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John Baldessari

(American, b. 1931)

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John Baldessari

Eyebrow, 2009

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John Baldessari

Give me a B, give me an A ... & etc., 2009

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Biography

Timeline

1931
Born in National City, CA on June 16th
1949 - 1953
B.A., San Diego State College, CA
1954 - 1955
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
1955 - 1957
M.A., San Diego State College, CA
1955
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1957 - 1959
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1962
Married Carol Wikom
1967 - 1968
Employed a sign painter and created text and photo text paintings, all on canvases that would fit through the doors of his Volkswagen
1970 - 1988
Cal Arts- general art faculty.
1970
Ceremonially cremated all his work previous to 1966

Exhibitions

2013
John Baldessari - Sprüth Magers London, London (England)
Continental Drift - Konzeptkunst in Kanada: Die 1960er und 70er Jahre - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Besser scheitern - Film + Video - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Beg, Borrow and Steal - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Super 8 - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
Poesie der Reduktion - Minimal, Concept, Land Art - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
The Human Touch - Selections From The Rbc Wealth Management Art Collection - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
13 Rooms - Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, NSW
2012
John Baldessari, Mӧnchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar, Germany (solo)
Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France (solo)
John Baldessari - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA (solo)
John Baldessari - video works 1970-1977 - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
2011
John Baldessari: Double Feature, Sprüth Magers Berlin. Berlin, Germany (solo)
John Baldessari: Double Vision, Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
John Baldessari: Your Name in Lights, Australian Museum, William Street façade. Sydney, Australia (solo)
Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977, Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973, Part 2: Helene Winer at Pomona, Pomona College Museum of Art. Claremont, CA
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, Orange County Museum of Art. Newport Beach, CA
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970, J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles, CA. Traveling to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
11 Rooms, curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist. Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester International Festival. Manchester, United Kingdom
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, NY
John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
John Baldessari- Your Name in Lights - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
2010
John Baldessari - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
John Baldessari - Not Prints: Posters 1966-2010 - 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA
John Baldessari: The Giacometti Variations, Fondazione Prada. Milan, Italy. Specific works exhibited on rotation (solo)
John Baldessari: Sediment (Part 2), Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
John Baldessari: Foot and Stocking (With Big Toe Exposed), Gemini G.E.L. Los Angeles, CA. Traveled to Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, NY (solo)
John Baldessari: Sediment, Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA (solo)
John Baldessari: Blue Line (Holbein), Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2009
John Baldessari: Hands and/or Feet (Part Two), Sprüth Magers Berlin. Berlin, Germany (solo)
John Baldessari: Hands and/or Feet (Part One), Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France (solo)
John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, Tate Modern. London, United Kingdom. Traveling to Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
John Baldessari: Ear Sofa; Nose Sconces with Flowers (in Stage Setting), Sprüth Magers London. London, United Kingdom (solo)
John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor. San Francisco, CA (solo)
John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads: Part IV, Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads: Part III,”Galerie Greta Meert. Brussels, Belgium (solo)
John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads: Part II, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art. Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
John Baldessari: BRICK BLDG, LG WINDOWS W/ XLENT VIEWS, PARTIALLY FURNISHED, RENOWNED ARCHITECT, Museum Haus Lange. Krefeld, Germany (solo)
"Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968", Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
2008
"Time & Place: Los Angeles, 1958-1968", Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads,”Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
John Baldessari and Koen Van Den Broek: This an Example of That, Galerie Greta Meert and Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht (two parts in two locations). Brussels, Belgium, and Maastricht, The Netherlands (solo)
John Baldessari: BACA Laureate 2008, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht. Maastricht, The Netherlands (solo)
John Baldessari and Matt Mullican: Pong, Tracy Williams Ltd. New York, NY (solo)
John Baldessari: Arms & Legs (Specif. Elbows & Knees), Etc., Part II, Galería Pepe Cobo. Madrid, Spain (solo)
2007
Eden: Adam and Eve (with Ear and Nose) plus Serpent, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
John Baldessari: Music, Bonner Kunstverein, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany (solo)
Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Edit! Photography and Film in the Ellipse Collection, Part 1, Ellipse Foundation, Coimbra, Portugal
Still life and kicking, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
John Baldessari: Noses & Ears, Etc., Part IV, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Los Angeles 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Bin beschäftigt, Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Omission, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Red Eye. L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Brunswick, Germany
Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Prima Facie (Fifth State), Sprüth Magers Lee, London, England (solo)
Maquettes 1987-1994, 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA (in cooperation with Margo Leavin Gallery) (solo)
Noses & Ears, etc. (Part 2), Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Color Films, Sketch Gallery, London , England(solo)
2005
Life’s Balance. Werke 84-04, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (solo)
A Different Kind of Order (Arbeiten/Works 1962-1984), Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien/Vienna, Austria
Guitars, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (solo)
Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2004
recent maquettes & prints, Art Affairs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
Somewhere Between Almost Right and Not Quite (With Orange), Deutsche Guggenheim, October 30, 2004 – January 16, 2005, Berlin,Germany

Public Collections

Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France
Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France
Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina - MADRE, Naples, Italy
The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Tate Britain, London, England
Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Literature

2013
More Than You Wanted to Know About John Baldessari: Volume 1 (Documents) by Meg Cranston, Hans Ulrich Obrist and John Baldessari
2012
John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonne: Volume One: 1956-1974 (John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonne Series) by Robert Dean and Patrick Pardo
2010
John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation by Hunter Drohojowska-Philip and John Baldessari
Product Details John Baldessari: A Catalogue Raisonne of Prints and Multiples 1971-2007 by Sharon Coplan Hurowitz and Wendy Weitman
This Not That: The Artist John Baldessari Starring Allan Kaprow and John Baldessari
Hans Ulrich Obrist & John Baldessari: The Conversation Series Volume 18 by Hans Ulrich Obrist and John Baldessari
2009
John Baldessari: Pure Beauty by Jessica Morgan and Leslie Jones
1992
"John Baldessari: Working Materials,” Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, October 17 - December 20, 1992.
“John Baldessari/Claes Oldenburg (Scale/ Selection/ Narration),” The Richard F. Bush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, October 6 – November 6, 1992, curated by David Platzker.
Casa de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, September – October 1992.