FRCC ART 138 Barabra Kruger
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

FRCC ART 138 Barabra Kruger

on

  • 1,081 views

a short presentation on artist Barbara Kruger

a short presentation on artist Barbara Kruger

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,081
Views on SlideShare
1,081
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
22
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

FRCC ART 138 Barabra Kruger Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Barbara Kruger
    • Speaking the Truth into Pictures
  • 2. Background http://caraphillips.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/04189-bk.jpg
  • 3. Growing up & starting out
    • Born 1945 in Newark New Jersey
    • Only child
    • Attended Syracuse University & Parson’s School of design, where she studied with Diane Arbus
  • 4. Artistic Journey
    • Started designing ads for Mademoiselle Magazine at 22, promoted to head design within one year
    • First art exhibited work was fiber arts, “women’s work”
    • Became involved in New York poetry scene, publishing and performing her work in poetic society
  • 5. Moving towards montage...
      • 1976: Left New York loft for California, where she stopped all artmaking for one full year
      • “ [I was trying to] rethink my connections to my work, to the art world, and most importantly, to the games and relations that congeal, disperse and make the world go round.”
  • 6.
    • When Kruger returned to her work, she took up the camera, capturing images of California residences, which she published with accompanying narratives written about the people living there.
  • 7. The Work
  • 8. Stealing images to tell the Truth
    • Work in fashion provided the skills for choosing and cropping images while also providing fodder for a mission in dispelling lies visual media passes off for reality
  • 9.
    • Kruger’s work focuses on taking well-recognized images and adding text with an accusatory “you” or non-identified pronouns as commentary on the original visual message
  • 10.  
  • 11.  
  • 12.  
  • 13. Themes
    • Politics
    • Feminism
    • Commodity Fetish
    • Rhetoric of realism
  • 14. “ I’m interested in how identities are constructed, how stereotypes are formed, how narratives sort of congeal and become history.”
  • 15. Bibliography
    • http://www.barbarakruger.com/biography.shtml
    • Love for Sale . Linker, Kate. Harry N. Abrams, Inc, New York, 1990