Barbara Kruger

This spring, Rizzoli published Barbara Kruger, with  an introduction by Hal Foster and texts by Miwon Kwon, Martha Gever and Carol Squiers.

Reviewed by Steven Heller, New York Times, and Richard Meinking at Fest21. The book coincided with Kruger’s exhibition at Mary Boone. Designboom has detailed illustrations of installations at Lever House (fall 2009) and the Art Gallery of Ontario (summer 2010). See also the artist’s pages at Art:21, Sprueth Magers and Mary Boone, and a dialogue with Richard Prince in Bomb 3 (1982). Marc Spiegler, “Ségolène Royal Channels Barbara Kruger?” Artworld Salon (4/14/2007).

See also Ana Balona de Oliveira, “Jam Life into Death: The ‘Cold War’ of the Stereotype and the ‘Ethics of Failure’ in the Art of Barbara Kruger,” Third Text 23:6 (November 2009); Martha Gever, “Like TV: on Barbara Kruger’s Twelve,” Art Journal 66:3 (Fall 2007); Barbara Kruger: Desire Exists Where Pleasure Is Absent (Kerber, 2006); Barbara Kruger (MoCA/Whitney, 1999); Barbara Kruger: Pictures & Words, DVD (Inner-Tube Video, 1996); Kruger, Remote Control: Power, Cultures and the World of Appearances (MIT, 1994)