The groundbreaking conceptual artist John Baldessari is one of today’s most influential artists, both as teacher and practitioner. His range of work—photography, paintings, prints, artist’s books, and videos—has been celebrated internationally in numerous solo exhibitions, including the 2009–10 retrospective John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, co-organized by LACMA.
For Artists on Art, John Baldessari speaks on The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe) by René Magritte.
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