BY CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT
The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with John Baldessari on April 4, 1992. The interview took place in Santa Monica, CA and was conducted by Christopher Knight for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Tape 1, side A (30-minute tape sides)
JOHN BALDESSARI: . . . should have the ringers off the phone.
CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT: Okay. Let’s see, this is Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, an interview with John Baldessari on April 4, 1992, at [Baldessari’s] Studio in Santa Monica. The interviewer is Christopher Knight.
[Interruption in taping]
CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT: We’ll start at the beginning. . . . [laughter]
JOHN BALDESSARI: Okay.