Kruger never seemed to mind that the very world she critiqued co-opted her style and spit it back into advertising.
Kara Walker, Barbara Kruger, and Charles Atlas Dissect Modernity
The Hammer Museum has displayed the three video installations together for the first time.
Rolling Through Barbara Kruger’s Slick and Slippery Skatepark Installation
Kruger’s installation at LES Coleman Skatepark can seem mesmerizing, but from the perspective of the skaters — the unwitting participants of this project — it isn’t very functional.
Your Bus Ride Is a Battleground: Barbara Kruger Designed NYC MetroCards
The artist created two designs emblazoned with her trademark white-on-red text, posing difficult questions to New York’s straphangers.
A Decade of New York City Art and Disco in 10 Tracks
Recent books by Tim Lawrence and Douglas Crimp underline the close relationship between the New York art scene of the 1970s and ’80s and that most unjustly maligned of musical movements, disco.
Is Barbara Kruger’s Donald Trump Cover for NY Mag Any Good?
Has Kruger become a one-trick pony? Is her
graphic design art divine? We thought we’d ask.
From Kass and Kruger to Koons, Artists Overwhelmingly Endorse Clinton for President
Hillary Clinton appears to be artists’ favorite in the 2016 US presidential election, while her opponent Donald Trump has not been endorsed by a single well-known artist.
A Celebration of Women Who Made It to the Top of the Art World
LOS ANGELES — The current show at Sprüth Magers gallery, Eau de Cologne, has a title that might seem like a play on words (that’s what I initially thought), but it is actually quite straightforwardly unironic.
A Show of Over 100 Women Artists Offers Redress but No Resolution
MIAMI — The exhibition of over 100 women artists currently on view at the Rubell Family Collection is difficult to review because the works do not all fit into the space and the decision was made to rotate them over the course of the show.
The Triumph of Revisionism: The Whitney’s American Century
With America Is Hard to See, the exhibition inaugurating its luminous new Renzo Piano building, the Whitney has reclaimed its role among the city’s museums as the engine of the new.
From Calder to Kruger, the New Whitney Museum’s First Show
The inaugural exhibition at the new Whitney Museum is not perfect, but it is pretty damn good.
Novel Takes on a Blue-Chip Art Collection in Queens
Thematic exhibitions present a unique dilemma; if a curator follows a theme too rigidly, the exhibition can become stifling. If applied too loosely, the curator essentially undermines their own role.