Barbara Kruger Sunglasses in Tortoise and Black feature Los Angeles artist Barbara Kruger's powerful language and bold typography. This, combined with appropriated imagery have become her signature style and these tortoise sunglasses with black temples enable you to experience her provocative style first hand. Here, "Your gaze hits the side of my face" is written on the left temple. This phrase first appeared in her 1981 artwork along with the profile of an anonymous classical bust.
These glasses are oversized and unisex.
LACMA’s permanent collection include two works by Kruger: Untitled (You Substantiate the Horror), 1985, and her large-scale installation, Shafted, a digital print wall installation inside a three-story elevator shaft. Shafted may be seen in LACMA’s BCAM building.
- Tortoise and black glasses
- Glasses width across front: approximately 5-5/8 inches, width: approximately 1-3/4 inches
- Designed in Los Angeles
- Fabric drawstring sleeve for glasses, handsome gift box