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Holzer, Jenny.

Abuse of Power Comes as No Surprise: Truisms and Essays.

Book and Poster

Holzer, Jenny. Abuse of Power Comes as No Surprise: Truisms and Essays. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1983.
Book: 4to; unpaginated [136pp]; text only on light green and white paper; printed wrappers; near fine condition, with very light sunning to page edges and indent scratch to front cover.
Poster: 13 ¾ x 16 7/8 inches; folded into quarters; fine condition.
First edition. Texts in French, German, Spanish, and English.
One of the most important artists' books of the 1980s, this original Canadian printing of the book features the complete texts to Holzer's "Truisms" series in facsimile formats of her iconic street posters. This rare copy includes the poster that is always missing from this edition - the first we've come across.

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