Raw Prints, 1976
Portfolio of six lithographs
Composition: 14.75" x 20.5"
Sheet: 18.75" x 24.5"
Framed: 29.25" x 23.75" x 2" each
This work is framed.
Artist bio: The artwork of John Baldessari (b. 1931, National City, CA; d. 2020, Venice, CA) has been featured in more than 300 solo exhibitions and in over 1000 group exhibitions in the US and Europe. His extensive ouvre includes unique artworks, prints, artist books, videos, films, billboards, and public works. His awards and honors include the 2014 National Medal of Arts Award, an award from the International Print Center New York in 2016, memberships in the American Academy of Arts and Letters and in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Americans for the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award, the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement (awarded by La Biennale di Venezia), recognition from the City of Goslar Kaiserring in 2012, and the BACA International 2008. He received honorary degrees from the National University of Ireland, San Diego State University, and Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design. He received his Bachelor of Arts in 1953 from San Diego State College. After a year of advanced art history studies at the University of California, Berkley, Baldessari returned to San Diego State College where he received his Master of Arts in Painting in 1957. He proceeded to engage in post-graduate work at Chouinard Art Institute and the University of California, Los Angeles. Baldessari taught at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA from 1970-1988 and UCLA from 1996-2007.
(Biography condensed from website of the Estate of John Baldessari)
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