To mark our 35th birthday, world-renowned artist and long-time friend of Independent Curators International (ICI) John Baldessari has teamed up with fashion-forward New York designer Monica Botkier to create a one-of-a-kind limited edition leather tote bag for ICI.
Proceeds from sales will support ICIs diverse exhibitions, free events, and educational programs centered on international curatorial practice. About John Baldessari Baldessari has a long history with ICI, serving as a trustee of the organization for 9 years and presenting his work in 13 ICI touring shows; he also co-curated the exhibition 100 ARTISTS SEE GOD with fellow artist Meg Cranston, which toured to 6 museums across the U.S. and the U.K. from 2004 through 2006. Dont miss John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, the artists first major U.S. retrospective in 20 years, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from October 20, 2010January 9, 2011, and his solo exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery in NY, October 22November 27, 2010. About Monica Botkier Reality for the modern woman. Monica Botkiers accessories embody luxury through custom detailing, innovation and quality while focusing on functionality. Botkier is at a unique vantage point and position in the market as an independent brand that marries luxury with utility.