Posted in Visual Language
The work continues Kruger’s engagement with the kindness and brutality of the everyday, the collision of declaration and doubt, the duet of pictures and words, the resonance of direct address, and the unspoken in every conversation.
Barbara Kruger lives and works in Los Angeles and New York, and teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles. Solo shows include the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, Kunsthalle Basel, Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, the Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, the Serpentine Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. She was awarded The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 51st Venice Biennale in 2005.