Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry»

Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry»

A sentence from George Orwell's book "1984" can be seen as part of a type installation in the Neue Nationalgalerie as part of the exhibition «Bitte lachen / Please cry» by the US conceptual artist Barbara Kruger.

  • Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry» (2)© dpa
    Menschen stehen bei einem Pressetermin zur Ausstellung «Bitte lachen / Please cry» der US-amerikanischen Konzeptkünstlerin Barbara Kruger auf einer Schrift-Installation in der Neuen Nationalgalerie, welche unter anderem einen Satz aus George Orwells Buch «1984» zeigt.
  • Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry» (5)© dpa
    A man stands on a type installation at a press event for the exhibition "Bitte lachen / Please cry" by the US conceptual artist Barbara Kruger in the Neue Nationalgalerie.
  • Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry» (4)© dpa
    A type installation is on view at the press event for the exhibition "Bitte lachen / Please cry" by the US conceptual artist Barbara Kruger at the Neue Nationalgalerie.
  • Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry» (3)© dpa
    A sentence from George Orwell's book "1984" is on display as part of a type installation at the Neue Nationalgalerie during a press event for the exhibition "Bitte lachen / Please cry" by US conceptual artist Barbara Kruger. The sentence reads "If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stomping on the human face, forever!".
  • Barbara Kruger: «Bitte lachen / Please cry» (1)© dpa
    The title of the exhibition "Bitte lachen / Please cry" by US conceptual artist Barbara Kruger can be read on the façade of the Neue Nationalgalerie. The exhibition refers to the political and social impact of social media and can be seen from 29 April 2022 to 28 August 2022.

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