1983/2009 / Chromogenic print / 16”x20” / Various collections
including Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
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See also: February 23~ African-American visual artists
1991 / Oil on canvas / 96”x90” / MoMA, NYC
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2005 / Mirror and glass / 75”x31 1/2”x31 1/2” /
Tate Modern, London; identical piece owned by Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1981 / Pencil on paper / 10”x8” / The Eileen Harris Norton Collection
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1982–1982 / Acrylic and Oilstick on Canvas / 50”x40” / Private Collection
Barbara Kruger ~ By Christopher Bollen ~ Published 02/28/13
Kruger’s spectacular corpus, spanning four decades, is often described as political—and it is. But just as much it creates these moments of internal identity confusion in which we don’t know if we are acting as victim, oppressor, or witness. Usually, we are all of the above.
Kruger famously—and perhaps, at first, inadvertently—got her training as an artist the hard way: through a full-time job as a magazine designer at Condé Nast, starting out at Mademoiselle. And while some of those early layout techniques of bold graphics inform her work, a pulsating visual-linguistic triple-take keeps all of her pieces so alive that she’s become known for her own immediately identifiable, authoritative style—even if authority is what is being questioned in the authoritative typeface.
Source: Barbara Kruger – Page – Interview Magazine
The term this photographer invented to describe himself – Bildjournalist – is still the German word for photojournalist.
In 1960 this artist patented a color of his own invention, which he called International (__) Blue after himself.
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/04/28/april-28/
Which English painter’s creative letters provide exceptional insight into her life and character?
Which artist is known as the father of Philippine conceptual art?
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/03/29/march-29/
What sculptor, before beginning his most famous monument, worked on a high- relief carving in Georgia which was eventually completed by other artists?
What artist joined forces with Olivier Mosset, Michel Parmentier, and Niele Toroni to form BMPT, a Paris-based late modern art group?
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/03/25/march-25/