Leading artists, curators and art historians take visitors on a journey through John Baldessari's career, providing insight into the exhibition 1+1=1 and the artist's relevance within the history of contemporary art.
John Baldessari Online Guide for Adults
Why did Baldessari burn his classic works in 1970? What tricks does he develop to prolong the process of looking at his paintings? How might one interpret the artist's works in the exhibition? This free guide, downloadable from garagemca.org, and written by Ekaterina Vladimirtseva, Anastasia Mityushina, Mary Sarycheva, and Kira Kheifets, offers insights into Baldessari's artistic method, including his attention to detail, use of text, predilection for irony and games, and reinterpretation of the art of the Old Masters.