John Baldessari - Falling Star, 1989-90
Falling Star, 1989-90
Photogravure with color aquatint
62 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. / 158.8 x 52.4 cm.
Edition of 45
Published by Brooke Alexander
John Baldessari is a major American artist, known for his conceptual appropriation and rearrangements of found imagery. He has been a central pillar of the California art scene since the 1960s. The artist often juxtaposes images culled from film stills or stock photos, sometimes with other photos, in ways that can at time verge on a sculptural scale. His most iconic device is the application of color circles over the faces of figures in the photographs, which can negate ides of identity, intention and hierarchy.