Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Jenny Holzer, Shirt
Jenny Holzer uses words and text in public space as her focus of artwork. Be it on a t-shirt, on benches, on buildings, or on the internet, she produces art to make a statement and connection between the public sphere and art. Her text and art also usually convey a sort of social conscious message through making powerful statements through different types of media. This type of artwork has been a popular method of conveying personal messages and feelings in modern fashion and clothing. It is a way of expressing personal feelings in the public sphere.