Barbara Kruger

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Barbara Kruger (born 1945) is an American conceptual artist.


  • I have no complaints, except for the world.
    • Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute (2005-02-01)
  • When I hear the word Culture I take out my checkbook
    • Words on an untitled artwork (1985)
    • A takeoff on the quote "Whenever I hear the word 'Culture,' I reach for my revolver," from Hans Johst, Schlageter (1933), act I, scene I (actual quote: Wenn ich Kultur höre ... entsichere ich meinen Browning! [Whenever I hear of culture... I release the safety-catch of my Browning!])

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