"Model (Drawn from Life)" (2000)

"Model (Drawn from Life)," 2000
Color photographs with acrylic on museum board, 92 1/2 x 144 inches
© John Baldessari
Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

"When we look at a person we look at the face not the feet—and probably we’re looking at the person’s eyes. But if you make that option unavailable and you want to look at something, the next interesting thing might be handshaking or who knows what. But you’ve jostled the picking order."

-John Baldessari