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John Baldessari: Pure Beauty [SIGNED]

Publisher: Los Angeles: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and DelMonico/Prestel, Munich, London and New York, 2009
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783791343457
Condition: New / New
Item #: 106894



First edition, first printing. Signed in black marker on the title page by Baldessari. Hardcover. Gray cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs, paintings and mixed-media works by John Baldessari. Text by Jessica Morgan and Leslie Jones. Contributions by Marie de Brugerolle, Bice Curiger, Douglas Eklund, Russell Ferguson, Rainer Fuchs, Tim Griffin, Friedrich Meschede, David Salle and John C. Welchman. Includes a special fold-out poster created by John Baldessari exclusively for this hardcover edition. Also includes a selected bibliography, exhibition checklist, notes on the contributors and an index. 332 pp., with over 240 four-color plates and additional illustrations. 12-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of a major retrospective exhibition organized by the Tate Modern and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (also travels to other venues during 2010 and 2011).


New in New dust jacket (opened only for signature).


From the publisher: "For nearly five decades John Baldessari has challenged our ways of viewing art, images, and text. This lavish and comprehensive volume is the catalogue for an internationally touring retrospective of his work. With nearly 250 illustrations and a wide range of insightful essays, it's the 'must have'ù book on a legendary California artist who is also one of the most influential figures in contemporary art."