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ID: 500047276
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500047276

 
Record Type: Person
Holzer, Jenny (American conceptual artist and sculptor, born 1950)

Note: Studies included general art courses at Duke University, Durham, NC (1968-1970); painting, printmaking, and drawing at the University of Chicago; BFA at Ohio University, Athens (1972). Courses at the Rhode Island School of Design, 1974 entering its MFA program in 1975 and beginning her first work with language, installation, and public art. She moved to New York in 1977. Her first public works were in the form of anonymous posters pasted on walls in Manhattan, these consisted of commercially printed one-line statements such as ‘Abuse of power comes as no surprise.' She has continued to work with language in various contexts and in media including billboards, television, and electronic signs.

Names:
Holzer, Jenny (preferred,V,index,LC)
Jenny Holzer (V,display)
Holtser, G'eni (U)
הולצר, ג׳ני (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
conceptual artist
sculptor
painter

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Gallipolis (Mason county, West Virginia, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Hoosick (Rensselaer county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Holzer, Jenny (I)

Biographies:
(American conceptual artist and sculptor, born 1950) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American conceptual artist, sculptor, b.1950) ..... [BHA]
(American born 1950) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American sculptor, born 1950) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1950) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, born 1950) ..... [AVERY]
(American conceptual artist) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1950) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1950) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
הולצר, ג׳ני ........ [GRL]
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 84221513
Holtser, G'eni ........ [GRL]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 84221513
Holzer, Jenny ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 890164
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 84221513
............................  Matzner, Künstlerlexikon mit Registern zur Documenta 1-8 (1987)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Jenny Holzer ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n84221513
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1983
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n84221513
....................  Matzner, Künstlerlexikon mit Registern zur Documenta 1-8 (1987)
....................  Riemschneider and Grosenick, Art at the Turn of the Millennium (1999) 238
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1984
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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