Motivational Barbara Kruger Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Barbara Kruger Quotes And Sayings

Barbara Kruger Quotes:- Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist and collagist associated with The Pictures Generation. Most of her work consists of black-and-white photographs, overlaid with declarative captions, stated in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed text.



Inspirational Barbara Kruger Quotes

Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It’s because I understand short attention spans.
Barbara Kruger

Inspirational Barbara Kruger Quotes

I like suggesting that ‘we are slaves to the objects around us,’ that ‘plenty should be enough,’ or that the ‘buyer should beware,’ within the context of conventional selling space.
Barbara Kruger

I think that art is still a site for resistance and for the telling of various stories, for validating certain subjectivities we normally overlook. I’m trying to be affective, to suggest changes, and to resist what I feel are the tyrannies of social life on a certain level.
Barbara Kruger

Prominence is cool, but when the delusion kicks in it can be a drag. Especially if you choose to surround yourself with friends and not acolytes.
Barbara Kruger

Women’s art, political art – those categorisations perpetuate a certain kind of marginality which I’m resistant to. But I absolutely define myself as a feminist.
Barbara Kruger

I’m living my life, not buying a lifestyle.
Barbara Kruger

I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary.
Barbara Kruger

If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture – not only national culture but global culture.
Barbara Kruger

I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life, but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely avoid a high degree of difficulty.
Barbara Kruge

Famous Quotes by Barbara Kruger 

It’s good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations. Everything can’t be personalized.
Barbara Kruger

I’m trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
Barbara Kruger

Seeing is no longer believing. The very notion of truth has been put into crisis. In a world bloated with images, we are finally learning that photographs do indeed lie.
Barbara Kruger

If I bring up political power, personal power, it sounds like they’re my terms, and they’re not.
Barbara Kruger

I believe that who we are, and consequently the work that we make, whether we’re visual artists or writers or journalists or filmmakers, is a projection of where we were born, what’s been withheld or lavished upon us, our color, our sex, our class. And everything we do in life to some degree is a reflection of that context.
Barbara Kruger

I had to figure out how to bring the world into my work.
Barbara Kruger

I think what I’m trying to do is create moments of recognition. To try to detonate some kind of feeling or understanding of lived experience.
Barbara Kruger

Things change and work changes. Right now I like the idea of enveloping a space and getting messages across that connect to the world in ways that seem familiar but are different.
Barbara Kruger

I just say I’m an artist who works with pictures and words.
Barbara Kruger

Best Quotes on Barbara Kruger 

What makes the production of my work so expensive? The whole installation thing – the construction, the objects, the technology. It really adds up.
Barbara Kruger

I always say that I’m an artist who works with pictures and words, so I think that the different aspects of my activity, whether it’s writing criticism, or doing visual work that incorporates writing, or teaching, or curating, is all of a single cloth, and I don’t make any separation in terms of those practices.
Barbara Kruger

Look, we’re all saddled with things that make us better or worse. This world is a crazy place, and I’ve chosen to make my work about that insanity.
Barbara Kruger

I’d always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race.
Barbara Kruger

All the gossip and craziness becomes a kind of sustained narrative which, in turn, can become history. It’s scary.
Barbara Kruger

I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it’s the ideological framing of the debate that scares me.
Barbara Kruger

I have problems with a lot of photography, particularly street photography and photojournalism – objectifying the other, finding the contempt and exoticism that you might feel within yourself or toward yourself and projecting it out to others. There can be an abusive power to photography, too.
Barbara Kruger

Listen: our culture is saturated with irony whether we know it or not.
Barbara Kruger

Greatest Quotes by Barbara Kruger 

Teaching at university isn’t like teaching in an art school.
Barbara Kruger

Power doesn’t just exist. It is threaded through different mechanisms of control. I’m interested in those complexities. But I want to address that in very forthright language and sometimes with images.
Barbara Kruger

It’s hard for me to understand how working-class people support themselves.
Barbara Kruger

There’s a moment of recognition. It’s that white-light kind of stuff that just ‘works.’ I love that. And you know it when it happens, whether it’s a movie, music, a building, a book.
Barbara Kruger

I want people to be drawn into the space of the work. And a lot of people are like me in that they have relatively short attention spans. So I shoot for the window of opportunity.
Barbara Kruger

There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives.
Barbara Kruger

I think I developed language skills to deal with threat. It’s the girl thing to do-you know, instead of pulling out a gun.
Barbara Kruger

I think that designers have an incredibly broad creative repertoire. They solve. They create images of perfection for any number of clients. I could never do that. I’m my client. That’s the difference between an artist and a designer; it’s a client relationship.
Barbara Kruger

Warhol’s images made sense to me, although I knew nothing at the time of his background in commercial art. To be honest, I didn’t think about him a hell of a lot.
Barbara Kruger

Top Barbara Kruger Quotes And Sayings

I think there are lots of ways to make good work. You can throw big bucks at a project and make what some would call crap, or you can work very modestly with eloquently moving results.
Barbara Kruger

I don’t necessarily think that installation is the only way to go. It’s just a label for certain kinds of arrangements.
Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger Work Quotes
I think there are different ways of being rigorous, and I am asking people to be as rigorous in their pleasure as in their criticism.
Barbara Kruger

Direct address has been a consistent tactic in my work, regardless of the medium that I’m working in.
Barbara Kruger

I feel uncomfortable with the term public art, because I’m not sure what it means. If it means what I think it does, then I don’t do it. I’m not crazy about categories.
Barbara Kruger