Tom Waits narrates John Baldessari’s life, compressed into six minutes of film, which rushes through with a smile to the 'William Tell Overture', by Rossini.
The epic life of a world-class artist, jammed into six minutes. Narrated by Tom Waits. Commissioned by LACMA for their first annual "Art + Film Gala" honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood.
directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman (http://gosupermarche.com/) edited by Max Joseph (http://www.facebook.com/mjosephfilm) written by Gabe Nussbaum (http://www.bankstreetfilms.com) cinematography by Magdalena Gorka (http://magdalenagorka.com/) & Henry Joost produced by Mandy Yaeger & Erin Wright
Thank you to John Baldessari and his studio. (http://www.baldessari.org/)
"Look at the subject as if you have never seen it before. Examine it from every side. Draw its outline with your eyes or in the air with your hands, and saturate yourself with it."