Art/ Collection/ Art Object

I am Making Art

Artist:
John Baldessari (American, born National City, California, 1931)
Date:
1971
Medium:
Single-channel video, black-and-white, sound, 18 min., 40 sec.
Dimensions:
Variable
Classification:
Variable Media
Credit Line:
Purchase, Stephen and Nan Swid Gift, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.261
Not on view
Electronic Arts Intermix, New York (until 2010; sold to MMA)

London. Jack Wendler Gallery. "John Baldessari: Video Tapes," April 7–21, 1972.

Vienna. Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig. "John Baldessari: A Different Kind of Order, Works 1962–1984," March 4–July 3, 2005.

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. "Los Angeles 1955–1985: The Birth of an Art Capital," March 8–July 17, 2006 (p. 370).

Kunstverein Braunschweig. "Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre," December 2, 2006–February 18, 2007.

New York. Abingdon Theater Arts Complex. "Together at Last: A Contemporary Presentation of Historic Video Works," July 22, 2007.

Porto Alegre, Brazil. Fundação Bienal do Mercosul. "6 Bienal," September 1–November 18, 2007.

Art Basel Miami. "EAI and Y-3 Present Art in Motion," December 5–8, 2007.

London. Tate Modern. "John Baldessari: Pure Beauty," October 13, 2009–January 10, 2010.

Museu d'Arte Contemporani de Barcelona. "John Baldessari: Pure Beauty," February 11–April 25, 2010.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "John Baldessari: Pure Beauty," June 27–September 12, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "John Baldessari: Pure Beauty," October 20, 2010–January 9, 2011.

Glenn Phillips, ed. California Video: Artists and Histories. Exh. cat., J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles, 2008, ill. pp. 36–37.

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