Tag: Kruger

New Records Set for Lee Bontecou, Barbara Kruger – ARTnews.com

Auction Records Set for Barbara Kruger, Lee BontecouThis week, Christie’s began the fall marquee auction weeks setting records for several artists. Coming from a trove of Pictures Generation works sold by New Jersey–based neurosurgeon Abe Steinberger, Barbara’s Kruger’sUntitled (Your Manias Become Science), 1981, set a new record for the artist at $1.2 million. Later in the week, an Lee Bontecou‘s untitled abstract work made ...

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Barbara Kruger Talks Copyright—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines TODAY BRINGS A BOATLOAD OF FRESH ARTIST INTERVIEWS. Asked if she has ever taken copycats to court, Barbara Kruger told the Art Newspaper: “I don’t sue people. I will let all these corporations who are old-school robber barons do that. I think copyrights are euphemisms for corporate control on a certain level.” Kruger will open a ...

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