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WOMEN in the CITY | Jenny Holzer

"In Inflammatory Essays" (1979-82) Jenny Holzer wrote texts that were influenced by major political figures such as Emma Goldman, Mao Tse-Tung, and Vladimir Lenin. Inflammatory Essays were pasted on walls as posters throughout heavily populated areas of the city.

"The Survival Series" (started in 1983) is a set of aggressive phrases meant to propel the passive viewer into an act of questioning. Slogans such as, "The beginning of the war will be secret," "The future is stupid," and "Men don't protect you anymore," were printed on stickers that were widely distributed by hand to a common audience meant as a form of propaganda.
"In Inflammatory Essays" (1979-82) Jenny Holzer wrote texts that were influenced by major political figures such as Emma Goldman, Mao Tse-Tung, and Vladimir Lenin. Inflammatory Essays were pasted on walls as posters throughout heavily po...
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