Barbara Kruger

Biography

Born in Newark, New Jersey, 1945.


EDUCATION
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1965.
Parsons School of Design, NYC, NY, 1966.


Lives in New York City and Los Angeles, California.


SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2016

In the Tower: Barbara Kruger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. 

2015
Barbara Kruger: Early Work, Skarstedt Gallery, London, England.

2014
Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, England.

2013
Believe + Doubt, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria.

2012
Belief + Doubt, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

2011
L & M Arts Los Angeles, Venice, California.
The Globe Shrinks, Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany.

2010
Plenty, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York.
The Globe Shrinks, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

2009
Sprüth Magers, London, England.
Between Being Born and Dying, Lever House, NYC, NY.
Barbara Kruger: Pre-digital 1980-1992, Skarstedt Gallery, NYC, NY.

2008
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.

2007
’Picture/Readings’ 1978, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

2006
Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany.

2005
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, California.
Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia.
Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland.
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland.

2004
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.
Twelve, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

2003
Sprüth Magers Lee, London, England.

2002
Palazzo delle Papesse - Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy.

2001
South London Gallery, London, England.

2000
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.

1999
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.

1998
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York.

1997
18 Wooster Street/Deitch Projects, NYC, NY.
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

1996
Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, Australia.

1994
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

1992
Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France.

1991
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

1990
Kolnischer Kunstverein, Koln, Germany.
Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina.

1989
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

1988
National Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand.

1987
Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

1986
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois.
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California.

1985
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California.

1984
Crousel/Hussenot Galerie, Paris, France.
Nouveau Musee, Lyon, France.
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

1983
Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England.

1980
P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York.


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017
Victors for Art: Michigan's Alumni Collectors, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Friedrich Petzel Gallery, NYC, NY. We Need To Talk….

2016
Art AIDS America, Alphawood Foundation/Alphawood Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
Toda Percepcion es una Interpretacion: YOU ARE PART OF IT, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florida.
NO MAN'S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.
Present Tense: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, Montana Museum of Art & Culture, Missoula, Montana.
40 Years/Part 1, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
Under Arms: Fire & Forget 2, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany.
Language as Representation, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, New York.
MORE Than Words, Westport Arts Center, Westport, Connecticut.
Belief + Doubt: Selections from the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The Making of a Fugitive, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois.
Art AIDS America, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York.
Co-thinkers, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.
Eau de Cologne, Spruth Magers, Los Angeles, California.
Don't Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, California. 
Art AIDS America, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia.

MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

2015
NO MAN'S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida. 
Art AIDS America, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
Eau de Cologne, Spruth Magers, Berlin, Germany.
The Great Mother, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy.
Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, Australia. 
Fire and Forget. On Violence, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.
Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections, Artspace Mackay, Queensland, Australia.

America Is Hard To See, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.

2014
Pop to Popism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.
Urban Theater: New York in the 1980s, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas.
Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California.
Diane von Furstenberg: Journey of a Dress, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Wilshire May Company Building, Los Angeles, California.

2013
Not Yet Titled. Now and Forever at Museum Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany.
Homebodies, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
DLA Piper Series: Constellations, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England.
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2012
Color Bind: the MCA Collection in Black and White, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, NY.
Visual Conversations: Selections from the Collection, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, New York.
Re-Opening Exhibition, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY.
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts.
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bye Bye American Pie, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires – Fundación Constantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Art and Press: Kunst, Wahrheit, Wirklichkeit, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany.
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois.
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1992, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston,Houston, Texas.

2011
Doublespeak, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.
September 11, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York.
That’s The Way We Do It. The Techniques and Aesthetic of Appropriation, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria.
Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
No Substitute, Glenstone, Potomac, Maryland.
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1992, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1992, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York.

2010
America: Now and Here, cross-country traveling exhibition.
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.
PQ: 100, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York.
Your History is Not Our History, Haunch of Venison, NYC, NY.
In the Vernacular, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

2009
Beg Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida.
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.
Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, NYC, NY.
Strait-Jacket, Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada.
elles@centrepompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
A Tribute to Ron Warren, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Albright- Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.
The Pictures Generation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY.
Silent Writings, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, France.
You will never wake up from this beautiful dream, Vanmoerkerke Collection, Oostende, Belgium.

2008
Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Art Collection, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, FLAG Art Foundation, NYC, NY.
People ‘Weekly’, The Amie and Tony James Gallery, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, NYC, NY.
Book/Shelf, Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.
Here and Now, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Ringling Retro: Modern and Contemporary Art, The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida.
Women in the City, a West of Rome project, Los Angeles, California.

2007
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England.
Dangerous Beauty, Chelsea Art Museum, NYC, NY.

2006
Belief, Singapore Biennial, Singapore.
New York, New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Photography, Film and Video, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.
Full House: Views of the Whitney's Collection at 75, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.
Where Are We Going? Selections from the François Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy.
A Short History of Performance – Part IV, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England.

2005
Miradas y Conceptos en la Collección Helga de Alvear, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain.
American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
The Experience of Art, Italian Pavilion, La 51 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women's Health in Contemporary Art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri.

2004
White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art, International Center of Photography, NYC, NY.
Perspectives @25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas.
North Fork/South Fork: East End Art Now/Part II, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York.
Flowers, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY.

2003
Me & More, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland.

2002
Shopping, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany.
Sans Commune Mesure, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France.

2000
Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York.

1999
The American Century: Art and Culture 1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.

1998
Read My Lips: Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia.

1996
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.

1995
Passions Privees, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.

1994
Wall to Wall, Serpentine Gallery, London, England.

1993
Image Makers, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York.

1992
More Than One Photography: Works Since 1980 From the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.

1991
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1990
Art et Publicite, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
The Decade Show, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art/The New Museum of Contemporary Art/The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY.

1989
Image World: Art and Media Culture, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.
Magiciens de la Terre, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.
Bilderstreit, Rheinhalle, Koln, West Germany.

1988
Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

1987
Documenta 8, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, West Germany.
L'epoque, la mode, la morale, la passion, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
1987 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.

1986
Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture from 1940 to the Present, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Painting and Sculpture Today: 1986, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1985
1985 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.

1984
Sexuality and Representation, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England.

1983
Times Square Spectochrome Sign, NYC, NY.
1983 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY.
Currents, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts.

1982
Image Scavengers, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts.
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
Documenta 7, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, West Germany.

1981
Nineteen Emerging Artists, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, NY.


SELECTED PUBLIC PROJECTS

2016
Empatía, site-specific installation for the Metro Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico. 22 November 2016 to 28 February 2017.
Cover, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, Election Issue, 31 October 2016.
Untitled (Blind Idealism Is...), outdoor mural for High Line Art, presented by Friends of the High Line, NYC, NY, 21 March 2016 to March 2017.

Gatefold Cover, ARTFORUM, Summer 2016 issue on Art and Identity.

2014
Untitled (Overrated, a major artist, a minor figure…), Cover for T/THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE, 19 October 2014.

2013
Sets and costumes for Benjamin Millepied/L.A. Dance Project production of Reflections, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France, 23 May to 25 May 2013.

2012
For Sale, Op Ed page, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 24 November 2012, p. A21.

2011
Untitled (Be here now), Op Ed page, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 5 June 2011, p. WK8.

2010
Circus, site-specific installation for the Rotunda, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany.
Cover, W MAGAZINE, The Art Issue, November 2010.
Whitney on Site: New Commissions Downtown, outdoor installation at the future site of The Whitney Museum of American Art, Gansevoort and Washington Streets, NYC, NY.
Untitled (It), Façade installation for the Art Gallery of Ontario, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.
Map for the London Tube, London Underground stations, London, England.

2008
Cover, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, 24 March 2008.
Another, Price Center, wall installation at The Stuart Collection at the University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California.
Untitled (Shafted), installation at the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California.
Video billboards for Women in the City, a West of Rome project, Los Angeles, California.

2006
Exhibition design and graphic identity for Consider This… exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California.

2004
Cover, ART US, January-February 2004.

2003
Façade banners, subway posters, billboards and bus wraps for Selfridges Department Stores, London, Manchester, Birmingham, England.

2002
Kuahof department store façade banners, Frankfurt, Germany.

2000
Banner billboards at Eighth Avenue/42 Street and Washington Street/West Side Highway, co-produced by the Public Art Fund and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, NY, July 2000.

1997
New York City/Queens Transit Line bus wrap, Public Art Fund, NYC, NY, November 1997.

1995
Design for outdoor theater, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina (collaboration with Smith-Miller & Hawkinson and Nicholas Quennell).

1994
Design for train station, Strasbourg, France.
Editorial feature, HARPER'S BAZAAR, February 1994.

1993
Billboards, products and radio spots, Women's Work Project on Domestic Violence, Liz Claiborne, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts and Miami, Florida.

1992
Billboards and bus shelters, Women's Work Project on Domestic Violence, Liz Claiborne, Inc., San Francisco, California.
Billboard, bus shelter and bus placard project, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon.
Cover and editorial spread, NEWSWEEK, 8 June 1992.
Cover and essay, ESQUIRE, May 1992.
Poster project, Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France.

1991
Billboard project, Von-der-Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany.

Bus shelter posters, Public Art Fund, NYC, NY.

1990
Exterior wall project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.

1989
Billboard project, Public Art Fund, Manhattan and Queens, New York.

1988
Picturing Greatness, exhibition curated and designed for The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY.

1986
Billboard project, Art Angel, London, England.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Obler, Bibiana, Facing the Nation: Bibiana Obler on Barbara Kruger in Washington, ARTFORUM, February 2017, p. 97.

Allwood, Emma Hope, Barbara Kruger: Back to the Futura, DAZEDDIGITAL.COM, 7 October 2016.

Persichetti, Simonetta, Image as Knowledge, Memory and a Tool for Political Awareness, ARTE!BRASILEIROS, May 2016, pp. 56-59.

Hernandez Viramontes, Eloisa, Barbara Kruger, una critica a las imagenes mediaticas de la mujer, CAPITEL (Mexico), April 2016, pp. 130-133. 

Pogrebin, Robin, Inside Art: Emoji Art in Vancouver, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 22 January 2016, p. C22.  

Knight, Christopher, The shock, critique, theatricality of ‘80s art, on view in Fort Worth, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 21 November 2014.

Bonami, Francesco, Advertisements for Myself, T/THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE, 19 October 2014, pp. 188-198. (illus: Untitled (Overrated, a major artist, a minor figure…), Cover, C).

Dahan, Alexis, Barbara Kruger on new forms of activism, PURPLE FASHION, September 2014, pp. 110-112.

Burton, Johanna, Previews: Barbara Kruger/Modern Art Oxford, ARTFORUM, May 2014, p. 195.

Bollen, Christopher, Barbara Kruger, INTERVIEW, March 2013, pp. 256-265, 271.

Smith, Roberta, The In-Crowd Is All Here, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 14 September 2012, pp. C23, C25.

Lieberman, Rhonda, Broadcast Muse, ARTFORUM, September 2012, pp. 125-126.

Kruger, Barbara, Media Study: Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, September 2012, p. 94.

Brown, DeNeen L., Hanging on Barbara Kruger's every word at the Hirshhorn, THE WASHINGTON POST, 26 August 2012, pp. E1, E6.

O'Steen, Danielle, Hirshhorn's space-saving challenge, THE WASHINGTON POST, 28 August 2012, p. C2.

Rosenbaum, Ron, Speaking Truth to Power, SMITHSONIAN, July-August 2012, pp. 20-24.

Staff, Profiles: Barbara Kruger, THE ART ECONOMIST, January 2011, p. 24.

Schimmel, Paul, Conversations: Paul Schimmel and Barbara Kruger, ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH MAGAZINE, December 2010, pp. 164-165.

Zhong, Fan, Required Reading, W MAGAZINE, November 2010, Cover, p. 40. (illus: Untitled (It’s all about me/I mean you/I mean me), Cover, C).

Valdez, Sarah, Barbara Kruger/Mary Boone, ART IN AMERICA, September 2010, pp. 134-135.

Spears, Dorothy, Resurgent Agitprop in Capital Letters, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 29 August 2010, p. AR16.

Heller, Steven, The Message Is the Message, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, 6 June 2010, pp. 40-41.

Frankel, David, Barbara Kruger/Mary Boone Gallery, ARTFORUM, June 2010, p. 348.

Smith, Roberta, Barbara Kruger: 'The Globe Shrinks', THE NEW YORK TIMES, 30 April 2010, p. C20.

Sandals, Leah, Avenue: Questions and Artists, NATIONAL POST (Canada), 29 April 2010, p. AL10.

Neyfakh, Leon, The Bullshit Artists, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, 12 April 2010, pp. 50, 37.

Smith, Roberta, Cutbacks in Plans but Not in Energy, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 20 December 2009, pp. AR30, AR32.

Rothkopf, Scott, Best of 2009, ARTFORUM, December 2009, pp. 182-183.

Singerman, Howard, Language Games, ARTFORUM, September 2009, pp. 256-261.

Lobel, Michael, Outside the Frame, ARTFORUM, September 2009, pp. 252-255.

Burton, Johanna, Barbara Kruger/Skarstedt Gallery, ARTFORUM, Summer 2009, p. 333.

Cotter, Holland, Framing The Message Of a Generation, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 31 May 2009, pp. AR1, AR25.

Saltz, Jerry, Great Artists Steal, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, 18 May 2009, p. 66-67.

Schjeldahl, Peter, Alien Emotions: Pictures Art Revisited, THE NEW YORKER, 4 May 2009, pp. 74-75.

Cotter, Holland, At the Met, Baby Boomers Leap Onstage, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 24 April 2009, pp. C27-C29.

Saltz, Jerry, Art: Headline News, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, 20 April 2009, p. 88.

Cotter, Holland, Barbara Kruger: ‘Pre-Digital 1980-1992’, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 3 April 2009, p. C29.

Yablonsky, Linda, Photo Play: The Story of the Pictures Generation, ART IN AMERICA, April 2009, pp. 102-109.

Johnson, Ken, The Art Fair as Outlet Mall, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 December 2008, pp. C1, C8.

Goldstein, Ann, Best of 2008: ‘Women in the City’, ARTFORUM, December 2008, pp. 284-285.

Collings, Matthew, Top 100: 1948-2008 Das Ranking der Revolutionäre/Barbara Kruger, MONOPOL (Berlin), July 2008, p. 54.

Johnson, Ken, Art: ‘Book/Shelf’, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 April 2008, p. AR4.

Smith, Roberta, Rounding Up The Usual Suspects, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 15 February 2008, pp. E31, E39.

Young, Paul, Lighting your way through BCAM, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 14 February 2008.

Mizota, Sharon, ’Women in the City’, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 11 February 2008.

Smith, Roberta, Barbara Kruger: ‘Picture/Readings 1978’, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 7 December 2007, p. E34.

Gever, Martha, Like TV: On Barbara Kruger’s ‘Twelve’, ART JOURNAL, October 2007, pp. 6-19.

Loos, Ted, Pleasures of the Page. ART & AUCTION, November 2006, pp. 80-84.

Cotter, Holland, America the Contradictory, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 30 June 2006, pp. E25, E33.

Riding, Alan, The Changing Story, the Unquiet Glory of Love, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 14 June 2006, pp. E1, E7.

Plagens, Peter, Warning: Graphic Content, NEWSWEEK, 20 March 2006, pp. 64-66.

Sussman, Elisabeth, Candide Cameras, ARTFORUM, September 2005, pp. 261-263.

Nochlin, Linda, Venice Biennale: What Befits a Woman?, ART IN AMERICA, September 2005, pp. 120-125.

Knight, Christopher, Fueled by Politics, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 21 June 2005, pp. E1, E10.

Kimmelman, Michael, A Global Village Whose Bricks Are Art, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 16 June 2005, pp. E1, E7.

Vogel, Carol, Subdued Biennale Forgoes Shock Factor, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 13 June 2005, pp. E1, E7.

Jefferson, Margo, Playing on Black and White: Racial Messages Through a Camera Lens, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 10 January 2005, pp. E1, E7.

Cohen, David, Arts & Letters: Barbara Kruger, THE NEW YORK SUN, 2 December 2004, p. 21.

Levin, Kim, Shortlist: Barbara Kruger, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 24 November 2004, p. 58.

Staff, Barbara Kruger, THE NEW YORKER, 22 November 2004, p. 24.

Burton, Johanna, Subject to Revision, ARTFORUM, October 2004, pp.258-262, 305.

Deitcher, David, Spiritual America, ARTFORUM, October 2004, pp. 89-90, 278-281.

Rothkopf, Scott, Electoral Collage: A Portfolio, ARTFORUM, September 2004, p. 231.

Johnson, Ken, The Hamptons, A Playground For Creativity, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 August 2004, pp. E29, E32.

Princenthal, Nancy, Barbara Kruger at Mary Boone, ART IN AMERICA, June/July 2004, pp. 174-175.

Frankel, David, Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, May 2004, p. 208.

Johnson, Ken, Barbara Kruger: 'Twelve', THE NEW YORK TIMES, 23 April 2004, p. E31.

Danto, Arthur C., A Woman of Art & Letters, THE NATION, 2 October 2000, pp. 36-42.

Nakamura, Marie-Pierre, Barbara Kruger, ART ACTUEL, September 2000, pp. 68-71.

Plagens, Peter, Working With Words, NEWSWEEK, 25 October 1999, p. 85.

Frankel, David, Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, February 1998, p. 88.

Goodeve, Thyrza Nichols, The Art of Public Address, ART IN AMERICA, November 1997, pp. 92-99. (illus: "Family", Cover, C).

Yablonsky, Linda, Textual healing, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 30 October 1997, pp. 18-19. (illus: "Untitled" (Beat the system), Cover, C).

Squiers, Carol, Barbara Kruger, APERTURE, February 1995, pp. 58-67. (illus: "Untitled" (You pledge allegiance to your dick and to the pussy for which it stands?), Cover, C).

Smith, Roberta, Barbara Kruger examines images of terror, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 18 March 1994, p. C23.

Johnson, Ken, Theater of Dissent, ART IN AMERICA, March 1991, pp. 128-131.

Deitcher, David, Barbara Kruger: Resisting Arrest, ARTFORUM, February 1991, pp. 84-91. (illus: "Untitled" (Who is healed?/Who is housed?), Cover, C).

Smith, Roberta, Barbara Kruger's Large-Scale Self-Expression, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 11 January 1991, p. C12.

Knight, Christopher, MOCA's Flag Mural: It's a Wrap, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 4 July 1990, pp. F1, F5-F6.

Stephanson, Anders, Barbara Kruger, FLASH ART, October 1987, pp. 55-59. (illus: "Untitled" (Admit nothing/Blame everyone/Be bitter), Cover, C).

Siegel, Jeanne, Barbara Kruger: Pictures and Words, ARTS MAGAZINE, June 1987, pp. 17-20.

Brenson, Michael, Barbara Kruger, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 15 May 1987, p. C26.

Squiers, Carol, Diversionary (Syn)tactics/Barbara Kruger has a Way with Words, ART NEWS, February 1987, pp. 76-85.

Mc Evilley, Thomas, Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, Summer 1986, pp. 122-123.

Owens, Craig, The Medusa Effect on the Specular Ruse, ART IN AMERICA, January 1984, pp. 97-105.


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