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Barbara Kruger
YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS TO DIVIDE AND CONQUER
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LOT SOLD. 500,000 USD
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494
Barbara Kruger
YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS TO DIVIDE AND CONQUER
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 500,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Barbara Kruger
B. 1945
YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS TO DIVIDE AND CONQUER
black and white photograph, in artist's frame
58 by 40 7/8 in. 147.3 by 103.8 cm.
Executed in 1981. 
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Provenance

Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles
Max Protetch, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Exhibited

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown Branch, [("' '")]: Frames of Reference, May - June 1982, cat. no. 5 (incorrectly titled and dated)

Literature

Exh. Cat., London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, We won't play nature to your culture: works by Barbara Kruger, 1983, p. 47, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"I see my work as a series of attempts to ruin certain representations, to displace the subject and to welcome a female spectator into the audience of men."

Barbara Kruger

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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