From Jenny Holzer's "Truisms."  Talk about consumerism, media's influence, and human weaknesses and flaws.

From Jenny Holzer's "Truisms." Talk about consumerism, media's influence, and human weaknesses and flaws.

Women in the Arts: Jenny Holzer | Lauren C. Byrd

Women in the Arts: Jenny Holzer | Lauren C. Byrd

Jenny Holzer is famous for her short statements, formally  called ‘truisms’. some are common myths while others  are just phrases on random subjects in the form of slogans. She uses various media including xenon projections on public buildings

Jenny Holzer is famous for her short statements, formally called ‘truisms’. some are common myths while others are just phrases on random subjects in the form of slogans. She uses various media including xenon projections on public buildings

Jenny Holzer: Marquees (1993)

Jenny Holzer: Marquees (1993)

from jenny holzer’s 1993 installation called "marquees"

from jenny holzer’s 1993 installation called "marquees"

Jenny Holzer - Projections, 2004

Jenny Holzer - Projections, 2004

The cult of the wolf is frequently found among the tutelary deities of North American dancing or secret societies. The Tlingit had a god, Khanukh, whose name means "wolf," and worshipped a wolf-headed image

The cult of the wolf is frequently found among the tutelary deities of North American dancing or secret societies. The Tlingit had a god, Khanukh, whose name means "wolf," and worshipped a wolf-headed image

statement (for jamie) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

statement (for jamie) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Jenny Holzer, Times Square Sign, 1982

Jenny Holzer, Times Square Sign, 1982

Jenny Holzer - Inflammatory Essays, 1979. This bit of copy has haunted me since I first saw it in the 80s. Still some of the most badass shit ever.

Jenny Holzer - Inflammatory Essays, 1979. This bit of copy has haunted me since I first saw it in the 80s. Still some of the most badass shit ever.

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