Monday, March 26, 2012

John Baldessari | Brutus Killed Caesar

John Baldessari
Brutus Killed Caesar
Akron US: The Emily H. Davis Art Gallery, New York City, USA: Sonnabend Gallery, 1976
4 x 10.75", (35) pp., spiral bound
The juxtaposition of three images: photographic portraits of two men facing each other with a photograph of a common household object between them. Each leaf repeats the same portraits but illustrated a different "murder weapon"; a kitchen knife, a block of wood, a magnifying glass, a book of matches, pushpins, string, a dart, a pipe, etc.

Available here, for between £ 1298.21 and £ 1622.76.

See it animated here, courtesy of Specific Object.

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