The works of John Baldessari challenge conventional modes of visual communication. His practice of eliminating visually relevant information, as in his paintings where colorful dots are strategically placed over human faces, invites new ways of looking at images.
A quick history of John Baldessari: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU7V4GyEuXA
Baldessari on photography and truth: https://youtu.be/UCnzsLhER7g
Hear Baldessari sing lines from a Sol LeWitt exhibition catalog: https://youtu.be/-LleBVS5_ho
Related Playlist-Ways of Seeing: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6LAgXLAqTH-MnQsggiWtvKSaibcJEyMF