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Diamonstein-Spielvogel Lecture Series: Jenny Holzer: Public Art

Jenny Holzer in conversation with Harry Cooper, curator and head of modern and contemporary art, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Jenny Holzer discusses her powerful text-based work with curator Harry Cooper in this podcast recorded on May 6, 2011, as part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Lecture Series at the National Gallery of Art. Having enlivened public spaces all over the world for nearly 35 years, Holzer is best known for her LED (light-emitting diode) signs. In 1990, she was the first woman to have a solo presentation in the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, for which she was awarded the Golden Lion. Since 2004, she has mined declassified documents for her series Redaction Paintings, of which she donated six to the Gallery In 2010. Holzer lives and works in New York.