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Selected Catalogs and Books


2010 Kruger, Barbara / Foster, Hal / Kwon, Miwon (et al): 'Barbara Kruger', New York: Rizzoli.

2006 Görner, Veit / Wagner, Hilke (et al): 'Barbara Kruger. Desire Exists Where Pleasure Is Absent', Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag.

2005 Barbara Kruger and Lisa Phillips: Money Talks.

2002 Angela Vettese: Barbara Kruger.

2002 Christoph Grunenberg & Max Hollein (ed.): SHOPPING, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Verlag.

1999 Thinking of You, (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles).

1999 Barrett, Terry: 'Criticizing Photographs: An Introduction to nterstanding Images', New York, McGraw-Hill.

1998 Barbara Kruger: Remaking History (Discussions in Contemporary Culture, No 4).

1998 Kester, Grant, H.: 'Art, Activism and Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage', Durham: Duke University Press.

1997 Schor, Mira: 'WET: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture', Durham: Duke University Press.

1996 Deutsche, Rosalyn: 'Evictions: Art and Spatial Politics', Cambridge: MIT Press.

1996 Foster, Hal: 'The Return of the Real: The Avant-Garde at the End of the Century', An October Book, Cambridge: MIT Press.

1996 Weintraub, Linda / Danto, Arthur / McEvillex, Thomas: 'Art and the Edge and Over: Searching for Art's Meaning in Contemporary Society: 1970s-1990s', New Haven: Art Insights, Inc..

1996 Kate Linker: Love for Sale, Words and Pictures of Barbara Kruger. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc.

1995 Brand, Peggy Zeglin: 'Revising the Aesthetic-Non Aesthetic Distinction: The Aesthetic value of Activist Art', University Park:. Pennsylvania State University Press.

1995 Doss, Erika: Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities', Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

1995 Wills, Sara (ed.): 'Language and Gender: Interdisciplinary Perspectives', London and New York: Longman Press

1994 Barbara Kruger: Remote Control: Power, Cultures, and the World of Appearances.

1994 Broude, Norma / Garrard, Mary D. (ed.): 'The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s History and Impact', New York: Harry N. Abrams.

1994 Witzling, Mara R. (ed.): 'Voicing Today's Visions: Writings by Contemporary Women Artists. New York: Universe Press.

1993 Kalaidjian, Walter: 'American Culture Between the Wars: Revisionary Modernism and Postmodern Critique', New York: Columbia University Press.

1992 Harrison, Charles / Wood, Paul (ed.): 'art in Theory: 1900-1990', Oxford: Blackwell.

1992 Kurtz, Bruce, D.: 'Contemporary Art: 1965-1990', Prentice: Prentice Hall.

1992 Mitchell, W. J. T. (ed.): 'Art and the Public Sphere', Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

1992 Owens, Craig (ed.): 'Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture', Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

1991 Barbara Kruger: Barbara Kruger: 5 January to 26 January 1991.

1991 Chadwick, Whitney: 'Women, Art and Society', London: Thames & Hudson.

1990 Atkins, Robert: 'Art/Speak', New York: Abbeville Press.

1990 Ferguson, Russell / Olander, William / Tucker, Marcia (et al): 'Discourses: Conversations in Postmodern Art and Culture', Cambridge: MIT Press.

1990 Linker, Kate: 'Love for Sale: The Words and Pictures of Barbara Kruger', New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc..

1989 Barbara Kruger: 7 January to 28 January 1989 (Mary Boone Gallery).

1989 Mulvey, Laura: 'Visual and Other Pleasures', Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

1988 Foster, Hal (ed.): 'Vision and Visuality', Dia Art Foundation, Seattle: Bay Press.

1988 Kspit, Donald: 'New Subjectivism: Art in the 1980s', Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press.

1988 Sigel, Jeanne: 'Artwords 2: Discourse on the Early 80s', Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press.

1987 Foster, Hal: 'Discussions in Contemporary Culture', Seattle: Bay Press.

1987 Frank, Peter / McKenzie, Michael: 'New, Used, and Improved: Art for the 80s'. New York: Abbeville Press.

1987 Taylor, Marc C.: 'Erring: A Postmodern A/theology', Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

1987 Wallis, Brian (ed.): 'Blasted Allegories: An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists', Cambridge: MIT Press.

1986 Fischl, Eric / Saltz, Jerry (ed.): S'ketchbook with Voices', New York: Alfred van der Marck Edititions.

1985 Foster, Hal: 'Recordings: Art Spectacle, Cultural Politics', Seattle: Bay Press.

1984 Allis, Brian (ed.): 'Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation', New York: The New Museum of Contemporary Art.

1983 Foster, Hal (ed.): 'Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture', Seattle: Bay Press.


Selected Articles and reviews


2014 Beesley, Ruby: ‘Challenging Normality‘, Aesthetica, issue 59, June-July 2014, pp. 52-57

2014 Barbara Kruger to present major new exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, Artlyst, Online, 10 May 2014

2014 ‘Barbara Kruger‘, Frieze, no. 165, September 2014, p.176

2013 Bollen, Christopher: ‘Barbara Kruger‘, Interview, March 2013, pp. 256-265, 271.

2013 Barbara Kruger. The resistance of doubt‘, Arte al Limite, no. 56, March-April 2013, pp.12-21.

2013 Fessler, Katrin: ‘Worte als Bühnen des Zweifelns‘, Der Standard, Online, 5 November 2013

2013 Weiland, Florian: ‘Künstlerin Barbara Kruger übt Kultur- und Konsumkritik‘, Südkurier, Online, 5 November 2013

2013 Barbara Kruger “Believe + Doubt” at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Mousse Magazine, Online, 24 November 2013

2013 Schmidt, Kristin: ‘Barbara Kruger – Botschaften in radikaler Klarheit‘, Kunst Bulletin, no. 12/2013, December 2013, pp. 70-71

2013 Pryor, Riah: ‘Artist sued by reluctant YouTube star’, The Art Newspaper, vol XXII, no. 244, March 2013, p. 8

2012 New Barbara Kruger Installation at Hirshhorn Museum, Junglegymmagazine, Online, 8 August 2012

2012 Fessler, Anne Katrin: ‘Barbara Kruger’, Der Standard, Online, 23 November 2012

2012 Liebermann, Rhonda: ‘Broadcast Muse’, Artforum, vol 51, Nr. 1, September 2012, pp 125-126

2012 Barbara Kruger, Artforum, vol 51, no.1 September 2012, p. 94

2012 Pasori, Cedar: ‘Interview: Barbara Kruger talks her new installation and art art in the digital age’, Complex, Online, 21 August 2012

2012 Barbara Kruger, Artdaily, Online, 21 August 2012

2012 Riess, Jeanie: ‘Look at the Writin on the Wall: Barbara Kruger opens soon at the 2012 Hirshhorn’, Smithsonian Magazine, Online, 6 August, 2012

2012 Rosenbaum, Ron: ‘Speaking Truth to Power’, Smithsonian, July-August 2012, pp.20-24

2012 Häntzschel, Jörg: ‘Disco statt Kunst’,  Süddeutsche Zeitung, Online, 16 July 2012

2012 Finkel, Jori: ‘Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie resign from MOCA board’, Los Angeles Time, Online, 14 July 2012

2012 Wahjudi, Claudia: ‘Art and Press’, Kunstforum International, Issue 215, April – June 2012, pp.276-279

2012 Petersen, Hans-Joachim: ‘Die Sensationelle’, Bild, 27 March 2012, p.10

2011 Hug, Catherine: ‘Barbara Kruger’, Bad Day, Issue 12, November 2011, pp. 80-91

2011 Roux, Caroline: ‘Slogans that shake society’, The Independent, Viewspaper, 9 May 2011, pp. 18-19

2011 Field, Emma: ‘Barbara Kruger’, The Big Issue, 2-8 May, 2011, p. 32

2011 Stoeber, Michael: ‘Barbara Kruger’, artist, no.86, February – May 2011, cover, pp.34-41  

2011 Marcus, Jacqueline: ‘Barbara Kruger: The Globe Shrinks, 2010’, I-D online, 21 April 2011

2011 Barbara Kruger – The Globe Shrinks – Sprüth Magers London, Art Lyst, 26 April 2011

2011 Huther, Christian: ‘Barbara Kruger’, Kunstforum, March-April 2011, pp. 332-333

2011 Erdmann Ziegler, Ulf: ‘Ultrafett: In Frankfurt stellt Barbara Kruger allein eine komplette Demo dar’, Monopol, no.2/2011, February 2011, p.102

2010 Barbara Kruger', Monopol, no. 09/2010, September, p. 103.

2010 Frankel, David: 'Barbara Kruger. Mary Boone Gallery', Artforum, vol. XLVIII, no. 10, Summer, p. 348.

2010 Maak, Niklas: 'Der Mond ist nicht nur schön, er ist auch weit weg', Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, no. 205, 4 September, p. 35.

2010 McLean-Ferris, Laura: 'A sloganeer who continues to cut it', The Independent, 7 January, p. 16.

2010 Poostchi, Becky: 'Barbara Kruger', POP, September, pp. 118-120.

2010 Robecchi, Michele: 'Barbara Kruger. Sprüth Magers London', Flash Art, January, p. 92.

2010 Spears, Dorothy: 'Spelling out our flaws in black and white', International Herald Tribune, 28-29 August, pp. 18, 21.

2010 Spears, Dorothy: 'An Artist's Uppercase Comeback', The New York Times, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 6 September, p. 6.

2009 Behrisch, Sven: 'Kunst und Kirche', Monopol, no. 09/2009, September, pp.88-95.

2009 Burton, Johanna: 'Barbara Kruger. Skarstedt Gallery', Artforum, vol. XLVII, no. 10, Summer, pp. 333.

2009 Caplan, Nina: 'Barbara Kruger. Sprüth Magers', Time Out, 3-9 December, p. 56.

2009 Cotter, Holland: 'At the Met. Baby Boomers Leap Onstage', The New York Times, 24 April, pp. C27-C29.

2009 Cotter, Holland: 'Framing The Message Of a Generation', The New York Times, 31 May, pp. AR1, AR25.

2009 Cotter, Holland: 'Barbara Kruger: Pre-Digital 1980-1992', The New York Times, 3 April, p. C29.

2009 Menden, Alexander: 'Unsere Preise sind der Wahnsinn', Süddeutsche Zeitung, no. 287, 12-13 December, p. 22.

2009 Saltz, Jerry: 'Great Artists Steal', New York Magazine, 18 May, p. 66-67.

2009 Saltz, Jerry: 'Art: Headline News', New York Magazine, 20 April, p. 88.

2009 Schjeldahl, Peter: 'Alien Emotions: Pictures Art Revisited', The New Yorker, 4 May, pp. 74-75.

2009 Yablonsky, Linda: 'Photo Play: The Story of the Pictures Generation', Art in America, April, pp. 102-109.

2008 Collings, Matthew: 'Top 100: 1948-2008 Das Ranking der Revolutionäre', Monopol, July, p. 54.

2008 Goldstein, Ann: 'Best of 2008: Women in the City', Artforum, vol. XLVII, no. 3, December, pp. 284-285.

2008 Johnson, Ken: 'Art: Book/Shelf', The New York Times, 6 April, p. AR4.

2008 Johnson, Ken: 'The Art Fair as Outlet Mall', The New York Times, 6 December, pp. C1, C8.

2008 Mizota, Sharon: 'Women in the City', Los Angeles Times, 11 February.

2008 Smith, Roberta: 'Rounding Up The Usual Suspects', The New York Times, 15 February, pp. E31, E39.

2008 Williams, Eliza: 'Text Art', Contemporary 21, issue 13, October, pp. 64-67.

2008 Young, Paul: 'Lighting your way through BCAM', Los Angeles Times, 14 February.

2008 U.S. Recent Projects, Public Art Review 19 No.2 Spring /Summer 2008, Forecastart.

2007 Marthe Gever: Like TV. On Barbara Kruger’s „Twelve“. In: The Art Journal, Bd. 66, 3, S. 6 – 19.

2006 Riding, Alan, The Changing Story, the Unquiet Glory of Love, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 14 June, pp. E1, E7.

2006 Cotter, Holland, America the Contradictory, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 30 June, pp. E25, E33.

2005 Jefferson, Margo, Playing on Black and White: Racial Messages Through a Camera Lens, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 10 January, pp. E1, E7.

2005 Vogel, Carol, Subdued Biennale Forgoes Shock Factor, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 13 June, pp. E1, E7.

2005 Kimmelman, Michael, A Global Village Whose Bricks Are Art, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 16 June, pp. E1, E7.

2005 Knight, Christopher, Fueled by Politics, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 21 June, pp. E1, E10.

2005 Nochlin, Linda, Venice Biennale: What Befits a Woman?, ART IN AMERICA, September, pp. 120-125.

2005 Sussman, Elisabeth, Candide Cameras, ARTFORUM, September, pp. 261-263.

2005 Plagens, Peter, Warning: Graphic Content, NEWSWEEK, 20 March, pp. 64-66.

2004 Johnson, Ken, Barbara Kruger: 'Twelve', THE NEW YORK TIMES, 23 April, p. E31.

2004 Frankel, David, Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, May, p. 208.

2004 Princenthal, Nancy, Barbara Kruger at Mary Boone, ART IN AMERICA, June/July, pp. 174-175.

2004 Johnson, Ken, The Hamptons, A Playground For Creativity, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 August, pp. E29, E32.

2004 Rothkopf, Scott, Electoral Collage: A Portfolio, ARTFORUM, September, p. 231.

2004 Deitcher, David, Spiritual America, ARTFORUM, October, pp. 89-90, 278-281.

2004 Burton, Johanna, Subject to Revision, ARTFORUM, October, pp.258-262,

2004 Barbara Kruger, THE NEW YORKER, 22 November, p. 24.

2004 Levin, Kim, Shortlist: 2004 Barbara Kruger, THE VILLAGE VOICE, 24 November, p. 58.

2004 Cohen, David, Arts & Letters: Barbara Kruger, THE NEW YORK SUN, 2 December, p. 21.

2000 Nakamura, Marie-Pierre, Barbara Kruger, ART ACTUEL, September, pp. 68-71.

2000 Danto, Arthur C., A Woman of Art & Letters, THE NATION, 2 October, pp. 36-42.

1999 Plagens, Peter, Working With Words, NEWSWEEK, 25 October, p. 85.

1997 Yablonsky, Linda, Textual healing, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 30 October, pp. 18-19.

1997 Goodeve, Thyrza Nichols, The Art of Public Address, ART IN AMERICA, November, pp. 92-99.

1997 Frankel, David, Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, February, p. 88.

1995 Squiers, Carol, Barbara Kruger, APERTURE, February, pp. 58-67.

1994 Smith, Roberta, Barbara Kruger examines images of terror, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 18 March, p. C23.

1991 Smith, Roberta, Barbara Kruger's Large-Scale Self-Expression, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 11 January, p. C12.

1991 Deitcher, David, Barbara Kruger: Resisting Arrest, ARTFORUM, February, pp. 84-91.

1991 Johnson, Ken, Theater of Dissent, ART IN AMERICA, March, pp. 128-131.

1990 Knight, Christopher, MOCA's Flag Mural: It's a Wrap, LOS ANGELES TIMES, 4 July, pp. F1, F5-F6.

1987 Squiers, Carol, Diversionary (Syn)tactics/Barbara Kruger has a Way with Words, ART NEWS, February, pp. 76-85.

1987 Brenson, Michael, Barbara Kruger, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 15 May, p. C26.

1987 Siegel, Jeanne, Barbara Kruger: Pictures and Words, ARTS MAGAZINE, June, pp. 17-20.

1987 Stephanson, Anders, Barbara Kruger, FLASH ART, October, pp. 55-59.

1986 Mc Evilley, Thomas, Barbara Kruger, ARTFORUM, Summer, pp. 122-123.

1984 Owens, Craig, The Medusa Effect on the Specular Ruse, ART IN AMERICA, January, pp. 97-105.