This is the official Web site of the John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné, a multivolume series of books documenting the artist’s work from 1956 to the present.

Volume 1 of the catalogue, covering the years 1956 to 1974, was published in 2012. Volume 2: 1975–1986 was completed in 2013, followed by Volume 3: 1987–1993 in 2016. Volume 4: 1994–2004 was released in 2017, and Volume 5: 2005–2010 in 2019. All five volumes were published by Yale University Press in association with Marian Goodman Gallery. Volume 6 is currently being prepared and will feature unique works made from 2011 to the present.

If you own or have owned a work by John Baldessari, please fill out and submit the collector’s form on this site. Confidentiality and requests for anonymity will be honored.

Please note that prints, artist’s books, multiples, films, and videos will not be included in the catalogue.

The contents of this Web site may not be reproduced in any form without the permission of John Baldessari and Marian Goodman Gallery.

Pure Beauty
Pure Beauty
Acrylic on canvas
45 3/8 x 45 3/8 inches

Private collection