Brown and Green and Other Parables
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 18.7 x 21 cm.
  • [48] pp.
  • edition size 1500
  • ISBN 9979949708

Brown and Green and Other Parables

John Baldessari

Brown and Green and Other Parables


Artist's book by John Baldessari that plays against his prior artist's book "Ingres and other Parables" (1972). Book consists of non sequitur parings of photographs and parable-esque texts, or morals, for art students and young artists.


No. AB2001.1 in "John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné, Volume Six: 2011 – 2019" by Patrick Pardo, Robert Dean, Michael Auping, Philipp Kaiser, David Platzker. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2020, pp. 491.
Reykjavik / Reykjavik, Iceland / Iceland: i8 / Reykjavik Art Museum,
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of recto and light handling wear. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36728]
Condition:  New. As issued In publisher's shrink wrap.
[Object # 36931]