Flashback: In Living Color

Revisiting John Baldessari's fashion story.

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Courtesy of Mario Sorrenti/ Art Partner Licensing.

Flashback: In Living Color

Revisiting John Baldessari's fashion story.

In 2007, the American conceptual master John Baldessari turned his eye to fashion in this specially commissioned collaboration with the photographer Mario Sorrenti for W‘s second Art Issue. A legendary teacher, Baldessari now has his name etched on more than works of art: The John Baldessari Studio Building recently opened its doors at CalArts, south of L.A. What better time to take a look back at his richly imagined output?