There is no question that the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the star of Richmond’s art scene. However, its neighbor, the Virginia Historical Society, also has a few gems from the art world that stand out in its collection. 482 more words
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You have already seen Barbara Kruger’s work. Whether you realise it or not is a different matter, but the bold graphic design and powerful statements that typify her work have infiltrated the world of western consumer culture and have strongly influenced the world of media around us. 437 more words
On 27 June, 2014, Barbara Kruger gave a talk in conversation with Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, who is also a friend and professional colleague of Kruger’s since the early 1980s, when she gave the artist her first museum show at the ICA, London. 184 more words
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This concerted attempt to erase the responsibilities of thought and volition from our daily lives has produced a nation of couched-out soft touches, easily riled by the most cynically vacuous sloganeering and handily manipulated by the alibis of “morality” and false patriotism.