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BARBARA KRUGER (B. 1945)
BARBARA KRUGER (B. 1945)
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BARBARA KRUGER (B. 1945)

Untitled (Your Manias Become Science)

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BARBARA KRUGER (B. 1945)
Untitled (Your Manias Become Science)
black and white photograph, in artist's frame
49 x 61 ½ in. (124.5 x 156.2 cm.)
Executed in 1981. This work is the artist's proof aside from an edition of one.
Provenance
Skarstedt Fine Art, New York
Private collection
Anon. sale: Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, 11 November 2005, lot 176
Private collection, San Francisco
Haunch of Venison, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2009
Literature
K. Linker, Love For Sale - Barbara Kruger, New York 1990, p. 53.
C. Owens et al., Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture, Berkeley, 1994, p. 194.
C. Bromberg, "Barbara Kruger," New York Magazine, vol. 30, no. 42, 3 November 1997, p. 46.
D. McCarthy, American Artists Against War, 1935-2010, Berkeley, 2015, p. 114.
Exhibited
London, Institute of Contemporary Art; Bristol, Watershed; Villeurbanne, Nouveau Musee and Kunsthalle Basel, We Won't Play Nature to your Culture - Barbara Kruger, November 1983-June 1984, p. 51 (another example from the edition exhibited and illustrated).
Illinois, Krannert Art Museum, Slices of Life - The Art of Barbara Kruger, October-November 1986, p. 8 (a smaller variant exhibited.)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Image World - Art and Media Culture, November 1989-February 1990, p. 116 (another example from the edition exhibited and illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, The American Century - Art & Culture 1950-2000, September 2000-February 2001, p. 281 (another example from the edition exhibited and illustrated).
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