John Baldessari singing Sol LeWitt
This video. It will bring you a smile :)
“A Brief History of John Baldessari”
The epic life of a world-class artist, jammed into six minutes. Narrated by Tom Waits.
Commissioned by LACMA for their first annual “Art + Film Gala” honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood.
If you watch anything this afternoon, let it be this.
Posted on Wednesday, May 30th 2012
John Baldessari, Tips for Artists Who Want to Sell, 1966-68
Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd 2012
The source was in the center of a huddled mass of giggling persons eating something on a pedestal; upon closer inspection what was revealed was a half-eaten head of Osama Bin Laden—served with American-flag cake plates and red cocktail napkins with violet lettering spelling out “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED”, along with a red-stained chef’s knife. Another disturbing factor was the gleeful smiles of people eating large slices while urging others to have some of Bin Laden’s symbolic head.
Read it all: SFMOMA | OPEN SPACE
Posted on Tuesday, February 21st 2012