The woman behind the iconic Your Body Is A Battleground artwork, Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger Your Body Is a Battleground

Country of Birth: USA

Birthday: 26th of January, 1945

Horoscope: Aquarius

411: Kruger's known for her signature style of using large scaled black and white images overlaid with Futura text. She repurposes found images and overlays them with short phrases in typeface surrounded by red text bars. In Kruger's works, she addresses media and politics in a direct and authoritative tone. She implements personal pronouns frequently to bring the viewer into her art. It's accusatory and pushes the viewers to examine stereotypes and traditional concepts. Her work is inspired Alexander Rodchenko, Russian Constructivist.

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