John Baldessari
BALDESSARI. Choosing: Green Beans
1972

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BALDESSARI, John. Choosing: Green Beans. Title-page and [2] ff. text. Illustrated with 9 colour photographic plates. 4to., 295 x 200 mm, bound in printed wrappers, in a new green and tan cloth box with printed paper spine label. Milano: Edizioni Toselli, 1972.

In the game "Choosing: Green Beans," each player selects three green beans from a group. From the three, which are placed on a surface to be photographed, Baldessari selects one, a choice documented in each of these nine plates. The game continues until all green beans have been used. With explanations in Italian and English dated December 1971. This is a presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper by Baldessari "For Judith --," with the artist's signature. One from an edition of 1500.

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