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Biographie von John Baldessari

GEBURTSORT
National City, California, 17 June 1931.

WOHNORT
Lives and works in Santa Monica, California.

AUSBILDUNG
1949-53 B.A., San Diego State College. San Diego, CA.
1954-55 University of California at Berkeley. Berkeley, CA.
1955 University of California at Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
1955-57 M.A., San Diego State College. San Diego, CA.
1957-59 Otis Art Institute. Los Angeles, CA.
Chouinard Art Institute. Los Angeles, CA.

 

EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN

2013
“John Baldessari: Installation Works, 1987 – 1989,” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, New York, June 27 – August 23, 2013.
“Morsels and Snippets,” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, June 13 – 16, 2013.
“This is Not a Love Song,” La Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Spain. May 21 – September 29, 2013.
“John Baldessari: Crowds,” Mixografia and For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA, May 18 – June 16, 2013.
“Keep it Simple. Keep it Fresh,” Galerie Michael Janssen Singapore, Singapore. January 18 – March 10, 2013

2012
“John Baldessari: Eight Soups,” IFDPA Print Fair. New York, NY, October 31 – November 4, 2012.
“John Baldessari: Double Play,” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY, October 19 – November 21, 2012.
“John Baldessari,” Mönchehaus Museum Goslar. Goslar, Germnay, October 6, 2012 – January 27, 2013.
“John Baldessari / Rirkrit Tiravanija,” 1301PE. Los Angeles, CA, July 28 – September 15, 2012.
“John Baldessari: Double Bill (Part 2),” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, May 12 – June 28, 2012.
“John Baldessari: Double Bill,” Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France, April 6 – May 19, 2012.
“John Baldessari: videowerken 1970-1977,” Van Abbemuseum. Eindhoven, The Netherlands, February 18 – October 7, 2012.

2011
“John Baldessari: Double Feature,” Sprüth Magers Berlin. Berlin, Germany, September 23 – October 29, 2011.
“John Baldessari: Double Vision,” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, June 13 – July 30, 2011.
“John Baldessari: Your Name in Lights,” Australian Museum, William Street façade. Sydney, Australia, January 8 – 30, 2011. Project with Kaldor Art Projects, presented as part of the Sydney Festival (Kaldor Art Project #23). Traveled to Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 1 – 26, 2011.

2010
“John Baldessari: The Giacometti Variations,” Fondazione Prada. Milan, Italy, October 29 – December 26, 2010. Specific works exhibited on rotation from October 29 – November 15, from November 16 – December 6, and from December 7 – 26.
“John Baldessari: Sediment (Part 2),” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY, October 21 – December 4, 2010.
“John Baldessari: Foot and Stocking (With Big Toe Exposed),” Gemini G.E.L. Los Angeles, CA, June 26 – September 3, 2010. Traveled to Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, NY, October 7 – November 6, 2010.
“John Baldessari: Sediment,” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, May 22 – July 31, 2010.
“John Baldessari: Blue Line (Holbein),” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, January 23 – March 27, 2010.

2009
“John Baldessari: Hands and/or Feet (Part Two),” Sprüth Magers Berlin. Berlin, Germany, November 20, 2009 – January 16, 2010.
“John Baldessari: Hands and/or Feet (Part One),” Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France, October 17 – November 28, 2009.
“John Baldessari: Pure Beauty,” Tate Modern. London, United Kingdom, October 13, 2009 – January 10, 2010. Traveling to Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, February 11 – April 25, 2010; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, June 27 – September 12, 2010; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, October 17, 2010 – January 9, 2011.
“John Baldessari: Ear Sofa; Nose Sconces with Flowers (in Stage Setting),” Sprüth Magers London. London, United Kingdom, October 13 – November 14, 2009.
“John Baldessari: A Print Retrospective from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation,” Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor. San Francisco, CA, July 11 – November 8, 2009.
“John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads: Part IV,” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, June 7 – August 8, 2009.
“John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads: Part III,” Galerie Greta Meert. Brussels, Belgium, May 13 – July 25, 2009.
“John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads: Part II,” Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art. Lisbon, Portugal, May 7 – June 20, 2009.
“John Baldessari: BRICK BLDG, LG WINDOWS W/ XLENT VIEWS, PARTIALLY FURNISHED, RENOWNED ARCHITECT,” Museum Haus Lange. Krefeld, Germany, March 1 – July 19, 2009.

2008
“John Baldessari: Raised Eyebrow / Furrowed Foreheads,” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY, November 25, 2008 – January 10, 2009.
“John Baldessari and Koen Van Den Broek: This an Example of That,” Galerie Greta Meert and Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht (two parts in two locations). Brussels, Belgium, October 15 – November 22, 2008, and Maastricht, The Netherlands, October 5, 2008 – January 29, 2009.
“John Baldessari: BACA Laureate 2008,” Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht. Maastricht, The Netherlands, October 5, 2008 – January 25, 2009.
“John Baldessari and Matt Mullican: Pong,” Tracy Williams Ltd. New York, NY, May 2 – June 28, 2008.
“John Baldessari: Arms & Legs (Specif. Elbows & Knees), Etc., Part II,” Galería Pepe Cobo. Madrid, Spain, January 31 – March 22, 2008.

2007
“John Baldessari: Beethoven’s Trumpet; In One Ear and Out the Same Ear,” The Arts Club of Chicago. Chicago, IL, November 7, 2007 – January 18, 2008.
“John Baldessari and Alejandro Cesarco: Retrospective,” Murray Guy. New York, NY, November 3 – December 22, 2007. Exhibition featuring collaborative work made with Alejandro Cesarco.
“John Baldessari: Arms & Legs (Specif. Elbows & Knees), Etc.,” Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France, October 19 – November 24, 2007.
“John Baldessari: Noses & Ears, Etc. (Part Four),” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, June 1 – July 28, 2007.
“John Baldessari: Music,” curated by Stephan Gronert, Kunstmuseum Bonn. Bonn, Germany, May 12 – July 29, 2007. Presented in conjunction with “Beethoven’s Trumpet; In One Ear and Out the Same Ear” at the Bonner Kunstverein.
“John Baldessari: Beethoven’s Trumpet; In One Ear and Out the Same Ear,” curated by Christina Végh, Bonner Kunstverein. Bonn, Germany, May 12 – July 29, 2007. Presented in conjunction with “Music” at the Kunstmuseum Bonn.
“John Baldessari: Noses & Ears, Etc. (Part Three),” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, April 7 – May 5, 2007.
“John Baldessari: Eden: Adam and Eve (With Ear and Nose) Plus Serpent,” Portikus. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, February 9 – March 18, 2007.

2006
“John Baldessari: Noses & Ears, Etc. (Part Two),” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY, October 19 – November 25, 2006.
“John Baldessari: The Prima Facie Series,” organized by Ann Cesteleyn, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens. Deurle, Belgium, September 17, 2006 – December 3, 2006.
“John Baldessari: Composition for Violin and Voices (Male), 1987, Une œuvre de la collection,” Musée d’Art Contemporain Lyon. Lyon, France, June 16 – August 13, 2006.
“John Baldessari: Noses & Ears, Etc.” Cristina Guerra, Lisbon, Portugal, June 6 – September 9, 2006.
“John Baldessari: Prima Facie (Fifth State)” Sprüth, Magers, Lee Gallery, London, UK, April 28 – June 24, 2006.
“John Baldessari: Works 1982 – 1991” Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France, March 18 – April 22, 2006.

2005
“John Baldessari: Prima Facie (Fourth State)” Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium, December 16 – January 28, 2005
“John Baldessari: Prima Facie (Third State),” Galería Pepe Cobo. Madrid Spain, September 14 – November 10, 2005.
“John Baldessari: From Life,” Carré d’Art Musée d’Art Contemporain. Nimes, France, October 19, 2005 – January 8, 2006.
“John Baldessari: Prima Facie (Second State),” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, June 11-July 30, 2005.
“John Baldessari: Prima Facie,” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, April 9 – May 14, 2005.
“John Baldessari: The Blockage Series,” Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France, March 11 – April 23, 2005.
“John Baldessari: Life’s Balance: Works 84-04,” Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum. Graz, Austria. March 5 – May 16, 2005.
“John Baldessari: A Different Kind of Order (Works 1962-1984),” MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien. Vienna, Austria, March 4 – July 3, 2005.

2004
“John Baldessari: Somewhere Between Almost Right and Not Quite (With Orange),” organized by Tracey Bashkoff, Deutsche Guggenheim. Berlin, Germany, October 30, 2004 – January 16, 2005. Traveled to Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany, February 22 – March 27, 2005.
“John Baldessari,” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY, November 17, 2004 – January 8, 2005.
“John Baldessari: Recent Maquettes & Prints,” Art Affairs. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 7 – March 13, 2004.

2003
“John Baldessari: Vertical/Horizontal Series,” Bernier/Eliades. Athens, Greece, December 11, 2003 – January 31, 2004.
“John Baldessari: The Duress Series,” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich Switzerland, June 7 – July 19, 2003.
“John Baldessari: Editionen,” Galerie Gabriele Völkers. Hamburg, Germany, January 31 – April 5, 2003.

2002
“John Baldessari: Junctions and Intersections,” Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers.  Cologne, Germany, October 31, 2002 – February 28, 2003.
“John Baldessari: Junctions and Intersections,” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, October 26 – December 7, 2002.
“John Baldessari,” Marian Goodman Gallery Paris. Paris, France, May 3 – June 15, 2002.

2001
“John Baldessari: The Overlap Series,” Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, June 2 – July 14, 2001.

2000
“John Baldessari,” curated by Gabriella Belli, Museo d’Arte Moderna Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto. Trento, Italy, December 15, 2000 – March 11, 2001.
“John Baldessari: Selections from: The Goya Series – The Tetrad Series – The Elbow Series,” Galerie Meert Rihoux. Brussels, Belgium, May 25 – July 8, 2000.

1999
“Baldessari: While Something Is Happening Here, Something Else Is Happening There: Works 1988 – 1999,” curated by Thomas Weski, Sprengel Museum Hannover. Hanover, Germany, September 26, 1999 – January 2, 2000. Traveled to Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany, January 15 – April 2, 2000.
“John Baldessari: Tetrad Series,” Marian Goodman Gallery. New York, NY, April 18 – May 21, 1999.
“Ich habe es gesehen: Baldessari und Goya,” Albertina im Akademiehof. Vienna, Austria, February 18 – March 28, 1999.

1998
“John Baldessari: The Commissioned Paintings,” Sonnabend Gallery. New York, NY, November 14 – December 19, 1998.
“John Baldessari: Recent Works,” Charim Klocker. Vienna, Austria, September 11 – November 7, 1998.
“Baldessari: 4 RMS W VU: Wallpaper, Lamps, and Plants. New,” Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 25 – March 22, 1998. Presented concurrently with and in conjuction with an exhibition of the same name at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, January 31 – March 22, 1998. Traveled to Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, July 16 – September 27, 1998.
“John Baldessari,” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, January 30 – March 14, 1998.
“John Baldessari: The Goya Series,” Sonnabend Gallery. New York, NY, January 10 – February 14, 1998.

1997
“John Baldessari,” Theoretical Events. Naples, Italy, June 5 – July 31, 1997.
“John Baldessari: National City: Paintings from 1967 and 1996,” Galerie Philomene Magers. Cologne, Germany, May 23 – July 31, 1997.
“John Baldessari: The Goya Series,” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, April 19 – May 31, 1997.
“John Baldessari,” Marian Goodman Gallery. Paris, France, April 4 – May 31, 1997.
“John Baldessari: 1990-1996,” Galerie Laage-Salomon. Paris, France, April 4 – May 17, 1997.

1996
“John Baldessari,” Galeria Pedro Oliveira. Porto, Portugal, June 1 – July 13, 1996.
“John Baldessari Recent Works,” Galerie Meert Rihoux. Brussels, Belgium, April 23 – June 1, 1996.
“John Baldessari: National City,” curated by Hugh M. Davies and Andrea Hales, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. San Diego, CA, March 9 – June 19, 1996.
“John Baldessari,” Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Wien. Vienna, Austria, March 5 – April 27, 1996.
“John Baldessari,” Mai 36 Galerie. Zurich, Switzerland, April 27 – June 1, 1996.

1995
“This Not That,” Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom, May 6 – June 25, 1995. Traveled to Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom, July 12 – August 28, 1995; Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, September 21 – November 19, 1995; Moderna Galleria Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, December 14, 1995 – January 27, 1996; Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway, February 17 – May 5, 1996; Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal, June 4 – September 1, 1996.
“John Baldessari: New Work,” Margo Leavin Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, April 22 – May 20, 1995.

1994
“Artist’s Choice: John Baldessari, e.g. Grass, Water Heater, Mouths, & etc. (for John Graham),” The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York, March 17 – May 10, 1994.

1990
“Artist’s Choice: John Baldessari, e.g. Grass, Water Heater, Mouths, & etc. (for John Graham),” The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York, March 17 – May 10, 1994.

1989
“Ni por Ésas / Not Even So: John Baldessari,” Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain, January 11 – February 20, 1989.  Traveled to CAPC Musée d’Art  Contemporain, Bordeaux, France, as “John Baldessari: Oeuvres de 1966 à 1988,” March 10 – April 23, 1989; IVAM, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain, May 15 – July 15, 1989.

1986
“John Baldessari: Matrix 94,” University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley. Berkeley, CA, March 20 – May 20, 1986.

1985
“John Baldessari,” organized by Le Coin du Miroir (Dijon, France), Le Consortium, Centre d’Art Contemporain. Dijon, France, March 11 – April 18, 1985.

1981
“John Baldessari: Work 1966 – 1980,” organized by Marcia Tucker, The New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York, NY, Part I: March 14 – April 4, 1981; Part II: April 8 – 28, 1981. Traveled as “John Baldessari: Werken 1966 – 1981,” Municipal Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, May 22 – June 21, 1981; Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, West Germany, September 4 – October 18, 1981; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, January 14 – February 21, 1982; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, March 6 – April 18, 1982.

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