Barbara Kruger. Don't Be a Jerk. 1996

Barbara Kruger Don't Be a Jerk 1996

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Early in her career Kruger worked as a graphic designer, creating imagery for magazines. Her art continues to speak the language of advertising, and, in addition to appearing in galleries and museums, it can be found on billboards, T–shirts, and shopping bags. This work was commissioned by MoMA for the backs of city buses during a 1996 exhibition on the subject of contemporary printed art.

Gallery label from Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, November 21, 2007-July 28, 2008.
Medium
Screenprint
Dimensions
Sheet: 17 1/2 x 50" (44.5 x 127 cm)
Publisher
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Edition
45
Credit
Gift of Triumph Productions
Object number
SC676.1996
Copyright
© 2019 Barbara Kruger
Department
Drawings and Prints

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