Amy Wolf Fine Art

Jenny Holzer

(American, born 1950)

selection from the survival series by jenny holzer

Jenny Holzer

Selection from the Survival Series, 1983–1985

Price on Request



Born in Gallipolis, OH
1968 - 1970
Attended Duke University, Durham, NC
1970 - 1971
Attended the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BFA, Ohio University, Athens, OH
Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Leone d’Oro, XLIV Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Honorary Doctorate of Arts, University of Ohio, Athens, OH
Skowhegan Medal for Installation, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
Crystal Award, World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland
Berlin Prize Fellowship, The American Academy in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
BZ – Kulturpreis, Berliner Zeitung, Berlin, Germany


Beg, Borrow and Steal - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Language Games - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
The Future Please, L&M, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Endgame, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, New York (solo)
Jenny Holzer: Retro, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, New York (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland (solo, Accompanied by light projections in Poznan)
Jenny Holzer, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK (solo)
Jenny Holzer, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada (solo)
Jenny Holzer: Retro, Skarstedt Gallery, New York , USA (solo)
TOP SECRET, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Jenny Holzer: For Siena, Santa Maria della Scala, Sienne, Italy (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland (solo)
Jenny Holzer: 20th anniversary of the Pyramid of the Louvre, Paris, France (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
Detained, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, London, England (solo)
Projections, MassMoCa, North Adams, MA (solo)
Secret, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne and Munich, Germany (solo)
Galería Javier López, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Nothing Follows, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Recent Works, the Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI (solo)
Jenny Holzer, The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Jenny Hozer, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg (solo)
Jenny Holzer, The Museum of Sketches for Public Art, Lund, Sweden (solo)
Jenny Holzer, XX, MAK, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Night Feed, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY (solo)
Jenny Holzer, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia (solo)
Jenny Holzer with poetry by Henri Cole, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)

Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Collection, London, England
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


Smith, Elizabeth A.T. Jenny Holzer. Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2008.
Storr, Robert. Jenny Holzer: Redaction Paintings. New York: Cheim and Read, 2007.