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JENNY HOLZER   Truth Before Power 12 I 06 I 04 - 05 I 09 I 2004 
 
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  Jenny Holzer
Kunsthaus Bregenz Foyer
Präsident, 2004
Norway spruce log branded with text. Text: "To the Forty-third President" by Henri Cole.
First appeared in The New Yorker. © 2004 Henri Cole.
In German. German translation by Ulrike Seeberger with Hans-Christian Oeser.
Length 13,1 m; width 100/60 cm; weight ca. 4,5 tons
Branded by Wendelin Hammerer
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Jenny Holzer
Kunsthaus Bregenz first floor
Blue Tilt, 2004
An array of 6 double-sided LED signs with blue diodes and stainless steel housings.
Text: "To the Forty-third President" by Henri Cole. First appeared in The New Yorker.
© 2004 Henri Cole.
In English and German.German translation by Ulrike Seeberger with Hans-Christian Oeser.
Each 420,62 x 13,67 x 13,67 cm
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
Courtesy Jenny Holzer, Cheim & Read, New York and Kukje Gallery, Seoul
     
  Jenny Holzer
Kunsthaus Bregenz 2nd floor
Red Yellow Looming, 2004
An array of 13 double-sided LED signs with red and amber diodes and anodized aluminium housings.
Text: Selection of 56 declassified and other United States government documents.
Detail: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, "Bin Ladin Determined To Strike in US," 6 August 2001, The President's Daily Brief: The 6 August 2001 PDB and More, ed. Thomas S. Blanton (Washington, D.C.: The National Security Archive, 2004). Citation reproduced from www.nsarchive.org and its published collections available through ProQuest Information and Learning with the permission of the National Security Archive.
Each 276,86 x 13,34 x 10,16 cm
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
Courtesy Jenny Holzer and Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich, Cologne
     
     
  Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Juni 2004
Text: U.S. Interests Section, Iraq, William L. Eagleton, Jr. to the U.S. Department of State, "Follow-Up on Rumsfeld Visit to Baghdad," cable, 26 December 1983, Shaking Hands with Saddam Hussein: The U.S. Tilts toward Iraq, 1980 - 1984, ed. Joyce Battle (Washington, D.C.: The National Security Archive, 2003), no. 35. Citation reproduced from www.nsarchive.org and its published collections available through ProQuest Information and Learning with the permission of the National Security Archive.
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Johanniterkirche Feldkirch
Jenny Holzer
President, 2004
Silver fir log branded with text.
Text: "To the Forty-third President" by Henri Cole. First appeared in The New Yorker.
© 2004 Henri Cole.
Length 10 m; width 110/55 cm; Weight ca. 4 tons
Branded by Wendelin Hammerer
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Johanniterkirche Feldkirch
Jenny Holzer
President, 2004
Silver fir log branded with text.
Text: "To the Forty-third President" by Henri Cole. First appeared in The New Yorker.
© 2004 Henri Cole.
Length 10 m; width 110/55 cm; Weight ca. 4 tons
Branded by Wendelin Hammerer
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Feldkirch Schattenburg, June 2004
Foto: Charles Passarelli
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Hohenems Steinbruch, June 2004
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
     

 

Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Lech, June 2004
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien

     
 
Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Kanisfluh, June 2004
Photo: Charles Passarelli
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Bregenzer Festspiele, Floating Stage
"West Side Story", June 2004
Photo: Charles Passarelli
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien
     
  Jenny Holzer
Xenon for Bregenz
Bregenzer Festspiele, Floating Stage
"West Side Story", June 2004
Photo: Attilio Maranzano
© 2004 Jenny Holzer  VBK, Wien