short biography

John Baldessari (b. 1931, National City / California; d. 2020) was one of the most important contemporary artists, who initiated concept art and appropriation art. He participated at the documenta 5 and 7 in Kassel (1972 and 1982), Whitney Biennale in New York (1983) and Venice Biennale (1997). John Baldessari had a Professorship at the University of California, Los Angeles and at the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia.

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Beaufort Triennial, Ostend CODA Museum, Apeldoorn Centre Pompidou Paris Contemporary Art Society, London Crystal Bridges, Bentonville DZ BANK Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt Ellipse Foundation Art Centre, Alcoitao FRAC OCCITANIE Montpellier Fotomuseum Winterthur Frac Ile-de-France / Le Plateau Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid HISCOX London Haifa Museum of Art Herbert Foundation, Ghent Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION DÜSSELDORF Kunstforum Wien Kunsthaus Zürich Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstpalais Erlangen LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art LAM Lille Laguna Art Museum MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami Marian Goodman Gallery, London Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis Museo MADRE, Naples Museum der Moderne / Rupertinum, Salzburg Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museums Vledder National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Logan Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach RUBELL MUSEUM Miami Rennie Collection, Vancouver Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Schaulager Basel Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby The Broad, Los Angeles University Art Museum, Long Beach Vancouver Art Gallery Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven Zabludowicz Collection, London macLYON ms Muzeum Sztuki Lodz
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