BARBARA KRUGER. Kruger focuses her attention on social issues which expose myths that surround capitalism, consumerism , the power of the media and sex stereotyping .
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Kruger focuses her attention on social issues which expose myths that surround capitalism, consumerism, the power of the media and sex stereotyping.
Kruger’s messages are succinct, pungent, confrontational and aimed at hitting quickly with extreme force- just like advertising.
What does this artwork say about
consumerism defining ones’ self??
What do you think the words Kruger has included into the image are implying??
Post Modernist’s believe it is their jobs to expose these pattern of authority.
They argue that traditional thinking only props up the status quo (the accepted way)’
The imitation of someone or something in a way that ridicules or makes fun of them
Work consisting of motifs borrowed from multiple sources often with mixed styles or appropriations from a number of well-known artworks.
Literal meaning is the opposite to the intended meaning, often in a playful or satirical manner.
An act which goes beyond set rules, beyond the limits.