1945, Newark, New Jersey - Lives and works in New York

No Progress in Pleasure CEPA, Buffalo, New York 1982
Picture/Readings Barbara Kruger 1978
Remaking History (edited by Kruger and Phil Mariani - Dia's series Discussions in Contemporary Culture #4)  Bay Press / Dia Art Foundation, New York 1989
Remote Control: Power, Cultures, and the World of Appearances (by Kruger)  The MIT Press 1993 
David Gomez . Interviews Barbara Kruger  Splash Magazine, Spring 1992
Interview (1987) Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] 2009
Pictures and Words: Interview with Barbara Kruger in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  1996
Devils with Red Dresses On (1980) Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Projects 2006
Game Show (1979) Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Projects 2006
"Taking" Pictures Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] 2009
Democracy: A Project by Group Material Bay Press / Dia Art Foundation 1990

Barbara Kruger (Thinking of You) [gallery guide with images and text] Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 2000
5 Match Books [We have received orders / Your manias / Your comfort / You construct / Terror] 1984
Postcards [Memory is your Image of perfection / You construct intricute rituals which allow you to touch the skin of other men]   198-
Printed Matter Catalogue "Catalogue Addendum Printed Matter 84-85 Books by Artists " [Kruger did the cover for this issue.] Printed Matter, New York 1985
Thinking Print [postcard for exhibition on same title] The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1996
Barbara Kruger [first exhibition at Mary Boone] Mary Boone Gallery 1987 
Barbara Kruger Matrix 83 (brochure) Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford  1985 
Barbara Kruger (Thinking of You) The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1999
Barbara Kruger: We won't play nature to your culture Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 1983
Slices of Life: The Art of Barbara Kruger Krannert Art Museum, U. of Illinois, Urbana 1986
A Decade of New Art: Artists Space  Artists Space, New York 1984
A Fatal Attraction: Art and the Media The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago 1982
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
Art & Social Change  Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio 1983
Art in Public Places Plug-In Inc, Winnipeg, Manitoba 1984
Artists of Conscience The Alternative Museum, New York 1991
Billboard Art on the Road MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 1999
Breakthroughs: Avant-Garde Artists in Europe and America, 1950-1990  Wexner Center for the Arts 1991
Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art The Museum of Modern Art, New York  1988
Compassion and Protest: Recent Social and Political Art from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection  San Jose Art Museum  1991 
Constitution [organized by Group Material] The Temple Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia 1987
Contemporary Perspectives 1984  Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1984
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Contra Media The Alternative Museum, New York 1983
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1991
Dissent, Difference and the Body Politic [curators: Simon Watson and John S. Weber] Portland Art Museum  1992
Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament  The Art Museum Association of America 1984
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Documenta 8 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger] Video Kassel   1987
Difference: On Representation and Sexuality The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1984 
Empty Dress: Clothing as Surrogate in Recent Art [curator: Nina Felshin] Independent Curators, Inc., New York 1993
Gloria:Another Look at Feminist Art of the 1970s White Columns, New York 2002
Image Scavengers: Photography Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania 1983
Image World: Art and Media Culture  Whitney Museum for American Art 1989 
la Biennale di Venezia 51: The Experience of Art / Always a Little Further  Venice  2005 
Magiciens de la Terre  Musee National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou  1989
Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move Into The Mainstream 1970-85 Cincinatti Museum of Art  1993 
Matrix, A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art  [1985] Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT  1975+ 
Media Post Media Scott Hanson Gallery, New York 1988
Memento Mori  Moore College of Art, Philadelphia 1985
Nauman / Kruger / Jaar  Daros, Zurich 2001 
Nowhere / Now Here  Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebeak, Denmark 1996 
Public Art  Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta 1985
Recent Tendencies in Black and White Sidney Janis Gallery, New York 1987
75th American Exhibition Art Institute of Chicago 1982 
Sites and Solutions: Recent Public Art [curated by Judith Tannenbaum] Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania 1984
Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism  University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara 2003
The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 80s The New Museum of Contemporary Art / The Studio Museum of Harlem / the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art,, New York 1990
The Desire of the Museum Whitney Museum Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza 1989
The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80's Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York 1990
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The 1984 Show Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc, New York 1983
The Photography of Invention: American Pictures on the 1980s  National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution 1989
The Pictures Generation 1974-1984 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2009
The Political Arm  John Weber Gallery / Washington University Gallery of Art 1991
The Real Big Picture The Queens Museum, New York 1986
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Whitney Biennial 1983 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1983
Whitney Biennial 1985 [Richard Armstrong, John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, Lisa Phillips, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1985
Whitney Biennial 1987 [Richard Armstrong, Richard Marshall, and Lisa Phillips] Whitney Museum of American Art 1987
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
All The News That's Fit For Prints: A parallel of social concerns of the 1930's/80's P.P.O.W. 1987
Massive Political Group Show II: Visual Art, Performance, Music, Poetry, Video. [poster / no catalogue] ABC No Rio, New York 1985
MASS The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1986
Resistance (Anti-Baudrillard) White Columns, New York 1987
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press / Tate Gallery 2009
Art, Activism & Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage Duke University Press 1998
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art in the Age of Mass Media Westview Press 1994
Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America  New York University Press 1999
Art Talk: The Early 80s  Da Capo Press  1988
Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture University of California Press 1992
Blasted Allegories: An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1987 
But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism  Bay Press  1995 
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs Abbeville Press, New York 1987
Dialogues in Public Art  MIT Press 2000
Discussions in Contemporary Cultural  #1 Dia Art Foundation / Bay Press 1987
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
How many 'bad' feminists dose it take to change a lightbulb?  Sixty Percent Solution, New York 1994
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia Minneola Press 2003
Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art Bay Press 1995
New Art Rizzoli 1991
One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity  MIT Press 2004
On the Beaten Tack: tourism, art, and culture  The New Press, New York 1999
Picture This: Films Chosen by Artists Hallways Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo 1987
Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Project s 1979-1994 Primary Information, New York 2006
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
The Everyday [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press and Whitechapel Gallery 2008
The Lure of the Local: senses of place in a multicentered society The New Press, New York 1997
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
The Pink Glass Swan: Selected Feminist Essays on Art  The New Press, New York 1995
Video by Artists 2  Art Metropole, Toronto 1986 
Witness to Her Art [Eau de Cologne - Monika Spruth Galerie] Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College 2006
Afterall Issue 05  Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design 2002 
Art in America [Critical Spaces by Hal Foster]  March  1982 
Art in America [The Medusa Effect or, The Spectular Ruse by Craig Owens]  January  1984 
Cover # 1 Standart Publications, New York 1979
Cover # 4 Artcover, New York 1980-1
Heresies #12 Sex Issue Heresies 1981
Heresies #18 / 19 Mothers, Mags, & Movie Stars - Feminism and Class / Satire Heresies 1985
Lusitania Volume 1 #3  Fall 1990
New Observations # 8 New Observations Ltd, New York 1983
New Observations # 17 - Science Fiction Issue (editred by Peter Halley New Observations Ltd, New York 1983
New Observations #61 New Observations Ltd., New York 1988
Parkett # 11  Parkett  1986
Parkett # 22  Parkett  1989
Real Life Magazine #4 Real Life 1980
The Flue Vol.1 #3 Franklin Furnace, December 1980
Third Text # 24  Third Text, Autumn  1993
Tracks: a journal of artists' writings, Volume 1, Number 3 Fall 1975
Trans> # 5 Passim, Inc.  1998
Wedge # 2  Wedge 1982
Wedge # 6 Wedge  1984 
Wedge # 7/8 Wedge  1985