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John Baldessari

The Artist Project at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kalup Linzy | Posted 03.31.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

For one year, the museum will invite 100 artists -- local, national and global -- to choose individual works of art or galleries that spark our imaginations. There will be five seasons, and I am very excited to be a participant in one of the upcoming seasons!

Artist-Dealer Relationships Often Seem Like Marriages (for Better and Worse)

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Relationships are what bring artists and dealers together, and relationships (artist-collector or dealer-collector) sell works of art.

Conversations With Michelle Joan Papillion

Rai Mensah | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Rai Mensah

Everyone heads to Basel with many different intentions in mind. However, the one thread that connects each and every attendee is their appreciation for art and its creators.

Baldessari's '15 Seconds of Fame' Lights Up Paris

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Now aged 83, Baldessari's brand of conceptualism has proved to be both influential and enduring, with his stock as high now as at any time in his career.

Your Art Basel Cheat Sheet: Skip the Crowds and Go Straight to These

Marina Cashdan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

With that in mind, I've created a simple plan -- a cheat sheet of what you cannot miss this fair-going weekend, which of course leaves you more time to visit Basel's phenomenal museums and collections, swim in the Rhine, and take a day trip to the Black Forest.

Frieze New York 2014

MutualArt | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

This week marks the third year of Frieze New York, the London fair that went head-to-head with the tradition of the Armory Show and took NADA and Pulse with it, subsequently asserting itself as a "fair" contender.

Lights, Camera, Action: Take Two

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Now that all the prayers, celebrations, and wonderful food of last week's Passover and Easter are behind us, it's time to get back to business. And ...

Baldessari Portrait of Curator Sparks Short Story

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts
Bettina Korek

I don't remember when I first met the great novelist Frederic Tuten, but I know I was with my friend, editor Karen Marta. And while Bookforum has call...

The Artist Multiple: A Collector's Source List

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

But what is great about editions and multiples, is that they are meant to be more accessible and fun. These often whimsical objects can lend a breath of creativity to the more functional areas of life -- like kitchenware, rugs, jewelry and furniture.

Studio Life: Inside the Artist's Studio With Sarah Trigg

MutualArt | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Rather than being examined by a curator or art critic, fellow artist Sarah Trigg delves into the minds and studios of artists across the country, on a quest for an intimate view of the art making process and an alternative approach to understanding art.

Happy Birthday, John Baldessari!

Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts

Today marks the 82nd birthday of one of the cleverest, tallest and most wonderfully bearded artists we know, John Baldessari. The towering 6'7" ar...

Socrates Sculpture Park Engages the Community With Its New Show, do it (outside)

Annie Fabricant | Posted 07.27.2013 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

Socrates Sculpture Park and do it are a marriage made in heaven. Their concept and ethos reflect each other perfectly. Both are about, crucuially, community and ongoing collaborations, about loosening common preconceived notions about the hierarchies in art.

SERIOUSLY GO: MAY 16-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE,COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. SATURDAY, MAY 18 John Baldessari: Crowds ForYo...

A Human Cadaver... As Art?

Posted 04.18.2013 | Arts

Once upon a time in 1970, the young conceptual artist John Baldessari suggested an unusual and disturbing idea for an art project. He wanted to displa...

How Artists Survive

Juri Koll | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Artists' lives, and they way they survive, are as important as their work, because their work is the result. We get to see the work, and we can feel the life. 2013-04-03-kollpull.jpg

'Creativity Is The Engine'

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 03.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Kicking off the second stage of a program designed to promote the arts in Los Angeles schools, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined with school officials...

American Artists Go Abroad

Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

In 1989 Frank Stella donated an original print of his work "The Symphony" to every U.S. embassy in the world. Frank Stella, The Symphony, 1989 ...

These Artworks Will Likely Help Obama's Reelection Campaign

Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

Barack Obama has been known to attract niche audiences, gaining support from non-traditional political factions like "Bartenders for Obama," "Sisters ...

Getting Mooned By The Founding Fathers

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

If you have ever been mooned before, we suspect the culprit would have been a younger sibling or rowdy classmate, but probably not George Washington. ...

Iconic Curator And Major Artist Team Up For Public Interview

Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

In the past few years, super-curator Hans Ulrich Obrist has been conducting interviews with the minds that shape contemporary culture for his Intervie...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 26-August 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This Sunday is the second summer session of Eating Our Words, a reading series which features literary and culinary artists sharing words and food.

One Hundred Dollars Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Posted 07.13.2012 | Arts

"One Hundred Dollars" features the works of 100 artists, all using a dollar bill as their canvas. Each of the original artworks will be on sale for $1...

WiFi Password, Courtesy John Baldessari

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.17.2012 | Home

Of all the influential artists you've never heard of, John Baldessari is, if not the most influential, at least the tallest. Famous for putting dots o...

From the Streets of Paris: This Artweek.LA (May 7, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 07.08.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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HELP DESK: Personal Development

Bean Gilsdorf | Posted 05.18.2012 | Arts
Bean Gilsdorf

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling -- or any other activity related to --...