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Deeper Look: Jenny HolzerLeft Hand 0147-03


  • Jenny Holzer

  • On view through at least 2018

Left Hand 0147-03 blue white, 2007
Oil on linen
102.25 x 79 x 1.5 in.

Location: West Gallery

This is the handprint of Emad Kazem Taleb, an Iraqi civilian who died in August 2003 while in the custody of U.S. forces at Abu Ghraib. It is taken from a June 2004 report prepared by U.S. Army investigators, who found that Taleb died a natural death as a result of heart disease.

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