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Oral history interview with John Baldessari, 1992 April 4-5

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Interviewee:
Baldessari, John, 1931-
Interviewer:
Knight, Christopher, 1950-
Subject:
California Institute of the Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Transcript: 83 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 3 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of John Baldessari conducted 1992 April 4-5, by Christopher Knight, for the Archives of American Art
This interview was conducted at the artist's studio in Santa Monica, California, 1992 April 4. Baldessari discusses his education; his teaching career; twenty years of teaching at the California Institute of the Arts from its inception in 1970; the development of his work; photo-emulsion pieces and text and image pieces; the art scene in Los Angeles during the 1960's; exhibitions; and his relationship with various dealers.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Baldessari, 1992 April 4-5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line
Biography Note:
John Baldessari (1931- ) is a conceptual artist of Los Angeles, California.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and others. Funding for this interview was provided by the Lannan Foundation.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Conceptual art
Conceptual artists
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11806
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214630
AAA_collcode_baldes92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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