Artist's book by John Baldessari. Working with appropriated images of people talking on telephones Baldessari works the tension between the handset cords, people talking on phones [obscured by his charismatic cropping and circles] the tension runs from one crop to another, defining space and societal structures. Like pearls. Edited by Kaatje Cusse. Reference: Coosje van Bruggen, "John Baldessari," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Rizzoli, New York, 1990, pp. 247.