Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You

Challenging power, control, capitalism and patriarchy, legendary artist Barbara Kruger wields words and visuals to delve into systemic failures. Her work can be traced across five decades in Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You, a comprehensive book featuring her paste-ups from the 1980s, digital creations from the past decades, site-specific installations, commissioned work and multichannel videos. Altogether, this volume (published …

Downtown For Democracy’s “ABORTION IS NORMAL” Art Show

Works by Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger and others in a show that's meant to inspire activism and normalize women's reproductive rights

Organized by political action committee Downtown for Democracy, the ABORTION IS NORMAL show featuring work by powerhouse artists including Nan Goldin, Barbara Kruger, Marilyn Minter and Cindy Sherman opens today and is both a cultural event and a political call to action. Curated by Jasmine Wahi (curator, activist, speaker, and founder and co-director of Project for Empty Space) and Rebecca Pauline Jampol (curator, designer and …

Barbara Kruger’s Collectable NYC MetroCards

Conceptual artist Barbara Kruger is the latest to join forces with the MTA and design limited edition subway MetroCards. The collaboration is part of arts biennial Performa 17 and is comprised of two designs—each red with white lettering. The tickets pose questions that the artist wishes would not have to exist, such as “Whose justice?,” “Who is housed?,” “Who is silent?,” and “Whose fears?” Her …