A Brief History of John Baldessari

In a fascinating complete exposé of the Californian conceptual artist, we are told everything we

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In a fascinating complete exposé of the Californian conceptual artist, we are told everything we needed–and didn’t need–to know about John Baldessari. His unpublished height for instance is an impressive 6 feet 7 inches — so tall he needs a personal peephole. His Wi-Fi password in case you’re ever in the neighborhood is 123456789B. Dryly narrated by Tom Waits and originally commissioned by LACMA for their inaugural annual “Art + Film Gala” in honor of John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood, this six-minute fun fact-packed short film is directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman and no doubt echoes the emphatic Baldessari sentiment: “I will not make any more boring art.”

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