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Barbara Kruger

  1. 1. Barbara Kruger<br />Mackenzie Johnson<br />Photo Design 2 <br />1st period<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Born on Jan. 26, 1945, in Newark, NJ
  3. 3. Was American
  4. 4. Educated a year at Syracuse University In 1965 she spent a semester at Parsons School of Design in New York. Studied with Diane Arbus and Marvin Israel. She worked in the design department of Mademoiselle.
  5. 5. Took up photography in 1977, created a black and white series of architectural exteriors.
  6. 6. Published a book: Picture/Readings (1979)
  7. 7. In 1979 Kruger stopped taking photographs and started to collage directly over American mid-century print media. </li></ul>Barbara Kruger<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Most of the images portray the ongoing political, social, feminist provocations, and commentaries on : religion, sexuality, racial, and gender stereotypes
  9. 9. Kruger’s work has been recognized by the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and Palazzo dellePapesse Centro Arte Contemporanea in Siena.
  10. 10. Still works and lives in New York and Los Angeles.</li></ul>Cont’d<br />
  11. 11. Untitled (I shop therefore I am); Serigraph on Vinyl; 1983; 111x113 in. <br />
  12. 12. Untitled- Believe in me; Digital Photograph on vinyl ; 2007; 100.8x173.3 in.<br />
  13. 13. Untitled, Your every wish is our command; Silver gelatin print; 1982; 55 x 39.7<br />
  14. 14. Untitled (Memory is your Image of Prefection), 1982, Photograph<br />
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  16. 16. Untitled (It’s a small world but not if you have to clean it), 1990Photographic silkscreen on vinyl143 x 103 in.<br />
  17. 17. Untitled; 2003; billboard <br />
  18. 18. 1985. "Untitled (seen)." Lithograph and color screen print on paper<br />
  19. 19. Thinking of You; 1980<br />
  20. 20. You Are the Perfect Crime, 1980<br />
  21. 21. Description<br />A x-ray of a human wearing high heels, bracelet, and a ring.<br />Red border<br />Words on the x-ray <br />“memory is your image of perfection” <br />
  22. 22. Analysis<br />Emphasis- The words and accessories.<br />Value- The human figure’s bone<br />Line- The contours of the bones<br />Form- The human figure <br />
  23. 23. Interpretation<br />I think the artist is trying to communicate that in today’s society that beauty and perfection has become more than skin deep and it consumes us and becomes us.<br />
  24. 24. Judgement<br />I love the message behind this work<br />It has a wonderful composition and demonstrates the elements and principles well. <br />Overall I love what Barbara Kruger has done<br />
  25. 25. Quiz! ^.^<br />1) What does Kruger normally do?<br />Collage on photographs<br />Just Photographs<br />Painting <br />2) What kind of messages does Kruger have in her works?<br />Motivational messages<br />Socially contradicting messages<br />Angry messages <br />
  26. 26. More quiz ^_^<br />3) What print media does Kruger collage over?<br />European media<br />American Mid-century media<br />
  27. 27.<br /><br /><br />Biblography<br />