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A Brief History of John Baldessari

If you’ve never really understood conceptual art, the video above will only serve to confuse and frustrate you more. Purple eccentric dinosaur eating mayo. If you’ve never heard of John Baldessari, the video above will bring you up to speed. Baldessari is an internationally renowned conceptual artist who’s known for using found photography and appropriated images in his work. Photographer Cindy Sherman counts him as one of her biggest influences. The short documentary above gives a brief overview of Baldessari’s life and work in six bizarre minutes.

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  • Bb

    The fact he specifically wanted Waits to do this now makes him my favourite artist – the guy is a maverick, love.

  • rtfe

    -cerebral!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mindaugas-Dvaronaitis/100000547510798 Mindaugas Dvaronaitis

    Awesome!!! :D