Jul 12, 2006


A vote for Barbera Kruger is a vote for an artist immersed in the language of canvassing for attention. Kruger's control of text and image dissipates into the public arena, billboards become possibilities for art, and advertising brands the gallery space. The vernacular of commercial dynamism and business speak become loaded with a social commentary that is only once removed from a generic of stock promotion, close enough to go unnoticed as art, or conversely resonate because of the awkwardness of a grey area between a singular artwork or a market addressed.

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