Tag Archives: John Baldessari

Scholarship or Spectacle? MOCA Shake-up raises questions on the goals of the Contemporary Museum

A little more than a week ago, the American art world was left reeling from the messy dismissal of LA MOCA’s esteemed curator, Paul Schimmel. Schimmel’s resonance is indisputable: for many, exhibitions like “Helter Skelter” helped to give form to a … Continue reading

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John Baldessari’s Class Assignments

Continuing the topic of artist-led education, CCA’s Wattis Institute just opened an exhibition based on John Baldessari’s class assignments for his revolutionary course at Cal Arts entitled Cal Arts Post Studio Art: Class Assignments (optional), 1970.  This new exhibition John Baldessari: … Continue reading

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