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Paradise

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Paradise

Artist: John Baldessari (American, 1931 - 2020)
Date: 1989-1990
Medium: Photogravure with color aquatint
Dimensions:
Frame: 35 1/2 × 60 1/8 × 2 in. (90.2 × 152.7 × 5.1 cm.)
Plate: 25 3/4 × 51 3/8 in. (65.4 × 130.5 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of the Des Moines Art Center Print Club in honor of Charles Anderson, 2001.20
Accession number: 2001.20
Classification: print
In Collection(s)
Label TextThe photogravure is typical of Baldessari's approach to printmaking and his choice of imagery. As exemplified in this print, the artist often appropriates images from films or other forms of popular culture and then reconfigures them with graphic elements to form new meanings. Source: DMAC NEWS September October 2001
InscriptionBALDESSARI 11.6.89 (l.r. on recto)
Editioned.45
entirely unexpected