"Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie" (2001)

"Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie," 2001
Electronic LED sign. Installation view: Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin.
Text: Selections from “Truisms” (1977-79), “Inflammatory Essays” (1979-82), “Living” (1980-82), “Survival" (1983-85), “Under a Rock” (1986), “Laments” (1989), “Mother and Child” (1990), “War” (1992), “Lustmord” (1993-95), “Erlauf” (1995), “Arno” (1996), “Blue” (1998), and “Oh” (2001); Photo: Attilio Maranzano; © 2007 Jenny Holzer, member Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York.

"I visited the building many times. Finally I realized that melting the building might be interesting. I did that with LEDs in the ceiling and, courtesy of the glass walls, the reflections from the LEDs made it seem as if the building were infinite, and the amber color seemed to liquefy the top."

- Jenny Holzer