John Baldessari - Quotes

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That word 'funny' always makes me feel uncomfortable. Because if I were trying to be funny, I would be something like Bill Wegman - he really tries to be funny. I don't try to be funny. It's just that I feel the world is a little bit absurd and off-kilter, and I'm sort of reporting. ---->>>

I could never figure out why photography and art had separate histories. So I decided to explore both. ---->>>

I guess I get bored easily, and thank God. I don't want to all my life pound only the same key, although some artists do it very effectively. I'm not trying to denigrate anybody. ---->>>

I go back and forth between wanting to be abundantly simple and maddeningly complex. ---->>>

It's human desire to be understood. And we always feel we're not understood. ---->>>

When I went to art school, I was just having fun. I realised that was the last chance I had, and then I would have to get a job. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-17, 1931
Birthplace: National City, California
Occupation: Artist

John Anthony Baldessari (born June 17, 1931) is an American conceptual artist known for his work featuring found photography and appropriated images. He lives and works in Santa Monica and Venice, California. Initially a painter, Baldessari began to incorporate texts and photography into his canvases in the mid-1960s (wikipedia)