Barbara Kruger - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Brooke Alexander, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Barbara Kruger

    Cool yet critical, Barbara Kruger’s advertising-influenced conceptual works address and challenge cultural constructions of power, identity, consumerism, and sexuality through their aggressively direct interrogations of the iniquities of modern life. Often employing the use of direct address and inclusive personal pronouns such as “I,” “you,” and “they,” Kruger’s aphorisms are unspecific and all-encompassing; the accusatory ambiguity of Kruger’s artworks unflinchingly implicates the viewer, society, and the artist herself for the omnipresent societal sins of our time.

    Kruger’s work is deeply ironic and thoroughly anti-hierarchical, criticisms delivered through a panoply of media for indiscriminate and immediate reception. Her moralizing messages, memento mori for the digital age, have been featured on museum walls as well as on t-shirts, billboards, and the façade of an infamous Frankfurt department store; they have become so ubiquitous that they seem to emanate from inside of our own consciences. Kruger has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Serpentine Gallery, London; the Moderna Museet, Stockholm; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

     
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You're Right (And You Know it and So Should Everyone Else)

2010
Lithograph in colours, on smooth wove paper, the full sheet.
S. 22.8 x 61 cm (8 7/8 x 24 in.)
Signed with initials and numbered 'AP. 24/50' in pencil on the reverse (the edition was 200), published by the Editions and Artists Books Fair, New York, unframed.

Estimate
£2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for £4,032

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 19-20 January 2022