Barbara Kruger
Barbara Kruger

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1945

Born in Newark, NJ

She lives in New York and Los Angeles.

Education

1965

Studied at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

1966

Studied at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

awards

2001

Awarded the MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts

2005

She was included in The Experience of Art at the Venice Biennale and was the recipient of the Leone d'Oro for lifetime achievement

Selected Group exhibitions

2017

Black Feast. Simon Lee Gallery – New York, New York City, NY USA
Feminist Feminine. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York City, NY USA

2016

Art from Elsewhere – International Contemporary Art from UK. Galleries Towner, Eastbourne, UK
Mystifiers, NCCA, Moscow, Russia
MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
En garde, l’art s’engage! Musée Bartholdi, Colmar, France
=Sammeln ist wie Tagebuch führen Kleinskulpturen aus 50 Jahren. Galerie Rainer Wehr, Stuttgart, Germany
=The Eighties; A Decade of Extremes. Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Eau De Cologne. Sprüth Magers Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Unter Waffen Fire & Forget 2. Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Rhona Hoffman 40 Years, Part 1. Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Language As Representatio. Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY, USA

2015

Fire And Forget – Kunst-Werke Berlin – KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection – Artspace Mackay, Mackay, QLD
Wish You Were Here – MAC Birmingham – Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham
Personal Recollections: Gifts from Robert Dannin & Jolie Stahl – Davison Art Center – Wesleyan University, Middletown
Meet Me Halfway: Selections from the Anita Reiner Collection – Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York City, NY
Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection – Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
Words, Words, Words – Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Endless – Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
WonderWomen – Katherine E. Nash Gallery – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2014

Black And White With Color Balance – Casterline|Goodman Gallery, Aspen, CO
Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection – Maitland Regional Art Gallery – MRAG, Canberra, ACT
Literary Devices – Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
Beg, Borrow and Steal – Center in the Square, Roanoke, WV
Pop Departures – Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Urban Theater: New York Art In The 1980S – The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Word Works – Casterline|Goodman Gallery, Aspen, CO
Under Pressure – Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
Paparazzi! Fotografen, Stars Und Künstler – Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
Apparent Forms – The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Modern and Contemporary Prints and Editions – McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
A Inusitada – Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand – MASP, São Paulo
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection – San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Barbara Kruger / Louise Lawler – Appropriation / Part II – mitterrand+cramer / art advisory, Geneva
The Disappearance of the fireflies – Collection Lambert, Avignon
No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989 – David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY
Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection – Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, Ipswich (QL) Hans Im Glück – Kunst & Kapital – Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Paparazzi ! Photographes, stars et artistes – Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Take It Or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology – UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection – Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Art as Provocation – Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
100 Works for 100 Years: A Centennial Celebration – Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

2013

Marginalia – Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Malmö Art Museum@malmö Konsthall – Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Artists using Photography – Gesso Artspace, Vienna
The Art of Chess – NextLevel, Paris
Homebodies – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Woman’s World: Contemporary Views of Women by Women – Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Cat Show – White Columns, New York City, NY
The Collection As A Character – MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
All You Need IS LOVE – Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Le Grand Tout – 30 ans du Frac Limousin – Les Coopérateurs, Limoges
From Page to Space / Vom Blatt zum Raum – Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren
Speak to Me – Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
Pop Goes The Easel: Pop Art And Its Progeny – Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
Beg, Borrow and Steal – Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

2012

V1x – Tonight We Wont Be Bored – V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
The Art Of Chess – The Saatchi Gallery, London (England)
Mash Up: Collage from 1930 to the present – L&M Arts, Los Angeles, Venice, CA
Les chefs-doeuvre de la donation Yvon Lambert – Collection Lambert, Avignon
Selection d'oeuvres modernes et contemporaines – Galerie de Messine, Paris
The Artists’ Postcard Show – Spike Island, Bristol (England)
Bye Bye American Pie – MALBA Colección Costantini – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Artandpress – Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Domination, Hegemony and The Panopticon – Traffic, Dubai
group show – de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR
Group Show – de Sarthe Gallery, Paradise Valley, AZ
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991 – Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Winter Group Show – Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY
Contemporary Galleries: 1980 – Now – MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2011

Tales of the City – GoMA – Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (Scotland)
Homework – The Ister, Brussels
Language To Cover A Wall: Visual Poetry Through Its Changing Media – UB Art Galleries – University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Doublespeak – Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
N 40 Ideal Home – Chelsea space – Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (England)
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973 – 1991 – Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC
September 11 – MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Word Up! – Benrimon Contemporary, New York City, NY
XXX Thirty Years Peter Blum Edition – Peter Blum Gallery, New York City, NY
At Fifty: Krannert Art Museum, 1961–2011 – Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Summer Group Show – Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY
COMMON OBJECTSPOP ART FROM THE COLLECTIONMOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
SO MACHEN WIR ES. Techniken und Ästhetik der Aneignung. Von Ei Arakawa bis Andy Warhol – Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art – Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today – Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Women’s Views – Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Shared Intelligence: American Painting and the Photograph – Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure The Signs Of Power, 1973-1992 – Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

2010

Freedom of Speech – Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
I Believe in Miracles – 10thanniversary of the Lambert Collection – Collection Lambert, Avignon
Freedom of Speech – NBK – Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
The right to protest – Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Il museo privato. La passione per l'arte contemporanea nelle collezioni bergamasche – GAMeC – Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
Taking Place – Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection – Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Multiple Pleasure: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art – Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City, NY
Things evoke feelings – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography – MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Photo Show – Galleri K, Oslo
The Art of Chess – ProjectB Contemporary Art, Milan
The Art of chess – DOX – Centre for contemporary art, Prague
I love you – ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance – Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
Your History is not Our History – Haunch of Venison – New York, New York City, NY
Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection – MFAH – Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Disquieted – Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
PRESS ART – Werke aus der Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel – Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen
Seven Deadly Sins – IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
Collecting Biennials – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Winter Group Show – Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY

2009

Beg Borrow and Steal – Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Twentysix Gasoline Stations ed altri libri d'Artista – Una collezione – Museo Regionale di Messina, Messina
What Would the Community Think? – Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
MOCA´s First Thirty Years – MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
La photographie n'est pas l'art”. chefs-d'oeuvre de la photographie des avant-gardes a nos jours – Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels
1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft? – Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter – MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video – The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
A Tribute To Ron Warren – Mary Boone Gallery – 541 West 24 Street, New York City, NY
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha – Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
On the Margins of Art. Creation and Political Engagement – Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona – MACBA, Barcelona
LEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter – Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Rebelle – Kunst & Feminisme 1969 – 2009 – Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem – MMKA, Arnhem
Chosen Love – IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou – Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Vivid Lines in Graphic Times – Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Tiempo como materia. Colección MACBA. Nuevas incorporaciones – Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona – MACBA, Barcelona
The New Yorkers – V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Women’s Work: Contemporary Women Printmakers from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation – San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Les Silences de l'écriture – Espace Louis Vuitton Paris, Paris
Sign/Age Part Three: Fight The Power – Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
Spazio Libro d’Artista – Palazzo Manganelli , Catania, CT
American Concepts and Global Visions/Selections from the AT&T Collection: Masterworks of Photography – The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Made in USA – L’art américain dans les collections du Centre de la Gravure – Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image imprimée, La Louvière
The Art of Chess – Listasafn Reykjavikur – Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
Just What Are They Saying… – Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2008

We are unsuitable for framing – Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
The Prisoner's Dilemma: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection – CIFO – Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL
Love, Love, Love – Martos Gallery, New York City, NY
Listen Darling… The World is Yours – Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha – FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY
Memory is your image of perfection – Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
That Was Then…This Is Now – MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Call it what you like – Collection Rik Reinking – Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg
Las Implicaciones de la Imagen (The implications of image) – MUCA Roma – Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
Southern Exposure – Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney – MCA, Sydney, NSW
HERE and NOW. PART II – REGINAGALLERY, Moscow
Fighting Words: Voices of Dissent: Social, Political and Environmental Statements – Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
Lawn Boy Meets Valley Girl: Gender in the Suburbs – Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Art Metropole: The Top 100 – MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

2007

20 ans du Musée d'Art Moderne – L'art après 1960 dans les collections – Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
Collectiepresentatie XXI – MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now – MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
La parola nell'arte. Ricerche d'avanguardia nel '900. Dal Futurismo ad oggi attraverso le Collezioni del Mart – MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale 2007 – International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
J´Embrasse Pas – Collection Lambert, Avignon
Face to Face – The Daros Collections, Part 1 – Daros Exhibitions, Zurich
Il Futuro del Futurismo – GAMeC – Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles. – Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich (closed)
Selection 2007 – Proje4L/Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul
What Is Painting? – Contemporary Art from the Collection – MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Panic Attack! – Art in the Punk Years – Barbican Art Gallery, London (England)
Seeing through you – IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
Body as Spectacle – MMSU – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka
Scenes and Sequences – Peter Blum Edition, New York – Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
LACE Annual Benefit – LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary Currents – Selections from the Bank of America Collection – MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Affinities – Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
Concept: Photography – Dialogues & Attitudes – Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art – Budapest, Budapest
Commemorating 30 Years Part II: 1981-1990 – Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Lessons in Learning: Art and Aducation from the Artists Book Collection – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
REALLIFE 1979-1990. – Artists Space, New York City, NY
Dangerous Beauty – CAM – Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
Winter Selections – IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA

2006

Red Eye – Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection – Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Radical NY! The Downtown show: the New York art scene, 1974-1984 and abstract expresionism: 1940-1960 – Austin Museum of Art – AMOA, Austin, TX
THE 1980s – A TOPOLOGY – Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
Expressing Identity – American Prints Since 1980 – Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection – La Maison Rouge, Paris
femme brut(e) – Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
Singapore Biennale 2006 – Singapore Biennale, Singapore
Inviting Words Into The Image: Contemporary Prints From The Rutgers Archives For Printmaking Studios (raps) – Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Surprise, Surprise – ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
Women Only! In Their Studios – Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Figures of the Player, the Paradox of the Actor – Collection Lambert, Avignon
Full House: Views of the Whitney’s Collection at 75 – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Speaking with hands – Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
Where are we going – Selections from the Francois Pinault Collection – Palazzo Grassi – Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
Rethinking the Photographic Image – UMMA – The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
THE ART OF CHESS – Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow
A Short History of Performance – Part IV – Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)
Heile Welt – Kupferstich-Kabinett, Dresden

2005

The Fluidity of Time – Selections from the MCA Collection – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Looking at Words – Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
The Art of Chess – Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York City, NY
American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection Part 1 – Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Miradas y conceptos en la Colección Helga de Alvear – Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid
Contemporary Art – Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY
The Collection XII – MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
History of Disappearance – BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (England)
51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia – Always a little further – La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Getting Emotional – ICA – Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
(my private) Heroes – MARTa Herford, Herford
Miradas y conceptos en la colección Helga de Alvear – Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz
Monuments to the USACCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
The Enigma of Modernity – Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art – Budapest, Budapest
The Last Picture Show – Artists using Photography 1960-1982 – Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
Just do it! – Die Subversion der Zeichen von Marcel Duchamp bis Prada Meinhof – Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
Contemporary Prints from the MONY Group Collection – Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Inside Out Loud – Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
New Acquisitions – IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA

2004

White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art – ICP – International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
The Last Picture Show – Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
Für die Konstruktion des Unmöglichen – European Kunsthalle, Cologne
Printed light – photographic vision and the modern print – National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
Sign Language – The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Love / Hate. From Magritte to Cattelan. – Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo (UD)
The last picture show. Artistas que hacen uso de la fotografía. Tendencias conceptuales de 1960-1982 – MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
Flirts. Arte e pubblicità – MUSEION – Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
En Guerra – CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism – Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Flowers – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
women/modern art – Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
The Last Picture Show – Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982 – Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2003

Crimes and Misdemeanors – Politics in U.S. Art of the 1980s – CAC – Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Gloria – Another Look at Feminist Art of the 1970s – The RISD Museum – University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
The Last Picture Show – Artists Using Photography – 1960-1982 – Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo collection – Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection – IVAM – Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
Réalités. Collections sans frontiers II – Zacheta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Some Assembly Required – Collage Culture in Post-War America – Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Me & More – Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Living with Duchamp – The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Artists Books – Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Histoires Contemporaines – IAC – Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
Social Strategies – Redefining social realism – University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Il
Some Assembly Required: Collage Culture in Post-War America – MMoCA – The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Independence – SLG South London Gallery, London (England)
Micropolitics II (1989-1980) – EACC – Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
TALKING PIECES – Text und Bild in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst – Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Contemporary Collectors XVIII – Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
War (What Is It Good for?) – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

2002

Shopping – A Century of Art and Consumer Culture. – Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (England)
Shopping – Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (England)
Shopping – 100 Jahre Kunst und Konsum – Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
A History of Happiness – ACCA – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
printemps de septembre – Fragilités – Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
Gloria – another look at feminist art in the 1970s – White Columns, New York City, NY
sens giratoire – Passages – Centre d'art contemporain, Troyes
Marlene Dumas, Barbara Kruger, Tracey Moffatt – - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne (closed)
Object/Concept – University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
Out of the box – 20th-century print portfolios – Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2001

Rendez-vous #3 – Collection Lambert, Avignon
Nauman Kruger Jaar – Daros Exhibitions, Zurich
Hypermental – Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1950 – 2000 – Von Salvador Dali bis Jeff K – Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Coupé-Collé vol.1 – FRAC – Limousin, Limoges
Shopping – Generali Foundation, Vienna
Televisions – Kunst sieht fern – Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

2000

Hypermental – Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1955 – 2000 von Salvador Dalí bis Jeff Koon – Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Veronica's Revenge – Contemporary Perspectives on Photography – Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney – MCA, Sydney, NSW
S.O.S.: Scenes of Sounds – The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Around 1984 – A Look at Art in the Eighties – MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1999

From Adam and Eve to Bubbleboy – Selections from the Collection – Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Les coups – FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon
Rattling The Frame: The Photographic Space 1974-1999 – SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

1998

Billboard: Art on the Road – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art – MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Read My Lips – National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
Tillbaka till åttiotalet — redan? / Isn't It Too Early for the Eighties Yet? – - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)
fast forward – 2. Abschnitt: FFWD trade marks – Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
Veronica's Revenge – Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
fast forward – 1. Abschnitt: FFWD image – Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995 – Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

1997

Selected Works from the LINC Collection – Gallery 400 – University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
collection summer 1997 – MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Laughter Ten Years After – The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
10 jours de l’art contemporain – FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon
Foto Text Text Foto – Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

1996

Laughter Ten Years After – Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
Womens's work – The Greene Naftali Gallery, New York City, NY
Ciphers of Identity – Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

1995

Barbara Ess, Barbara Kruger, Neil Jenney – Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
A Benefit Exhibition for D.E.A.F., Inc – Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
Une lettre en passant pour un abécédaire – Passages – Centre d'art contemporain, Troyes
L'immagine riflessa – Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO

1994

L’hôtel Bouhier de Savigny reçoit le Frac – FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon
Ciphers of Identity – Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
Die Orte der Kunst – Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover

1993

Editioned Objects – Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Group Show – Studio Guenzani, Milan
Inside Out – Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
Arte Amercana – Studio Guenzani, Milan

1992

Dubbel Spoor – Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen
Painted Word/Written Image – Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1991

Act-Up Benefit Exhibition – Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 – Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1990

The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In The Time Of Aids – ICP – International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1989

The Mindful Page – Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Domenico Bianchi, Alan Charlton, Günther Förg, Barbara Kruger, Toon Verhoef – Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
Prospect '89. Eine internationale Austellung aktueller Kunst/ An International Exhibition of Contemporary Art – Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt / Main

1987

Blow Up – Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
Music Which Passes the Building – Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
documenta 8 – Documenta, Kassel
La magie de l'image – The Banff Centre – Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB

1986

La magie de l'image – Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
ein anderes klima – a different climate (II) – Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
Group Show – Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY

1985

Écrans politiques – Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Memento Mori – Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
Inaugural Exhibit – Temple Gallery – Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Difference: On Representation and Sexuality – The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1983

Whitney Biennial 1983 – Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
1984 – A Preview – Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
New Work New York – Newcastle Salutes New York – University Gallery and Baring Wing – Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

1982

documenta 7 – Documenta, Kassel
La Biennale di Venezia : Settore Arti Visive : 1982 – La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
American Painting and Sculpture 74th Annual – The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Atomic Salon – Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
A Fatal Attraction – Art and the Media – The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1974

Laurie Anderson, Don Gummer, Barbara Kruger – Artists Space, New York City, NY

1973

Whitney Biennial 1973 – Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

Selected solo exhibitions

2017

Barbara Kruger – Forever. Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin Germany

2016

Art from Elsewhere – International Contemporary Art from UK Galleries. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol, UK
Free Radicals: Remixing History Through the Power of Print Katherine E. Nash Gallery – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Golden Eggs. Team Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
In the Tower: Barbara Kruger. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
Lo specchio concavo. Base Arte Contemporanea Odierna (BACO), Bergamo, Italy

2014

Barbara Kruger – Modern Art Oxford, Oxford

2013

Barbara Kruger – Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
Not Yet Titled. Neu und für immer im Museum Ludwig – Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2011

Barbara Kruger – Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Barbara Kruger – L&M Arts, New York, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – L&M Arts, Los Angeles, Venice, CA
The Globe Shrinks – Sprüth Magers London, London (England)

2010

Barbara Kruger – Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
Barbara Kruger – Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin
Barbara Kruger – Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY

2009

Paste Up – Sprüth Magers London, London (England)
Paste Up – Sprüth Magers Berlin, Berlin
Pre-digital 1980 – 1992 – Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY

2008

Untitled (Between being born and dying) – Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2007

Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – Janet Oh Gallery, Seoul

2006

Barbara Kruger – kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
Singular Multiples: The Peter Blum Edition Archive, 1980-1994 – MFAH – Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

2005

Barbara Kruger – ACCA – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
Barbara Kruger – Twelve – Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
Twelve – Tramway, Glasgow (Scotland)
Double Wall Projects 02 – Barbara Kruger – Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
Barbara Kruger – GoMA – Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (Scotland)

2004

Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich (closed)
Barbara Kruger – ACCA – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 541 West 24 Street, New York City, NY

2003

Barbara Kruger – Skarstedt Fine Art, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – Sprüth Magers London, London (England)
Barbara Kruger – Simon Lee Gallery, London (England)

2001

Barbara Kruger – Power Pleasure Desire Disgust – SLG South London Gallery, London (England)

2000

Barbara Kruger – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

1999

Barbara Kruger – The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1997

Barbara Kruger, Power Pleasure Desire Disgust – - Deitch Projects – 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY

1994

Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – Malmö Konsthall, Malmö

1991

Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY

1990

Barbra Kruger – Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989

Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY

1987

Barbara Kruger – Mary Boone Gallery – 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
Barbara Kruger – Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

1986

Barbara Kruger: New Work – Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Slices of Life: the Work of Barbara Kruger – Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
Barbara Kruger / MATRIX 100 – Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

1985

Barbara Kruger: Striking Poses – Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Barbara Kruger / Matrix 83 – The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

1984

Barbara Kruger – IAC – Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
Barbara Kruger: New York – Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL