1991 / Oil on canvas / 96”x90” / MoMA, NYC
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Luis Caballero (1943-1995)
Colombian-born artist combined desire and aesthetic beauty
Gilbert & George (Gilbert Prousch b.1943 and George Passmore b.1942)
“It’s not a collaboration…We are two people, but one artist”
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.
In 1960 this artist patented a color of his own invention, which he called International (__) Blue after himself.
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Which artist is known as the father of Philippine conceptual art?
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What artist joined forces with Olivier Mosset, Michel Parmentier, and Niele Toroni to form BMPT, a Paris-based late modern art group?
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