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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
Sep, 2015 Woodward Gallery Decades
Woodward Gallery
 
Sep, 2015 Drawing in silver and gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns
The British Museum
 
Current Exhibitions and Events
Jul, 2015 Summer Exhibition
Alan Cristea Gallery- 34 Cork St
 
Jul, 2015 Summer Exhibition
Alan Cristea Gallery - 31 Cork St
 
Jun, 2015 Portraits and Still Lifes
Leslie Sacks Contemporary
 
Mar, 2015 White Fire: The Kunstmuseum Basel Modern Collection
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
 
Aug, 2014 Pop Art from the Anderson Collection at SFMOMA
Cantor Arts 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:

Jun, 2015 The Ghost Army of World War II June 14 - June 25, 2015.
The Salmagundi Club Gallery, New York, New York
 
Jun, 2015 The Ghost Army of World War II June 14 - June 25, 2015.
The Salmagundi Club Gallery, New York, New York
 
Jun, 2015 Pop Masters
A&D Gallery
 
May, 2015 Group Show Selections from The Kramarsky Collection
David Zwirner 537 W 20th
 
Apr, 2015 Off Canvas: From Matisse to Celmins
Acquavella Galleries
 
Mar, 2015 True Monotypes
IPCNY International Print Center New York
 
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Jasper Johns has Exhibited at these venues:

Woodward Gallery The British Museum
Alan Cristea Gallery- 34 Cork St Alan Cristea Gallery - 31 Cork St
The Salmagundi Club Gallery, New York, New York Leslie Sacks Contemporary
A&D Gallery David Zwirner 537 W 20th
Acquavella Galleries IPCNY International Print Center New York
International Print Center New York (IPCNY) Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Matthew Marks Gallery - 526 W. 22nd St. Pace Gallery - 57th St.
Fisher Landau Center for Art Hudgens Art Center
Museum Ludwig Köln Peggy Guggenheim Collection
de Young Museum Pérez Art Museum Miami
International Print Center New York DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Cantor Arts Center Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Walker Art Center San Jose Museum of Art
Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
Leslie Sacks Fine Art Leo Castelli Gallery
Mnuchin Gallery Bibliothèque nationale de France - François-Mitterrand
Katonah Museum of Art Smithsonian American Art Museum
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Law Building)
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
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
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 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 Zieher Smith & Horton
Lehmann Maupin - Chrystie Street National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
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
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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