Barbara Kruger’s work explores social and political issues through punchy slogans and bold combinations of text and images. What is Kruger interested in when she presents this image juxtaposed with text that gives the piece its title?
Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Memory is Your Image of Perfection), 1982, black and white photograph. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum purchase with proceeds from Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Art Auction 2002, International and Contemporary Collectors Funds, and funds from Nancy B. Tieken. Copyright Barbara Kruger 1982. Photo by Pablo Mason.