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Barbara Kruger

[American Conceptual Artist, born in 1945]

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The Artist's Twitter Account   NEW!

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteBarbara Kruger at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
9 prints by the artist

Broad Art Foundation

Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Hammer Museum, California
Untitled (You are not yourself), 1982

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Savoir C'est Pouvoir, 1989

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
Untitled, 1990

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Art at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Untitled (We construct the chorus of missing persons)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Barbara Kruger

New York University Library

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Trance (#3264), photomontage

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Talk Like Us
Background on the artist

The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

The World of Postmodern Performance

The World's Women Online

Varo Registry of Women Artists

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Barbara Kruger  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Artnet Magazine
Power Pleasure Desire Disgust, 1997

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

The New York Observer
"Greed Is Really Bad, Says Designer Kruger", article by Hilton Kramer

The Village Voice
"Hostile Witness", 2000 article by Jerry Saltz

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

Video selection from EGG: the arts show

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture

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Barbara Kruger

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Love for Sale: The Words and Pictures of Barbara Kruger


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