A big thank you to Creative Time for bringing the brilliance of Jenny Holzer to NYC.
Jenny Holzer returns to New York City to launch her first public art project here in over a decade. The project consists of her first xenon projections in the United States, and an inventive and spectacular display of her Truisms flying high in the New York City sky.
Details after the jump.
A squadron of airplanes will fly along the Hudson River pulling banners emblazoned with text including Truisms and a quote from Abraham Lincoln.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 30, SUNDAY OCTOBER 31, MONDAY NOVEMBER 1
1:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Planes fly from Verrazano Bridge up the Hudson River to the George Washington Bridge, looping from Battery Park City. Best viewing along the Hudson waterfront from New York and New Jersey. Dates and times are approximate and subject to change. Call 212 206 6674×2 for up to the minute information.
Jenny Holzer’s xenon projections have suprised audiences from Paris to Buenos Aires to Berlin. On five evenings, from 8 p.m. until midnight, the words of important poets will scroll over landmark New York City sites, enveloping them with beauty and power.
8 P.M. UNTIL MIDNIGHT
TUESDAY OCTOBER 26
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 27
Bethesda Fountain. Enter @ 72nd Street and walk to the middle of Central Park.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 28
515 Greenwich Street, corner of Spring Street, West Soho.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 29
The Cooper Union. Intersection of 7th Street and 3rd Avenue.
Photo: Charlie Samuels. For New York City: Jenny Holzer © 2004, Courtesy Artists Rights Society, NY.