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Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin (Germany), Jenny Holzer, Sex Murder: 40 Pages By The Artist, Magazine, 1993

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Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin (Germany), Jenny Holzer, Sex Murder: 40 Pages By The Artist, Magazine, 1993

Index page reads “Sex murder: A picture cycle by Jenny Holzer for the magazine of the Suddeutsche Zeitung”

Titling her work Lustmord (Sex Murder), Holzer addresses the systemic rape of women, with fragmented text reflecting the perspectives of the perpetrator, the rape victim and witnesses. She begins with the disturbing thoughts of the rapist murderer handwritten in German on a lift-up card attached to the magazine cover. Inside Holzer features close up photographs of phrases in English and German written in ink on naked flesh.

94 Pages total pages. 40 pages devoted to Jenny Holzer.

Size: 9 x 12 Inches

Front

Outside of the folded front card reads “Where women die I am wide awake.”

Inside of the folded front card reads “She fell on the floor of my room. She wanted to be clean when dying, but she was not. The color of her open insides irritates me to kill her.”

Inside Sample Pages

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Caption translates to “Death Is Not a Hygienic Matter.”