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We Will No Longer Be Seen and Not Heard
  • Barbara Kruger
    born 1945
    born: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • We Will No Longer Be Seen and Not Heard, 1985
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph, screen print, chine collé
  • Frame Dimensions: each part 25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 1 in
    Weight: 6 lbs each
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0024.01-9
Label Text

1999.0024.01 - Image of a man shaded blue and wearing white shirt. He holds his right hand up displaying two fingers. There are four black stripes running across the bottom of the image. Back ground is gray.

1999.0024.02 - Image of man showing the palm of his left hand pushing his index finger of hsi right hand onto his palm. Man wears a black long sleeve garment. background is colored in uneven pattern.

1999.0024.03 - Image of a young girl thumbing her nose. She uses her right hand to tough her thumb to her nose. She appears to wear a sweater and something to hold her hair back. There is red and white lines at left and right of image. Text at BC surrounded by red and white. Background is striped dark gray and gray.

1999.0024.04 - Image of man wearing coat and possibly a scarf. Head of man is black and white and his hand is shaded yellow. Background is a solid yellow color.

1999.0024.05 - Image of a woman with her hands clasped together. She wears a button up sweater. There is text below her hands at center. right half of the image is shaded pink and the left half remains black and white.

1999.0024.06 - Image of a man at TR. He uses his index finger of his right hand to move the skin under his eye. Man is frowning and appears to have bushy eyebrows. There are letters at each corner of the image.

1999.0024.07 - Black and white image of a man at CR with head tilted up. He has his hand raised and thumb pointed down toward his lips. Between his lips and thumb there is small blue text. Background is plain.

1999.0024.08 - Image of man with his arms crossed at the wrist in front. Left sleeve of man is colored yellow. Background is also yellow. Man wears dark shirt and pants.

1999.0024.09 - Image of a male figure with short hair holding his hand up to his ear. Text of the word "heard" at TR.