Barbara Kruger

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    All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It's scary.
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    Although my art work was heavily informed by my design work on a formal and visual level, as regards meaning and content the two practices parted ways.
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    Direct address has been a consistent tactic in my work, regardless of the medium that I'm working in.
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    Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It's because I understand short attention spans.
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    I have no complaints, except for the world.
    Source: Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute
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    I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race.
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    I'm an artist who works with pictures and words. Sometimes that stuff ends up in different kinds of sites and contexts which determine what it means and looks like.
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    I'm living my life, not buying a lifestyle.
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    I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
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    I've always thought that it's good to watch the news to find out what everybody else is looking at and believing, if only because that's how consensus is constructed.
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    If I bring up political power, personal power, it sounds like they're my terms, and they're not.
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    If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture but global culture.
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    It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations. Everything can't be personalized.
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    Listen: our culture is saturated with irony whether we know it or not.
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    Look, we're all saddled with things that make us better or worse. This world is a crazy place, and I've chosen to make my work about that insanity.
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