Barbara Kruger

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Birthday
26, 1945
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Newark, NJ

About

Conceptual artist who used black-and-white photographs with declarative red captions in her work. She preferred Futura Bold Oblique and Helvetica Ultra Condensed fonts.

Before Fame

She studied at Syracuse University, Parsons School of Design, Weequahic High School, and the School of Visual Arts.

Trivia

Her most acclaimed works included "Untitled (I shop therefore I am)."

Family Life

Her mother was a legal secretary and her father was a chemical technician.

Associated With

She created a fiberglass sculpture of Marilyn Monroe on top of John F. and Robert Kennedy's shoulders in 1997.