John Anthony Baldessari (June 17, 1931 – January 5, 2020) was an American conceptual artist known for his work featuring found photography and appropriated images.
16 December 2018
John Baldessari has launched Brain/Cloud (Two Views): with Palm Tree and Seascape, 2009, a monumental sculptural installation at Marian Goodman Gallery London.
Throughout his career, John Baldessari has explored the correlations and contrasts between painting and photography, and between image and language. Beginning with his early text and photo-text paintings from the 1960s, he has explored these dichotomies through hybrid compositions of photography, text and painted images.
17 March 2015
Marian Goodman Gallery, London and Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris present two simultaneous exhibitions by artist John Baldessari. The exhibition ‘Pictures & Scripts’, at the London gallery presents a series of new works, the artist’s first solo exhibition in London since his retrospective ‘Pure Beauty’ at Tate Modern in 2009. Concurrently at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, […]
John Baldessari has influenced generations of artists as both an educator and creator, for over five decades. Announced ahead of his London and Paris shows at Marian Goodman Gallery, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will celebrate this iconic artist and long-time educator at the Medal Award Gala on May 18, 2015, […]
CalArts has completed the first phase of its Art Benefit and Auction 2014, a fundraising effort in which more than 80 renowned faculty members and alumni have donated works to benefit the Institute. Proceeds from all art sales will help fund the John Baldessari Studio Building on campus as well as endowed scholarships in the […]
Art Basel in Miami Beach’s brings together the worlds’ leading artists, museum directors, collectors, and curators for a daily line up of events. The programme offers dynamic dialogs between prominent members of the international art world. Featured artists include Doug Aitken, Cory Arcangel, John Baldessari, Dara Birnbaum, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jim Drain, Olafur Eliasson, Tracey Emin, […]
The first exhibition of John Baldessari’s work in Russia, 1+1=1, will present the artist’s most recent compprhensive series of paintings that offer a playful ‘double take’ on the canon of art history and continue his longstanding investigation into the tensions between text and image in art. Produced in 2011 and 2012, the works were created […]
For over 4 decades John Baldessari has remained one of the leading international artists. His work crosses several mediums from painting, sculpture to video. His fascination with B-movies and nouvelle vague films is one of the constants running through Baldessari’s oeuvre; he has taken their gestures, drama, and glamorous passion into a large number of […]