Hauser & Wirth presents an exhibition by Jenny Holzer, titled ‘A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE’, at Tarmak 22 in Gstaad-Saanen Airport, on view from 27 December 2019 – 22 January 2020. The presentation showcases works spanning the artist’s practice, including stone benches, LEDs, and paintings. Concurrently, Holzer will project large, scrolling texts in light on the stately Gstaad Palace, beginning the evening of 27 December.The light projections will then take place daily between 7 – 8.30 pm until 4 January, with additional dates from the 13 to 17 February 2020. The projections are made possible with the support of Maja Hoffmann of the Luma Foundation and Alex Hank. For more than forty years Jenny Holzer has presented text emblazoned on T-shirts, carved in stone, painted on canvas, scrolling on LEDsigns, and luminously projected onto buildings and landscapes. Beginning in the 1970s with posters wheat-pasted throughout New York City and continuing through recent light projections, her practice rivals ignorance with humour, and violence with kindness and courage. Holzer’s texts address oppression, gender, sexuality, power, and war, and by presenting them in media more...
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