Aphorisms (on buses) by Barbara Kruger

This article from the Wall Street Journal outlines how the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education and the Los Angeles Unified School District are using the work of Barbara Kruger to address the importance of arts education in Los Angeles public schools. The work of Kruger (Geary’s Guide p. 42 and The World in a Phrase pp. 191–194), including phrases like

 

Support public art or face catastrophe

 

Give your brain as much attention as you do your hair and you’ll be a thousand times better off

 

and

 

Belief + Doubt = Sanity

 

can be seen on 12 public city buses as well as multiple billboards and bus shelters for the next 30 days.