JOHN BALDESSARI

1931, National City, California

ARTISTS' BOOKS AND MULTIPLES
Art & Project Bulletin # 041 art & project 1971
Brown and Green and Other Parables [signed] Raeykjavik, Iceland 2001
Close-Cropped Tales CEPA Gallery, Buffalo 1981
Ingres and Other Parables  Studio International Publications, UK 1972 
Prima Facie: Marilyn's Dress - A Poem (in four parts) Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Koln 2006
The Metaphor Problem Again (1st / 900) ink-tree & mai 36 1999
The Telephone Book with Pearls Imschoot 1988
Throwing a Ball Once to Get Three Melodies and Fifteen Chords University of California, Irvine 1973
Zorro: two gestures and one mark [flipbook - signed and #ed] Oktagon Verlag Koln 1998
EPHEMERA     
     
art & project invitation (CHOOSING: carrots asparagus) art & project, Amsterdam  1972 
Blasted Allegories (Colorful Sentences): Improved [foldout card] Portland Center for the Visual Arts 1978
     
ARTICLES / PROJECTS      
     
The Bra Story Unmuzzled Ox #13 1976
     
EXHIBITIONS CURATED    
     
An Interest in Life [Baldessari with Meg Cranston] Apex Art, New York 2003
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS    
     
The Museum of Drawers Kunsthaus Zurich 1978
View - interview with Baldessari Crown Point Press, San Francisco 1993
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES    
     
John Baldessari  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1981 
John Baldessari: A Different Kind of Order (Arbeiten 1962 - 1984)  Museum Moderner Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna  2005 
John Baldessari: Life's Balance Works 84-04  Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum  2005 
John Baldessari: National City MoCA, San Diego 1996
     
CATALOGUES INCLUDING BALDESSARI     
     
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation [not in exhibition but mentioned in catalogue essay by Anne Rorimer: Photography - Language - Context: Prellude to the 1980s] The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
American Narrative / Story Art 1967-1977  Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas 1978
Art About Art  Whitney Museum of American Art 1978
Art and Film Since 1945: Hall of Mirrors The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles  1996
Art by Telephone  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1969 
Arte de Sistemas  Museo De Arte Moderno / CAYC - Centro de Arte y Communicacion, Buenos Aires 1971
Artist and Camera  Art Council of Great Britian 1980 
Aspects of the 70's - Photography: Recent Directions DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts 1980
A Sound Selection:Audio Works by Artists [with artist statements] Artists Space, New York 1980 
A View of a Decade 1967-1977  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1977
Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen 1968-1975 Fundacio Jan Miro, Barcelona 2004 
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s  Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2004 
Billboard Art on the Road MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 1999
Breakthroughs: Avant-Garde Artists in Europe and America, 1950-1990  Wexner Center for the Arts 1991
Carnegie International 1985 [Curators: John R. Lane and John Caldwell] The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 1985
Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today Museum of Modern Art, New York 2008 
Conception, Conceptual Documents 1960-1990 Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art and Design, U.K. 2001
Conceptual Art: The NSCAD Connection 1967-1973 The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design 1994
Contemporary Perspectives 1984  Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1984
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 2000
Deurle 11/7/73 (ed. 250) La Cambre, Brussels 1973
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1991
Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament  The Art Museum Association of America 1984
Documenta 5 Documenta 1972
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Do It  Independent Curators, Inc., New York 1997
Films by American Artists: One Medium Among Many Art Council of Great Britian - a traveling exhibition of films 1981
557,087 Seattle 1969
From the Collection of Sol LeWitt  Independent Curators  1985
Gerry Schum  Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam  1980
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s Queens Museum of Art  1999
Idea and Image in Recent Art The Art Institute of Chicago 1974
Image World: Art and Media Culture  Whitney Museum for American Art 1989 
Information MoMA, NY 1970
July / August Exhibition Book Studio International 1970
Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art  University Art Museum, Santa Barbara  2002 
Konzeption - Conception: Documentation of today's art tendencies Westdeutscher Verlag 1969
"Konzept" - Kunst  Kunstmuseum, Basel 1972
La Biennale di Venezia 47  Venice  1997 
Magiciens de la Terre  Musee National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou  1989
Matrix, A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art  [1977] Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT  1975+ 
955,000 Vancouver Art Gallery 1970
Open Systems: Rethinking Art c. 1970  Tate Modern 2005
(photo) (photo)2 ... (photo)n Sequenced Photographs  University of Maryland Art Gallery 1975 
Pictures [not in exhibition but discussed in Lawson's essay] Artists Space, New York 1977
Public Information  San Francisco MoMA 1994
Ready to Shoot: Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum / videogalerie schum  Kunsthalle Dusseldorf  2003
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
Reel Work: Artists' Film and Video of the 1970s  Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami  1996
Rooms P.S.1 P.S.1 1977
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: A Selections from the Permanent Collection  San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art 1990
75th American Exhibition Art Institute of Chicago 1982 
Software: Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art The Jewish Museum 1970
Stations  Centre International D'Art Contemporian De Montreal 1988
The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 2008
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The Pictures Generation 1974-1984 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2009
The Real Big Picture The Queens Museum, New York 1986
The Television's Impact on Contemporary Art The Queens Museum, New York 1986
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1996
Video Art  Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennyslvania, Philadelphia  1975
Whitney Biennial 1979 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, Mark Segal and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1979
Whitney Biennial 1983 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1983
Whitney Biennial 1985 [Richard Armstrong, John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, Lisa Phillips, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1985
Whitney Biennial 2008 Whitney Museum of American Art 2008
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
Word Works

Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, California

1974
     
SELECTED BOOKS INCLUDING BALDESSARI     
     
Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press / Tate Gallery 2009
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art 1984 
Art & Technology: A Report on the Art & Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-1971  Los Angeles County Museum of Art / The Viking Press 1971
Art in the Land: A Critical Anthology of Environmental Art E. P. Dutton 1983
Art Recollections:Artists' Interviews and Statements in the Nineties Danilo Montanari & Exit & Zona Archives Editori 1997
Art Talk: The Early 80s  Da Capo Press  1988
Blasted Allegories: An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1987 
Breakthrough Fictioneers  Something Else Press 1973 
Challenging Art: Artforum 1962-1974  Soho Press 2000 
Conceptual Art Dutton 1972
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology  MIT Press  1999
Discourses: Conversations in Postmodern Art and Culture  The New Museum of Contemporary Art and MIT Press  1990
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
Idea Art: A Critical Anthology Dutton  1973 
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia Minneola Press 2003
Land and Environmental Art Phaidon 1998
New Art Rizzoli 1991
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Performance Anthology: Source Book of California Performance Art Last Gasp Press / Contemporary Arts Press 1989
Picture This: Films Chosen by Artists Hallways Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo 1987
Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object.... Praeger  1973 
The Context of Art / The Art of Context  Navado Press, Trieste  2004 
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
Video Art Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 
Words To Be Looked At: Language in 1960s Art MIT Press 2007
     
PERIODICALS    
     
Artforum [Los Angeles Report]  December  1968
Artforum [Documenta 5] October 1972
Art in America [Scenarios / Documents / Images I] March-April  1973 
Art in America [The Post-Perceptual Portrait] January-February  1975
Art in America [Telling Stories [John Baldessari] by Craig Owens] May 1981
Art Journal [Learn to Read] Summer  1982 
Avalanche # 01 [Rumbles] Avalanche 1970 
Interfunktionen #05  Interfunktionen  1970
Interfunktionen #08  Interfunktionen  1972 
Interfunktionen # 09 Interfunktionen 1972
Interfunktionen #10 Interfunktionen 1973
Parkett #29  Parkett 1991
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 2  [review of "1965-1975: Reconsidering the Object of Art"] Passim, Inc.  1996 
TriQuarterly # 32 TriQuarterly 1975
Unmuzzled Ox #13 Unmuzzled Ox, New York 1976
Vision Number 5 (Artists' Photographs) Crown Point Press  1982 
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
John Baldessari at Sonnabend Artforum, January 1981