John Baldessari is renowned as a leading Californian Conceptual artist.

He attended San Diego State University and did post-graduate work at Otis Art Institute, Chouinard Art Institute and the University of California at Berkeley. He taught at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA from 1970 – 1988 and the University of California at Los Angeles from 1996 – 2007. Baldessari’s artwork has been featured in more than 200 solo exhibitions and in over 1000 group exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe. His projects include 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 BACA International 2008, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, awarded by La Biennale di Venezia and the City of Goslar Kaiserring in 2012. He has received honorary degrees from the National University of Ireland, San Diego State University, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, and California College of the Arts.

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John Baldessari
National City, 1931
USA

Upcoming Exhibitions

John Baldessari

Mai 36 Galerie
09/06/2018 — 28/07/2018

Past Exhibitions

Learning to Read with John Baldessari

Museo Jumex Arte Contemporáneo
11/11/2017 — 08/04/2018

Second Nature

chi art space 11/03/2017 — 09/04/2017

Colors

Castello di Rivoli
14/03/2017 — 23/07/2017

John Baldessari

Mai 36 Galerie
11/06/2016 — 06/08/2016

Solo Shows

2018
Mai36 Galerie, Zurich

2017
Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, John Baldessari
museum in progress, Vienna, Safety Curtain
2017/2018 by John Baldessari 2017
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, John Baldessari: Hands & Feet Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, John Baldessari: Hands & Feet
Mixografia, Los Angeles, John Baldessari: Eight Colorful Inside Jobs
Marian Goodman Gallery, London, John Baldessari: Miró and Life In General

2016
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, John Baldessari: Madame Cezanne’s Hairdos
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, Madame Cézanne’s Hairdos
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, JOHN BALDESSARI – NEW WORKS
Fondazione Prada, Milan, L’image volée

2015
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, Front Row

2014
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, John Baldessari: The News
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, John Baldessari: The News

2013
Mixografia, John Baldessari: Crowds

Group Shows

2017
The Cash Register Art Project, Beauty is Dangerous: 16 Prints by Contemporary Artists
Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami Beach, Gallery Pop-Up
Alpha 137 Gallery, Political Art
Mixografia, Los Angeles, 2017 Summer Group Show
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, Notions of Home
Alpha 137 Gallery, Rare, Collectible and Historic Modern & Contemporary Art Posters
Hauser & Wirth, New York, Portable Art: A Project by Celia Forner
Alpha 137 Gallery, Rare Art Historical Ephemera from our private collection Mirat Projects, Madrid, American Cool
Mixografia, Los Angeles, Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2017

2016
Mixografia, Los Angeles, Holiday Show
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Washington, Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, Unstructured Merriment • 25th Anniversary Exhibition & Fundraiser
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, Summer Selections
The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, Summer School
Mixografia, Athens, Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana Leila Heller Gallery, New York, Shrines to Speed Art And The Automobile: From The Minimal To The Postmodern
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, New & Recent Editions
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture

2015
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, Mark My Words
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, MAI 36 SHOWROOM
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, United States, Take an Object
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, MAI 36 SHOWROOM
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, MAI 36 POP-UP – WUNDERKAMMER
Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Tongue In Cheek: John Baldessari, E.V. Day, Dean Fleischer-Camp, Jeff Koons, Marman + Borins, Thu Tran
Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, The Venetians
Fondazione Prada, Milan, In Part
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, MAI 36 SHOWROOM
Mixografia, Los Angeles, Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Showroom

Contacts & Details

City of birth: National City Country of birth: USA Date of birth: 1931 Lives in: Venice, California