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Learning to read with John Baldessari

60,00

Year: 2017
Dimensions: 29 x 23 x 3 cm
Pages: 316
Language: English
Material: Hard cover

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A portrait of the artist as an inspiring teacher: this publication focuses on Baldessari’s practice at the intersection between pedagogy and art. Visually organized in alphabetical order, Learning To Read features essays, artworks, a chronology, and personal insights on Baldessari’s teaching and influence.
As lucid and non-authoritarian as John Baldessari’s art, this new monograph on the “father of Conceptual art” is dedicated to his practice as an artist and a teacher, and the many ways in which both practices intertwine in his life. Having been trained as an arts educator, John Baldessari is today renowned for his work as much as for his innovative post studio class at CalArts, Los Angeles, where he has formed many generations of artists and participated in shaping the West Coast art scene.
Visually organized in alphabetical order, “Learning to Read with John Baldessari”—which accompanies a retrospective of his work at Museo Jumex, Mexico City, from November 11, 2017, to April 8, 2018—gathers together a comprehensive essay on the artist’s approaches to art making and teaching, a biography of the artist as a teacher, artworks reproduced thematically, and many stories and anecdotes told by former students such as Liz Craft, Ed Henderson, Matt Mullican, Tony Oursler, David Salle, about their years at CalArts, and the uniqueness and serious playfulness of their formation. Emphasizing Baldessari’s works in which language, task making, and learning processes are tackled, this publication highlights what the artist describes as the central function of art making: to communicate in a way that people can understand.
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Weight 1600 g
Dimensions 29 x 23 x 3 cm
A portrait of the artist as an inspiring teacher: this publication focuses on Baldessari’s practice at the intersection between pedagogy and art. Visually organized in alphabetical order, Learning To Read features essays, artworks, a chronology, and personal insights on Baldessari’s teaching and influence.
As lucid and non-authoritarian as John Baldessari’s art, this new monograph on the “father of Conceptual art” is dedicated to his practice as an artist and a teacher, and the many ways in which both practices intertwine in his life. Having been trained as an arts educator, John Baldessari is today renowned for his work as much as for his innovative post studio class at CalArts, Los Angeles, where he has formed many generations of artists and participated in shaping the West Coast art scene.
Visually organized in alphabetical order, “Learning to Read with John Baldessari”—which accompanies a retrospective of his work at Museo Jumex, Mexico City, from November 11, 2017, to April 8, 2018—gathers together a comprehensive essay on the artist’s approaches to art making and teaching, a biography of the artist as a teacher, artworks reproduced thematically, and many stories and anecdotes told by former students such as Liz Craft, Ed Henderson, Matt Mullican, Tony Oursler, David Salle, about their years at CalArts, and the uniqueness and serious playfulness of their formation. Emphasizing Baldessari’s works in which language, task making, and learning processes are tackled, this publication highlights what the artist describes as the central function of art making: to communicate in a way that people can understand.

Learning to read with John Baldessari

60,00

Year: 2017
Dimensions: 29 x 23 x 3 cm
Pages: 316
Language: English
Material: Hard cover

Category: Tag:
Description
A portrait of the artist as an inspiring teacher: this publication focuses on Baldessari’s practice at the intersection between pedagogy and art. Visually organized in alphabetical order, Learning To Read features essays, artworks, a chronology, and personal insights on Baldessari’s teaching and influence.
As lucid and non-authoritarian as John Baldessari’s art, this new monograph on the “father of Conceptual art” is dedicated to his practice as an artist and a teacher, and the many ways in which both practices intertwine in his life. Having been trained as an arts educator, John Baldessari is today renowned for his work as much as for his innovative post studio class at CalArts, Los Angeles, where he has formed many generations of artists and participated in shaping the West Coast art scene.
Visually organized in alphabetical order, “Learning to Read with John Baldessari”—which accompanies a retrospective of his work at Museo Jumex, Mexico City, from November 11, 2017, to April 8, 2018—gathers together a comprehensive essay on the artist’s approaches to art making and teaching, a biography of the artist as a teacher, artworks reproduced thematically, and many stories and anecdotes told by former students such as Liz Craft, Ed Henderson, Matt Mullican, Tony Oursler, David Salle, about their years at CalArts, and the uniqueness and serious playfulness of their formation. Emphasizing Baldessari’s works in which language, task making, and learning processes are tackled, this publication highlights what the artist describes as the central function of art making: to communicate in a way that people can understand.
Additional information
Weight 1600 g
Dimensions 29 x 23 x 3 cm