Barbara Kruger is a conceptual artist. Much of her work consists of black-and-white photographs overlaid with declarative captions- - in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed. A 1963 Weequahic grad.
Born in Newark in 1930. She was a painter, and visual and conceptual artist.
He has gained widespread recognition as one of America's most important realist painters. As a part of the WPA projects in the late 1930s and early 1940s, he painted the murals at Weequahic High School, Newark City Hall, and other venues.
Born in Newark in 1932. Well respected architect who is currently teaching theory seminars and advanced design studios at the Yale School of Architecture. He is Professor Emeritus at the Cooper Union School of Architecture.
Born in Newark in 1934. He is an American abstract artist and architect, whose geometric designs make prominent use of the color white. A winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1984, some of his more iconic buildings include the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and the Getty Center in Los Angeles.