John Baldessari: A Different Kind Of Order
Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Edelbert Kŕb and Peter Pakesch. Essays by Rainer Fuchs, Matt Mullican, Anne Rorimer, Marie de Brugerolle, Winfried Pauleit, Hans Dieter Huber, Klaus Hoffer, Gertrud Koch, Ann Goldstein and Christopher Williams.
Burning his early paintings and producing his 1970 Cremation Project, John Baldessari embarked on a new quest to explore the relationships between painting and language, images and text, originality and authorship. This overview of his works up to the early 1980s, encompassing film, photography, and painting, show him rooting around with characteristic humor and poignancy.