American, 20th century, male.
Born 17 June 1931, in National City (California).
Painter, video artist, photographer. Artist’s books.
John Baldessari lives and works in Santa Monica, California. At the end of the 1950s, he decided to abandon painting and burned his pictures. He has stated that he profoundly disagreed with art in general, and therefore decided to give people what they understood best: written language and photography....