John Baldessari Rank
About John Baldessari
American conceptual artist John Baldessari originated his own unique form of art by contrasting images (photographs) with text. He started out in art as a canvas painter but gradually transitioned to conceptual art by assimilating photos and texts in his canvases from the mid-1960s. He also worked in printmaking, sculpture, installation and filmmaking. His notable works include “Bloody Sundae”, “Everything Is Purged” and “Frames and Ribbon”. He also taught art for close to thirty years.
He was the son of an Italian salvage dealer Antonio Baldessari and a Danish nurse named Hedvig Marie Jensen. He grew up alongside an elder sister in Southern California. He had two children with Carol Ann Wixom, a teacher to whom he was married from 1960 to 1984.
He was a recipient of the Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement and the 2014 National Medal of the Arts.
He died on January 2, 2020.
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F.A.Q. about John Baldessari
When is his birthday?
John Baldessari's birthday is on June 17, 1931.
In how many days is his birthday?
John's birthday is in 268 days
How old was John when he died?
He was 88 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 2, 2020.
How old would he be today?
John Baldessari would be 90 years old if he was alive today.
Where was John from?
He was born in National City, California, U.S..
John Baldessari's Popularity
John Baldessari was a famous American painter, who was born on June 17, 1931. As a person born on this date, John Baldessari is listed in our database as the 65th most popular celebrity for the day (June 17) and the 69th most popular for the year (1931).
People born on June 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. John Baldessari is the 1852nd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to John Baldessari's birthday, John Baldessari is the 12400th most famous American.
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