Barbara Kruger

1945 - Today

Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist and collagist. Most of her work consists of black-and-white photographs, overlaid with declarative captions, stated in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed text. The phrases in her works often include pronouns such as "you", "your", "I", "we", and "they", addressing cultural constructions of power, identity, consumerism, and sexuality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Kruger has received more than 881,600 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 949th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Barbara Kruger ranks 948 out of 1,258Before her are Frederic Edwin Church, Mór Than, Oswaldo Guayasamín, Niccolò Antonio Colantonio, Olga Boznańska, and Winslow Homer. After her are Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Toyen, Francisco Herrera the Younger, Paul Émile Chabas, George Romney, and Marie Bracquemond.

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Among people born in 1945, Barbara Kruger ranks 173Before her are Everett McGill, Basil Poledouris, Fusako Shigenobu, Anselm Grün, Richard Henderson, and Nick Simper. After her are Divine, Neophyte of Bulgaria, Edoardo Reja, Ken Livingstone, Jaclyn Smith, and José Manuel Fuente.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Kruger ranks 3,159 out of 12,171Before her are Mabel Normand (1892), Leopold and Loeb (1905), Winslow Homer (1836), David Duke (1950), Diane Baker (1938), and Ron McGovney (1962). After her are Winfield Scott (1786), Dan Blocker (1928), Alan Guth (1947), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), A. E. Waite (1857), and Hal Roach (1892).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Barbara Kruger ranks 38Before her are James Rosenquist (1933), Sam Francis (1923), Evel Knievel (1938), Joseph Cornell (1903), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), and Winslow Homer (1836). After her are Franz Kline (1910), Lee Krasner (1908), Gilbert Stuart (1755), John Singleton Copley (1738), Robert Motherwell (1915), and Max Weber (1881).