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16906 28-Apr-2022 03:06:00 PM $42,500

7987 28-Apr-2022 03:05:28 PM $40,000

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7987 28-Apr-2022 03:02:02 PM $30,000

16906 28-Apr-2022 02:58:08 PM $27,500

The bidding history list updated on: Tuesday, October 03, 2023 07:36:24

LOT 207

1931 - 2020

I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art
lithograph on paper
signed, editioned 19/50 and dated 1971
22 1/2 x 30 1/8 in, 57.2 x 76.5 cm

Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000 CAD

Sold for: $52,250

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Acquired directly from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) by the present Private Collection, BC

Sharon Coplan Hurowitz, John Baldessari: A Catalogue Raisonné of Prints and Multiples, 1971-2007, 2009, reproduced page 53
Anne Whitelaw et al., The Visual Arts in Canada: The Twentieth Century, 2010, essay by Jayne Wark, reproduced page 344
John Baldessari, Editions, http://www.baldessari.org/editions/ga05sk1i662u12u48ka4rfu2tl7fa7
John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, single-channel video, February 1971, viewable here.

For the additional literature and full essay in PDF format, please click here.

A short and playful introduction to Baldessari’s career and its defining moments can be viewed here.

An in-depth interview with the artist, which accompanied his 2009 exhibition at Tate Modern can be viewed here.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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