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Venice Art Biennale 2022 – “Untitled (Beginning/Middle/End)” by Barbara Kruger

Artist: Barbara Kruger (USA)
Title: Untitled (Beginning/Middle/End)
Year: 2022
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Video by: Barbara Picci

Barbara Kruger’s image and text work is renowned for its rhetorical power and visual urgency. In the 1960s and 1970s, Kruger worked as a graphic designer and picture editor for magazines including Mademoiselle, Vogue, House & Garden, and Aperture. There she developed the graphic sensibility she would later instrumentalise in her art, employing cropped, largescale black-and-white photographs overlaid with pithy aphorisms typeset in Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed and set against red or black bars – a now-iconic design schema. Kruger started to investigate media’s execution of words and images to construct desire and identity from a feminist perspective in the late 1970s…
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USEFUL LINKS:
Barbara Kruger in this blog | MoMA | Wikipedia

SPECIALE VENEZIA 2022

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