Meet the blps
This short video explores the origin and significance of Richard Artschwager’s blps—the artist coined the term (pronounced “blips”) in the late 1960s—which are black, lozenge-shaped marks meant to draw our attention to the places and things around us that often go unnoticed. It was produced by the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, on the occasion of retrospective Richard Artschwager! in 2013.
John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha on Richard Artschwager
John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha sit down to discuss the work of Richard Artschwager on the occasion of his 2013 retrospective at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Gagosian director Bob Monk moderates this conversation.