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blastingnews - 29 days ago

Kruger’s you-me text-art evokes therapy sessions in TV Series ‘In Treatment’

Words matter and Barbara Kruger has been making the point for more than 40 years. She does it with red-lettered phrases taken from popular culture superimposed on black and white photos taken from popular magazines. If you’re a Kruger fan, you’re not going to like this. Personal best Probably her best-known work is a photo of a woman s face split down the middle - one half-developed film and the other a negative - overlaid with the caption: “Your Body Is A Battleground.” The “body” in feminist parlance is the combat zone for reproductive rights. But if we step away from feminism (which Kruger seldom does) and see a larger picture, “Your Body Is A Battleground” could also be the dual drives warring in all of us between the good and the not so good. Her focus on feminist issues makes any other interpretation beside the point....Read more


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