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Jenny Holzer    (American, 1950)




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Biography
1950 Born in Gallipolis, OH
1968 - 1970 Attended Duke University, Durham, NC
1970 - 1971 Attended the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1972 B.F.A., Ohio University, Athens, OH
1977 Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1990 Leone d’Oro, XLIV Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1994 Honorary Doctorate of Arts, University of Ohio, Athens, OH
Skowhegan Medal for Installation, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1996 Crystal Award, World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland
2000 Berlin Prize Fellowship, The American Academy in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
2001 BZ – Kulturpreis, Berliner Zeitung, Berlin, Germany
2002 Kaiserring, City of Goslar, Germany
Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, France
2003 Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2003 - 2004 Resident in Visual Arts, American Academy, Rome, Italy
2004 Public Art Network Award, Americans for the Arts, Washington, D.C., and New York, 2004
2005 Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, New School University, New York, New York
2006 Urban Visionaries Award, The Cooper Union, New York, New York
2009 Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts
2009 Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
2010 LA MOCA Award for Distinguished Women in the Arts, Los Angeles, California
Lives and works in Hoosick, NY

Exhibitions
2013 Beg, Borrow and Steal - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
2013 Language Games - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
2012 The Future Please, L&M, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Endgame, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, New York (solo)
2011 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)
2010 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
2009 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)
2008 Jenny Holzer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
Detained, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, London, England (solo)
Projections, MassMoCa, North Adams, MA (solo)
2007 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)
2006 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)
2004 Jenny Holzer with poetry by Henri Cole, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
2003 Jenny Holzer, Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany (solo)
2002 Protect Me From What I Want: The Multiples and Editioned Works of Jenny Holzer, Printed Matter, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
2001 Festival d’Automne à Paris, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France (solo)
Jenny Holzer: Oh, Capc Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2000 Jenny Holzer, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Jenny Holzer, Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1999 Jenny Holzer: Proteja–Me do Que Eu Quero, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo, Accompanied by light projections in Rio de Janeiro)
1999 Jenny Holzer: The Living Series, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (solo)
1999 Jenny Holzer: Blue, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
1998 Jenny Holzer: Blue, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
1998 Jenny Holzer: Blue, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, USA (solo)
1998 Blue, Instituto Cultural Itaú, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
1997 Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA (solo)
1996 - 1997 Jenny Holzer: LUSTMORD, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Warth, Switzerland (solo)
1995 - 1996 Jenny Holzer: From the Laments Series, 1989,Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA (solo)
1995 Lustmord, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, USA (solo)
1994 - 1995 Jenny Holzer, Art Gallery Atrium, Fukuoka, Japan (solo)
1994 Jenny Holzer, Art Tower Mito, Contemporary Art Center, Mito, Japan (solo)
1994 Lustmord, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1993 - 1994 Jenny Holzer: The Venice Installation, from the Collection of Mort and Marlene Meyerson, Dallas Museum of Art, USA (solo)
1993 Da Wo Frauen Sterben, Bin Ich Hellwach, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
1993 Street Art: Jenny Holzer, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsa, Poland (solo)

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