Quote of the day

Barbara Kruger at The Serpentine



Barbara Kruger - The Serpentine Gallery 2024

“I follow Vanderpump Rules, the Housewives of various locales. It’s not about liking it, it’s about seeing how people choose to perform themselves in public. To see the brutality and the cruelty. We’re living in an incredible time — which is a car crash of narcissism and voyeurism.”

Can’t wait to see Barbara Kruger’s Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You at The Serpentine. If anyone can hold up a mirror to society right now, it’s Babs. Buckle up!

Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You opens today, until 17th March at Serpentine South. Read more here.

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.,(Installation view, 1 February – 17 March 2024, Serpentine South)
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Linda Evangelista by Peter Lindbergh for U.S Vogue, 1989

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Jenna Lyons Real Housewives of New York - Gavin Bond

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