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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

Current Exhibitions and Events
Aug, 2014 Pop Art from the Anderson Collection at SFMOMA
Cantor Arts Center
 
Jul, 2014 Artist's Artists: James Siena, Josh Smith, and Charline von Heyl Collect Prints
IPCNY International Print Center New York
 
Jul, 2014 Picture Puzzles
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
 
Jun, 2014 Art Expanded, 1958–1978
Walker Art Center
 
Jun, 2014 New Now 2
DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
 
Jun, 2014 Meyerhoff Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection
de Young Museum
 
Jun, 2014 Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection
San Jose Museum of Art
 
May, 2014 I'm Isa Genzken, The Only Female Fool
Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier
 
Mar, 2014 Pop Art Prints
Smithsonian American Art Museum
 
Mar, 2014 Regrets
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
 
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:

May, 2014 The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
 
May, 2014 The Print As Drawing
Leslie Sacks Fine Art
 
May, 2014 In Memory of My Feelings
A&D Gallery
 
Apr, 2014 Walls
Leo Castelli Gallery
 
Apr, 2014 Casting Modernity: Bronze in the XXth Century
Mnuchin Gallery
 
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
 
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Jasper Johns has Exhibited at these venues:

IPCNY International Print Center New York DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Cantor Arts Center Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Walker Art Center de Young Museum
San Jose Museum of Art Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art Leslie Sacks Fine Art
A&D Gallery Leo Castelli Gallery
Mnuchin 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
SENIOR & SHOPMAKER GALLERY Galerie Lelong - Paris
Hamburger Kunsthalle Montclair Art Museum
Sean Kelly Gallery MARC STRAUS
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
Queen's Nails Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 W. 22nd St.
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
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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