Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns: 2020 Retrospective at The Whitney

2021-06-01T14:54:31-04:00 May 2nd, 2019|

One of the things that set Jasper Johns apart from his contemporaries like Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstien was Johns' lack of art training, and even the absence of exposure to art as a child. Abandoned by his parents after their divorce, he was raised by his Aunt Gladys in rural South Carolina. "In the place where I was a child, there were no artists and there was no art, so I really didn't know what that meant. I think I thought it meant that I would be in a situation different than the one that I was in."

Jasper Johns: No Explanation Needed

2021-06-01T16:13:34-04:00 June 21st, 2018|

At age 88, Jasper Johns has remained one of America's most prominent living artists. He lives, and works, in his home in Sharon, Connecticut. Target, 1961, Jasper Johns, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IllinoisPhoto: Ken Lund, July 14, 2018 (CC BY-SA 2.0) Johns has been making his mark on the art world for more than [...]

Jasper Johns

2021-05-28T08:31:15-04:00 June 16th, 2016|

Jasper Johns is a master American painter and printmaker, whose work and ideas bridged the gap between the Dada and Post-impressionist movements.

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