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Untitled (Shafted) // Barbara Kruger // digital-print installation // 2008

Who knew riding in a elevator you could experience a work of art. In an enormous glass elevator at LACMA visitors have the opportunity to view a digital-print installation by Barbara Kruger. 42 more words


Barbara Kruger, Sarah Sense and abstract layers of meaning

You know how it is – when something new and specific comes into your mind, then suddenly evidence of that thing seems to be everywhere. I recall that feeling when I was pregnant the first time, and evidence of pregnancy and babies that I had not noticed before suddenly came into sharp focus. 892 more words

Episode 10: Barbara

Welcome to the ekphrastic episode, in which we respond to works by Barbara Kruger and try to figure out what ekphrasis is. Also, what’s black, white, and red all over? 10 more words


A Pretty Face

“It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it’s not, it’s a visa, and it runs out fast.”

-Julie Burchill

Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt

“Belief is tricky because left to its own devices it can court a kind of surety, an unquestioning allegiance that fears doubt and destroys difference.”

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Belief + Doubt

Belief + Doubt // Barbara Kruger // vinyl // 2012

Perhaps one of the most photographed works at the Hirshhorn Museum in D.C. is Barbara Kruger’s “Belief + Doubt.” Sprawling across the floor, walls and escalators on the museum’s bottom level are white block vinyl letters of phrases. 89 more words