JOHN BALDESSARI: PURE BEAUTY, AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART | NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art Honors Artist John Baldessari with Retrospective Exhibition
John Baldessari: Pure Beauty
October 20, 2010 | January 9, 2011
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028
His works have been shown in more than 200 solo exhibitions and over 900 group shows in the United States and Europe. His projects include artist’s books, videos, films, billboards, and public works. He is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has won the Americans for the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award, the Rolex Mentor Prize and the Protege’ Arts Initiative, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Visual Arts for the State of California, the Kokoschka Prize, the “Spectrum” Internationaler Preis für Fotografie, the BACA International 2008, and the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, awarded by La Biennale di Venezia in 2009. He has received honorary degrees from the Irish National University, from San Diego State University, and the Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design.