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John Baldessari

John Baldessari Portrait(b. 1931, National City, California. Lives and works in Santa Monica, California.)

John Baldessari studied at San Diego State College, U.C. Berkeley, UCLA, the Otis Art Institute, and the Chouinard Art Institute. Baldessari received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts in 2000 from the Otis Art Institute, an honorary Ph.D. from San Diego State University, San Diego, California in 2003, and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004. His many awards include the Goslar Kaiser Ring, Germany (2012), the B.A.C.A. Award for Contemporary Art (2008), the Archives of American Art Medal, Washington DC (2007), the Guggenheim Fellowship (1986), the Oscar Kokoschka Prize, Austria (1996), and the Governor's Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, California (1997). His work has been exhibited in the 47th Venice Biennial (1997); the Carnegie International (1985-86), the Whitney Biennial (1983), and Documenta V (1972) and VII (1982), and he has exhibited recent retrospectives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2010) and the Kunsthaus Graz in Austria (2005).


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2015
Pictures & Scripts, Marian Goodman Gallery, London
Early Work, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
2014
John Baldessari: Movie Scripts/Art, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Your Name in Lights, La Monnaie de Paris, France
2013
John Baldessari: 1+1=1 Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow Russia
John Baldessari: Installation Works, 1987-1989, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
and Sander, Robert Bills Contemporary, Chicago
2012
John Baldessari, Mӧnchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar, Germany
John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France
2011
John Baldessari: I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, Le Case D'Arte. Milan, Italy
2010
John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
2009
John Baldessari: Brick Bldg, Lg Windows w/ Xlent Views, Partially Furnished, Renowned Architect, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, Tate Modern, London, England

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2015
Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Poor Art- Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and Parallel Practices 1968-2015, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Occupational Therapy, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri
La Carte Postale Rivisitee (d’apres Dominique Piazza), Printemps de l’Art Contemporain (Spring festival), La Compagnie, Marseille, France
The Hergott Shepard Photography Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art UMMA, Ann Arbor, Michigan
American Encounters : The Simple Pleasures of Still Life, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
2014
CODEX, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California
Imaginary Portraits, Schwartz Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera, New York
Time Pieces, The video art collection of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein at Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since the 1950s, Mudam Luxembourg; Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
The Collection of the IVAM XXV Anniversary, Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
Spitting in the Wind, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, California
Secondhand, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, California
The Avant-Garde Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Small Museum for the American Metaphor, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2013
ARTandPRESS, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
Poesie der Reduktion – Minimal, Concept, Land Art, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
Besser scheitern, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2012
Punkt.Systeme – Vom Pointillismus zum Pixel, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
Malerei in Fotografie – Strategien der Aneignung, Städel Museum, Frankfurt
Circa 1971: Early Video & Film From the Eai Archive, Dia Beacon
Explosion! – Painting in Action, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Malerei in Fotografie – Strategien der Aneignung, Städel Museum, Frankfurt
Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
América, América En La Colección Del IVAM, Institute Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia
2011
Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945 – 1980, Series of over 40 concurrent exhibitions across Southern California
Off the Wall, Fora da Parede, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, The Saatchi Gallery, London, England
2010
After Images, Musée Juif de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Beg Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
See This Sound, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria

John Baldessari Exhibitions

John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Pictures & Scripts
February 28 - April 25, 2015
London


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Early Work
February 28 - April 11, 2015
Paris


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Movie Scripts/Art
October 22 - November 22, 2014
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Installation Works: 1987-1989
June 27 - August 23, 2013
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Double Play
October 19 - November 21, 2012
New York


John Baldessari: Double Bill
John Baldessari: Double Bill

April 6 - May 12, 2012
Paris


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

October 21 - December 4, 2010
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Hands and/or Feet (Part One)
October 17 - November 28, 2009
Paris


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Raised Eyebrows/ Furrowed Foreheads
November 25, 2008 - January 10, 2009
New York


Deep Comedy
Deep Comedy

June 25 - July 30, 2008
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

'Arms & Legs (Specif. Elbows & Knees), etc.'
October 19 - November 24, 2007
Paris


30/40 Part I
30/40 Part I

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 10 - October 13, 2007
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Noses & Ears, Etc. , Part Two
October 19 - November 25, 2006
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

March 18 - April 22, 2006
Paris


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

March 11 - April 23, 2005
Paris


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

November 17, 2004 - January 8, 2005
New York


Reflecting the Mirror
Reflecting the Mirror

Curated by Karina Daskalov
June 14 - August 27, 2004
New York


John Baldessari
John Baldessari

Tetrad Series
April 16 - May 21, 1999
New York



John Baldessari Publications

Tetrad Series
John Baldessari

Brown and Green and Other Parabels
John Baldessari

Somewhere Between Almost Right and Not Quite (With Orange)
John Baldessari

The Prima Facie Series
John Baldessari

Noses & Ears, Etc. (Part Two)
John Baldessari

Arms & Legs (Specif. Elbows & Knees), etc.
John Baldessari

Raised Eyebrows/Furrowed Foreheads
John Baldessari


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