has been announced for September.

14 April 2016


Royal Academy Elects Olafur Eliasson And Jenny Holzer As Honorary RAs

The Royal Academy of Arts has elected Olafur Eliasson and Jenny Holzer as honorary RAs for 2016. The have also elected Sonia Boyce as a Royal Academician in the category of Painting. International artists Olafur Eliasson and Jenny Holzer have been elected as Honorary Royal Academicians. The Duke of Devonshire and Agnes Gund have been elected as Honorary Fellows. Sonia Boyce RA (born London, 1962) Category of Membership: Painting Sonia […]

28 December 2015


Neo-Conceptualist Jenny Holzer Contributes To HIV Memorial App

The Neo-conceptual artist Jenny Holzer, who is commonly known for her LED light pieces that utilise the rhetoric of modern information systems to address the politics of discourse, is contributing to a new app which is linked to a memorial in New York commemorating the men, women and children who have died from HIV and […]

14 July 2015


Jenny Holzer Solo Exhibition Opens At Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Hauser & Wirth Somerset announces ‘Softer Targets’, a major solo exhibition by Jenny Holzer, featuring both new work and a selection of significant pieces drawn from over three decades of the artist’s career. The renowned American artist is best known for using language to make art, utilising a range of techniques to employ the power […]

23 June 2015

Jenny Holzer: Unveils Her New War Paintings At The Venice Biennale

Jenny Holzer’s twenty large works got their starting point from government documents concerning the military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq post-9/11 related to the global war on terror. These documents were released under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which provides public access to military records. The documents include memoranda, diplomatic communications, autopsy reports, […]

8 June 2012

Jenny Holzer’s Loud Provocative Statements Review

In the midst of light-hearted Jubilee celebrations, even Jenny Holzer’s loud, provocative statements have been drowned out by the cheering crowds. Now that the festivities have died down, art goers returning to the gallery setting might be startled back into a darker reality in viewing her works on show at Sprüth Magers. Who knew such […]

29 May 2012


Jenny Holzer The Narrative Part Of Visual Objects

Sprüth Magers in London is mounting a solo exhibition of work by Jenny Holzer. The American artist finds ways to make narrative a part of visual objects, employing an innovative range of materials and presentations to confront emotions and experiences, politics and conflict. Entitled SOPHISTICATED DEVICES, this exhibition provides a survey of Holzer’s practice, encompassing […]