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Solo Exhibition

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Belief and Doubt, 2012 © Courtesy of the artist & TheHirshhorn Museum
Solo Exhibition

30 Pembroke Street
Oxford OX1 1BP
United Kingdom
June 28th, 2014 - August 31st, 2014

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.modernartoxford.org.uk
COUNTRY:  
United Kingdom
PHONE:  
+44 (0) 1865 722733
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday- CLOSED, Tuesday to Saturday- 10am – 6pm Sunday-12pm – 5pm
TAGS:  
film, installation

DESCRIPTION

Modern Art Oxford presents a  monumental solo exhibition of new and recent work by internationally acclaimed artist, Barbara Kruger.

The exhibition will comprise a site-specific architectural wrap of Modern Art Oxford's iconic Upper gallery, alongside an installation of classic 1980s paste-up works and a major film presentation in the John Piper Gallery.

With a career spanning over four decades, Kruger’s instantly recognizable work combines bold lettering, colours and dramatic juxtapositions of text and image, to investigate the machinations of power in popular culture today.

Through ironic appropriation of specific slogans and imagery, Kruger deploys the visual strategies of mass communication in order to challenge the often manipulative logic at work in the language of advertising, television and other media and the role of Western consumerist culture.