— Exhibitions
John Baldessari Piracy (vol.2)

09 November – 16 December, 2017

PIRACY is an illegal diffusion of video contents.
PIRACY is a film program in several volumes presenting movies available online for free.
PIRACY is questioning the notions of diffusion and education against transgression.

John Baldessari
Six Colourful Inside Jobs, 1971

In “Six Colorful Inside Jobs”, Baldessari draws a parallel between a double process of life and creation. The video shows a room being painted in six different colors, each color of the spectrum corresponding to a day of the week. This work, which started as a performance/installation, integrates the artist as a comic figure faced with contemporary history that of American painting and shifts his function toward that of a house painter. Through this form of irony, Baldessari shows to what extent instruments and materials help him define the subtle limits between art and work, art and life.