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Jasper Johns

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Jjohns

Birthplace
Augusta, Georgia

Birth year
1930

Lives in
Sharon, Connecticut and the Island of Saint Martin

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Current Exhibitions and Events
Apr, 2014 De Picasso à Jasper Johns. L’atelier d'Aldo Crommelynck (From Picasso to Jasper Johns – Aldo Crommelynck’s workshop)
Bibliothèque nationale de France - François-Mitterrand
 
Mar, 2014 Masters in the Print Studio
Katonah Museum of Art
 
Mar, 2014 Pop Art Prints
Smithsonian American Art Museum
 
Mar, 2014 Regrets
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
 
Feb, 2014 Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation
Missoula Art Museum
 
Jan, 2014 Early Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
The Fralin Museum of Art
 
Mar, 2011 Midnight Party
Walker Art Center
 
Statement

Jasper Johns is an American contemporary artist who works primarily in painting and printmaking. He is best known for his painting Flag (1954-55), which he painted after having a dream of the American flag. His work is often described as a Neo-Dadaist, as opposed to pop art, even though his subject matter often includes images and objects from popular culture. Still, many compilations on pop art include Jasper Johns as a pop artist because of his artistic use of classical iconography.

Since the 1980s, Johns produce paintings at four to five a year, sometimes not at all during a year. His large scale paintings are much favored by collectors and due to their rarity, it is known that Johns' works are extremely difficult to acquire.

Find out more about the man and his work here.

Recent Exhibits

Jasper Johns participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2014 View/Review: Contemporary Masters
Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
 
Feb, 2014 Sculpture
Matthew Marks Gallery - 24th St.
 
Jan, 2014 LA Art Show - LA Convention Center
Denis Bloch Fine Art
 
Dec, 2013 Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
 
Dec, 2013 Americans
Leslie Sacks Fine Art
 
Dec, 2013 Prints
SENIOR & SHOPMAKER GALLERY
 
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Jasper Johns has Exhibited at these venues:

de Young Museum San Jose Museum of Art
A&D Gallery Bibliothèque nationale de France - François-Mitterrand
Katonah Museum of Art Smithsonian American Art Museum
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
Missoula Art Museum Matthew Marks Gallery - 24th St.
The Fralin Museum of Art Denis Bloch Fine Art
Leslie Sacks Fine Art SENIOR & SHOPMAKER GALLERY
Galerie Lelong - Paris DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Montclair Art Museum Sean Kelly Gallery
IPCNY International Print Center New York MARC STRAUS
Cantor Arts Center Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Art League Houston
Whitney Museum of American Art Blanton Museum of Art
ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY HENIE ONSTAD ART CENTER
Craig F. Starr Gallery John Berggruen Gallery
LeRoy Neiman Gallery Printed Editions
Barbican Art Gallery The Art Institute of Chicago
Leslie Sacks Contemporary SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Matthew Marks Gallery, North Orange Grove Matthew Marks Gallery, Santa Monica
Philadelphia Museum of Art Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University Woodward Gallery
The Art Gallery of Western Australia The Phillips Collection
Mint Museum UPTOWN Gagosian - Paris
Thomas Paul Fine Art Tacoma Art Museum
Azzurra Chicago Cultural Center
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Fundación Juan March (Palma)
ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY B7 Museum Ludwig Köln
New Orleans Museum of Art Park Avenue Armory
Pace Gallery - 510 W 25th Pace Gallery 508 W. 25th
Brooke Alexander Museum of Arts and Design
David Zwirner- 533 W. 19th David Zwirner- 525 W. 19th
David Zwirner- 519 W. 19th Geoffrey Young Gallery
Leo Castelli Gallery Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 W. 22nd St.
Walker Art Center William Shearburn Gallery
Martin-Gropius-Bau Madelyn Jordon Fine Art
ZieherSmith Inc. Lehmann Maupin - Chrystie St.
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Law Building)
Simon Lee Marianne Boesky Gallery 64th Street
The Honolulu Museum of Art MoMA PS1
Palm Springs Art Museum Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd.
Paula Cooper Gallery - 521 W. 21st Street Timothy Taylor Gallery
Marlborough Gallery New York Greenberg Van Doren Gallery
Dallas Museum of Art Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego-Downtown
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego-La Jolla Leo Castelli
Gagosian Gallery- 21st St. Greenfield Sacks Gallery
The Metropolitan Museum of Art San Diego Museum of Art
Pace Gallery - 25th St. Pratt Manhattan Gallery
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