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Jenny Holzer, It's a safe game to play with your nose..., 1980–82

Images of Jenny Holzer, It's a safe game to play with your nose...

On this sign that resembles a road sign, red text against a white background reads "IT'S A SAFE GAME TO PLAY WITH YOUR NOSE, SHUTTING OFF THE AIR AND LETTING IT FLOW AGAIN. THEN YOU CAN ESCALATE AND SEE HOW LONG YOU CAN LAST UNTIL YOU PASS OUT, YOUR HAND RELAXES AND YOU BREATHE NORMALLY AGAIN."
Jenny Holzer, American, b. 1950
It’s a safe game to play with your nose…, 1980–82
Enamel on metal
21 × 23 in. (53.2 × 58.5 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Anne and William J. Hokin, 1990.2.3

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