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John Baldessari

[American Conceptual Artist, born in 1931]

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The Artist's Twitter Account   NEW!

Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!
"Artists in Depth" page for John Baldessari

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Specimen (After Dürer), 2000

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
A Different Kind of Order (The Thelonious Monk Story), 1972-79

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteJohn Baldessari at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteStuart Collection of Sculpture at the University of California
Read/Write/Think/Dream, installation documented by numerous photographs

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Artist page from the Whitney Biennial 2008

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Solving Each Problem As It Arises

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Broad Art Foundation

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Hammer Museum, California
Person With Guitar (Red), screenprint, 2005

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Fish and Ram

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Digital art project: Still life: Choosing and Arranging

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
Certain Unknown Unclassified Facts

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Voluble Luminist Painting for Max Kozloff, 1968

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
To Insert: Person and Ladder (Red)/Hose/Smoke; Flowers and Plate

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Click "B" for "Baldessari"

Telefónica Foundation Collections, Madrid (in Spanish)  

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Persons holding Head
(Click on "thumbnails")

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Aligning: Balls

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Blind Spot Magazine

Crown Point Press

The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
(Get past the splash page, then click "Artists")

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

W Magazine
Slideshow of 15 works

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Baldessari  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Art + Auction Magazine
In the Studio: John Baldessari

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Interview: John Baldessari

Deutsche Bank Artmag
John Baldessari at Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin

Deutsche Bank Artmag
John Baldessari Edition at Deutsche Guggenheim

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 51): John Baldessari

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 93): John Baldessari

John Baldessari at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1992 interview from the Oral History project

The Village Voice
"Wonderful Cynicism: John Baldessari", 1998 article by Peter Schjeldahl (via Artnet)

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

Tate Channel
John Baldessari: Pure Beauty (2009)

Tate Channel
John Baldessari: Talking Art (2009)

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Art podcast: Adrian Searle discusses a John Baldessari show at the Sprüth Magers gallery (2009)

Video Data Bank: Video Art and Video Artists
Click on the videocamera icon to launch video (videos are fairly small)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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