Anniversary Class Truisms
Posted by Tiffany on March 7, 2013 - 1:52pm
Categories: Within the Walls

The Modern is currently celebrating 10 years in our Tadao Ando building. In conjunction with this celebration, the Anniversary Class has been taking a closer look at the Modern’s collection, focusing on 10 works in 10 days. On the third day of class, artist Kris Pierce guided an in-depth examination of the newly aquired Jenny Holzer piece, Kind of Blue, 2012. Participants researched and selected their own “truisms” and experimented with compostions made only from text. They adopted a “Holzer-esque” approach and took their truisms to the streets, making posters and stickers and installing them in sites specific to the content of the text. Pierce asked the class to document their installations for homework. Below are some selected images: