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Throwing three balls in the air to get a straight line (best of thirty-six attempts), 1973

The set of 12 color offset prints was conceived on occasion of John Baldessari’s first solo exhibition in Italy in 1973.In addition to the edition of 2.000, there were 500 publishers copies. The editions are numbered, and signed by the gallerist and publisher on the colophon.

It is one of a few only photographic works and beautifully visualizes the artists experimental approach to conceptual art, also in relation to his teachings at CalArts Institute in California until 1986.

Throwing three balls in the air to get a straight line (best of thirty-six attempts), 1973

12 colored photographic plates
25 x 32,5 cm
In special embossed box
Unsigned and unnumbered
Edition of 2000 plus 500 publishers copies
Published by Edizioni Giampaolo Prearo and Galleria Toselli
EUR 8.000,– plus VAT, exclusive of framing and montage

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