Living: Some days you wake and immediately...

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    Jenny Holzer. (American, born 1950). Living: Some days you wake and immediately... 1980-82. Bronze, 8 x 10" (20.3 x 25.4 cm). Purchase. © 2008 Jenny Holzer / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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    Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, November 21, 2007–July 28, 2008

    Since the late 1970s Holzer has used text as her primary artistic vehicle. Many works have had a public presence; her pithy, ironic, and often disturbing statements have been presented on posters, T-shirts, baseball caps, and a flashing screen in Times Square, New York. In the Living series, she has adopted the bronze plaque in order "to have the look of a voice of authority, of the establishment," she has said.

    I don't wake up with this problem but tend to have it in the early afternoon.

    tutincommon, Elise Michelle, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. rasputina2 80 months ago | reply

      I like that it's in bronze, like a plaque saying who donated the money for the room.

    2. Maulleigh 80 months ago | reply

      I liked this idea too. :)

    3. dcbprime 80 months ago | reply

      Was she the inspiration for "Jack Handy"?

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