John Baldessari

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Hero, 2017
5 color screenprint on archival pigment print
30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
(20566)
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Raised Eyebrows/ Furrowed Foreheads: (With Despair and Optimism), 2008
Three dimensional archival print, laminated with lexan and mounted on shaped form with acrylic paint
64 3/8 x 58 1/8 in. (163.51 x 147.64 cm)
(12221)
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Sediment (Part Two): Arm and Pillow, 2010
Varnished archival print on canvas with oil and acrylic paint
70 x 54 in. (177.8 x 137.16 cm)
(12959)
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Double Play: Eyeball Kid, 2012
Varnished inkjet print on canvas with acrylic and oil paint
75 x 71 7/8 in. (190.5 x 182.56 cm)
(13950)
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Storyboard (In 4 Parts): Man Carrying Ladder, 2013
Varnished inkjet print on canvas with acrylic and oil paint
75 1/2 x 77 1/2 in. (191.77 x 196.85 cm)
(14781)
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Bat: Passer-by/ Void / Airplane / Pearls / Smile, 1992
black and white photographs, color photographs, oil tint, acrylic; masonite
90 x 86 1/2 in. (228.6 x 219.71 cm)
(JB/502)
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Movie Scripts / Art: Come on sugar, 2014
Diptych; varnished inkjet print on canvas with acrylic paint
107 3/4 x 56 3/4 in. (273.7 x 144.2 cm)
(16138)
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Pictures & Scripts: ...Files toenails., 2015
Diptych; varnished inkjet print on canvas with acrylic paint
69 1/2 x 53 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (176.5 x 136.8 x 3.8 cm) (each) 69 1/2 x 107 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (176.5 x 273.7 x 3.8 cm) (overall)
(16590)
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Two Bison/Group of Bison (with Blue Shape), 1990
Color photographs, vinyl paint
90 x 75 1/4 in. (228.6 x 191.1 cm)
(JB/389)
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Miró and Life in General: Pertinent,
19353
95 5/8 x 49 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. (242.9 x 126.1 x 3.8 cm)
(19353)
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Pollock/Benton: Balanced, 2016
Varnished inkjet print on canvas with acrylic paint
95 1/2 x 52 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. (242.6 x 133.3 x 4.1 cm)
(18682)

JOHN BALDESSARI

(b. National City, California, USA, 1931)

 

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Learning to Read with John Baldessari, Museo Jumex, Mexico City

John Baldessari, Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles

John Baldessari: Complementary Color Series, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium

John Baldessari, Craig Starr Gallery, New York

John Baldessari: Miro and Life in General, Marian Goodman Gallery, London 

 

2016

John Baldessari, Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles

John Baldessari : New Work, Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland

John Baldessari: Pollock/Benton, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

John Baldessari at Gemini G.E.L.: Madame Cezanne’s Hairdos, Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles

 

2015

John Baldessari: Pictures & Scripts, Marian Goodman Gallery, London

John Baldessari: Early Work, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

John Baldessari, PKM Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Stadel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

 

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: Double Play, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

John Baldessari – Video Works 1970 – 1977, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

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. 

John Baldessari: Double Bill, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France.

John Baldessari - Kaiserringträger der Stadt Goslar 2012, Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar, Germany

 

2011

John Baldessari: I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, Le Case D'Arte, Milan, Italy

 

2010

John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

John Baldessari: Sediment, Marian Goodman Gallery, 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

John Baldessari, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Fashion Drive - Extreme Clothes in Arts, Kunsthaus Zurich, Germany

 

2017

Mario Sorrenti & John Baldessari: Noses Elbows and Knees (curated by Neville 

Wakefield), Half Gallery, New York, NY

Before/On/After: William Wegman and California Conceptualism, Metropolitan 

Museum of Art, New York, NY

The Everywhere Studio, ICA Miami, Miami, FL

I am you, you are too, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Field Guide, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada

Magritte, Broodthaers & Contemporary Art, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, 

Brussels

Cinéma mon amour. Film in Art, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

Matisse and American Art, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey 

 

2016

Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

Daniel Buren: A Fresco, Palace of Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium 

Ordinary Pictures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Pandora’s Box : a history of photography by Jan Dibbets, Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France 

Collected, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA

Berkeley Eye: Perspectives from the Collection, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMFA), Berkeley, CA

The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles - A Fiction, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway

[un]expected: The Art of Chance,  Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany 

The Uses of Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

Present Tense: Prints from the Jordan D. Schnitzer Collection, Montana Museum of Art & Culture. Missoula, MT

Reinventing Photography: The Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Collection, National Gallery of Art Washington, Washington DC 

Seeing/Saying – Visual Verbal Exchanges, Davidson College Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson, North Carolina

Animality, Marian Goodman London, London, UK

 

2015

Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio

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

America Is Hard To See, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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

Carreras Múgica Gallery, Bilbao, Spain 

Elective Affinities, Julião Sarmento, collector, Museu da Eletricidade and Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon, Portugal

Juxtapositions. EspAivisor Gallery, Spain

Experience 19: Touch at ESMoA 

Mirror Image, Museum of Medical History at Charité and the Schering Foundation Project Space, Berlin, Germany

 

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 

The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona 

Adventures of Truth-Painting and Philosophy, Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul

Bonjour Monsieur Matisse! Rencontre(s), MAMAC – Museé d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain Nice, France

Everyday Epiphanies, Photography and Daily Life Since 1969, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Whole, in Part. Artists’ Publications from the MACBA Collections, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon Spain

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since the 1950s, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. (through 2014)

 

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

Theatre of life, CoCA Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Torun

A House Full of Music – Strategien In Musik und Kunst, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany 

Super 8, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Art and Press, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

State of Mind: California Art circa 1970, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

How to Make – Ideen, Notationen, Materialisierungen, Kunsthaus Dresden, 

Dresden