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THE PEOPLE, 2023 Light projection Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, DC Text: Abraham Lincoln’s Lost Speech by Henry Clay Whitney, 1897. © 2023 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY Photo: Filip Wolak

Jenny Holzer to project quotes about democracy in DC to celebrate Art in Embassies anniversary

The artist Jenny Holzer will project famous quotes about democracy, spoken by historical figures from Aristotle to Martin Luther King Jr., on the facades of the Hirshhorn Museum and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. Titled THE PEOPLE, the project will launch at 6:30pm on 17 September and run for five days […]

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3 Questions is a video interview series celebrating Art in Embassies lending artists. These artists represent a variety of backgrounds, mediums, and subject matter, and, through AIE, they have exhibited around the world. 

Our ever-expanding collection of conversations encompasses their journeys, creative processes, and what it means to them to be artists. 

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