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Barbara Kruger

American conceptual artist, designer, and writer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Kruger combines photograph-based images with slogans or aphorisms, deconstructing them visually and verbally. Her work appears in public spaces as well as on consumer merchandise.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500118792.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Barbara Kruger:

Barbara Kruger Untitled, 1989 Screenprint on linen box
Barbara Kruger Untitled (We will no longer be seen and not heard), 1985 Color prints in various techniques on wove paper
Barbara Kruger We get exploded because they have money and God in their pockets, 1984 Offset lithograph poster
Barbara Kruger Untitled (You construct intricate rituals which allow you to touch the skin of other men), 1986 Photolithograph on matchbooks in cellophane sleeves
Barbara Kruger Untitled (Your manias become science), 1986 Photolithograph on matchbooks in cellophane sleeves
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