Jenny Holzer – multiple – Truism and Survival Rubber Stamps (1991)
USA

Truism and Survival Rubber Stamps (1991)

brown box on a bed of shredded tissue. The stamps have a natural wood base, with each “Truism” printed on top in black ink.
The Truisms:
- Any Surplus is Immoral
- Confusing Yourself is A Way to Stay Honest
- Money Creates Taste
- Much Was Decided Before You Were Born
- Words Tend To Be Inadequate
- Lack of Charisma Can Be Fatal
6 rubber stamps (2.5 x 10.2 x 2.5cm) and an ink pad in box (10 x 15 x 10cm).
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Ref:
Stanhope, Zara 1991, Multiplication: the multiple object in art, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne. pp. 3, 10, 20.
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + edition