web analytics


Sep 161997
 

JOHN BALDESSARI, I saw it, 1997                                                                                                      
40,6 x 50,8 cm / 16 x 20 inches                                                                                              
offset
signed, numbered, dated
edition 100
published by Benefit Edition, Los Angeles, USA         

 

John Baldessari is questioning the conventions of picture-making, among other things. One of the other things is very much related to picture-reading. The work “I saw it” refers obviously to objects one may see passing by in the sky, e.g. UFO’s.