"I want people to concentrate on the content of the writing and not who done it. I want the work to be of utility to as many people as possible." —Jenny Holzer
Happy birthday today (July 29) to Jenny Holzer. Seen here is the artist’s Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie (2001), installed at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, as featured in ART21’s Protest episode from 2007.
IMAGES: Jenny Holzer. “Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie,” 2001. Installation view at the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2006. Production stills from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode, Protest, 2007. Artwork © Jenny Holzer, member Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © ART21, Inc. 2007.
A rush of water in freshet season collapses Tegucigalpa’s arched bridge in Honduras, August 1916.Photograph by F. J. Youngblood, National Geographic
Monet’s garden, Giverny, France
Lady of the Sea - Plinio Nomellini
Side note: These don’t have motors. They’re completely momentum/wind-powered and literally just wander around beaches unsupervised like giant abstract monsters.
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Vincent van Gogh at age 13 and age 32. The artist died today in 1890. Here’s to a man who never saw the recognition he deserved.
More on van Gogh here.
I’m frightened all the time. But I never let it stop me. Never!