Barbara Kruger. Untitled (You Invest in the Divinity of the Masterpiece). 1982. Gelatin silver print, mounted and framed, 71 3/4 x 45 5/8" (182.2 x 115.8 cm). © 2018 Barbara Kruger, Acquired through an anonymous fund
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    Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist and collagist associated with the Pictures Generation. She is most known for her collage style that consists of black-and-white photographs, overlaid with declarative captions, stated in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed text. The phrases in her works often include pronouns such as "you", "your", "I", "we", and "they", addressing cultural constructions of power, identity, consumerism, and sexuality. Kruger's artistic mediums include photography, sculpture, graphic design, architecture, as well as video and audio installations.Kruger lives and works in New York and Los Angeles. She is an Emerita Distinguished Professor of New Genres at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.
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    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.
    Nationality
    American
    Gender
    Female
    Roles
    Artist, Author, Writer, Publicist, Designer, Film Critic, Collagist, Conceptual Artist, Installation Artist, Painter, Lecturer, Photographer
    Names
    Barbara Kruger, Barabra Kruger, Barbarah Kruger, Barbarah Ḳruger
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