Barbara Kruger

American, born 1945

8,014 followers

Barbara Kruger

American, born 1945

8,014 followers

Best known for laying aggressively directive slogans over black-and-white photographs that she …

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Best known for laying aggressively directive slogans over black-and-white photographs that she finds in magazines, Barbara Kruger developed a visual language that was strongly influenced by her early work as a graphic designer (at magazines including House and Garden, Mademoiselle, and Aperture). Among her most famous …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$903k, Christie's, 2011
Solo show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 1 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 15 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 2 more
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