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THE FORM OF IDEAS: CONCEPTUAL ART FROM A DISTINGUISHED CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

John Baldessari
A NEW SENSE OF ORDER (THE ART TEACHER'S STORY)
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 168,750 USD
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97

THE FORM OF IDEAS: CONCEPTUAL ART FROM A DISTINGUISHED CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

John Baldessari
A NEW SENSE OF ORDER (THE ART TEACHER'S STORY)
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 168,750 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

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New York

John Baldessari
B. 1931
A NEW SENSE OF ORDER (THE ART TEACHER'S STORY)
photographs and typewritten text on paper, in 6 parts
Photographs: 10 1/8 by 6 7/8 in. 25.7 by 17.5 cm.
Paper: 11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in. 29.5 by 21 cm.
Executed in 1972-73. 
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Provenance

Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in January 1990

Exhibited

New York, New Museum of Contemporary Art; Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center; Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, John Baldessari: Work 1966 - 1980, March 1981 - April 1982
Queens Museum; Tampa, University of South Florida; San Diego State University Art Gallery; University Art Gallery, California State College at San Bernardino; Fort Dodge, Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Verbally Charged Images, April 1984 - November 1985, pp. 22-23, illustrated
Valencia, Institute of Modern Art, John Baldessari. Not Even So., May - July 1989
Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, John Baldessari, A Different Kind of Order (Arbeiten 1962-1984), April - September 2005, p. 196, illustrated in color
London, Tate Modern; Museo d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, October 2009 - January 2011, pp. 162-163, illustrated in color

Literature

Patrick Pardo and Robert Dean, Eds., John Baldessari: Catalogue Raisonné, Volume One: 1956–1974, New Haven 2012, cat. no. 1973.27, pp. 246-247, illustrated in color 

Catalogue Note

"A friend of mine who taught painting had all his students stand on one foot only (in front of their easels) while painting. He believed that if the student was physically off balance a new sense of order would emerge in their work." 

John Baldessari 

Contemporary Curated

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New York