Friday, November 30, 2012

John Baldessari | Four Events and Reactions

John Baldessari
Four Events and Reactions
Florence Italy/Paris, France: Centro Di/Galerie Sonnabend, 1975
[52] pp., 12.6 x17.8 cm, perfect bound wrappers

Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (November 21st, 1975 - January 4th, 1976), this artist's book features black and white images of four "events" on the left hand side, and images of a woman's reactions to them on the right. The events are documented with 6 photographs each, and include putting a finger in milk, touching a cactus, extinguishing a cigarette and pushing a plate off a table.

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