by Laura Hutson
But you know, Barbara Kruger's been making designs like that since 1979. She's been copied by everyone from TIME Magazine to these odd "I Shop Therefore I Am" totes that museum stores were selling for a while. But for whatever reason, Kruger has remained silent about the Supreme brand, which has been around since the mid-1990s and whose rip-of-a-logo has become iconic in its own right.
Luckily, one of the reporters at Complex, a New York-based style mag, sent Kruger an email asking if she cared to issue a statement about the kerfuffle. Read her response, which was sent as an attachment in an otherwise blank email, after the jump.
Foster Kamer, the Complex reporter responsible for scoring the statement, added his own zinger to Kruger's killer burn:
In related news, an old white woman just called all the downtown kids uncool, and for one of the only times in recorded human history, it actually stings.