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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

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How Fidel Castro and Einstein Live, or, Raining Pamphlets and Relativity

A seemingly insignificant anecdote in her notes on Nicolas Roeg’s “Insignificance” about Einstein can rain on vitality when put side by side other works. In… 266 more words

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Semiotics: I saw the signs and it opened up my eyes

If someone had asked me to explain semiotics in one image. The image to the left would be it. If you have been living under a rock and haven’t come across this image which is highly unlikely. 398 more words

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The Waves of Feminist Art

By Olivia Comstock

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If you flip through any book about art, from any time, on any movement, the artists that will be featured are primarily men. 1,246 more words

Barbara Kruger

  • American conceptual/pop artist born in Newark, New Jersey in 1945. Attended Syracuse University. Developed an interest in graphic design, poetry, and writing.
  • Moved to New York to study at Parsons School of Design in 1965 studying with fellow artists/photographers Diane Arbus and Marvin Israel.
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Yo! When was the last time I did one of these? Who knows? Not even sure why I keep paying my domain fees to keep this here blog going, but I do… Random images for random people enjoying the randomness of the internet. 49 more words

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