John Baldessari on René Magritte
The groundbreaking conceptual artist John Baldessari is one of today’s most influential artists, both as teacher and practitioner. In this video he discusses René Magritte’s incredibly intriguing and iconic painting, “The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe),” 1929.
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