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Deeper Look:
Jenny Holzer As a Parent

 

  • Exhibition

  • On view through at least 2018
  • MASS MoCA

As a Parent radiant blue, 2006
Oil on linen, 2 elements
33 x 51 x 1.5 in.

Location: South Hall

This is an emotional plea to a U.S. Army general from the father of a soldier facing court-martial. The author asks that his son be allowed instead to resign with an honorable discharge, citing examples of his dedication to his community, the military, and his country.

The original source document for this work can be found here.

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