"Action/Reaction Series (Synchronized): Pouring Pepto-Bismol On Mayonnaise" (1975)

"Action/Reaction Series (Synchronized): Pouring Pepto-Bismol On Mayonnaise," 1975
12 black-and-white photographs, 5 x 7 inches each
© John Baldessari
Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

"People ask me or assume that Hollywood must have some effect on me. I don’t know if it does or not. I started using stills from movies, not because they were from the movies but because I could get the pictures cheaply. I just wanted to recycle photographs."

-John Baldessari