Tag Archives: John Baldessari

MOCA LA

FullSizeRender.jpg-1.jpegI Will Not Make Any More Boring Art [Wallpaper] // John Baldessari // vinyl // 2000/2015

At MOCA Grand in Downtown Los Angeles “Selections from the Permanent Collection” are on view. Artists such as Dan Flavin, Chris Burden, Gordon Matta-Clark and John Baldessari are just a few of the many artists currently showcased. These were a few of my favorites.

1f91fc7d-b747-4e12-9637-9ba2c67fc9c8Red Beatts // John Chamberlain // painted & chromium plated steel // 1988

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“monument” for V. Tatlin // Dan Flavin // 1969

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Hell Gate // Chris Burden // Metal toy construction parts (Meccano and Erector) & wood // 1998-1999

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Office Baroque // Gordon Matta-Clark // parquet wood flooring, drywall & wood with Cibachrome print on masonite // 1977

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Shore // Pierre Huyghe // sanded wall, pigments & turtle fossil // 2013

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Little Light / Jac Leirner // electric cable, socket, blue & nails // 2005

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Je Respire (avec Duchamp) // Tony Feher // vinyl flagging tape & painter’s tape // 2016

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We Are The People // Sam Durant // vinyl text on electric sign // 2003

Tips for Artists

FullSizeRender 69Tips for Artists Who Want to Sell // John Baldessari // Acyrlic on canvas // 1966 – 1968

In a work that he did not paint, conceptual artist John Baldessari provides three important tips for artists who want to sell their work. Witty yet surprisingly convincing, Baldessari commentates on the art market and what society deems important qualities for art works in order to be sold. Do you think these tips are accurate?