"Goya Series: STRANGE" (1997)

"Goya Series: STRANGE," 1997
Black and white photograph, Ink-jet print on canvas with hand lettering, 75 x 60 inches
© John Baldessari
Courtesy the artist

"I was getting tired of hearing the complaint, "My kid could do this," and "We don’t get it. What’s modern art? Blah, blah, blah." And I wondered what would really happen if you gave people what they wanted, something they always look at."

-John Baldessari