John Baldessari

Edition Review

  • John Baldessari, Fall Line (2015)

  • 13-color screenprint, 48 x 29 inches. Edition of 50. Printed and published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Price on request.
  • Karl Lagerfeld (2015)

  • 20-color screenprint, 40 x 30 5/8 inches. Edition of 50. Printed and published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Price on request.
  • Numbered Legs (2015)

  • 20-color screenprint, 21 x 43 1/2 inches. Edition of 50. Printed and published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Price on request.
  • Valentine (2015)

  • 16-color screenprint. 34 x 37 7/8 inches. Edition of 50. Printed and published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Price on request.

Haute couture is not merely about clothes. Its revered labels and lines are in the business of building personalities: the clothes are a medium for communicating the distinction and mystique of the wearer. This marketing of mystique is the thread uniting John Baldessari’s four recent prints for Gemini G.E.L., each of which presents and manipulates a staple of the fashion industry: the model (Valentine), the designer (Karl Lagerfeld), the consumer (Numbered Legs) and the clothes themselves (Fall Line).

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