BARBARA KRUGER IS AN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER KNOWN FOR HER UNIQUE VISION OF OUR CONTEMPORARY, HER WORKS AIM WANT TO SHOW THE DARK SIDE OF THE CONSUMER SOCIETY.
After attending to the Syracuse University, the school of visual arts and had studied art and design with Diane Arbus at the Parson’s School of Design in New York began working as a designer in the publications of Condé Nast and as a graphic designer for various international magazines. With her images of women recovered from advertising in magazines or newspapers she has created an original and easily recognizable style that wants to reflect on political and social themes and clichés of the modern society. Images in black and white with words in black and white with the addition of red that bring us into a contrast and stand out the message that the slogan. A ‘countercultural enthusiasm that animates her creations made of simple advertising that with words lead us to reflect on some thematics close to us.