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John Baldessari
LIFE'S BALANCE
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 542,500 USD
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John Baldessari
LIFE'S BALANCE
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 542,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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John Baldessari
B.1931
LIFE'S BALANCE
black and white photographs, oil tint and oil stick on acetate
97 3/4 x 68 3/4 in. 248.2 x 174.6 cm.
Executed in 1986.
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Provenance

Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Brooke and Carolyn Alexander, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Madrid, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia; Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux; Valencia, IVAM Instituto d'Arte Moderno, Ni por esas/Not even so, January - July 1989, p. 47, illustrated
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art; Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Montreal, Musee d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, John Baldessari, March 1990 -  February 1992, p. 181, illustrated (work not shown at all venues)
Graz, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, John Baldessari, Life's Balance: Works 84-04, March - May 2005, p. 113, illustrated in color
Madrid, Galería Pepe Cobo, Feminae, 2005
Nimes, Musee d'Art Contemporain de Nimes, John Baldessari, October 2005 - January 2006, p. 128, illustrated

Literature

B. Dubocovsky, "Artista inmenso", AD Architectural Digest, no. 25, May 2008, p. 108, illustrated

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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