Monday, 15 November 2010

Words. Words. Words

barbara kruger's installation wraps the floor and walls with printed texts that speak directly and loudly to the spectator in a chorus of voices. same old.. but here it is.

provocative, emotionally charged statements about how people regard and treat each other disrupt the decorum of a traditional museum space, bringing the world into her work and her work into the world, she confronts stereotypes and clich├ęs, shattering them with a rigorous critique, a generous empathy and a sharp wit.

the temporary stedelijk at the stedelijk museum amsterdam
august 28 , 2010 - january 9, 2011

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